Hunter Group ASA, an investment company, focuses primarily on shipping and oil services investments.
High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Hunter Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HUNT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
NO Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
NO Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: HUNT exceeded the Norwegian Oil and Gas industry which returned -18.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HUNT exceeded the Norwegian Market which returned -1.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hunter Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe're Not Counting On Hunter Group (OB:HUNT) To Sustain Its Statutory Profitability
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Percentage Of Hunter Group ASA (OB:HUNT) Shares Do Insiders Own?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StHunter Group ASA (OB:HUNT): Are Analysts Optimistic?
Is Hunter Group 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: HUNT (NOK4.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK11.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HUNT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HUNT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (222.5x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (18.1x).
PE vs Market: HUNT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (222.5x) compared to the Norwegian market (14.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HUNT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HUNT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the NO Oil and Gas industry average (0.9x).
How is Hunter Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HUNT's forecast earnings growth (48% per year) is above the savings rate (0.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HUNT's earnings (48% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HUNT's revenue (55.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (3.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HUNT's revenue (55.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HUNT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.6%).
How has Hunter Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HUNT has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HUNT became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HUNT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 6.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: HUNT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HUNT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-18%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HUNT's Return on Equity (0.6%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Hunter Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HUNT's short term assets ($10.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: HUNT's short term assets ($10.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($58.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HUNT's debt to equity ratio (30.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HUNT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.3% to 30.8% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: HUNT has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HUNT's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).
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: HUNT is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: HUNT is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Hunter Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HUNT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HUNT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HUNT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HUNT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HUNT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Norwegian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Erik A. Frydendal 0
Mr. Erik A.S. Frydendal has been CEO of Hunter Group ASA since March 19, 2018 and served as its CFO until August 12, 2019. Mr. Frydendal has capital markets experience, most recently as a Partner in Fearnl ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Erik A.'s total compensation ($USD68.42K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD467.08K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Erik A.'s compensation with company performance.
|Chief Executive Officer||1.9yrs||US$632.83k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Business Development||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Dwellop AS||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.5yrs||no data||0.0027% $65.4k|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.8yrs||no data||0.022% $530.1k|
Experienced Management: HUNT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 491.2%.
Hunter Group ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hunter Group ASA
- Ticker: HUNT
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: kr2.440b
- Shares outstanding: 575.36m
- Website: https://www.huntergroup.no
Number of Employees
- Hunter Group ASA
- Dronningen 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HUNT||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NO||NOK||Jan 2006|
|0JI3||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||Jan 2006|
|HUNTO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||Jan 2006|
Hunter Group ASA, an investment company, focuses primarily on shipping and oil services investments. Its fleet consist of eight identical VLCC newbuilding contracts. The company was formerly known as Badger Explorer ASA and changed its name to Hunter Group ASA in May 2017. Hunter Group ASA was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/16 21:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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