OB:HUNT

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Hunter Group ASA, an investment company, focuses primarily on shipping and oil services investments.

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Fundamentals

Exceptional growth potential with adequate 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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.5%

OB:HUNT

3.6%

NO Energy Services

1.6%

NO Market


1 Year Return

-4.1%

OB:HUNT

-41.6%

NO Energy Services

-14.8%

NO Market

HUNT outperformed the Energy Services industry which returned -41.6% over the past year.

HUNT outperformed the Market in Norway which returned -14.8% over the past year.


Share holder returns

HUNTIndustryMarket
7 Day1.5%3.6%1.6%
30 Day-7.7%-15.1%-4.4%
90 Day-15.2%-21.7%-5.4%
1 Year-4.1%-4.1%-40.5%-41.6%-9.9%-14.8%
3 Year-76.4%-76.4%-3.5%-10.2%38.1%20.0%
5 Year-94.3%-94.3%-51.1%-65.5%38.6%6.9%

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

Valuation

Is Hunter Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Hunter Group's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Hunter Group's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Hunter Group is overvalued based on earnings compared to the NO Energy Services industry average.

Hunter Group is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Norway market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Hunter Group is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Hunter Group is overvalued based on assets compared to the NO Energy Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Hunter Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

92.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Hunter Group's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Hunter Group's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Hunter Group's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Norway market average.

Hunter Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Norway market average.

Hunter Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.8%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Hunter Group is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Hunter Group performed over the past 5 years?

-10.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Hunter Group's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are above average.

Hunter Group has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

Hunter Group has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the NO Energy Services industry average.


Return on Equity

Hunter Group has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Hunter Group used its assets less efficiently than the NO Energy Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Hunter Group improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Hunter Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Hunter Group is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Hunter Group's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Hunter Group's level of debt (0.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if Hunter Group's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1739.9%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Unable to confirm if the interest payments on Hunter Group's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 100.6x debt.


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Dividend

What is Hunter Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Hunter Group's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Hunter Group's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Hunter Group has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Hunter Group's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Hunter Group has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Hunter Group's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for Norway.


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Management

What is the CEO of Hunter Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

US$633k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Erik A. Frydendal 0

1.4yrs

Tenure

US$632,832

Compensation

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

Erik A.'s remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Norway.

Insufficient data for Erik A. to compare compensation growth.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Hunter Group individual insiders in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$3,499,99917 Jun 19
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,000,000
Max PriceUS$3.50
BuyUS$156,00031 Jan 19
Sujoy Seal
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares50,000
Max PriceUS$3.12
BuyUS$591,45931 Jan 19
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares190,793
Max PriceUS$3.10
BuyUS$958,54228 Jan 19
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares309,207
Max PriceUS$3.10
BuyUS$236,09328 Jan 19
Sujoy Seal
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares75,000
Max PriceUS$3.15
BuyUS$136,46827 Dec 18
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares43,323
Max PriceUS$3.15
BuyUS$430,45118 Dec 18
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares136,651
Max PriceUS$3.15
BuyUS$50,38110 Dec 18
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares15,994
Max PriceUS$3.15
BuyUS$8,578,55706 Dec 18
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares2,680,796
Max PriceUS$3.20
BuyUS$610,96317 Sep 18
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares190,926
Max PriceUS$3.20
BuyUS$21,11810 Sep 18
Arne Fredly
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares6,704
Max PriceUS$3.15

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Helge Hustoft

    Chief Executive Officer of Dwellop AS

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Eirik Bergsvik

    Senior Vice President of Business Development

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Sujoy Seal

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Erik A. Frydendal

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$632.83k
  • Lars Brynildsrud

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Kristin Hellebust (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Arne Fredly (55yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Henrik Christensen (57yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Company Information

Hunter Group ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hunter Group ASA
  • Ticker: HUNT
  • Exchange: OB
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: kr1.899b
  • Shares outstanding: 575.36m
  • Website: https://www.huntergroup.no

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hunter Group ASA
  • Dronningen 1
  • Oslo
  • Oslo
  • 287
  • Norway

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HUNTOB (Oslo Bors)YesOrdinary SharesNONOKJan 2006
0JI3LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBNOKJan 2006

Biography

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 Badge ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 20:58
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.