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Elisa Oyj HLSE:ELISA Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


Company Financials +
ELISA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6

ELISA Stock Overview

Elisa Oyj provides data communications and digital services.

Elisa Oyj Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Elisa Oyj
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€52.52
52 Week High€56.90
52 Week Low€48.05
1 Month Change-2.81%
3 Month Change-2.60%
1 Year Change-5.34%
3 Year Change16.76%
5 Year Change45.85%
Change since IPO155.57%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 15
Here's Why Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Here's Why Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

May 31
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA)

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA)

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Elisa Oyj ( HEL:ELISA ) by taking the expected...

May 15
Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Elisa Oyj (HEL:ELISA) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. Firstly, we'll want to see a proven...

Shareholder Returns

ELISAFI TelecomFI Market

Return vs Industry: ELISA exceeded the Finnish Telecom industry which returned -7.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ELISA exceeded the Finnish Market which returned -18.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ELISA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ELISA volatility
ELISA Average Weekly Movement2.2%
Telecom Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in FI Market8.8%
10% least volatile stocks in FI Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: ELISA is less volatile than 75% of Finnish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ELISA's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

18825,572Veli-Matti Mattila

Elisa Oyj provides data communications and digital services. It operates in two segments, Consumer Customers and Corporate Customers segments. The company offers telecommunications and communications services, such as fixed and mobile subscription, digital, cable-tv subscription, entertainment, and e-reading services, as well as video conferencing services.

Elisa Oyj Fundamentals Summary

How do Elisa Oyj's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ELISA fundamental statistics
Market Cap€8.49b
Earnings (TTM)€359.80m
Revenue (TTM)€2.06b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ELISA income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€1.17b
Gross Profit€897.20m
Other Expenses€537.40m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Oct 19, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)2.25
Gross Margin43.45%
Net Profit Margin17.42%
Debt/Equity Ratio134.7%

How did ELISA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is ELISA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ELISA?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ELISA key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue4.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA14.3x
PEG Ratio6.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does ELISA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

ELISA PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ELISA vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average29.9x
O2D Telefónica Deutschland Holding
ORDS Ooredoo Q.P.S.C
HTO Hellenic Telecommunications Organization
IAM Itissalat Al-Maghrib (IAM)
ELISA Elisa Oyj

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ELISA is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.4x) compared to the peer average (29.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ELISA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Telecom Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ELISA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.4x) compared to the European Telecom industry average (18.1x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ELISA's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

ELISA PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio23.4x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ELISA's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of ELISA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: ELISA (€52.52) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€63.29)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ELISA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is lower than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is Elisa Oyj forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ELISA's forecast earnings growth (3.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: ELISA's earnings (3.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Finnish market (7.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: ELISA's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Finnish market (1.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ELISA'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: ELISA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.6%)

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Past Performance

How has Elisa Oyj performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ELISA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ELISA's current net profit margins (17.4%) are higher than last year (17.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ELISA's earnings have grown by 1.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ELISA's earnings growth over the past year (8.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ELISA earnings growth over the past year (8.4%) underperformed the Telecom industry 20.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst ELISA's Return on Equity (33.96%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

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Financial Health

How is Elisa Oyj's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ELISA's short term assets (€674.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (€658.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: ELISA's short term assets (€674.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€1.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ELISA's net debt to equity ratio (126.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ELISA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 143.4% to 134.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ELISA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.4%).

Interest Coverage: ELISA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (44.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ELISA's dividend (3.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (2.4%).

High Dividend: ELISA's dividend (3.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Finnish market (4.81%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ELISA's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (91.3%), ELISA's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (101.4%), ELISA's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Veli-Matti Mattila (61 yo)





Mr. Veli-Matti Johannes Mattila, M.Sc (Tech.), MBA, serves as Director at Orion Oyj since March 25, 2021. He is a Chief Economist at Federation of Finnish Financial Services. Mr. Mattila serves as Chief Ex...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Veli-Matti's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the Finnish market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Veli-Matti's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ELISA's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

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

Elisa Oyj's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Elisa Oyj
  • Ticker: ELISA
  • Exchange: HLSE
  • Founded: 1882
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Implied Market Cap: €8.494b
  • Shares outstanding: 160.26m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Elisa Oyj
  • Ratavartijankatu 5
  • Helsinki
  • Uusimaa
  • 61
  • Finland


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.