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NOVO

Novo Nordisk CPSE:NOVO B Stock Report

Last Price

kr.738.60

Market Cap

kr.1.7t

7D

-0.6%

1Y

51.3%

Updated

25 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
NOVO B fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends4/6

NOVO B Stock Overview

Novo Nordisk A/S, a healthcare company, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products worldwide.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Novo Nordisk
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricekr.738.60
52 Week Highkr.834.50
52 Week Lowkr.475.45
Beta0.25
1 Month Change-5.08%
3 Month Change14.89%
1 Year Change51.28%
3 Year Change134.70%
5 Year Change162.47%
Change since IPO13,603.16%

Recent News & Updates

May 21
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Novo Nordisk (CPH:NOVO B) Before It's Too Late

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Novo Nordisk (CPH:NOVO B) Before It's Too Late

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Apr 20
We Think Novo Nordisk (CPH:NOVO B) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

We Think Novo Nordisk (CPH:NOVO B) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

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Shareholder Returns

NOVO BDK PharmaceuticalsDK Market
7D-0.6%1.2%-0.4%
1Y51.3%19.0%0.8%

Return vs Industry: NOVO B exceeded the Danish Pharmaceuticals industry which returned 19% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NOVO B exceeded the Danish Market which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NOVO B's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NOVO B volatility
NOVO B Average Weekly Movement4.3%
Pharmaceuticals Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement6.3%
10% most volatile stocks in DK Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in DK Market3.8%

Stable Share Price: NOVO B is less volatile than 75% of Danish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NOVO B's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
192349,295Lars Jorgensenhttps://www.novonordisk.com

Novo Nordisk A/S, a healthcare company, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Diabetes and Obesity care, and Biopharm. The Diabetes and Obesity care segment provides products in the areas of insulins, GLP-1 and related delivery systems, oral antidiabetic products, obesity, and other chronic diseases.

Novo Nordisk Fundamentals Summary

How do Novo Nordisk's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
NOVO B fundamental statistics
Market Capkr.1.70t
Earnings (TTM)kr.49.34b
Revenue (TTM)kr.149.03b

34.0x

P/E Ratio

11.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
NOVO B income statement (TTM)
Revenuekr.149.03b
Cost of Revenuekr.24.76b
Gross Profitkr.124.26b
Other Expenseskr.74.92b
Earningskr.49.34b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 04, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)21.73
Gross Margin83.38%
Net Profit Margin33.11%
Debt/Equity Ratio38.3%

How did NOVO B perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.4%

Current Dividend Yield

48%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


33.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NOVO B (DKK738.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (DKK1109.65)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NOVO B is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34x) compared to the European Pharmaceuticals industry average (20.3x).

PE vs Market: NOVO B is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34x) compared to the Danish market (13.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: NOVO B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NOVO B is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (25.2x) compared to the XE Pharmaceuticals industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

How is Novo Nordisk forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 25 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


13.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NOVO B's forecast earnings growth (13.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.09%).

Earnings vs Market: NOVO B's earnings (13.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Danish market (8.9% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: NOVO B's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Danish market (6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NOVO B's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: NOVO B's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (77.1%).


Past Performance

How has Novo Nordisk performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

5/6

Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


4.6%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NOVO B has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NOVO B's current net profit margins (33.1%) are lower than last year (33.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NOVO B's earnings have grown by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NOVO B's earnings growth over the past year (15.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: NOVO B earnings growth over the past year (15.1%) exceeded the Pharmaceuticals industry 14.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: NOVO B's Return on Equity (74.1%) is considered outstanding.


Financial Health

How is Novo Nordisk's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NOVO B's short term assets (DKK86.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (DKK95.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: NOVO B's short term assets (DKK86.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (DKK35.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NOVO B's net debt to equity ratio (8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: NOVO B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.5% to 38.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NOVO B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (264.3%).

Interest Coverage: NOVO B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (97.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Novo Nordisk current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

4/6

Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


1.41%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NOVO B's dividend (1.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Danish market (1.39%).

High Dividend: NOVO B's dividend (1.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Danish market (6.21%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.2%), NOVO B's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (39.6%), NOVO B's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Lars Jorgensen (55 yo)

5.33yrs

Tenure

kr.56,500,000

Compensation

Mr. Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Novo Nordisk A/S since January 2017and serves as its Member of Management Board. He served as Deputy Chair of the Supervisory...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Lars's total compensation ($USD8.11M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Danish market ($USD3.33M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NOVO B's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: NOVO B's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Novo Nordisk A/S's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Novo Nordisk A/S
  • Ticker: NOVO B
  • Exchange: CPSE
  • Founded: 1923
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Implied Market Cap: kr.1.696t
  • Shares outstanding: 2.27b
  • Website: https://www.novonordisk.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Novo Nordisk A/S
  • Novo Allé 1
  • Bagsvaerd
  • Capital Region of Denmark
  • 2880
  • Denmark

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.