Grong Sparebank, an independent savings bank, provides a range of banking products and services in Norway. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Grong Sparebank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GRONG-ME has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GRONG-ME exceeded the Norwegian Banks industry which returned -12.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GRONG-ME exceeded the Norwegian Market which returned -6.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Grong Sparebank's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Grong Sparebank 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: GRONG-ME (NOK114) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK219.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GRONG-ME is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GRONG-ME is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the NO Banks industry average (9.6x).
PE vs Market: GRONG-ME is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the Norwegian market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GRONG-ME's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GRONG-ME's PB Ratio (0.4x) is in line with the NO Banks industry average.
How is Grong Sparebank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Banks 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 Grong Sparebank 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether Grong Sparebank is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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How has Grong Sparebank performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GRONG-ME has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GRONG-ME's current net profit margins (14.2%) are lower than last year (18.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GRONG-ME's earnings have declined by 4.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GRONG-ME's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GRONG-ME had negative earnings growth (-17.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (-5.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GRONG-ME's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is Grong Sparebank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: GRONG-ME's Assets to Equity ratio (9.1x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if GRONG-ME has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: 80% of GRONG-ME's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: GRONG-ME has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (86%).
Low Risk Deposits: GRONG-ME's Loans to Deposits ratio (120%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if GRONG-ME has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Grong Sparebank current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GRONG-ME's dividend (6.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (2.48%).
High Dividend: GRONG-ME's dividend (6.14%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, GRONG-ME has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GRONG-ME has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (82.5%), GRONG-ME's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Solum (54 yo)
Mr. Jon Håvard Solum has been General Manager at Grong Sparebank since 2000. Mr. Solum serves as Chairman of Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk AS. He serves as a Member of Supervisory Board of Eika Forsikri ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD214.30K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD372.19K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|General Manager||20.75yrs||kr1.99m||1.25% |
|Bank Chief of Corporate Market||15.75yrs||kr1.32m||0.14% |
|Bank Manager of Private Market||no data||kr1.28m||0.034% |
|Finance Manager||3.75yrs||no data||0.076% |
|Head of Department Mosjøen||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Division Namsos||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GRONG-ME's management team is seasoned and experienced (15.8 years average tenure).
|Employee Representative Director||2.58yrs||kr33.00k||0.19% |
|Chairman of the Board||13.75yrs||kr88.00k||0.37% |
|Vice Chairman||0.75yr||kr33.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||no data||kr33.00k||0.0062% |
|Board Member||no data||no data||0.011% |
|Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Deputy Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Board member||no data||no data||1.83% |
Experienced Board: GRONG-ME's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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: GRONG-ME 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.
Grong Sparebank's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Grong Sparebank
- Ticker: GRONG-ME
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1862
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: kr347.780m
- Shares outstanding: 2.97m
- Website: https://www.grong-sparebank.no
Number of Employees
- Grong Sparebank
- Sundspetvegen 2
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GRONG-ME||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Share Capital||NO||NOK||Jun 2017|
Grong Sparebank, an independent savings bank, provides a range of banking products and services in Norway. It offers bank savings accounts; fund savings; retirement savings; and car loans, mortgage loans, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/19 22:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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