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Sparebanken Øst

Executive Summary

Sparebanken Øst operates as a savings bank in Eastern Norway. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with solid track record 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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.4%

SPOG

-4.7%

NO Banks

-3.3%

NO Market


1 Year Return

-13.6%

SPOG

-16.2%

NO Banks

-13.4%

NO Market

Return vs Industry: SPOG exceeded the Norwegian Banks industry which returned -16.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SPOG matched the Norwegian Market which returned -13.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SPOGIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%-4.7%-3.3%
30 Day-4.2%-7.7%-2.7%
90 Day-3.2%1.4%5.7%
1 Year-13.6%-13.6%-15.4%-16.2%-10.6%-13.4%
3 Year-2.7%-17.6%-8.6%-17.3%5.3%-6.7%
5 Year18.7%-12.9%48.8%20.9%48.5%18.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sparebanken Øst's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sparebanken Øst undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

27.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SPOG (NOK45.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK62.26)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SPOG is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the NO Banks industry average (9.7x).

PE vs Market: SPOG is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the Norwegian market (13.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SPOG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SPOG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the NO Banks industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Sparebanken Øst forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

0.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPOG's forecast earnings growth (0.8% per year) is below the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: SPOG's earnings (0.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Norwegian market (34.7% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: SPOG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-5.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SPOG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.3% 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 (7%).


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Past Performance

How has Sparebanken Øst performed over the past 5 years?

12.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SPOG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SPOG's current net profit margins (17.3%) are higher than last year (15.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SPOG's earnings have grown by 12.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SPOG's earnings growth over the past year (36.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SPOG earnings growth over the past year (36.3%) exceeded the Banks industry -4.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SPOG's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

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


Balance Sheet


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: SPOG's Assets to Equity ratio (9.8x) is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if SPOG has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: 62% of SPOG's liabilities are made up of primarily higher risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: SPOG has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (73%).

Low Risk Deposits: SPOG's Loans to Deposits ratio (216%) is high.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if SPOG has an appropriate level of bad loans.


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Dividend

What is Sparebanken Øst current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

7.95%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SPOG's dividend (7.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (2.49%).

High Dividend: SPOG's dividend (7.95%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.54%)


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 (50.5%), 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 (71.8% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pal Strand (55 yo)

9.17yrs

Tenure

kr3,199,000

Compensation

Mr. Pal Strand serves as a Director of Frende Holding AS. Mr. Strand serves as Managing Director of Sparebanken Øst. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Sparebanken Øst on July 1, 2011. Mr. ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Pal's total compensation ($USD333.82K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD373.79K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Pal's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Pal Strand
Managing Director9.17yrskr3.20m0.19%
NOK 1.8m
Thor-Henning Brathen
Director of Economics & Finance3.08yrskr1.87m0.0097%
NOK 90.6k
Arnljot Lien
Director of Digitalization & Technology1.5yrskr1.44mno data
Kjell Engen
Deputy CEOno datakr2.52mno data
Halvor Kirkebøen
Head of Management & Control Departmentno datakr1.79m0.013%
NOK 117.4k
Arne Stokke
Director1.5yrskr188.00kno data
Kirsten Østby-Deglum
Director of Legal0.67yrno datano data
Eivind Christiansen
Director of Digital & Marketing and Director0.42yrno datano data

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SPOG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Arne Stokke
Director1.5yrskr188.00kno data
Eivind Christiansen
Director of Digital & Marketing and Director0.42yrno datano data
Jorund Indrelid
Director1.5yrsno datano data
Frode Lindbeck
no datakr989.00k0.017%
NOK 155.3k
Tom Svendsen
no datano data0.0024%
NOK 22.6k
Øivind Andersson
Chair of the Board of Directors3.5yrskr330.00k0.17%
NOK 1.6m
Elly Thoresen
Director8.67yrskr146.00k0.0017%
NOK 16.3k
Ole-Martin Solberg
Employee Representative Director4.42yrskr758.00kno data
May-Britt Andersen
Chairman of the Board of Trusteesno datano datano data
Sissel Fjeld
Employee Director1.5yrskr687.00kno data
Lars Lunde
Deputy Chair of Trusteesno datano datano data
Cecilie Hagby
Director2.5yrskr158.00kno data

2.0yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SPOG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Sparebanken Øst's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sparebanken Øst
  • Ticker: SPOG
  • Exchange: OB
  • Founded: 1843
  • Industry: Diversified Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: kr939.123m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.73m
  • Website: https://www.oest.no

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sparebanken Øst
  • Bragernes Torg 2
  • PO Box 67
  • Drammen
  • Buskerud
  • 3301
  • Norway

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SPOGOB (Oslo Bors)YesPrimary Capital CertificatesNONOKOct 1993
0G45LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesPrimary Capital CertificatesGBNOKOct 1993
SPOGOBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesPrimary Capital CertificatesGBNOKOct 1993

Biography

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-ha ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/26 04:11
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.