Bergman & Beving AB (publ) acquires, designs, develops, and provides products and brands for the manufacturing and construction sectors in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and internationally. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
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 has not had significant price volatility in 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 52% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BERG B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 16.9% 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
6 days ago | Simply Wall StCould The Bergman & Beving AB (publ) (STO:BERG B) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThree Things You Should Check Before Buying Bergman & Beving AB (publ) (STO:BERG B) For Its Dividend
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Of Bergman & Beving (STO:BERG B) Have Received 36% On Their Investment
Is Bergman & Beving undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BERG B (SEK84.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK80.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BERG B is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BERG B is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the SE Trade Distributors industry average (22x).
PE vs Market: BERG B is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the Swedish market (22.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BERG B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BERG B is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the SE Trade Distributors industry average (2.6x).
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 (17.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: BERG B's earnings (17.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (12.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BERG B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BERG B's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (3.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BERG B's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BERG B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.6%).
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 (4.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BERG B's earnings have declined by 23.2% 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 (-28.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (9.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BERG B's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.
How is Bergman & Beving's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BERG B's short term assets (SEK2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: BERG B's short term assets (SEK2.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BERG B's debt to equity ratio (45.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BERG B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 17% to 45.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BERG B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.9%).
Interest Coverage: BERG B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.3x coverage).
What is Bergman & Beving current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BERG B's dividend (1.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.14%).
High Dividend: BERG B's dividend (1.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (4.31%).
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 fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.1%), BERG B's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BERG B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (41.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pontus Boman (49 yo)
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 ($USD659.70K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD384.02K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pontus's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & President||3.33yrs||kr5.76m||0.25% |
|CFO & Secretary||3.5yrs||kr3.43m||0.032% |
|Head of Acquisitions & Chief Legal Officer||no data||no data||0.015% |
|Chief Business Development Officer||no data||no data||0.027% |
|Head of Workplace Safety Division||no data||no data||0.047% |
|Head of Tools & Consumables Division||no data||no data||0.016% |
|Group Treasurer||6.75yrs||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|
|Chief Executive Officer of Gigant AB||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of TOOLS Sverige AB||4.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of B&B TOOLS Holding Fi Oy||4.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BERG B's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.75yrs||kr700.00k||0.29% |
|Employee Representative Director||14.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||kr275.00k||0.048% |
|Employee Representative Director||10.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||kr275.00k||0.0092% |
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||kr275.00k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||kr325.00k||0.068% |
Experienced Board: BERG B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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: kr2.283b
- 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|
|BERGBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Class B Shares||GB||SEK||Jan 1992|
Bergman & Beving AB (publ) acquires, designs, develops, and provides products and brands for the manufacturing and construction sectors in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and internationally. The company operates ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/21 22:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/21 00:00|
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