Akzo Nobel N.V. operates as a paints and coatings company worldwide. More Details
Good value with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Akzo Nobel's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AKZA is less volatile than 75% of Dutch stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AKZA's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AKZA underperformed the Dutch Chemicals industry which returned 24.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AKZA matched the Dutch Market which returned 21.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Akzo Nobel's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThe CFO & Member of Management Board of Akzo Nobel N.V. (AMS:AKZA), Maarten de Vries, Just Sold 34% Of Their Holding
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Akzo Nobel N.V.'s (AMS:AKZA) Stock Price Struggling As A Result Of Its Mixed Financials?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould You Investigate Akzo Nobel N.V. (AMS:AKZA) At €85.66?
Is Akzo Nobel 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: AKZA (€87.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€118.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AKZA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AKZA's PE Ratio (26.2x) is in line with the NL Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: AKZA is good value based on its PE Ratio (26.2x) compared to the Dutch market (27.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AKZA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AKZA is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the NL Chemicals industry average (3.1x).
How is Akzo Nobel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AKZA's forecast earnings growth (12.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: AKZA's earnings (12.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (26.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AKZA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AKZA's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AKZA's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AKZA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.3%).
How has Akzo Nobel performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AKZA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AKZA's current net profit margins (7.5%) are higher than last year (5.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AKZA's earnings have declined by 13.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AKZA's earnings growth over the past year (23.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-13.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AKZA earnings growth over the past year (23.1%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -29.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AKZA's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.
How is Akzo Nobel's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AKZA's short term assets (€5.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: AKZA's short term assets (€5.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AKZA's debt to equity ratio (42.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AKZA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 36.5% to 42.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AKZA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (48%).
Interest Coverage: AKZA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.8x coverage).
What is Akzo Nobel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AKZA's dividend (2.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (1.89%).
High Dividend: AKZA's dividend (2.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (4.22%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AKZA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AKZA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.6%), AKZA's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AKZA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Thierry F. Vanlancker (56 yo)
Mr. Thierry F. J. Vanlancker has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management at Akzo Nobel N.V. since July 19, 2017 and its Member of Board of Management since September 8, 2017. M...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Thierry F.'s total compensation ($USD4.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD3.19M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Thierry F.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board of Management & CEO||3.67yrs||€3.56m||0.032% |
|CFO & Member of Management Board||3.17yrs||€1.84m||0.0073% |
|Director of Communications & Investor Relation||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Head of Communications & Public Affairs and Corporate Director||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||1yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Decorative Paints - Latin America Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Decorative Coatings - North & West Europe||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Decorative Paints - Middle East||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Middle East Operations||10.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Industrial Chemicals||10.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AKZA's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||3.33yrs||€92.50k||no data|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||4.92yrs||€92.50k||no data|
|Independent Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board||4.42yrs||€130.50k||0.0035% |
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||3.33yrs||€97.50k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board||2.92yrs||€162.50k||0.0024% |
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||6.17yrs||€107.50k||no data|
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||3.33yrs||€87.50k||0.00024% |
|Independent Member of the Supervisory Board||1.92yrs||€59.17k||no data|
Experienced Board: AKZA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AKZA insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Akzo Nobel N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Akzo Nobel N.V.
- Ticker: AKZA
- Exchange: ENXTAM
- Founded: 1646
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €16.401b
- Shares outstanding: 188.34m
- Website: https://www.akzonobel.com
Number of Employees
- Akzo Nobel N.V.
- Christian Neefestraat 2
- PO Box 75730
- 1077 WW
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AKZO.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSRD ADS NEW||US||USD||May 1989|
|AKUP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPONSRD ADS NEW||DE||EUR||May 1989|
|AKZO.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 1989|
|AKZA||ENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)||Yes||Common Shares||NL||EUR||Dec 1989|
|AKZO||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||AT||EUR||Dec 1989|
|AKU1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1989|
|AKZ||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Dec 1989|
|0A00||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Dec 1989|
|AKZAA||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Dec 1989|
|AKU1||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Dec 1989|
Akzo Nobel N.V. operates as a paints and coatings company worldwide. It offers decorative paints, including paints, lacquers, and varnishes; a range of mixing machines and color concepts for the building a...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 20:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/04 00:00|
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