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Lindab International

Executive Summary

Lindab International AB (publ) develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes products and system solutions for construction and improved indoor climate.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

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Share Price & News

How has Lindab International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LIAB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




SE Building


SE Market

1 Year Return




SE Building


SE Market

Return vs Industry: LIAB underperformed the Swedish Building industry which returned 4.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LIAB underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day4.4%1.9%2.6%
30 Day3.5%-1.2%0.5%
90 Day45.0%23.4%25.9%
1 Year2.3%1.4%6.1%5.3%7.5%6.0%
3 Year25.7%19.7%31.1%24.7%20.5%7.7%
5 Year72.3%58.4%63.9%51.1%37.8%10.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lindab International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is Lindab International 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: LIAB (SEK111.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK114.1)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LIAB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LIAB is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the Building industry average (18.6x).

PE vs Market: LIAB is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the Swedish market (20x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LIAB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LIAB is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the SE Building industry average (2.5x).

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Future Growth

How is Lindab International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LIAB's forecast earnings growth (11.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: LIAB's earnings (11.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (17.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: LIAB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: LIAB's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (6.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LIAB's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LIAB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.3%).

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Past Performance

How has Lindab International performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LIAB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LIAB's current net profit margins (6.8%) are higher than last year (5.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LIAB's earnings have grown by 18.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LIAB's earnings growth over the past year (36.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LIAB earnings growth over the past year (36.9%) exceeded the Building industry 20%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: LIAB's Return on Equity (13%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Lindab International's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LIAB's short term assets (SEK3.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK2.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: LIAB's short term assets (SEK3.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK2.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LIAB's debt to equity ratio (24.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: LIAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 60.1% to 24.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LIAB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (75.4%).

Interest Coverage: LIAB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (41.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Lindab International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LIAB's dividend (1.58%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.66%).

High Dividend: LIAB's dividend (1.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (5.19%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: LIAB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: LIAB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (19.9%), LIAB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: LIAB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.7% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Ola Ringdahl (48yo)





Mr. Ola Ringdahl has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lindab International AB since June 2018 and also serves as President & Chief Executive Officer at Lindab AB since 2018. He serves as C ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ola's total compensation ($USD1.34M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD816.13K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ola's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Board Members

Staffan Pehrson
Independent Director0.25yrno datano data
Pontus Andersson
Employee Representative Director25.5yrskr26.00k0.00033% SEK28.0k
Peter Nilsson
Independent Chairman of the Board4.17yrskr858.00k0.039% SEK3.3m
Per Bertland
Independent Director4.17yrskr395.30k0.020% SEK1.7m
Anette Frumerie
Independent Director3.5yrskr415.30k0.0031% SEK266.3k
Viveka Ekberg
Independent Director4.17yrskr466.30k0.014% SEK1.2m
Sonat Burman-Olsson
Independent Director9.17yrskr364.30k0.0016% SEK134.8k
Marcus Hedblom
Independent Director0.25yrno datano data
Peter Stensmar
Deputy Director9.5yrsno datano data
Anders Lundberg
Employee Representative Director3.92yrskr26.00k0.000010% SEK848.0


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: LIAB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LIAB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lindab International AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Lindab International AB (publ)
  • Ticker: LIAB
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 1959
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: kr8.480b
  • Shares outstanding: 76.33m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Lindab International AB (publ)
  • Järnvägsgatan 41
  • Grevie
  • Bastad
  • Skåne County
  • 269 82
  • Sweden


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LIABOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesSeries A SharesSESEKDec 2006
0MWKLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesSeries A SharesGBSEKDec 2006
LIABSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesSeries A SharesGBSEKDec 2006


Lindab International AB (publ) develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes products and system solutions for construction and improved indoor climate. The company operates through three segments: Ventilation Systems, Profile Systems, and Building Systems. It offers products and systems for ventilation, cooling, and heating, as well as construction products and building solutions, such as steel rainwater systems; roof and wall cladding; and steel profiles for wall, roof and beam constructions, and buildings. The company also provides prefabricated steel construction systems, as well as proprietary IT software that simplify the project planning and quotation process for designers and contractors. In addition, it offers indoor climate products, such as air diffusers, water-borne climate systems, and acoustics. Lindab International AB (publ) offers its products through a network of approximately 128 branches, as well as through building contractors and retailers primarily in the Nordic region, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe/the Commonwealth of Independent States, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Lindab Intressenter AB and changed its name to Lindab International AB (publ) in May 2006. Lindab International AB (publ) was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Bastad, Sweden. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/03 20:48
End of Day Share Price2020/07/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.