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Why ENGIE SA (EPA:ENGI) Could Be Worth Watching

Simply Wall St

Today we're going to take a look at the well-established ENGIE SA (EPA:ENGI). The company's stock saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the ENXTPA over the last few months. With many analysts covering the large-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. However, what if the stock is still a bargain? Today I will analyse the most recent data on ENGIE’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

See our latest analysis for ENGIE

Is ENGIE still cheap?

Great news for investors – ENGIE is still trading at a fairly cheap price. My valuation model shows that the intrinsic value for the stock is €30.42, but it is currently trading at €15.70 on the share market, meaning that there is still an opportunity to buy now. Another thing to keep in mind is that ENGIE’s share price may be quite stable relative to the rest of the market, as indicated by its low beta. This means that if you believe the current share price should move towards its intrinsic value over time, a low beta could suggest it is not likely to reach that level anytime soon, and once it’s there, it may be hard to fall back down into an attractive buying range again.

Can we expect growth from ENGIE?

ENXTPA:ENGI Past and Future Earnings, January 28th 2020

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. ENGIE’s earnings over the next few years are expected to double, indicating a very optimistic future ahead. This should lead to stronger cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since ENGI is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to accumulate more of your holdings in the stock. With an optimistic outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on ENGI for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its prosperous future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy ENGI. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to make a well-informed investment decision.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on ENGIE. You can find everything you need to know about ENGIE in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in ENGIE, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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