ACAD Stock Overview
AcadeMedia AB (publ) operates as an independent education provider in northern Europe.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||kr52.50|
|52 Week High||kr94.00|
|52 Week Low||kr50.30|
|1 Month Change||-4.37%|
|3 Month Change||-9.48%|
|1 Year Change||-34.29%|
|3 Year Change||13.88%|
|5 Year Change||-0.94%|
|Change since IPO||-11.02%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ACAD||SE Consumer Services||SE Market|
Return vs Industry: ACAD underperformed the Swedish Consumer Services industry which returned 1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ACAD underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 15.9% over the past year.
|ACAD Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in SE Market||11.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in SE Market||3.9%|
Stable Share Price: ACAD is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ACAD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
AcadeMedia AB (publ) operates as an independent education provider in northern Europe. It operates through four segments: Preschool, Compulsory School, Upper Secondary School, and Adult Education. The company operates approximately 650 preschools, primary schools, upper secondary schools, and adult education units.
AcadeMedia Fundamentals Summary
|ACAD fundamental statistics|
Is ACAD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ACAD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||kr9.40b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 01, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.71|
|Net Profit Margin||4.43%|
How did ACAD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is AcadeMedia 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: ACAD (SEK52.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK80.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ACAD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ACAD is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the Swedish Consumer Services industry average (17.5x).
PE vs Market: ACAD is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the Swedish market (22.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ACAD is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ACAD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the SE Consumer Services industry average (3x).
How is AcadeMedia 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: ACAD's forecast earnings growth (12.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: ACAD's earnings (12.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (0.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ACAD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ACAD's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (1.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ACAD's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ACAD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.2%).
How has AcadeMedia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ACAD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ACAD's current net profit margins (4.4%) are higher than last year (4.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ACAD's earnings have grown by 7.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ACAD's earnings growth over the past year (19.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ACAD earnings growth over the past year (19.2%) underperformed the Consumer Services industry 25.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ACAD's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.
How is AcadeMedia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ACAD's short term assets (SEK1.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (SEK3.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: ACAD's short term assets (SEK1.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities (SEK8.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ACAD's net debt to equity ratio (22.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ACAD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 87.9% to 38.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ACAD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (137.6%).
Interest Coverage: ACAD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
What is AcadeMedia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ACAD's dividend (3.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.04%).
High Dividend: ACAD's dividend (3.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ACAD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ACAD's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.7%), ACAD's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ACAD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (30.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marcus Strömberg (54 yo)
Mr. Marcus Strömberg has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of AcadeMedia AB since 2005. Mr. Strömberg served as Managing Director of AcadeMedia AB. Mr. Strömberg has several years of experienc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marcus's total compensation ($USD1.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD627.67K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marcus's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ACAD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ACAD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
AcadeMedia AB (publ)'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AcadeMedia AB (publ)
- Ticker: ACAD
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: kr5.543b
- Shares outstanding: 105.58m
- Website: https://www.academedia.se
Number of Employees
- AcadeMedia AB (publ)
- Adolf Fredriks Kyrkogata 2
- Box 213
- Stockholm County
- 101 24
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/23 18:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 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.