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Executive Summary

Valmet Oyj, together with its subsidiaries, develops and supplies process technologies, automation, and services for the pulp, paper, and energy industries. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VALMT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Finnish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




FI Machinery


FI Market

1 Year Return




FI Machinery


FI Market

Return vs Industry: VALMT exceeded the Finnish Machinery industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VALMT underperformed the Finnish Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.7%-2.6%-1.4%
30 Day2.9%-0.6%6.9%
90 Day-4.3%1.0%7.7%
1 Year12.2%8.5%16.1%3.5%19.4%10.2%
3 Year46.9%33.9%26.0%5.2%32.2%7.7%
5 Year184.6%143.3%69.4%33.2%63.2%27.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Valmet 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: VALMT (€21.59) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€11.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VALMT is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VALMT is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.2x) compared to the FI Machinery industry average (29.8x).

PE vs Market: VALMT is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.2x) compared to the Finnish market (23.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: VALMT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VALMT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the FI Machinery industry average (2.1x).

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Future Growth

How is Valmet Oyj forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VALMT's forecast earnings growth (7.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: VALMT's earnings (7.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (15.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: VALMT's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VALMT's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VALMT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.4%).

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Past Performance

How has Valmet Oyj performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VALMT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VALMT's current net profit margins (5.8%) are higher than last year (5.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VALMT's earnings have grown significantly by 23.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VALMT's earnings growth over the past year (9.2%) is below its 5-year average (23.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VALMT earnings growth over the past year (9.2%) exceeded the Machinery industry -20.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: VALMT's Return on Equity (20.8%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Valmet Oyj's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VALMT's short term assets (€1.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: VALMT's short term assets (€1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€770.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VALMT's debt to equity ratio (44.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: VALMT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 48.8% to 44.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VALMT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (131.9%).

Interest Coverage: VALMT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (36.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Valmet Oyj current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VALMT's dividend (3.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (1.88%).

High Dividend: VALMT's dividend (3.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (4.39%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, VALMT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: VALMT's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.4%), VALMT's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: VALMT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.8% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Pasi Laine (57 yo)

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Mr. Pasi Kalevi Laine, MSc (El Eng) serves as Director at Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company since 2019 and its Chairman since 2020. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Neles O...

Leadership Team

Pasi Laine
President & CEOno datano data0.091%
€ 2.9m
Kari Saarinen
Chief Financial Officer5.08yrsno data0.026%
€ 855.8k
Julia Macharey
Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operational Development1.75yrsno data0.018%
€ 582.5k
Pekka Rouhiainen
Director of Investor Relations1.25yrsno datano data
Rasmus Oksala
General Counsel & Secretaryno datano datano data
Anu Salonsaari-Posti
Senior Vice President of Marketingno datano data0.014%
€ 466.3k
Aki Niemi
Business Line President of Services3.17yrsno data0.034%
€ 1.1m
Jari Vähäpesola
Business Line President of Paper6.92yrsno data0.032%
€ 1.0m
Jukka Tiitinen
Area President of Asia Pacific3.17yrsno data0.052%
€ 1.7m
Celso Tacla
Area President of South America6.92yrsno data0.050%
€ 1.6m
Bertel Karlstedt
Business Line President of Pulp & Energy5.83yrsno data0.024%
€ 783.3k
Vesa Simola
Area President of EMEA5.33yrsno data0.027%
€ 862.9k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: VALMT's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Aaro Cantell
Vice-Chairman of the Board2.75yrs€79.52k0.0037%
€ 119.2k
Pekka Kemppainen
Independent Director2.75yrs€70.64k0.0014%
€ 44.7k
Rogério Ziviani
Independent Director7.92yrs€81.14k0.0061%
€ 198.8k
Eriikka Söderström
Independent Director3.92yrs€77.64k0.0021%
€ 69.3k
Eija Lahti-Jäntti
Personnel Representative0.25yr€700.00no data
Tarja Tyni
Independent Director4.75yrs€70.64k0.0033%
€ 108.2k
Monika Maurer
Independent Director2.75yrs€76.74k0.0014%
€ 44.7k
Mikael Mäkinen
Independent Chairman1.75yrs€123.00k0.0012%
€ 38.2k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: VALMT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Valmet Oyj's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Valmet Oyj
  • Ticker: VALMT
  • Exchange: HLSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €3.238b
  • Shares outstanding: 149.49m
  • Website: https://www.valmet.com

Number of Employees


  • Valmet Oyj
  • Keilasatama 5
  • PO Box 11
  • Espoo
  • Uusimaa
  • 2150
  • Finland


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VALMTHLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)YesShare CapitalFIEURJan 2014
VALMTHBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesShare CapitalGBEURJan 2014
2VODB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesShare CapitalDEEURJan 2014
0QIWLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesShare CapitalGBEURJan 2014
VOYJ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesShare CapitalUSUSDJan 2014
VALMT NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesShare CapitalMXMXNJan 2014


Valmet Oyj, together with its subsidiaries, develops and supplies process technologies, automation, and services for the pulp, paper, and energy industries. The company offers solutions and services for th...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 19:47
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.