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Market Cap

€18.5b

Last Updated

2021/09/16 21:29 UTC

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Executive Summary

Akzo Nobel N.V. operates as a paints and coatings company worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with solid track record and pays a dividend.


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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 +/- 2% a week.

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.8%

AKZA

2.9%

NL Chemicals

0.3%

NL Market


1 Year Return

18.1%

AKZA

33.2%

NL Chemicals

38.4%

NL Market

Return vs Industry: AKZA underperformed the Dutch Chemicals industry which returned 31.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AKZA underperformed the Dutch Market which returned 36.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AKZAIndustryMarket
7 Day0.8%2.9%0.3%
30 Day-3.0%2.9%3.7%
90 Day-3.8%10.3%6.8%
1 Year20.5%18.1%35.4%33.2%40.3%38.4%
3 Year38.0%8.8%61.3%43.1%50.4%37.0%
5 Year106.7%46.1%159.5%112.6%95.5%64.8%

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?


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Valuation

Is Akzo Nobel undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

30.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AKZA (€101.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€145.05)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AKZA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AKZA is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.3x) compared to the Dutch Chemicals industry average (21.6x).

PE vs Market: AKZA is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.3x) compared to the Dutch market (22.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AKZA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AKZA is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the NL Chemicals industry average (3.5x).


Future Growth

How is Akzo Nobel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?

9.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AKZA's forecast earnings growth (9.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.1%).

Earnings vs Market: AKZA's earnings (9.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (12% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: AKZA's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AKZA's revenue (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 high in 3 years time (20.6%)


Past Performance

How has Akzo Nobel performed over the past 5 years?

1.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AKZA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AKZA's current net profit margins (9.4%) are higher than last year (5.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AKZA's earnings have grown by 1.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AKZA's earnings growth over the past year (80%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AKZA earnings growth over the past year (80%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 67.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AKZA's Return on Equity (15.4%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Akzo Nobel's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AKZA's short term assets (€5.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: AKZA's short term assets (€5.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AKZA's debt to equity ratio (56.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AKZA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.2% to 56.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AKZA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.8%).

Interest Coverage: AKZA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Akzo Nobel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.93%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AKZA's dividend (1.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (1.4%).

High Dividend: AKZA's dividend (1.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (4.55%).


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 reasonably low payout ratio (33.2%), AKZA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AKZA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (37.5% payout ratio).


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Management

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

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Thierry F. Vanlancker (57 yo)

4.17yrs

Tenure

€5,561,689

Compensation

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 ($USD6.54M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD3.05M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Thierry F.'s compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AKZA's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: AKZA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Akzo Nobel N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Ticker: AKZA
  • Exchange: ENXTAM
  • Founded: 1646
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €18.453b
  • Shares outstanding: 182.25m
  • Website: https://www.akzonobel.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Christian Neefestraat 2
  • PO Box 75730
  • Amsterdam
  • Noord-Holland
  • 1077 WW
  • Netherlands

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Biography

Akzo Nobel N.V. operates as a paints and coatings company worldwide. It offers decorative paints, including paints, lacquers, and varnishes; and a range of mixing machines and color concepts for the buildi...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/16 21:29
End of Day Share Price2021/09/16 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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