SES (OTCMKTS:SGBAF) & Carrefour (OTCMKTS:CRRFY) Critical Contrast

SES (OTCMKTS:SGBAFGet Rating) and Carrefour (OTCMKTS:CRRFYGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SES and Carrefour’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SES $2.05 billion N/A -$35.83 million ($0.15) -41.93
Carrefour $87.56 billion 0.16 $1.42 billion N/A N/A

Carrefour has higher revenue and earnings than SES.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for SES and Carrefour, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SES 0 3 2 0 2.40
Carrefour 1 3 1 0 2.00

SES currently has a consensus target price of $9.04, indicating a potential upside of 43.72%. Carrefour has a consensus target price of $19.50, indicating a potential upside of 421.39%. Given Carrefour’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carrefour is more favorable than SES.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Carrefour shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

SES has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carrefour has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares SES and Carrefour’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SES -1.32% 6.42% 2.85%
Carrefour N/A N/A N/A

About SES

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SES SA engages in the provision of satellite-based data transmission capacity and ancillary services. It operates through the SES Video and SES Networks business units. The SES Video business unit offers channels broadcast via satellite. The SES Networks business unit consists of sales verticals fixed date, mobility, and government. The firm serves the aviation, broadcasters, maritime, cruise, and energy industries. The company was founded on March 1, 1985 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

About Carrefour

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Carrefour SA engages in the provision of supermarkets and retail stores. It operates through the following geographical segments: France, Europe, Latin America. The company was founded by Marcel Fournier on July 11, 1959 and is headquartered in Massy, France.

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