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Quantafuel OB:QFUEL Stock Report

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27 Jun, 2022


Company Financials +
QFUEL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

QFUEL Stock Overview

Quantafuel ASA, a technology-based energy company, which converts plastic waste to environment friendly fuels and chemicals in Norway.

Quantafuel Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Quantafuel
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricekr14.18
52 Week Highkr44.40
52 Week Lowkr10.80
1 Month Change-18.13%
3 Month Change-30.90%
1 Year Change-67.02%
3 Year Change15.29%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO102.57%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

QFUELNO Commercial ServicesNO Market

Return vs Industry: QFUEL underperformed the Norwegian Commercial Services industry which returned -30.7% over the past year.

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

Price Volatility

Is QFUEL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
QFUEL volatility
QFUEL Average Weekly Movement11.3%
Commercial Services Industry Average Movement7.9%
Market Average Movement7.2%
10% most volatile stocks in NO Market12.7%
10% least volatile stocks in NO Market4.0%

Stable Share Price: QFUEL is more volatile than 75% of Norwegian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: QFUEL's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Norwegian stocks.

About the Company

2014103Lars Jensen

Quantafuel ASA, a technology-based energy company, which converts plastic waste to environment friendly fuels and chemicals in Norway. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Quantafuel Fundamentals Summary

How do Quantafuel's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
QFUEL fundamental statistics
Market Capkr2.35b
Earnings (TTM)-kr191.06m
Revenue (TTM)kr13.64m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
QFUEL income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenuekr74.94m
Gross Profit-kr61.30m
Other Expenseskr129.77m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Aug 31, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.15
Gross Margin-449.42%
Net Profit Margin-1,400.87%
Debt/Equity Ratio7.2%

How did QFUEL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Book vs Peers

  • Price-To-Book vs Industry

  • Price-To-Book 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 QFUEL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

QFUEL 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/Revenue145.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-9.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does QFUEL's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

QFUEL PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for QFUEL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average5.7x
AGLX Agilyx
PYRUM Pyrum Innovations
NUMND Nordic Unmanned
QFUEL Quantafuel

Price-To-Book vs Peers: QFUEL is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.8x) compared to the peer average (5.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Book vs Industry: QFUEL is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.8x) compared to the Norwegian Commercial Services industry average (4.9x)

Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

QFUEL PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio1.7x
Fair PB Ration/a

Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QFUEL's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: QFUEL (NOK14.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK164.65)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QFUEL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Quantafuel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: QFUEL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.1%).

Earnings vs Market: QFUEL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: QFUEL is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: QFUEL's revenue (58.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (0.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: QFUEL's revenue (58.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: QFUEL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.4%).

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Past Performance

How has Quantafuel performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QFUEL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: QFUEL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: QFUEL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 17.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare QFUEL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: QFUEL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (39.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: QFUEL has a negative Return on Equity (-13.54%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Quantafuel's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QFUEL's short term assets (NOK614.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (NOK85.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: QFUEL's short term assets (NOK614.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (NOK305.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QFUEL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if QFUEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: QFUEL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: QFUEL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 29% each year

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QFUEL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QFUEL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QFUEL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QFUEL's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as QFUEL has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Lars Jensen

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Mr. Lars Rosenløv Jensen Serves as a Chief Executive Officer at Quantafuel ASA.

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Lars's total compensation ($USD337.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD536.37K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Lars's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: QFUEL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: QFUEL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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: QFUEL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19.5%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Quantafuel ASA
  • Ticker: QFUEL
  • Exchange: OB
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: kr2.351b
  • Shares outstanding: 165.83m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Quantafuel ASA
  • Lilleakerveien 2C
  • Oslo
  • Oslo
  • 283
  • Norway


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 Price2022/06/24 00:00
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.