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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.3%

POOL B

1.3%

SE Professional Services

3.3%

SE Market


1 Year Return

13.2%

POOL B

21.3%

SE Professional Services

19.2%

SE Market

Return vs Industry: POOL B underperformed the Swedish Professional Services industry which returned 21.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: POOL B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 19.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

POOL BIndustryMarket
7 Day2.3%1.3%3.3%
30 Day2.6%1.0%4.5%
90 Day40.6%23.6%14.3%
1 Year13.2%13.2%21.6%21.3%21.3%19.2%
3 Year-53.7%-57.5%54.0%32.7%34.9%20.5%
5 Year-27.6%-38.4%141.9%95.4%68.9%36.1%

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

Valuation

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

38.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: POOL B (SEK6.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK10.29)

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 (22.1x) compared to the SE Professional Services industry average (32.8x).

PE vs Market: POOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (22.1x) compared to the Swedish market (22.4x).


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 (2.2x).


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Future Growth

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

61.5%

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 (14.7% 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 (3.8% 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%).


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Past Performance

How has Poolia performed over the past 5 years?

9.2%

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.


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Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

4.21%

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.


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Management

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

2.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jan Bengtsson (53 yo)

2.67yrs

Tenure

kr4,260,000

Compensation

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 ($USD474.13K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD221.10K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jan's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jan Bengtsson
President & CEO2.67yrskr4.26m0.77%
SEK 2.3m
Kent Thudén
Chief Financial Officer2.67yrsno datano data
Peter Norén
Sales & Marketing Director5.67yrsno datano data
Claes Gellstrup
Sales Directorno datano datano data
Elin Strandberg
Human Resource Directorno datano datano data
Christopher Carey
CEO Uniflex Norway & CEO Poolia Norgeno datano datano data
Esa Rantanen
CEO Uniflex Finland & CEO Poolia Finlandno datano datano data
Dietmar Cremers
Chief Executive Officer of Poolia Germany0.083yrno datano data

2.7yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: POOL B's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anna-Carin Agius
Independent Director7.67yrskr185.00k0.032%
SEK 95.1k
Bjorn Oras
Chairman13.67yrskr500.00k23.3%
SEK 68.9m
Eva Gidlöf
Independent Director2.67yrskr185.00k0.036%
SEK 107.8k
Per Wallentin
Director0.67yrno datano data
Jenny Pizzignacco
Independent Director2.67yrskr185.00k0%
SEK 0

2.7yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: POOL B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

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: kr295.678m
  • 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
0GSBLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesSeries B SharesGBSEKAug 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 Analysis2020/09/29 21:33
End of Day Share Price2020/09/29 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.