Ørsted A/S, together with its subsidiaries, develops, constructs, owns, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Ørsted's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ORSTED is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Danish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ORSTED's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
DK Electric Utilities
1 Year Return
DK Electric Utilities
Return vs Industry: ORSTED underperformed the Danish Electric Utilities industry which returned 32.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ORSTED underperformed the Danish Market which returned 32.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ørsted's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Ørsted 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: ORSTED (DKK879) is trading above our estimate of fair value (DKK371.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ORSTED is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ORSTED is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.9x) compared to the XE Electric Utilities industry average (13.1x).
PE vs Market: ORSTED is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.9x) compared to the Danish market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ORSTED is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ORSTED is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the XE Electric Utilities industry average (1x).
How is Ørsted 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: ORSTED's forecast earnings growth (5.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: ORSTED's earnings (5.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Danish market (10.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ORSTED's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ORSTED's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Danish market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ORSTED's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ORSTED's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.8%).
How has Ørsted performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ORSTED has a large one-off gain of DKK10.7B impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ORSTED's current net profit margins (21.4%) are higher than last year (12.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ORSTED's earnings have grown by 12.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ORSTED's earnings growth over the past year (26.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ORSTED earnings growth over the past year (26.1%) exceeded the Electric Utilities industry 2.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ORSTED's Return on Equity (12.2%) is considered low.
How is Ørsted's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ORSTED's short term assets (DKK70.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (DKK47.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: ORSTED's short term assets (DKK70.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (DKK67.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ORSTED's debt to equity ratio (47.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ORSTED's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 62.6% to 47.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ORSTED's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (55.1%).
Interest Coverage: ORSTED's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.7x coverage).
What is Ørsted current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ORSTED's dividend (1.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Danish market (1.19%).
High Dividend: ORSTED's dividend (1.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Danish market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ORSTED has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ORSTED's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (44.3%), ORSTED's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ORSTED's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (60.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mads Nipper (54 yo)
Mr. Mads Nipper serves as Chief Executive Officer and Group President at Ørsted A/S since January 1, 2021 and also serves as Member of its Executive Board. Mr. Nipper serves as a Member of Advisory Board a...
Experienced Management: ORSTED's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ORSTED's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 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.
Ørsted A/S's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ørsted A/S
- Ticker: ORSTED
- Exchange: CPSE
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: kr.366.300b
- Shares outstanding: 420.07m
- Website: https://www.orsted.com
Number of Employees
- Ørsted A/S
- Kraftvaerksvej 53
- Region of Southern Denmark
Ørsted A/S, together with its subsidiaries, develops, constructs, owns, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants. It operates through Offsh...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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