PION B Stock Overview
PION Group AB (publ) operates as a staffing and recruitment company in Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Germany.
PION Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||kr11.10|
|52 Week High||kr21.30|
|52 Week Low||kr11.00|
|1 Month Change||-11.20%|
|3 Month Change||-15.14%|
|1 Year Change||-15.59%|
|3 Year Change||94.74%|
|5 Year Change||-26.00%|
|Change since IPO||-67.67%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PION B||SE Professional Services||SE Market|
Return vs Industry: PION B exceeded the Swedish Professional Services industry which returned -39.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PION B exceeded the Swedish Market which returned -30.2% over the past year.
|PION B volatility|
|PION B Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||5.7%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in SE Market||11.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in SE Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: PION B is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PION B's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
PION Group AB (publ) operates as a staffing and recruitment company in Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Germany. The company also provides executive search and interim management services. It offers staffing services in the areas of IT, law, life science, sales and marketing, finance, banking and finance, administration, engineering, HR and salary, and purchasing and logistics.
PION Group Fundamentals Summary
|PION B fundamental statistics|
Is PION B overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PION B income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||kr1.89b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.82|
|Net Profit Margin||4.13%|
How did PION B perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
9.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is PION B undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PION B?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is PION B's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does PION B's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|PION B PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
VPAB B Veteranpoolen
OGUN B Ogunsen
WISE Wise Group
EWRK Ework Group
PION B PION Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PION B is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.1x) compared to the peer average (11x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does PION B's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PION B is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.1x) compared to the European Professional Services industry average (17.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is PION B's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||6.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||9.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: PION B is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of PION B when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: PION B (SEK11.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK69.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PION B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is PION Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PION B's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: PION B's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PION B's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PION B's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (10.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PION B's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PION B's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.6%)
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How has PION Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PION B has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PION B's current net profit margins (4.1%) are higher than last year (2.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PION B's earnings have grown significantly by 24.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PION B's earnings growth over the past year (139.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (24.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PION B earnings growth over the past year (139.3%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 70.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PION B's Return on Equity (41.3%) is considered outstanding.
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How is PION Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PION B's short term assets (SEK595.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK465.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: PION B's short term assets (SEK595.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK15.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PION B is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PION B has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 22.8%.
Debt Coverage: PION B has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: PION B has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is PION Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PION B's dividend (9.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.84%).
High Dividend: PION B's dividend (9.03%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (6.07%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PION B's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PION B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54.4%), PION B's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (118.2%), PION B's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jan Bengtsson (55 yo)
Mr. Jan Bengtsson is VD & CEO at PION Group AB (publ) (formerly known as Poolia AB (publ)) since February 2022. He was President & Chief Executive Officer of PION Group AB (publ) (formerly known as Poolia...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jan's total compensation ($USD638.44K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD228.30K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jan's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: PION B's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PION B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|23 Feb 22||Buykr106,329||Danir Forvaltning Ab||Company||6,300||kr17.00|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
PION Group AB (publ)'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PION Group AB (publ)
- Ticker: PION B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: kr522.305m
- Shares outstanding: 47.14m
- Website: https://www.poolia.se
Number of Employees
- PION Group AB (publ)
- Torsgatan 11
- Box 207
- Stockholm County
- 101 24
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PION B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Series B Shares||SE||SEK||Aug 1999|
|PXO||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Series B Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 1999|
|0GSB||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Aug 1999|
|PIONBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Aug 1999|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/26 00:00|
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.