Vaisala Oyj engages in the weather and environmental, and industrial measurement business serving weather related and industrial markets.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Vaisala Oyj's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VAYA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VAYA exceeded the German Electronic industry which returned -28.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VAYA exceeded the German Market which returned -20.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vaisala Oyj's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Vaisala Oyj 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: VAYA (€26.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€17.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VAYA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VAYA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.7x) compared to the Electronic industry average (18.7x).
PE vs Market: VAYA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.7x) compared to the German market (16.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VAYA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VAYA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.9x) compared to the DE Electronic industry average (1.2x).
How is Vaisala Oyj forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VAYA's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: VAYA's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: VAYA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: VAYA's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VAYA's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VAYA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.5%).
How has Vaisala Oyj performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VAYA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VAYA's current net profit margins (8.3%) are lower than last year (8.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VAYA's earnings have grown by 5.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VAYA's earnings growth over the past year (13.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VAYA earnings growth over the past year (13.6%) exceeded the Electronic industry -7.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VAYA's Return on Equity (16.9%) is considered low.
How is Vaisala Oyj's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VAYA's short term assets (€201.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (€139.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: VAYA's short term assets (€201.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (€23.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VAYA's debt to equity ratio (20.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if VAYA's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VAYA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (101.5%).
Interest Coverage: VAYA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (148.3x coverage).
Inventory Level: VAYA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: VAYA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5x debt).
What is Vaisala Oyj's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VAYA's dividend (2.28%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.71%).
High Dividend: VAYA's dividend (2.28%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VAYA's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VAYA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (65.3%), VAYA's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VAYA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kjell Forsén (61yo)
Mr. Kjell Forsén,Lic.Sc. (Technology) has been Chairman of Business Management Group and Chief Executive Officer at Vaisala Oyj since October 01, 2006. and also serves as its President. Mr. Forsén served a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kjell's total compensation ($USD1.67M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kjell's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & President||13.5yrs||€1.55m||0.14% €1.3m|
|Chief Financial Officer||8.58yrs||no data||0.081% €779.7k|
|Executive Vice President of Operations||8.92yrs||no data||0.042% €407.7k|
|Business Controller & Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||3.25yrs||no data||0.022% €211.4k|
|Director of Corporate Communications & Brand||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Industrial Measurements||6.5yrs||no data||0.042% €407.5k|
|Executive Vice President of Weather & Environment||3.92yrs||no data||0.041% €396.0k|
Experienced Management: VAYA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman of the Board||26.25yrs||no data||2.69% €26.0m|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||0.0057% €55.5k|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||0.0020% €19.3k|
|Independent Director||4yrs||no data||0.014% €139.4k|
|Independent Vice Chairman of the Board||1.08yrs||no data||1.37% €13.2m|
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||no data||0.016% €155.4k|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||no data||0.0067% €64.4k|
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||no data||0.016% €155.4k|
Experienced Board: VAYA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vaisala Oyj's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vaisala Oyj
- Ticker: VAYA
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1936
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: €964.792m
- Shares outstanding: 36.00m
- Website: https://www.vaisala.com
Number of Employees
- Vaisala Oyj
- Vanha NurmijAerventie 21
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VAIAS||HLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)||Yes||Series A Shares||FI||EUR||Mar 1992|
|VAIA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Series A Shares||US||USD||Mar 1992|
|0GEG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series A Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 1992|
|VAIASH||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series A Shares||GB||EUR||Mar 1992|
|VAYA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series A Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 1992|
Vaisala Oyj engages in the weather and environmental, and industrial measurement business serving weather related and industrial markets. The company’s products include industrial measurement systems, such as indoor measurement and process control instruments, continuous monitoring systems, instruments for power transformers, and technology for liquid concentration measurement; and weather and environmental solutions comprising sensors and instruments, systems and solutions, and digital and data as a service products. It also offers technical support, calibration and repair, system maintenance, consulting, training, project, modernization, and continuous monitoring system services, as well as online stores. The company serves weather-dependent markets, such as meteorology, ground transportation, aviation, railway, maritime, safety and security, renewable energy, and ambient air quality; and various industrial customers includes life science and power industry. It has operations Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and South Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Vantaa, Finland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/04 03:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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