Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Sandvik AB (publ) operates as an engineering company in the areas of mining and rock excavation, metal cutting, and materials technology worldwide.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SVKB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




DE Machinery


DE Market

1 Year Return




DE Machinery


DE Market

Return vs Industry: SVKB exceeded the German Machinery industry which returned -30.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SVKB exceeded the German Market which returned -17.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day6.6%1.0%2.2%
30 Day-13.2%-17.0%-15.7%
90 Day-28.0%-28.7%-24.0%
1 Year-15.3%-17.3%-28.0%-30.1%-14.9%-17.2%
3 Year-1.0%-7.4%-41.2%-45.3%-16.4%-23.3%
5 Year44.9%27.1%-28.5%-36.5%-16.5%-27.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

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Is Sandvik 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: SVKB (€12.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€17.77)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SVKB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.2x) compared to the Machinery industry average (9.9x).

PE vs Market: SVKB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.2x) compared to the German market (16.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SVKB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SVKB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the DE Machinery industry average (1x).

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Future Growth

How is Sandvik forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SVKB's forecast earnings growth (15.9% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: SVKB's earnings (15.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.3% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: SVKB's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SVKB's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SVKB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19%).

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Past Performance

How has Sandvik performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SVKB has a large one-off loss of SEK7.2B impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: SVKB's current net profit margins (8.5%) are lower than last year (13.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SVKB's earnings have grown significantly by 23.7% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SVKB had negative earnings growth (-33.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-19.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SVKB's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Sandvik's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SVKB's short term assets (SEK65.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK29.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: SVKB's short term assets (SEK65.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK29.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SVKB's debt to equity ratio (28.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SVKB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 99.7% to 28.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SVKB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (101.4%).

Interest Coverage: SVKB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SVKB has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: SVKB's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.7x debt).

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What is Sandvik's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SVKB's dividend (2.13%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.7%).

High Dividend: SVKB's dividend (2.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.97%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SVKB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SVKB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43%), SVKB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SVKB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (46.4% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Stefan Widing (42yo)



Mr. Stefan Widing has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Sandvik AB since February 1, 2020. He was Head of Global Technologies business segment of HID Global at ASSA ABLOY AB (publ) since Januar ...

Leadership Team

Stefan Widing
President0.17yrno data0.0028% SEK447.1k
Tomas Eliasson
Executive VP & CFO4yrsno data0.0016% SEK258.0k
Johan Malmgren
Chief Information Officer5.33yrsno datano data
Ann-Sofie Nordh
Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Åsa Maria Thunman
Executive VP5.5yrsno data0.00054% SEK86.5k
Jessica Alm
Executive VP & Head of Group Communications6.75yrsno data0.00035% SEK56.1k
Johan Kerstell
Executive VP & Head of Human Resources3.83yrsno data0.00078% SEK125.0k
Carl Larsson
Head of Real Estateno datano datano data
Bernth Nilsson
Head of Group Staff Assurance11yrsno datano data
Pierre Jansson
Head of Taxes and Financial Projects10.58yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: SVKB's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Lars Westerberg
Independent Director9.92yrskr860.00k0.014% SEK2.3m
Helena Stjernholm
Director4yrskr975.00k0.00040% SEK64.1k
Percy Barnevik
Honorary Chairmanno datano datano data
Johan Karlström
Independent Director8.92yrskr805.00k0.00040% SEK64.1k
Johan Molin
Independent Chairman of the Board4.92yrskr2.70m0.021% SEK3.3m
Jennifer Allerton
Independent Director4.92yrskr690.00k0.00080% SEK128.2k
Tomas Kärnström
Employee Representative Director13.92yrsno data0.00023% SEK36.9k
Marika Fredriksson
Independent Director2.92yrskr690.00k0.00020% SEK32.0k
Claes Boustedt
Independent Director4.92yrskr990.00k0.0016% SEK254.8k
Thomas Lilja
Employee Representative Director4.25yrsno data0.00039% SEK62.5k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: SVKB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SVKB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sandvik AB's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Sandvik AB
  • Ticker: SVKB
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1862
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: kr177.182b
  • Listing Market Cap: kr16.023b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.25b
  • Website: https://www.home.sandvik

Number of Employees


  • Sandvik AB
  • World Trade Center
  • Floor 6
  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm County
  • 111 22
  • Sweden


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SDVK.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJun 1993
SANDOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesOrdinary SharesSESEKJun 1993
0HC0LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKJun 1993
SVKBDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJun 1993
SANDSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKJun 1993


Sandvik AB (publ) operates as an engineering company in the areas of mining and rock excavation, metal cutting, and materials technology worldwide. The company offers metal-cutting tools and tooling systems, including boring, drilling, milling, reaming, and turning tools, as well as tailor made tools and inserts, and tooling systems. It also provides mining and rock excavation equipment and tools, such as stationary and mobile crushers and screens, underground drill rigs and bolters, surface drill rigs, exploration drill rigs and tools, underground loaders and trucks, mechanical cutting equipment, rock tools and drills, mining automation systems, and parts and services, as well as breakers, demolition tools, and booms. In addition, the company offers stainless steels, special alloys, and titanium products comprising bar and hollow bars, billets and blooms, controlled expansion alloy products, hot isostatic pressed products, metal powders, plates and sheets, strip steels, and wire products, as well as tubes, pipes, fittings, and flanges; and technical services related to stainless steels and special alloys. Further, it offers advisory services for the additive manufacturing, additive manufacturing services, and powders for additive manufacturing; and diffusion furnaces, and furnace products and heating materials. The company serves aerospace, automotive, construction, general engineering, mining, nuclear power generation, oil and gas, process, and renewable energy industries. Sandvik AB (publ) was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/01 02:04
End of Day Share Price2020/03/31 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.