Wilson ASA, a short sea company, charters and operates vessels in the short sea bulk sector in Norway and Europe. More Details
Good value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Wilson's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WILS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WILS exceeded the Norwegian Shipping industry which returned -18.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WILS exceeded the Norwegian Market which returned -6.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Wilson's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's How We Evaluate Wilson ASA's (OB:WILS) Dividend
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Wilson (OB:WILS) Using Too Much Debt?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Of Wilson (OB:WILS) Must Be Happy With Their 151% Total Return
Is Wilson 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: WILS (NOK19.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK96.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WILS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WILS is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the NO Shipping industry average (14.2x).
PE vs Market: WILS is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the Norwegian market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WILS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WILS's PB Ratio (0.7x) is in line with the NO Shipping industry average.
How is Wilson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Transportation 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 Wilson 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.
- Examine whether Wilson is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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- Explore growth companies in the Transportation industry.
How has Wilson performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WILS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WILS's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (6.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WILS's earnings have grown significantly by 48.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WILS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WILS had negative earnings growth (-26.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Shipping industry average (-13.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WILS's Return on Equity (6%) is considered low.
How is Wilson's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WILS's short term assets (€46.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (€42.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: WILS's short term assets (€46.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€156.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WILS's debt to equity ratio (121.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WILS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 174% to 121.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WILS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.8%).
Interest Coverage: WILS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).
What is Wilson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WILS's dividend (2.69%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (2.48%).
High Dividend: WILS's dividend (2.69%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WILS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: WILS has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.2%), WILS'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
Mr. Øyvind Gjerde serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Wilson ASA and served as its Director. Mr. Gjerde served as President and Managing Director at Wilson ASA.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Oyvind's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD372.19K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Oyvind's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board||20.75yrs||€22.00k||no data|
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|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
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Experienced Board: WILS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.3 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.
Wilson ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wilson ASA
- Ticker: WILS
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1923
- Industry: Marine
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: kr859.660m
- Shares outstanding: 43.86m
- Website: https://www.wilsonship.no
- Wilson ASA
- Bradbenken 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WILS||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Share Capital||NO||NOK||Mar 2005|
|0GJ3||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Share Capital||GB||NOK||Mar 2005|
|WILSO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Share Capital||GB||NOK||Mar 2005|
Wilson ASA, a short sea company, charters and operates vessels in the short sea bulk sector in Norway and Europe. It operates through a fleet of 114 vessels in the range of 1500-8500 dwt. The company was f ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/10/19 22:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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