Sparebanken Øst operates as a savings bank in Eastern Norway.
Undervalued with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Sparebanken Øst's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SPOG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SPOG underperformed the Norwegian Banks industry which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPOG underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned -5.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sparebanken Øst's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Sparebanken Øst 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: SPOG (NOK52.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK80.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SPOG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SPOG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.5x).
PE vs Market: SPOG is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the Norwegian market (14.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SPOG is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SPOG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the NO Banks industry average (0.5x).
How is Sparebanken Øst forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPOG's forecast earnings growth (21.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SPOG's earnings (21.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (18.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SPOG's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (3.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SPOG's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SPOG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.9%).
How has Sparebanken Øst performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPOG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SPOG's current net profit margins (16.9%) are higher than last year (16.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPOG's earnings have grown by 6.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SPOG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SPOG had negative earnings growth (-4.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (22.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SPOG's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Sparebanken Øst's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: SPOG has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SPOG's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: SPOG's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: SPOG has a low allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: SPOG's liabilities are made up of primarily higher risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: SPOG has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: SPOG has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: SPOG has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.57%)
What is Sparebanken Øst's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: SPOG's dividend (6.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (2.99%).
High Dividend: SPOG's dividend (6.84%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.42%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SPOG's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SPOG's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.9%), SPOG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SPOG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (69.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pål Strand (54yo)
Mr. Pål Strand serves as Managing Director of Sparebanken Øst. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Sparebanken Øst on July 1, 2011. Mr. Strand served as its Director of Private & Corporate M ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pål's total compensation ($USD323.09K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD397.07K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pål's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Managing Director||8.6yrs||kr3.04m||0.19% NOK2.1m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.5yrs||kr1.76m||0.0097% NOK105.2k|
|Director of Credit Person Market & Trustee||0yrs||kr3.79m||0.0020% NOK21.9k|
|Deputy CEO||0yrs||kr2.44m||no data|
|Head of Management & Control Department||0yrs||kr1.68m||0.013% NOK136.3k|
|Director of Digitalization & Technology||0.9yrs||kr1.18m||no data|
Experienced Management: SPOG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Director of Credit Person Market & Trustee||0yrs||kr3.79m||0.0020% NOK21.9k|
|Chair of Trustees||0yrs||no data||0.16% NOK1.7m|
|0yrs||no data||0.0024% NOK26.3k|
|Chair of the Board of Directors||2.9yrs||kr353.00k||0.12% NOK1.3m|
|Employee Representative Director||3.8yrs||kr721.00k||no data|
|Deputy Chairman of the Board||1.1yrs||kr190.00k||0.19% NOK2.1m|
|Deputy Chair of Trustees||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SPOG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: SPOG 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 17.8%.
Sparebanken Øst's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sparebanken Øst
- Ticker: SPOG
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1843
- Industry: Diversified Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: kr1.090b
- Shares outstanding: 20.73m
- Website: https://www.oest.no
Number of Employees
- Sparebanken Øst
- Bragernes Torg 2
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SPOG||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Primary Capital Certificates||NO||NOK||Oct 1993|
|0G45||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Primary Capital Certificates||GB||NOK||Oct 1993|
|SPOGO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Primary Capital Certificates||GB||NOK||Oct 1993|
Sparebanken Øst operates as a savings bank in Eastern Norway. The company offers financial products, such as savings, credit, and payment products; mortgages on homes; and debenture financing for second-hand cars, as well as services in the areas of financing, savings and investment, and money-transfer. It also distributes insurance, fund shares, interest rate hedging, currency, and letters of credit, as well as operates, manages, and sells real estate properties. The company was founded in 1843 and is headquartered in Drammen, Norway.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/27 00:00|
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