Stora Enso Oyj provides renewable solutions for the packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper industries worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.
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 +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STERV's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STERV exceeded the Finnish Forestry industry which returned 43.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STERV exceeded the Finnish Market which returned 34.9% over the past year.
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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Is Stora Enso 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: STERV (€15.77) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€12.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STERV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STERV is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the European Forestry industry average (20.6x).
PE vs Market: STERV is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the Finnish market (25.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STERV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STERV's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the XE Forestry industry average.
How is Stora Enso Oyj forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STERV's forecast earnings growth (9.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: STERV's earnings (9.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (11.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STERV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STERV's revenue (1.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (3.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STERV's revenue (1.1% 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 (9.1%).
How has Stora Enso Oyj performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STERV has a large one-off gain of €154.0M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: STERV's current net profit margins (7.2%) are lower than last year (8.3%).
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 (-22.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Forestry industry average (-13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STERV's Return on Equity (7.1%) is considered low.
How is Stora Enso Oyj's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€4.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€4.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€5.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STERV's debt to equity ratio (47.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STERV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 69.5% to 47.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STERV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.7%).
Interest Coverage: STERV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
What is Stora Enso Oyj current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STERV's dividend (1.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (1.76%).
High Dividend: STERV's dividend (1.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (3.71%).
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 (38.3%), 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 well covered by earnings (49% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Annica Bresky (45 yo)
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...
Experienced Management: STERV's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STERV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Stora Enso Oyj's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stora Enso Oyj
- Ticker: STERV
- Exchange: HLSE
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €12.697b
- Shares outstanding: 788.62m
- Website: https://www.storaenso.com
Number of Employees
- Stora Enso Oyj
- Kanavaranta 1
- PO Box 309
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
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