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A Quick Analysis On New Look Vision Group's (TSE:BCI) CEO Salary

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Antoine Amiel has been the CEO of New Look Vision Group Inc. (TSE:BCI) since 2015, and this article will examine the executive's compensation with respect to the overall performance of the company. This analysis will also look to assess whether the CEO is appropriately paid, considering recent earnings growth and investor returns for New Look Vision Group.

Check out our latest analysis for New Look Vision Group

How Does Total Compensation For Antoine Amiel Compare With Other Companies In The Industry?

Our data indicates that New Look Vision Group Inc. has a market capitalization of CA$501m, and total annual CEO compensation was reported as CA$705k for the year to December 2019. Notably, that's a decrease of 23% over the year before. Notably, the salary which is CA$515.0k, represents most of the total compensation being paid.

For comparison, other companies in the same industry with market capitalizations ranging between CA$259m and CA$1.0b had a median total CEO compensation of CA$1.2m. Accordingly, New Look Vision Group pays its CEO under the industry median. Furthermore, Antoine Amiel directly owns CA$6.9m worth of shares in the company, implying that they are deeply invested in the company's success.

Component

2019

2018

Proportion (2019)

Salary

CA$515k

CA$482k

73%

Other

CA$190k

CA$429k

27%

Total Compensation

CA$705k

CA$911k

100%

On an industry level, around 55% of total compensation represents salary and 45% is other remuneration. New Look Vision Group pays out 73% of remuneration in the form of a salary, significantly higher than the industry average. If total compensation veers towards salary, it suggests that the variable portion - which is generally tied to performance, is lower.

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A Look at New Look Vision Group Inc.'s Growth Numbers

Over the last three years, New Look Vision Group Inc. has shrunk its earnings per share by 18% per year. It saw its revenue drop 13% over the last year.

Overall this is not a very positive result for shareholders. And the impression is worse when you consider revenue is down year-on-year. So given this relatively weak performance, shareholders would probably not want to see high compensation for the CEO. Moving away from current form for a second, it could be important to check this free visual depiction of what analysts expect for the future.

Has New Look Vision Group Inc. Been A Good Investment?

Given the total shareholder loss of 3.1% over three years, many shareholders in New Look Vision Group Inc. are probably rather dissatisfied, to say the least. So shareholders would probably want the company to be lessto generous with CEO compensation.

In Summary...

As we noted earlier, New Look Vision Group pays its CEO lower than the norm for similar-sized companies belonging to the same industry. While we are quite underwhelmed with EPS growth, the shareholder returns over the past three years have also failed to impress us. Although we wouldn’t say CEO compensation is high, it’s tough to foresee shareholders warming up to thoughts of a bump anytime soon.

CEO pay is simply one of the many factors that need to be considered while examining business performance. That's why we did our research, and identified 3 warning signs for New Look Vision Group (of which 1 doesn't sit too well with us!) that you should know about in order to have a holistic understanding of the stock.

Switching gears from New Look Vision Group, if you're hunting for a pristine balance sheet and premium returns, this free list of high return, low debt companies is a great place to look.

This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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