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Executive Summary

ORIOR AG, together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies refined meat and convenience food in Switzerland and internationally.

Snowflake Analysis

Good value with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has ORIOR's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ORON has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CH Food


CH Market

1 Year Return




CH Food


CH Market

Return vs Industry: ORON underperformed the Swiss Food industry which returned 1.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ORON underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 1.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-2.1%0.4%1.5%
30 Day2.1%1.9%0.3%
90 Day-1.0%0.8%7.9%
1 Year-3.3%-6.3%3.9%1.3%5.3%1.8%
3 Year11.3%2.0%33.7%26.6%22.2%9.5%
5 Year64.0%41.3%60.6%46.6%29.9%8.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is ORIOR's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is ORIOR undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ORON (CHF76.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF142.02)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ORON is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ORON is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.8x) compared to the Food industry average (26.3x).

PE vs Market: ORON is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.8x) compared to the Swiss market (19x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ORON is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ORON is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.4x) compared to the CH Food industry average (2.6x).

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Future Growth

How is ORIOR forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ORON's forecast earnings growth (7.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: ORON's earnings (7.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (8.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ORON's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ORON's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (2.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ORON's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ORON's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (41.8%).

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Past Performance

How has ORIOR performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ORON has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ORON's current net profit margins (5.3%) are lower than last year (5.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ORON's earnings have grown by 3.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ORON's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ORON had negative earnings growth (-1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst ORON's Return on Equity (36.77%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

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Financial Health

How is ORIOR's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ORON's short term assets (CHF190.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF114.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: ORON's short term assets (CHF190.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF202.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ORON's debt to equity ratio (196.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ORON's debt to equity ratio has increased from 43% to 196.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ORON's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.6%).

Interest Coverage: ORON's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (16.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is ORIOR current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ORON's dividend (3.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.96%).

High Dividend: ORON's dividend (3.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.9%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ORON has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ORON's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.9%), ORON's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: ORON's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.1% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Daniel Lutz (54yo)





Mr. Daniel Lutz has been the Chief Executive Officer of ORIOR AG since October, 2014 and had been its Member of Management Board February 2015. From 1992 to 2001, Mr. Lutz worked for Nestlé Switzerland in  ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Daniel's total compensation ($USD958.36K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD993.37K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Daniel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Daniel Lutz
Chief Executive Officer5.75yrsCHF901.92k0.049% CHF244.2k
Andreas Lindner
Chief Financial Officer0.75yrno datano data
Sven Maushake
Chief Information Officer3.67yrsno datano data
Milena Mathiuet
Head of Corporate Communication & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Glauco Martinetti
Head of Rapellino datano datano data
Bruno Bürki
Head of Albert Spiess8.08yrsno datano data
Bernhard Pfulg
Deputy CFO & CFO of ORIOR Switzerland0.75yrno datano data
Oscar Marini
Head of Pastinella & Group Innovation Manager4.5yrsno datano data
Filip De Spiegeleire
Head of Orior Europe & Head Culinor Food Group3.83yrsno data0.12% CHF602.8k
Max Dreussi
Head of Fredag3.25yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: ORON's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Markus Neuhaus
Independent Vice Chairman of the Board0.42yrCHF61.48k0.0089% CHF44.2k
Markus Voegeli
Independent Director1.25yrsCHF38.29kno data
Rolf Sutter
Chairman of the Board of Directors9.25yrsCHF349.71k1.66% CHF8.2m
Monika Walser
Non-Executive Director7.5yrsCHF83.54k0.016% CHF80.1k
Walter Lüthi
Independent Director4.25yrsCHF70.03k0.0077% CHF38.1k
Monika Schüpbach
Director1.25yrsCHF34.59kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: ORON's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

ORIOR AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ORIOR AG
  • Ticker: ORON
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1852
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: CHF497.176m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.52m
  • Website: https://www.orior.ch

Number of Employees


  • Dufourstrasse 101
  • Zurich
  • Zurich
  • 8008
  • Switzerland


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ORONSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFApr 2010
9OIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURApr 2010
0QM6LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBCHFApr 2010


ORIOR AG, together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies refined meat and convenience food in Switzerland and internationally. The company operates through three segments: ORIOR Refinement, ORIOR Convenience, and ORIOR International. The ORIOR Refinement segment offers Bündnerfleisch, ham, salami, and Mostbröckli products through retailers and food service providers. This segment offers its products under the Rapelli SA, Rapelli, Ticinella, Val Mara, Albert Spiess, MÖFAG, and Fürstenländer Spezialitäten brand names. The ORIOR Convenience segment provides fresh convenience products, such as chilled ready meals, patés, terrines, fresh pasta, vegetarian specialties, poultry and meat products, and seafood products through retail and food service channels. This segment offers its products under the Fredag, Nature Gourmet, Noppa's, Ocean's Best, Le Patron, Rapelli, and Pastinella brands. The ORIOR International segment exports company’s products in the neighboring countries. This segment offers its products under the culinor, Vaco's Kitchen, Albert Spiess, and Nature Gourmet brand names. ORIOR AG was founded in 1852 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 20:55
End of Day Share Price2020/07/07 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.