BTS Group AB (publ) operates as a consulting and education firm in Sweden and internationally.
BTS B passed our risk checks.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has BTS Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BTS B has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
SE Professional Services
1 Year Return
SE Professional Services
Return vs Industry: BTS B exceeded the Swedish Professional Services industry which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BTS B exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 15.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BTS Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Independent Director of BTS Group AB (publ) (STO:BTS B), Dag Sehlin, Just Bought 100% More Shares
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs BTS Group (STO:BTS B) A Risky Investment?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs BTS Group AB (publ) (STO:BTS B) An Attractive Dividend Stock?
Is BTS Group 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: BTS B (SEK253.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK403.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BTS B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BTS B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.3x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (29x).
PE vs Market: BTS B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.3x) compared to the Swedish market (19.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BTS B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BTS B is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.8x) compared to the SE Professional Services industry average (2.5x).
How is BTS Group 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: BTS B's forecast earnings growth (14% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: BTS B's earnings (14% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BTS B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BTS B's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BTS B's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BTS B's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.9%)
How has BTS Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BTS B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BTS B's current net profit margins (8.1%) are higher than last year (7.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BTS B's earnings have grown by 20% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BTS B's earnings growth over the past year (19.5%) is below its 5-year average (20% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BTS B earnings growth over the past year (19.5%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 4.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BTS B's Return on Equity (18%) is considered low.
How is BTS Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BTS B's short term assets (SEK1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK664.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: BTS B's short term assets (SEK1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK364.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BTS B's debt to equity ratio (11.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if BTS B's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BTS B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (217.7%).
Interest Coverage: BTS B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: BTS B has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BTS B's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 10.2x debt).
What is BTS Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BTS B's dividend (1.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.65%).
High Dividend: BTS B's dividend (1.66%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (4.4%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BTS B's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BTS B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.6%), BTS B's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BTS B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Henrik Ekelund (64yo)
Mr. Henrik Ekelund has been the Chief Executive Officer of BTS Group AB (publ) (Holding company of BTS USA Inc.) since 1986 and serves as its President. Mr. Ekelund founded BTS Group AB (publ) in 1986. He ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Henrik's total compensation ($USD4.67M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD548.44K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Henrik's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Founder||34.1yrs||no data||20.73% SEK1.0b|
|Independent Director||3.1yrs||kr194.00k||0.0026% SEK130.8k|
|Independent Director||16.1yrs||kr194.00k||0.11% SEK5.8m|
|Independent Director||17.1yrs||kr254.00k||0.17% SEK8.4m|
|Independent Director||17.1yrs||kr254.00k||0.10% SEK5.2m|
Experienced Board: BTS B's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BTS 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.
BTS Group AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BTS Group AB (publ)
- Ticker: BTS B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: kr5.052b
- Shares outstanding: 19.32m
- Website: https://www.bts.com
Number of Employees
- BTS Group AB (publ)
- Grevgatan 34
- Stockholm County
- 114 53
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BGPB.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Series B Shares||US||USD||Jun 2001|
|BTS B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Series B Shares||SE||SEK||Jun 2001|
|0KGY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Jun 2001|
|BTSBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Jun 2001|
BTS Group AB (publ) operates as a consulting and education firm in Sweden and internationally. The company operates through BTS North America, BTS Europe, BTS Other Markets, and APG segments. It offers a range of services that meet needs within strategy execution and talent development with services that monitor the employee from evaluation for selection and development, to strategic consensus and strategy implementation; leadership development programs; assessment solutions; and business acumen programs. The company also provides buyer-centric consulting, sales transformation, assessment, selection, and on-the-job execution tools; and digital solutions, events, and services, including customized cloud-based business simulations, and other immersive experiences and tools that could be delivered in a classroom. It serves customers in IT equipment and software, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and biotech, fast-moving consumer goods, energy, telecommunications, professional services, and retail sectors. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/26 00:00|
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