HLSE:STERV

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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

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.9%

STERV

-4.4%

FI Forestry

-4.7%

FI Market


1 Year Return

1.5%

STERV

-4.0%

FI Forestry

1.2%

FI Market

Return vs Industry: STERV exceeded the Finnish Forestry industry which returned -4.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STERV exceeded the Finnish Market which returned 2.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

STERVIndustryMarket
7 Day-8.9%-4.4%-4.7%
30 Day-11.3%-3.7%0.2%
90 Day13.5%5.5%4.7%
1 Year2.8%1.5%-1.1%-4.0%9.8%1.2%
3 Year-2.5%-10.4%6.4%-4.8%19.0%-1.9%
5 Year61.9%38.1%64.8%-0.2%47.5%16.2%

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?

10.75x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: STERV (€12.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€10.74)

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 (10.9x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (12x).

PE vs Market: STERV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.9x) compared to the Finnish market (23.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: STERV is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STERV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

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

14.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STERV's forecast earnings growth (15.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: STERV's earnings (15.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (15.2% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: STERV's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (4.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STERV's revenue (2.2% 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 (8.8%).


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Past Performance

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

9.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STERV has a large one-off gain of €424.0M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: STERV's current net profit margins (10.3%) are higher than last year (6.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STERV's earnings have grown by 9.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: STERV's earnings growth over the past year (36.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (9.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: STERV earnings growth over the past year (36.1%) exceeded the Forestry industry -25.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: STERV's Return on Equity (12.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Stora Enso Oyj's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€3.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: STERV's short term assets (€3.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€5.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STERV's debt to equity ratio (55.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: STERV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 80.8% to 55.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: STERV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.4%).

Interest Coverage: STERV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.22%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: STERV's dividend (1.21%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (1.96%).

High Dividend: STERV's dividend (1.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (4.6%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: STERV is not paying a notable dividend for the Finnish market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: STERV is not paying a notable dividend for the Finnish market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: STERV is not paying a notable dividend for the Finnish market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STERV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Finnish market.


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Management

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

9.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Annica Bresky (45 yo)

0.83

Tenure

Ms. Annica Bresky, M.Sc. (Engineering), MBA, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stora Enso Oyj since December 1, 2019. She served as Executive Vice President of Consumer Board Division at S ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Annica Bresky
President & CEO0.83yrno datano data
Seppo Parvi
CFO, Deputy CEO & Country Manager of Finland6.67yrsno data0.0041%
€ 398.5k
Aruna Arumugam
Head of Human Resources and Administrationno datano datano data
Ulla Paajanen-Sainio
Senior VP of Investor Relations & Head of Investor Relations11.42yrsno datano data
Per Lyrvall
Executive VP of Legal12.75yrsno data0.0075%
€ 735.5k
Ulrika Lilja
Executive Vice President of Communications6.08yrsno data0.0033%
€ 318.4k
Katariina Kravi
Executive VP & Head of Human Resources0.083yrno datano data
Jarmo Alm
Senior VP of Business Area Newsprint & Book Papers - Stora Enso Publication Paper Division17.42yrsno datano data
Sakari Eloranta
Senior Vice President of Pulp Competence Centre17.17yrsno datano data
Hannu Kasurinen
Executive VP & Head of Packaging Materials0.83yrno data0.0040%
€ 389.7k
Jouni Seppälä
Senior Vice President of Business Analysis & Controlling15yrsno datano data
Anders Bergkvist
Chief Financial Officer of China and Guangxino datano datano data

9.0yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: STERV's management team is seasoned and experienced (9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hans Stråberg
Independent Vice Chairman3.5yrs€115.00k0.0052%
€ 511.8k
Jorma Eloranta
Independent Chairman of the Board3.5yrs€217.00k0.0036%
€ 349.7k
Mikko Helander
Independent Director1.58yrs€74.00k0.00055%
€ 53.7k
Richard Nilsson
Director6.5yrs€95.00k0.0026%
€ 257.9k
Hock Goh
Independent Director8.5yrs€80.00k0.0036%
€ 352.6k
Hakan Buskhe
Director0.33yrno datano data
Elisabeth Fleuriot
Independent Director7.5yrs€88.00k0.0030%
€ 294.0k
Christiane Kuehne
Independent Director3.5yrs€84.00k0.0010%
€ 102.6k
Antti Makinen
Director2.58yrs€80.00k0.00060%
€ 58.6k

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: STERV's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


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:
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €9.767b
  • 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

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
STERVHLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)YesSeries R SharesFIEURMay 1996
ENURDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSeries R SharesDEEURMay 1996
0CXCLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesSeries R SharesGBEURMay 1996
SEOJ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesSeries R SharesUSUSDMay 1996
STERVHBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesSeries R SharesGBEURMay 1996
ENURETLX (Eurotlx)YesSeries R SharesITEURMay 1996
STEAVHLSE (OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki)Series A SharesFIEURMay 1996
0CX9LSE (London Stock Exchange)Series A SharesGBEURMay 1996
STEAVHBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')Series A SharesGBEURMay 1996
ENUADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)Series A SharesDEEURMay 1996
STE AOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)SHS ASESEKDec 1998
STE ROM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)SER'R'NPV (SEK QUOTE)SESEKDec 1998
0M32LSE (London Stock Exchange)SHS AGBSEKDec 1998
0KCKLSE (London Stock Exchange)SER'R'NPV (SEK QUOTE)GBSEKDec 1998
STERSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')SER'R'NPV (SEK QUOTE)GBSEKDec 1998
STEASBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')SHS AGBSEKDec 1998
SEOA.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)SPON ADR REP RUSUSDSep 2000

Biography

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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 20:51
End of Day Share Price2020/10/28 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.