Stora Enso Oyj provides renewable solutions for the packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper industries worldwide.
Established dividend payer and good value.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STERV underperformed the Finnish Forestry industry which returned -16% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STERV underperformed the Finnish Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.
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?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: STERV (€8.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€16.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STERV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STERV is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the Forestry industry average (9x).
PE vs Market: STERV is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the Finnish market (15x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STERV's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STERV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (0.9x).
How is Stora Enso Oyj forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STERV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: STERV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STERV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: STERV's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STERV's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% 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 (9.6%).
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 €206.0M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: STERV's current net profit margins (8.8%) are lower than last year (9.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STERV's earnings have grown by 19.9% 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 (-13.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Forestry industry average (-10.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STERV's Return on Equity (11.5%) is considered low.
How is Stora Enso Oyj's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€3.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€3.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€4.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STERV's debt to equity ratio (50.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: STERV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 92.1% to 50.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STERV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (43.9%).
Interest Coverage: STERV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6x coverage).
Inventory Level: STERV has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: STERV's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).
What is Stora Enso Oyj's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STERV's dividend (5.97%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (3.2%).
High Dividend: STERV's dividend (5.97%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (6.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: STERV's dividends per share have been stable 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 (44.8%), 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 (56.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Annica Bresky (44yo)
Ms. Annica Bresky M.Sc. (Engineering), MBA, serves as the President & CEO of Stora Enso Oyj since December 1, 2019. She had been Executive Vice President of Consumer Board Division at Stora Enso Oyj since ...
|President & CEO||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|CFO, Deputy CEO & Country Manager of Finland||6yrs||no data||0.0041% €284.5k|
|Head of M&A and Corporate Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Human Resources and Administration||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Head of Investor Relations||10.83yrs||no data||no data|
|EVP of Legal||12.17yrs||no data||0.0075% €525.1k|
|Executive Vice President of Communications||5.5yrs||no data||0.0033% €227.3k|
|Senior VP of Business Area Newsprint & Book Papers - Stora Enso Publication Paper Division||16.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Pulp Competence Centre||16.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP Consumer Board Division & Head of Packaging Materials||0.25yr||no data||0.0040% €278.2k|
Experienced Management: STERV's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Vice Chairman||2.92yrs||€115.00k||0.0052% €365.4k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.92yrs||€217.00k||0.0036% €249.7k|
|Independent Director||1yr||€74.00k||0.00055% €38.4k|
|Independent Director||7.92yrs||€80.00k||0.0036% €251.7k|
|Independent Director||6.92yrs||€88.00k||0.0030% €209.9k|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||€84.00k||0.0010% €73.2k|
Experienced Board: STERV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €6.973b
- Shares outstanding: 788.62m
- Website: https://www.storaenso.com
Number of Employees
- Stora Enso Oyj
- Kanavaranta 1
- PO Box 309
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STERV||HLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)||Yes||Series R Shares||FI||EUR||May 1996|
|ENUR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series R Shares||DE||EUR||May 1996|
|0CXC||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series R Shares||GB||EUR||May 1996|
|SEOJ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Series R Shares||US||USD||May 1996|
|STERVH||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series R Shares||GB||EUR||May 1996|
|ENUR||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Series R Shares||IT||EUR||May 1996|
|STEAV||HLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)||Series A Shares||FI||EUR||May 1996|
|0CX9||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Series A Shares||GB||EUR||May 1996|
|STEAVH||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Series A Shares||GB||EUR||May 1996|
|ENUA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Series A Shares||DE||EUR||May 1996|
|STE A||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||SER'A'NPV (SEK QUOTE)||SE||SEK||Dec 1998|
|STE R||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||SER'R'NPV (SEK QUOTE)||SE||SEK||Dec 1998|
|0M32||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||SER'A'NPV (SEK QUOTE)||GB||SEK||Dec 1998|
|0KCK||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||SER'R'NPV (SEK QUOTE)||GB||SEK||Dec 1998|
|STERS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||SER'R'NPV (SEK QUOTE)||GB||SEK||Dec 1998|
|STEAS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||SER'A'NPV (SEK QUOTE)||GB||SEK||Dec 1998|
|SEOA.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPON ADR REP R||US||USD||Sep 2000|
Stora Enso Oyj provides renewable solutions for the packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper industries worldwide. The company operates through Packaging Materials, Packaging Solutions, Biomaterials, Wood Products, Forest, and Paper divisions. The company develops virgin fiber carton board used for packaging for liquid, food, pharmaceutical, and luxury goods; provides fiber-based board materials and corrugated packaging products and services for various applications. It also offers various pulp grades for paper, board, tissue, textile, and hygiene product producers; wood-based solutions, such as massive wood elements and components, sawn timber goods, and pellets for sustainable heating; and paper products for print and office use, including papers made from recycled and virgin fiber. The company serves packaging manufacturers, brand owners, paper and board producers, publishers, retailers, printing houses, converters, joinery, and construction companies. Stora Enso Oyj is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 21:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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