Bergman & Beving AB (publ) acquires, develops, and provides brands for the manufacturing and construction sectors.
Very undervalued with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bergman & Beving's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BERG B's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
SE Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
SE Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: BERG B underperformed the Swedish Trade Distributors industry which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BERG B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bergman & Beving's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Bergman & Beving (STO:BERG B) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying Bergman & Beving AB (publ) (STO:BERG B) Shares This Year?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Bergman & Beving AB (publ)'s (STO:BERG B) Share Price Doing?
Is Bergman & Beving 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: BERG B (SEK63.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK167.54)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BERG B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BERG B is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Trade Distributors industry average (15x).
PE vs Market: BERG B is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Swedish market (19.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BERG B is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BERG B is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the SE Trade Distributors industry average (2x).
How is Bergman & Beving forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BERG B's forecast earnings growth (18% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: BERG B's earnings (18% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (16.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BERG B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BERG B's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BERG B's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BERG B's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Bergman & Beving performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BERG B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BERG B's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BERG B's earnings have declined by -22.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BERG B's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BERG B had negative earnings growth (-31.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BERG B's Return on Equity (7.1%) is considered low.
How is Bergman & Beving's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BERG B's short term assets (SEK2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: BERG B's short term assets (SEK2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BERG B's debt to equity ratio (47.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BERG B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.2% to 47.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BERG B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.3%).
Interest Coverage: BERG B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.6x coverage).
What is Bergman & Beving's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BERG B's dividend (4.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.6%).
High Dividend: BERG B's dividend (4.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (5.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BERG B's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BERG B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (69.5%), BERG B's dividend payments are 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 management tenure
Pontus Boman (48yo)
Mr. Pontus Boman, M.Sc. Eng., has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Bergman & Beving AB (publ) (formerly known as B&B Tools AB (publ)) since June 14, 2017. Mr. Boman served as the Chief Executi ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pontus's total compensation ($USD585.30K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD414.37K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pontus's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & President||3yrs||kr5.36m||0.21% SEK3.6m|
|CFO & Secretary||3.17yrs||kr3.43m||0.027% SEK460.4k|
|Head of Acquisitions & Chief Legal Officer||no data||no data||0.011% SEK190.4k|
|Chief Business Development Officer||no data||no data||0.027% SEK457.5k|
|Head of Workplace Safety Division||no data||no data||0.047% SEK793.2k|
|Head of Building Materials Division||no data||no data||0.0088% SEK148.6k|
|Head of Tools & Consumables Division||no data||no data||0.013% SEK214.4k|
|Group Treasurer||6.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of TOOLS Norway||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Momentum Industrial||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BERG B's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.83yrs||kr275.00k||0.048% SEK812.2k|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||kr390.00k||2.69% SEK45.6m|
|Independent Director||3yrs||kr325.00k||0.068% SEK1.1m|
|Independent Director||3yrs||kr275.00k||0.0037% SEK63.4k|
Experienced Board: BERG B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BERG B insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bergman & Beving AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bergman & Beving AB (publ)
- Ticker: BERG B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1906
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: kr1.696b
- Shares outstanding: 26.71m
- Website: https://www.bergmanbeving.com
Number of Employees
- Bergman & Beving AB (publ)
- Box 10024
- Stockholm County
- 100 55
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BERG B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Class B Shares||SE||SEK||Jan 1992|
|0I5O||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class B Shares||GB||SEK||Jan 1992|
Bergman & Beving AB (publ) acquires, develops, and provides brands for the manufacturing and construction sectors. The company operates through three divisions: Building Materials, Workplace Safety, and Tools & Consumables. The Building Materials division develops and markets fastening products and solutions, as well as fire sealing systems under the ESSVE and Fireseal brands. This division also offers fire protection solutions under the Flammatex and Inspecto brand names. The Workplace Safety division develops products and services in workplace safety under the Zekler, Guide, L. Brador, Cresto, Skydda, and Arbesko brand names. This division provides fall protection solutions; protective eyewear, hearing protection, and respiratory protection equipment; clothing for craftsmen; protective and work shoes; protective and work gloves; and personal protective equipment. The Tools & Consumables division engages in the supply of tools and machinery, including Teng Tools brand of hand tools; and Limit measuring tools, as well as Luna tools and machinery. Bergman & Beving AB (publ) has operations in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and internationally. The company was formerly known as B&B Tools AB (publ) and changed its name to Bergman & Beving AB (publ) in June 2017. Bergman & Beving AB (publ) was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/07 00:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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