GN Store Nord A/S develops, manufactures, and markets medical, professional, and consumer audio solutions in Denmark, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally.
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has GN Store Nord's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DK Medical Equipment
1 Year Return
DK Medical Equipment
Return vs Industry: GN underperformed the Danish Medical Equipment industry which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GN underperformed the Danish Market which returned 5.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GN Store Nord's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWhat Can We Make Of GN Store Nord A/S’s (CPH:GN) High Return On Capital?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDid GN Store Nord A/S (CPH:GN) Use Debt To Deliver Its ROE Of 25%?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StUnderstanding Your Return On Investment In GN Store Nord A/S (CPH:GN)
Is GN Store Nord 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: GN (DKK319.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (DKK301.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GN is good value based on its PE Ratio (28.7x) compared to the Medical Equipment industry average (38.4x).
PE vs Market: GN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.7x) compared to the Danish market (12.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.5x) compared to the DK Medical Equipment industry average (6.4x).
How is GN Store Nord forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GN's forecast earnings growth (13.4% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: GN's earnings (13.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Danish market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GN's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Danish market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GN's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (32.2%)
How has GN Store Nord performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GN's current net profit margins (11.6%) are lower than last year (11.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GN's earnings have grown by 13.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GN's earnings growth over the past year (17.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GN earnings growth over the past year (17.2%) exceeded the Medical Equipment industry -17.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst GN's Return on Equity (30.27%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is GN Store Nord's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GN's short term assets (DKK6.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (DKK5.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: GN's short term assets (DKK6.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (DKK6.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GN's debt to equity ratio (135%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.9% to 135% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.7%).
Interest Coverage: GN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (33.7x coverage).
What is GN Store Nord's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GN's dividend (0.45%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Danish market (1.7%).
High Dividend: GN's dividend (0.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Danish market (4.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GN is not paying a notable dividend for the Danish market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GN is not paying a notable dividend for the Danish market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GN is not paying a notable dividend for the Danish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Danish market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
René Svendsen-Tune (64yo)
Mr. René Svendsen-Tune serves as Chief Executive Officer at GN Store Nord A/S. Mr. Svendsen-Tune has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of GN Audio A/S since April 01, 2015 and serves as its Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: René's total compensation ($USD2.49M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Danish market ($USD2.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: René's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Chairman of the Board||12.25yrs||no data||0.17% DKK71.8m|
|Independent Director||11.83yrs||no data||0.040% DKK16.3m|
|Director||13.25yrs||no data||0.00088% DKK362.0k|
|Director||8.58yrs||no data||0.00035% DKK144.0k|
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||no data||0.0038% DKK1.6m|
|Independent Director||7.25yrs||no data||0.0078% DKK3.2m|
|Director||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.
GN Store Nord A/S's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GN Store Nord A/S
- Ticker: GN
- Exchange: CPSE
- Founded: 1869
- Industry: Health Care Equipment
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: ø41.136b
- Shares outstanding: 128.75m
- Website: https://www.gn.com
Number of Employees
- GN Store Nord A/S
- Lautrupbjerg 7
- Capital Region of Denmark
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GGND.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|GNN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|GN||CPSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Copenhagen)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DK||DKK||Jan 1992|
|0K9P||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||DKK||Jan 1992|
|GNC||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||DKK||Jan 1992|
|GNND.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Sep 2012|
GN Store Nord A/S develops, manufactures, and markets medical, professional, and consumer audio solutions in Denmark, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. The company operates through GN Hearing and GN Audio segments. The GN Hearing segment produces and sells hearing instruments and products. The GN Audio segment supplies headsets and speakerphone solutions primarily for professional use; and consumer headsets and earbuds for calls, music, and media consumption. It also provides FalCom, a communication and hearing protection solution for defense and security forces. The company offers its products under the ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Audigy, FalCom, Jabra, and Blueparrott brand names. GN Store Nord A/S was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 22:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/07 00:00|
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