Austevoll Seafood ASA, a seafood company, engages in the salmon, white fish, and pelagic businesses in Norway, the European Union, Eastern Europe, Africa, the Pacific, North America, South America, and Central America. More Details
Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Austevoll Seafood's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AUSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Norwegian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AUSS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AUSS exceeded the Norwegian Food industry which returned -8.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AUSS underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned -4.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Austevoll Seafood's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StEarnings Beat: Austevoll Seafood ASA Just Beat Analyst Forecasts, And Analysts Have Been Updating Their Models
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAustevoll Seafood ASA's (OB:AUSS) Stock On An Uptrend: Could Fundamentals Be Driving The Momentum?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Look At Austevoll Seafood's (OB:AUSS) Share Price Returns
Is Austevoll Seafood 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: AUSS (NOK81.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK183.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AUSS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AUSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the NO Food industry average (21x).
PE vs Market: AUSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the Norwegian market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AUSS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AUSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the NO Food industry average (2.5x).
How is Austevoll Seafood forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AUSS's forecast earnings growth (31.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: AUSS's earnings (31.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Norwegian market (33.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AUSS's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AUSS's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AUSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.6%).
How has Austevoll Seafood performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AUSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AUSS's current net profit margins (4.1%) are lower than last year (5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AUSS's earnings have grown by 1.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AUSS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AUSS had negative earnings growth (-19.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (18.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AUSS's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Austevoll Seafood's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AUSS's short term assets (NOK14.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (NOK5.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: AUSS's short term assets (NOK14.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (NOK11.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AUSS's debt to equity ratio (32.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AUSS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 46% to 32.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AUSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.1%).
Interest Coverage: AUSS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7x coverage).
What is Austevoll Seafood current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AUSS's dividend (3.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (2.45%).
High Dividend: AUSS's dividend (3.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.03%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AUSS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AUSS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54.4%), AUSS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AUSS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Arne Møgster (45 yo)
Mr. Arne Møgster has been the Chief Executive Officer of Austevoll Seafood ASA since 2006 and serves as its President. Mr. Møgster has been working in subsidiaries of LACO AS since 1997. He has experience ...
|CEO & President||14.83yrs||kr1.78m||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||24.83yrs||kr1.24m||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Legal Affairs||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of South America operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Foodcorp SA (Chile)||36.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Welcon Invest AS||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Austral Group Saa (Peru)||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Lerøy Seafood Group ASA||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer of South America Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer of Austral Group SAA (Peru)||7.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AUSS's management team is seasoned and experienced (19.8 years average tenure).
|Member of the Board||39.58yrs||kr150.00k||0.030% |
|Chairman of the Board||10.5yrs||no data||0.025% |
|Independent Deputy Chairman||10.5yrs||kr156.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of the Board||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Member of the Board||6.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of the Board||8.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of the Board||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: AUSS's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Austevoll Seafood ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Austevoll Seafood ASA
- Ticker: AUSS
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: kr16.469b
- Shares outstanding: 201.82m
- Website: https://www.auss.no
Number of Employees
- Austevoll Seafood ASA
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AUSS||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NO||NOK||Jun 2006|
|0DNW||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||Jun 2006|
|Z85||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2006|
|ASTV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2006|
|AUSSO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||Jun 2006|
Austevoll Seafood ASA, a seafood company, engages in the salmon, white fish, and pelagic businesses in Norway, the European Union, Eastern Europe, Africa, the Pacific, North America, South America, and Cen...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/11/24 22:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/24 00:00|
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