OM:POOL B

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Poolia AB (publ) engages in the temporary staffing and permanent placement of qualified professionals in Sweden, Finland, and Germany.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

Very undervalued with flawless balance sheet.

Risks

  • Poolia has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Poolia is covered by less than 3 analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.4%

OM:POOL B

-3.2%

SE Professional Services

2.7%

SE Market


1 Year Return

-51.0%

OM:POOL B

3.1%

SE Professional Services

2.8%

SE Market

POOL B underperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 3.2% over the past year.

POOL B underperformed the Market in Sweden which returned 2.8% over the past year.


Share holder returns

POOL BIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.4%-3.2%2.7%
30 Day-8.4%1.1%8.4%
90 Day-14.5%0.7%3.3%
1 Year-49.2%-51.0%15.4%3.1%7.2%2.8%
3 Year-59.4%-64.1%49.5%24.6%32.9%13.1%
5 Year-36.5%-46.0%117.7%70.4%53.6%21.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Poolia undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Poolia's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Poolia's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Poolia is good value based on earnings compared to the SE Professional Services industry average.

Poolia is good value based on earnings compared to the Sweden market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Poolia is good value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Poolia is good value based on assets compared to the SE Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Poolia expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

24.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Poolia's revenue is expected to grow by 0.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Poolia's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Poolia's revenue growth is positive but not above the Sweden market average.

Poolia's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Sweden market average.

Poolia's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.4%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Poolia is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Poolia performed over the past 5 years?

32.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Poolia has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Poolia's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Poolia's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the SE Professional Services industry average.


Return on Equity

Poolia has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Poolia used its assets less efficiently than the SE Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Poolia's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Poolia's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Poolia is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Poolia's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Poolia has no debt.

Poolia currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

Poolia has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Poolia has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Poolia has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Poolia's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

8.27%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Poolia's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Sweden (1.85%).

Poolia's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Sweden (4.82%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.8x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be covered by earnings (1.5x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of Poolia's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jan Bengtsson (52yo)

1.7yrs

Tenure

0

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 ...


Management Age and Tenure

3.2yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Poolia management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

6.7yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Poolia board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Poolia individual insiders in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Buykr318,00030 Aug 19
Jan Bengtsson
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President & CEO
Shares60,000
Max Pricekr5.30
Buykr12,600,05417 May 19
Bjorn Oras
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares8,523,901
Max Pricekr1.48
Sellkr12,600,05417 May 19
Bjorn Oras
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares8,523,901
Max Pricekr1.48

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Dag Sundstrom (64yo)

    Deputy CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: kr185.00k
  • Jan Bengtsson (52yo)

    President & CEO

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
  • Kent Thudén (54yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
  • Tobias Rebenich (48yo)

    Chief Executive Officer of Poolia Germany

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Peter Norén (59yo)

    Sales & Marketing Director

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
  • Christopher Carey (42yo)

    CEO Uniflex Norway & CEO Poolia Norge

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Esa Rantanen

    CEO Uniflex Finland & CEO Poolia Finland

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Claes Gellstrup (47yo)

    Sales Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Elin Strandberg (38yo)

    Human Resource Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Anna-Carin Agius (56yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.7yrs
    • Compensation: kr185.00k
  • Bjorn Oras (70yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: kr500.00k
  • Eva Gidlöf (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
  • Dag Sundstrom (64yo)

    Deputy CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 8.7yrs
    • Compensation: kr185.00k
  • Jenny Pizzignacco (40yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Poolia AB (publ)
  • Ticker: POOL B
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: kr263.032m
  • Shares outstanding: 46.64m
  • Website: https://www.poolia.se

Number of Employees


Location

  • Poolia AB (publ)
  • Kungsgatan 57 A
  • Box 207
  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm County
  • 101 24
  • Sweden

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
POOL BOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesSeries B SharesSESEKAug 1999
PXOBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesSeries B SharesDEEURAug 1999
POOLBSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesSeries B SharesGBSEKAug 1999

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/14 20:35
End of Day Share Price2019/09/13 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.