Kongsberg Automotive ASA develops, manufactures, and sells products to the automotive industry worldwide.
Proven track record and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Kongsberg Automotive's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KOA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
NO Auto Components
1 Year Return
NO Auto Components
Return vs Industry: KOA underperformed the Norwegian Auto Components industry which returned -45.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KOA underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned -24.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kongsberg Automotive's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Kongsberg Automotive undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KOA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KOA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KOA is good value based on its PE Ratio (2x) compared to the Auto Components industry average (8.1x).
PE vs Market: KOA is good value based on its PE Ratio (2x) compared to the Norwegian market (9.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KOA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KOA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the XE Auto Components industry average (0.7x).
How is Kongsberg Automotive forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Automobiles industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Kongsberg Automotive has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Kongsberg Automotive performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KOA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KOA's current net profit margins (2.5%) are higher than last year (2.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KOA's earnings have grown significantly by 57.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KOA's earnings growth over the past year (20.7%) is below its 5-year average (57.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KOA earnings growth over the past year (20.7%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -5.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KOA's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.
How is Kongsberg Automotive's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KOA's short term assets (€395.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€237.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: KOA's short term assets (€395.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€406.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KOA's debt to equity ratio (99.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KOA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 130.6% to 99.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KOA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.3%).
Interest Coverage: KOA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: KOA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: KOA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.4x debt).
What is Kongsberg Automotive's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KOA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KOA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KOA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KOA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KOA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Norwegian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Henning Jensen (59yo)
Mr. Henning Eskild Jensen, MBA has been Chief Executive Officer of Kongsberg Automotive ASA since June 10, 2016 and serves as its President. Mr. Jensen served as the Chief Executive Officer at Atex Group ...
|CEO & President||3.83yrs||no data||0.10% €654.8k|
|Chief Financial Officer||3.25yrs||€593.30k||0.033% €219.9k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Planning||0.50yr||€237.50k||no data|
|General Counsel||3.5yrs||€223.70k||0.020% €131.2k|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Communications||2.42yrs||€374.90k||0.014% €90.6k|
|Executive Vice President of Fluid Transfer||no data||€256.40k||0.029% €192.0k|
|Senior Vice President of Off-Highway||no data||€276.50k||0.012% €81.5k|
|President of Powertrain & Chassis Products||2.42yrs||€497.30k||0.012% €80.2k|
|Executive Vice President of Quality||2.42yrs||€296.80k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Couplings||no data||€204.20k||0.012% €81.1k|
Experienced Management: KOA's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||€42.60k||0.0054% €35.2k|
|Employee Representative Director||1.25yrs||€11.70k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||€29.20k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.33yrs||€57.90k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||€25.90k||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||4.92yrs||€14.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||2.83yrs||€11.70k||0.0034% €22.0k|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||€24.60k||no data|
Experienced Board: KOA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: KOA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.1%.
Kongsberg Automotive ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kongsberg Automotive ASA
- Ticker: KOA
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1957
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: kr656.610m
- Shares outstanding: 447.89m
- Website: https://www.kongsbergautomotive.com
Number of Employees
- Kongsberg Automotive ASA
- Dyrmyrgata 48
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KOA||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NO||NOK||May 1995|
|K3A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 1995|
|0HW0||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||May 1995|
|KGAU.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 1995|
|KOAO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||May 1995|
Kongsberg Automotive ASA develops, manufactures, and sells products to the automotive industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Interior, Powertrain & Chassis Products, and Specialty Products. The Interior segment offers comfort and safety related products, such as massage systems, seat support systems, seat climate systems, and light duty cables and actuators for vehicle interiors, as well as panel heaters for electric cars. The Powertrain & Chassis Products segment provides powertrain systems and chassis related products, including gear shifters for automatic and manual transmissions, shift cables and towers, and chassis stabilizers, as well as gear and clutch control systems, such as actuators for heavy and light duty commercial vehicles. The Specialty Products segment offers driver control and fluid handling systems, such as air couplings; fuel transfer systems comprising specialized hoses, tubes, and assemblies; and off-road products consisting of steering columns, displays, and pedals and hand controls, as well as other products and software. It serves OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the automotive, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets. The company was formerly known as Kongsberg Automotive Holding ASA and changed its name to Kongsberg Automotive ASA in August 2014. Kongsberg Automotive ASA was founded in 1957 and is based in Kongsberg, Norway.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 20:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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