OM:TROAX

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Executive Summary

Troax Group AB (publ), through its subsidiaries, develops and supplies metal-based mesh panel solutions in the Nordic region, the United Kingdom, North America, Continental Europe, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with proven track record.

Share Price & News

How has Troax Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.2%

TROAX

2.6%

SE Machinery

2.0%

SE Market


1 Year Return

42.2%

TROAX

10.9%

SE Machinery

3.6%

SE Market

Return vs Industry: TROAX exceeded the Swedish Machinery industry which returned 10.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TROAX exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 3.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

TROAXIndustryMarket
7 Day4.2%2.6%2.0%
30 Day4.0%6.6%2.5%
90 Day63.9%26.6%23.2%
1 Year43.3%42.2%11.9%10.9%5.1%3.6%
3 Year101.6%94.0%30.4%11.0%18.2%5.6%
5 Year439.2%397.2%89.9%53.2%41.5%13.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Troax Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

33.23x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TROAX (SEK144.2) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK85.7)

Significantly Below Fair Value: TROAX is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TROAX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.2x) compared to the Machinery industry average (17.3x).

PE vs Market: TROAX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.2x) compared to the Swedish market (19.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: TROAX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TROAX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.8x) compared to the SE Machinery industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Troax Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

11.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TROAX's forecast earnings growth (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: TROAX's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (17.2% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: TROAX's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (6.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TROAX's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: TROAX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.5%)


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Past Performance

How has Troax Group performed over the past 5 years?

21.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TROAX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TROAX's current net profit margins (14.6%) are lower than last year (14.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TROAX's earnings have grown significantly by 21.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: TROAX's earnings growth over the past year (3.2%) is below its 5-year average (21.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: TROAX earnings growth over the past year (3.2%) exceeded the Machinery industry -7.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: TROAX's Return on Equity (26.4%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Troax Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TROAX's short term assets (€80.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€27.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: TROAX's short term assets (€80.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€90.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TROAX's debt to equity ratio (84.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: TROAX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 150.6% to 84.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TROAX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.5%).

Interest Coverage: TROAX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (44.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Troax Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.69%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: TROAX's dividend (0.69%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.71%).

High Dividend: TROAX's dividend (0.69%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (5.22%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: TROAX is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: TROAX is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: TROAX is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TROAX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swedish market.


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Management

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

12.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Thomas Widstrand (63yo)

12.5yrs

Tenure

€387,000

Compensation

Mr. Thomas Widstrand has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Troax Group AB since 2008. Mr. Widstrand served as General Manager of Competence Centre Indoor Perimeter Security at Gunnebo AB. H ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Thomas's total compensation ($USD435.08K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD818.14K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Thomas's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Thomas Widstrand
CEO, President & Director12.5yrs€387.00k11.56% 1.0b
Anders Eklöf
Chief Financial Officer3.25yrsno datano data
David Teulon
MD & Regional Manager for UK/Ireland12.5yrsno data0.050% 4.3m
Wolfgang Falkenberg
MD & Regional Manager for Central Europe12.5yrsno data0.027% 2.3m
Javier Garcia
MD & Regional Manager for Southern Europe12.5yrsno data0.083% 7.2m
Jonas Rydqvist
MD & Regional Manager for Nordic Region6.5yrsno data0.015% 1.3m

12.5yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: TROAX's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Thomas Widstrand
CEO, President & Director12.5yrs€387.00k11.56% 1.0b
Eva Nygren
Independent Director4.5yrs€26.00k0.0025% 217.0k
Anna Stålenbring
Independent Director5.5yrs€33.00k0.015% 1.3m
Bertil Persson
Independent Director2.5yrs€31.00k0.0075% 651.8k
Jan Svensson
Independent Chairman4.17yrs€56.00k0.025% 2.2m
Fredrik Hansson
Independent Director2.5yrs€24.00kno data
Bength Håkansson
Employee Representative Director10.5yrsno data0.0069% 597.1k
Milenko Simic
Employee Representative Director4.5yrsno data0.000010% 867.9

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TROAX's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: TROAX insiders have only sold shares 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Troax Group AB (publ)
  • Ticker: TROAX
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 1955
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: kr8.679b
  • Shares outstanding: 59.94m
  • Website: https://www.troax.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Troax Group AB (publ)
  • Tyngel 34
  • PO Box 89
  • Hillerstorp
  • Jönköping County
  • 335 04
  • Sweden

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TROAXOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesOrdinary A SharesSESEKMar 2015
5TOADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary A SharesDEEURMar 2015
TROAXSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary A SharesGBSEKMar 2015

Biography

Troax Group AB (publ), through its subsidiaries, develops and supplies metal-based mesh panel solutions in the Nordic region, the United Kingdom, North America, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company offers machine guarding systems; panels and posts, such as machine guarding panels, polycarbonate panels, sheet metal panels, posts, customization panels, and surface treatment panels; stainless steel competition lines and stainless steel high lines; and accessories, such as end profiles, snappers, cut profiles, kickplates, kit PC holders, kit foam infills, gap covers, and kit extension brackets. It also provides hinged, sliding, telescopic sliding, linear sliding, automatic sliding, and automatic quick roll doors, as well as locks; anti-collapse systems that include panels and accessories; mesh shelving systems; and warehouse partitions and industrial partitions, which comprise mesh partitions, and doors and gates for vehicles, as well as accessories for the material handling and logistics applications. In addition, the company offers doors; panels; and accessories, including shelves, door system kit silences, door system holder number plates, door system trim kits, and end profiles for storage and property protection applications. Troax Group AB (publ) was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Hillerstorp, Sweden. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/02 20:52
End of Day Share Price2020/07/02 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.