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Executive Summary

Dustin Group AB (publ) offers online IT products and services in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and the Netherlands.

Snowflake Analysis

Good value with adequate balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 9DG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




DE Online Retail


DE Market

1 Year Return




DE Online Retail


DE Market

Return vs Industry: 9DG underperformed the German Online Retail industry which returned 101.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 9DG underperformed the German Market which returned 3.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-2.5%-3.8%2.2%
30 Day14.6%13.5%7.3%
90 Day26.2%45.0%22.1%
1 Year-25.0%-27.9%105.7%104.8%7.9%5.6%
3 Year-9.0%-20.8%100.3%104.7%4.5%-3.8%
5 Year3.5%-15.8%77.5%72.4%12.5%-2.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


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


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 9DG (€5.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€4.58)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 9DG is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 9DG is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.9x) compared to the XE Online Retail industry average (22x).

PE vs Market: 9DG is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.9x) compared to the German market (20.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 9DG is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 9DG is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the DE Online Retail industry average (3x).

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Future Growth

How is Dustin Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 9DG's forecast earnings growth (23.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: 9DG's earnings (23.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (22.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: 9DG's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 9DG's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 9DG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.2%).

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Past Performance

How has Dustin Group performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 9DG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 9DG's current net profit margins (2.1%) are lower than last year (2.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 9DG's earnings have grown by 17.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 9DG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 9DG had negative earnings growth (-20.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Online Retail industry average (-11.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 9DG's Return on Equity (11.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Dustin Group's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 9DG's short term assets (SEK2.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK2.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 9DG's short term assets (SEK2.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK2.8B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 9DG's debt to equity ratio (93.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 9DG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 86.6% to 93.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 9DG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.1%).

Interest Coverage: 9DG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Dustin Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 9DG's dividend (5.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.25%).

High Dividend: 9DG's dividend (5.25%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.78%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, 9DG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 9DG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (94.2%), 9DG's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 9DG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (62.6% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Thomas Ekman (51yo)





Mr. Thomas Ekman served as Chief Executive Officer of Ixat Intressenter AB (publ) from 2016 to 2017. Mr. Ekman is Chief Executive Officer of Dustin AB since 2018. He is the President and Chief Executive Of ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.03M).

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

Leadership Team

Thomas Ekman
President & CEO2.5yrskr10.80m0.046% SEK223.6k
Bo Lundevall
Founder & Co-Owner36.5yrsno datano data
Johan Karlsson
CFO & Executive VP of Business Support11.5yrsno data0.37% SEK1.8m
Fredrik Sätterström
Head of Investor Relations4.17yrsno datano data
Sara Edlund
Head of Legalno datano datano data
Eva Ernfors
Head of Communicationno datano datano data
Morten Nielsen
Executive Vice President of People & Culture3.83yrsno data0.016% SEK80.0k
Michael Haagen Petersen
Executive Vice President of Large Corporate & Public Nordic4.08yrsno data0.20% SEK995.1k
Mikael Svensson
Head of Reporting &Internal Controlno datano datano data
Rebecca Tallmark
Executive Vice President of SMB Nordicno datano data0.073% SEK356.2k
Jenny Ring
Executive Vice President of Supply Chainno datano data0.0026% SEK12.6k
Alexandra Drevenlid
Executive Vice President of Services & Solutions Nordicno datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: 9DG's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Tomas Franzén
Director7.5yrskr340.00k0.065% SEK318.4k
Maria Livfors
Chairman2.58yrskr680.00kno data
Gunnel Duveblad
Independent Director4.5yrskr360.00k0.0026% SEK12.6k
Mattias Miksche
Independent Director14.5yrskr310.00k0.064% SEK312.6k
Caroline Berg
Director3.58yrskr340.00kno data
Morten Strand
Independent Director2.58yrskr360.00kno data
Johan Fant
Director4.5yrskr410.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: 9DG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Dustin Group AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Dustin Group AB (publ)
  • Ticker: 9DG
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: kr5.062b
  • Listing Market Cap: kr489.292m
  • Shares outstanding: 88.65m
  • Website: https://www.dustingroup.com

Number of Employees


  • Dustin Group AB (publ)
  • Augustendalsvägen 7
  • Nacka Strand
  • Stockholm County
  • 131 27
  • Sweden


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DUSTOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesOrdinary SharesSESEKFeb 2015
DUSTsBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKFeb 2015
9DGDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURFeb 2015
0R5WLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKFeb 2015


Dustin Group AB (publ) offers online IT products and services in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and the Netherlands. It operates through three segments: Small and Medium-sized Businesses, Large Corporate and Public Sector, and Business to Consumer. The company sells hardware, software, and related services and solutions, as well as resells licenses. It also provides consulting and bundled services. The company sells its products through the online platform and relationship and consultative selling under the Dustin brand. Dustin Group AB (publ) was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Nacka Strand, Sweden. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/15 21:33
End of Day Share Price2020/07/15 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/08/31

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.