Fact based stock research
Solvay (ENXTBR:SOLB)


Solvay stock research in summary

solvay.com


Solvay shares have a HOLD rating. They are good value and are safely financed, but show below average growth. We recommend holding Solvay shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Belgium
Industry Diversified Chemicals
Index SBF 120, CAC 40, BEL20, CAC All
Size class XX-Large

March 22, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()




Research History: Solvay

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
95
100
95
91
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
26
84
11
11
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
57
58
17
50
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
65
97
90
53

Last update of Combined Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Solvay in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
84
81
90
72
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
82
86
95
80
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
87
90
88
88
DIVIDEND YIELD
84
90
89
90
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
95
100
95
91

Last update of Value Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Solvay; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
45
76
4
5
PROFIT GROWTH
54
42
42
12
STOCK RETURNS
15
70
56
56
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
26
84
11
11

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Solvay.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
22
23
18
22
REFINANCING
82
90
89
88
LIQUIDITY
54
44
45
45
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
57
58
17
50

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Solvay and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Solvay from March 22, 2018.