Poolia AB (publ) engages in the temporary staffing and permanent placement of qualified professionals in Sweden, Finland, and Germany. More Details
Very undervalued with flawless balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Poolia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: POOL 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: POOL B underperformed the Swedish Professional Services industry which returned 26.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: POOL B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Poolia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Poolia's (STO:POOL B) Statutory Earnings Are Arguably Too Conservative
2 months ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Holding Back On Poolia AB (publ) (STO:POOL B)
2 months ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Aren't Entirely Convinced About Poolia AB (publ)'s (STO:POOL B) Earnings
Is Poolia 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: POOL B (SEK6.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK10.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: POOL B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: POOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the SE Professional Services industry average (34.4x).
PE vs Market: POOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the Swedish market (22.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: POOL B is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: POOL B is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the SE Professional Services industry average (2.3x).
How is Poolia 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: POOL B's forecast earnings growth (61.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: POOL B's earnings (61.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (13.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: POOL B's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: POOL B's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: POOL B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.9%).
How has Poolia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: POOL B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: POOL B's current net profit margins (0.7%) are lower than last year (1.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: POOL B's earnings have grown by 9.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: POOL 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: POOL B had negative earnings growth (-46.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (-13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: POOL B's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is Poolia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: POOL B's short term assets (SEK409.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK308.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: POOL B's short term assets (SEK409.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK29.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POOL B is debt free.
Reducing Debt: POOL B had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: POOL B has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: POOL B has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Poolia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate POOL B's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate POOL B's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if POOL B's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if POOL B's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: POOL B is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of POOL B's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swedish market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jan Bengtsson (53 yo)
Mr. Jan Bengtsson has been Chief Executive Officer of Poolia AB (publ) since 2018 and also it's President. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Uniflex AB since February 2002. Mr. Bengtsson served a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jan's total compensation ($USD483.60K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD230.77K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jan's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|President & CEO||2.75yrs||kr4.26m||0.77% |
|Chief Financial Officer||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Sales & Marketing Director||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Sales Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Human Resource Director||no data||no data||no data|
|CEO Uniflex Norway & CEO Poolia Norge||no data||no data||no data|
|CEO Uniflex Finland & CEO Poolia Finland||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Poolia Germany||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: POOL B's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||kr185.00k||0.032% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||kr185.00k||0.036% |
|Director||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||kr185.00k||0% |
Experienced Board: POOL B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Poolia AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Poolia AB (publ)
- Ticker: POOL B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: kr280.754m
- Shares outstanding: 46.64m
- Website: https://www.poolia.se
Number of Employees
- Poolia AB (publ)
- Kungsgatan 57 A
- Box 207
- Stockholm County
- 101 24
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|POOL 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|
|POOLBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Aug 1999|
Poolia AB (publ) engages in the temporary staffing and permanent placement of qualified professionals in Sweden, Finland, and Germany. The company also provides executive search services. It specializes in ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/19 21:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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