HLSE:KCR

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Executive Summary

Konecranes Plc manufactures, sells, and services cranes, lifting equipment, and machine tools worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record and good value.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: KCR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Finnish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KCR's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.4%

KCR

-1.3%

FI Machinery

-1.9%

FI Market


1 Year Return

38.1%

KCR

18.5%

FI Machinery

16.7%

FI Market

Return vs Industry: KCR exceeded the Finnish Machinery industry which returned 18.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KCR exceeded the Finnish Market which returned 16.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KCRIndustryMarket
7 Day1.4%-1.3%-1.9%
30 Day22.4%4.2%-0.9%
90 Day28.6%5.2%3.5%
1 Year46.0%38.1%29.9%18.5%25.3%16.7%
3 Year21.4%7.0%35.8%15.9%34.9%11.4%
5 Year116.4%75.6%72.9%36.3%74.2%35.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

8.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KCR (€36.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€40.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KCR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KCR is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.8x) compared to the FI Machinery industry average (34.2x).

PE vs Market: KCR is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.8x) compared to the Finnish market (27.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: KCR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KCR is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the FI Machinery industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Konecranes forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

18.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KCR's forecast earnings growth (18.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).

Earnings vs Market: KCR's earnings (18.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (19.7% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: KCR's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Finnish market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KCR'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: KCR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.5%).


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Past Performance

How has Konecranes performed over the past 5 years?

4.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KCR has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KCR's current net profit margins (3.8%) are higher than last year (2.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KCR's earnings have grown by 4.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KCR's earnings growth over the past year (50.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: KCR earnings growth over the past year (50.9%) exceeded the Machinery industry -32.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: KCR's Return on Equity (9.8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Konecranes's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KCR's short term assets (€2.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: KCR's short term assets (€2.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KCR's debt to equity ratio (82.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KCR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 61.6% to 82.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KCR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.4%).

Interest Coverage: KCR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Konecranes's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.39%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KCR's dividend (2.39%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (1.88%).

High Dividend: KCR's dividend (2.39%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (3.97%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: KCR's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.9%), KCR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: KCR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

5.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rob Smith (55 yo)

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Tenure

Mr. Richard Robinson Smith, also known as Rob, has been a President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Group Executive Board at Konecranes Plc since February 1, 2020. Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice Pr...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Teo Ottola
CFO, Deputy CEO & Member of Executive Board13.5yrs€87.28k0.045%
€ 1.3m
Richard Smith
President1yrno datano data
Sirpa Poitsalo
Senior VP4.58yrsno data0.042%
€ 1.2m
Fabio Fiorino
Executive VP of Business Area Service & Member of Executive Board9.08yrsno data0.030%
€ 880.2k
Timo Leskinen
Senior VP of Human Resources & Member of the Group Executive Board8.08yrsno data0.014%
€ 401.9k
Mika Mahlberg
Executive VP of Business Area Port Solutions & Member of Executive Board4.08yrsno data0.011%
€ 311.4k
Juha Matti Pankakoski
Executive Vice President of Technology & Member of Group Executive Board6.08yrsno data0.011%
€ 325.4k
Carolin Paulus
Executive VP of Business Area Industrial Equipment & Member of Group Executive Board0.92yrno datano data
Ari Kiviniitty
Chief Technology Officer4.5yrsno datano data
Kiira Froberg
Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Niina Suhonen
Director of Group Communicationno datano datano data
Jukka Paasonen
Business Development Director of Customer Experience and Service Offering5.92yrsno datano data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: KCR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christoph Vitzthum
Independent Chairman4.92yrs€149.00k0.0064%
€ 186.6k
Ulf Liljedahl
Independent Director4.42yrs€110.50k0.0027%
€ 80.0k
Niko Mokkila
Independent Director0.67yrno datano data
Janina Kugel
Independent Director4.42yrs€76.00k0.0027%
€ 80.0k
Päivi Rekonen
Independent Director2.92yrs€88.00k0.0019%
€ 54.7k
Per Nerseth
Independent Director2.92yrs€86.50k0.0019%
€ 54.7k
Janne Martin
Independent Director0.67yrno datano data

2.9yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: KCR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


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Company Information

Konecranes Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Konecranes Plc
  • Ticker: KCR
  • Exchange: HLSE
  • Founded: 1910
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €2.911b
  • Shares outstanding: 79.13m
  • Website: https://www.konecranes.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Konecranes Plc
  • Koneenkatu 8
  • PO Box 661
  • Hyvinkää
  • Uusimaa
  • 5801
  • Finland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
KCRHLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)YesClass A sharesFIEURApr 1996
KNCR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesClass A sharesUSUSDApr 1996
0METLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A sharesGBEURApr 1996
K34DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A sharesDEEURApr 1996
KCRHBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesClass A sharesGBEURApr 1996
KNCR.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSPONSORD ADRUSUSDOct 2008

Biography

Konecranes Plc manufactures, sells, and services cranes, lifting equipment, and machine tools worldwide. It operates through three segments: Service, Industrial Equipment, and Port Solutions. The Service s...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/28 19:20
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.