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MULT

Multiconsult OB:MULTI Stock Report

Last Price

kr122.00

Market Cap

kr3.3b

7D

-3.3%

1Y

-28.9%

Updated

27 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
MULTI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends3/6

MULTI Stock Overview

Multiconsult ASA provides engineering design, consultancy, and architecture services in the Norway and internationally.

Multiconsult Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Multiconsult
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricekr122.00
52 Week Highkr199.00
52 Week Lowkr122.00
Beta1.53
1 Month Change-12.23%
3 Month Change-14.09%
1 Year Change-28.86%
3 Year Change94.27%
5 Year Change35.18%
Change since IPO31.54%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

MULTINO Professional ServicesNO Market
7D-3.3%4.2%-3.4%
1Y-28.9%-10.6%3.2%

Return vs Industry: MULTI underperformed the Norwegian Professional Services industry which returned -10.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MULTI underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned 3.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MULTI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MULTI volatility
MULTI Average Weekly Movement3.7%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement5.1%
Market Average Movement7.2%
10% most volatile stocks in NO Market12.7%
10% least volatile stocks in NO Market4.0%

Stable Share Price: MULTI is less volatile than 75% of Norwegian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: MULTI's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19083,246Grethe Berglyhttps://www.multiconsultgroup.com

Multiconsult ASA provides engineering design, consultancy, and architecture services in the Norway and internationally. It offers multidisciplinary consultancy, design, planning, project supervision and management, geotechnical site survey, verification and control, analysis and due diligence, environmental and HSE, hydrometry and hydrological field work, river basin management, green bond, and lenders advisory services. The company serves building and properties, cities and society, industry, oil and gas, renewable energy, rail and other transportation, and water and environment sectors.

Multiconsult Fundamentals Summary

How do Multiconsult's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MULTI fundamental statistics
Market Capkr3.34b
Earnings (TTM)kr289.72m
Revenue (TTM)kr3.96b

11.5x

P/E Ratio

0.8x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MULTI income statement (TTM)
Revenuekr3.96b
Cost of Revenuekr2.54b
Gross Profitkr1.42b
Other Expenseskr1.13b
Earningskr289.72m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 17, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)10.57
Gross Margin35.94%
Net Profit Margin7.31%
Debt/Equity Ratio21.7%

How did MULTI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.9%

Current Dividend Yield

56%

Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is MULTI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MULTI?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

MULTI key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.4x
PEG Ratio8.1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does MULTI's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

MULTI PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for MULTI vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1748.1x
SSG Self Storage Group
8.3x-40.4%kr2.9b
VOW VOW
6906x48.8%kr2.8b
ZAL Zalaris
59.3xn/akr759.1m
ALSER Serma Group Société anonyme
19xn/a€359.0m
MULTI Multiconsult
11.5x1.4%kr3.3b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MULTI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.5x) compared to the peer average (1748.1x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does MULTI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Professional Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MULTI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.5x) compared to the European Professional Services industry average (19.1x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is MULTI's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

MULTI PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio11.5x
Fair PE Ratio15.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MULTI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.9x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of MULTI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: MULTI (NOK122) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK426.64)

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: MULTI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (8.1x)


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Future Growth

How is Multiconsult forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

3/6

Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


1.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: MULTI's forecast earnings growth (1.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).

Earnings vs Market: MULTI's earnings (1.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Norwegian market (1.6% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: MULTI's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (0.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MULTI's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: MULTI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26.3%)


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Past Performance

How has Multiconsult performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

5/6

Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


18.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MULTI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MULTI's current net profit margins (7.3%) are higher than last year (6.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MULTI's earnings have grown by 18.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MULTI's earnings growth over the past year (25.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: MULTI earnings growth over the past year (25.1%) underperformed the Professional Services industry 44.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: MULTI's Return on Equity (30%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Multiconsult's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MULTI's short term assets (NOK1.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (NOK1.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: MULTI's short term assets (NOK1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (NOK738.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MULTI's net debt to equity ratio (15.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: MULTI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 27.1% to 21.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MULTI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (153%).

Interest Coverage: MULTI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Multiconsult current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


4.92%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: MULTI's dividend (4.92%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (2.74%).

High Dividend: MULTI's dividend (4.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.94%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: MULTI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: MULTI's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.3%), MULTI's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (59.8%), MULTI's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

2.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Grethe Bergly (59 yo)

3.25yrs

Tenure

kr5,620,821

Compensation

Ms. Grethe Bergly has been Chief Executive Officer at Multiconsult ASA since March 1, 2019 and served as an Executive Vice President of Greater Oslo Area at Multiconsult ASA until March 1, 2019. Ms. Bergly...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Grethe's total compensation ($USD575.54K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD583.31K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MULTI's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: MULTI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 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

Multiconsult ASA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Multiconsult ASA
  • Ticker: MULTI
  • Exchange: OB
  • Founded: 1908
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: kr3.342b
  • Shares outstanding: 27.40m
  • Website: https://www.multiconsultgroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Multiconsult ASA
  • Nedre Skøyen vei 2
  • Oslo
  • Oslo
  • 276
  • Norway

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/27 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.