Gyldendal ASA, through its subsidiaries publishes and sells books in Norway.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||kr580.00|
|52 Week High||kr426.00|
|52 Week Low||kr650.00|
|1 Month Change||-3.33%|
|3 Month Change||4.51%|
|1 Year Change||10.48%|
|3 Year Change||55.08%|
|5 Year Change||132.00%|
|Change since IPO||510.53%|
Recent News & Updates
|GYL||NO Specialty Retail||NO Market|
Return vs Industry: GYL underperformed the Norwegian Specialty Retail industry which returned 31.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GYL underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned 26.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: GYL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Norwegian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GYL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Gyldendal ASA, through its subsidiaries publishes and sells books in Norway. It also operates 142 bookstores; and ark.no, an online bookstore. In addition, it publishes dictionaries, and encyclopedias and other reference books in book and digital forms.
Gyldendal Fundamentals Summary
|GYL fundamental statistics|
Is GYL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GYL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||kr1.14b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||31.06|
|Net Profit Margin||2.95%|
How did GYL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is Gyldendal 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: GYL (NOK580) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK749.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GYL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GYL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.7x) compared to the European Specialty Retail industry average (14.4x).
PE vs Market: GYL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.7x) compared to the Norwegian market (13.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GYL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GYL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the XE Specialty Retail industry average (2.2x).
How is Gyldendal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Retail industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Gyldendal has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Gyldendal performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GYL has a large one-off gain of NOK30.5M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GYL's current net profit margins (2.9%) are higher than last year (2.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GYL's earnings have declined by 0.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GYL's earnings growth over the past year (64%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GYL earnings growth over the past year (64%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 47.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GYL's Return on Equity (8.9%) is considered low.
How is Gyldendal's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GYL's short term assets (NOK687.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (NOK636.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: GYL's short term assets (NOK687.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (NOK481.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GYL's debt to equity ratio (18.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GYL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.8% to 18.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GYL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (161.7%).
Interest Coverage: GYL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.5x coverage).
What is Gyldendal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GYL's dividend (1.72%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (1.84%).
High Dividend: GYL's dividend (1.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (5.16%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GYL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GYL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.2%), GYL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
John Thuv (51 yo)
Mr. John Tørres Thuv has been Chief Executive Officer of ARK Bokhandel AS since 2007. Mr. Thuv serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Member of The Corporate Management of Gyldendal ASA. He served as C...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD554.96K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD544.80K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: GYL's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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.
Gyldendal ASA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gyldendal ASA
- Ticker: GYL
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1925
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: kr1.338b
- Shares outstanding: 2.31m
- Website: https://www.gyldendalasa.no
Number of Employees
- Gyldendal ASA
- Sehestedsgate 4
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/26 16:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
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.