HLSE:STERV

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Market Cap

€13.3b

Last Updated

2021/08/01 17:35 UTC

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Executive Summary

Stora Enso Oyj provides renewable solutions for the packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper industries worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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

Volatility Over Time: STERV's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

STERV

0.3%

FI Forestry

-1.0%

FI Market


1 Year Return

56.5%

STERV

49.1%

FI Forestry

36.2%

FI Market

Return vs Industry: STERV exceeded the Finnish Forestry industry which returned 49.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STERV exceeded the Finnish Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

STERVIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%0.3%-1.0%
30 Day8.0%6.4%4.0%
90 Day4.4%3.2%8.0%
1 Year61.1%56.5%54.5%49.1%40.2%36.2%
3 Year25.4%15.2%23.4%11.1%47.0%25.1%
5 Year139.7%107.1%123.1%35.5%88.6%50.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Stora Enso Oyj undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

19.54x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: STERV (€16.69) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€14.01)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STERV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.5x) compared to the European Forestry industry average (18.9x).

PE vs Market: STERV is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.5x) compared to the Finnish market (26.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: STERV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STERV's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the XE Forestry industry average.


Future Growth

How is Stora Enso Oyj forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

3.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STERV's forecast earnings growth (3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: STERV's earnings (3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (9.9% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: STERV's revenue (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (3.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STERV's revenue (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: STERV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9%).


Past Performance

How has Stora Enso Oyj performed over the past 5 years?

4.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STERV has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: STERV's current net profit margins (7.4%) are lower than last year (9.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STERV's earnings have grown by 4.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: STERV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: STERV had negative earnings growth (-23.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Forestry industry average (-14.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: STERV's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Stora Enso Oyj's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€4.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€4.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€5.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STERV's debt to equity ratio (42.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: STERV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 68.4% to 42.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: STERV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.1%).

Interest Coverage: STERV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

1.80%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: STERV's dividend (1.8%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (1.64%).

High Dividend: STERV's dividend (1.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (3.48%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.1%), STERV's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: STERV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (52.3% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

9.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Annica Bresky (46 yo)

1.58yrs

Tenure

Ms. Annica Bresky, M.Sc. (Engineering), MBA, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stora Enso Oyj since December 1, 2019. Ms. Bresky has been employed at Stora Enso Oyj in May 1, 2017. She ser...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: STERV's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: STERV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Stora Enso Oyj
  • Ticker: STERV
  • Exchange: HLSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €13.284b
  • Shares outstanding: 788.62m
  • Website: https://www.storaenso.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Stora Enso Oyj
  • Kanavaranta 1
  • PO Box 309
  • Helsinki
  • Uusimaa
  • 101
  • Finland

Listings


Biography

Stora Enso Oyj provides renewable solutions for the packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper industries worldwide. It operates through Packaging Materials, Packaging Solutions, Biomaterials...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/08/01 17:35
End of Day Share Price2021/07/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.