IndustrialsElectronic & Electrical Equipment
  • Price (EUR)26.70
  • Today's Change-0.85 / -3.09%
  • Shares traded48.86k
  • 1 Year change-28.80%
  • Beta0.7595
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About the company

Mersen SA, formerly Le Carbone Lorraine SA, is a France-based company engaged in the production of carbon and graphite products and their application. The Company's activities are divided into four segments: Anticorrosion and Process Equipment which produces mixers, pressure vessels and anticorrosion systems, among others; Electrical Solutions for Motors and Generators which is involved in manufacture of carbon brushes, anti-static brushes, signal travel systems, among others; Advanced Materials and Solutions for High Temperature which produces mechanical and friction materials, refractory graphite parts, among others; and Safety & Reliability for Electrical Power which is involved in cooling of power electronics, among others. In July 2013, it sold its activities at the Gresy-sur-Aix site in the Savoie region of France. In December 2013, it sold activities specialized in stirrers and mixers and in metal plate heat exchangers.

  • Revenue in EUR (TTM)827.50m
  • Net income in EUR46.00m
  • Incorporated1980
  • Employees6.51k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
MRN:PAR since
Idealec SASDeal completed19 Apr 201819 Apr 2018Deal completed-31.27%--
Cirprotec SLDeal completed05 Apr 201805 Apr 2018Deal completed-25.94%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Rudolph Technologies Inc239.69m40.42m566.09m592.0014.151.7112.322.361.421.128.4211.730.66321.574.03457,913.8011.185.2512.586.0554.5052.8416.869.016.03--0.00--9.593.1514.77-0.672935.78--
Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.216.83m41.19m567.96m496.0014.352.4112.002.625.986.0931.4835.610.83462.576.011,825,707.0015.85--18.79--57.68--19.00--5.35--0.00--35.44--373.06------
Mersen SA827.50m46.00m568.50m6.51k12.721.196.540.6872.172.2338.9423.150.83513.325.97129,620.904.920.64626.810.832232.2230.365.900.83930.76729.010.3394217.256.61-0.037433.332.02-2.0710.76
Elan Microelectronics Corp236.37m38.99m572.55m1.06k13.652.1613.982.424.824.8228.8130.500.79774.126.02--12.8910.9918.8513.5844.9044.1716.1614.451.75--0.0341103.6914.400.36764.53-1.3211.04-3.20
Photronics, Inc.452.33m30.73m575.04m1.48k20.040.84794.751.270.47460.47757.0811.220.48813.554.86346,838.705.223.806.854.8123.9523.6810.707.942.98--0.05960.00-6.780.0106-71.58-13.97-0.8771--
ChipMOS Technologies Inc496.57m15.36m575.62m5.81k36.431.055.411.160.7330.644223.7225.380.52137.784.272,987,401.001.616.931.989.3216.3220.313.0911.512.064.440.312355.13-2.43-1.37-26.770.80889.92-9.71
Smart Global Holdings Inc1.14bn105.63m582.23m1.54k5.643.504.520.51095.165.1655.758.322.245.726.13837,985.1020.731.0738.722.0122.6221.689.270.78011.025.170.53070.0069.2919.461,632.56--3.14--
Xperi Corp290.45m-75.42m584.35m700.00--1.2321.602.01-1.74-1.586.6911.130.2934--15.85469,282.80-7.626.57-7.986.9896.5599.09-25.9717.93---1.240.470684.9643.9812.25-214.92---38.0421.67
Data as of Nov 15 2018. Currency figures normalised to Mersen SA's reporting currency: Euro EUR

Institutional shareholders

26.35%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 18 Oct 20181.07m5.17%
OppenheimerFunds, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20181.00m4.85%
CDC Entreprises Valeurs Moyennes SASas of 11 Apr 2018973.72k4.72%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 Jul 2018519.51k2.52%
Henderson Global Investors Ltd.as of 31 Aug 2018507.68k2.46%
Cov�a Finance SASas of 28 Sep 2018361.57k1.75%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2018355.29k1.72%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 2018309.48k1.50%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 04 Oct 2018184.59k0.90%
Equigest SAas of 30 Dec 2016157.69k0.76%
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