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ACAD

AcadeMediaOM:ACAD Stock Report

Last Price

kr52.50

Market Cap

kr5.5b

7D

-0.9%

1Y

-34.3%

Updated

23 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
ACAD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation6/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends3/6

ACAD Stock Overview

AcadeMedia AB (publ) operates as an independent education provider in northern Europe.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for AcadeMedia
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricekr52.50
52 Week Highkr94.00
52 Week Lowkr50.30
Beta1.3
1 Month Change-4.37%
3 Month Change-9.48%
1 Year Change-34.29%
3 Year Change13.88%
5 Year Change-0.94%
Change since IPO-11.02%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 23
Does AcadeMedia (STO:ACAD) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Does AcadeMedia (STO:ACAD) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

Nov 23
We Take A Look At Why AcadeMedia AB (publ)'s (STO:ACAD) CEO Has Earned Their Pay Packet

We Take A Look At Why AcadeMedia AB (publ)'s (STO:ACAD) CEO Has Earned Their Pay Packet

It would be hard to discount the role that CEO Marcus Strömberg has played in delivering the impressive results at...

Shareholder Returns

ACADSE Consumer ServicesSE Market
7D-0.9%-6.4%-2.8%
1Y-34.3%1.0%15.9%

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.

Price Volatility

Is ACAD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ACAD volatility
ACAD Average Weekly Movement4.1%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in SE Market11.7%
10% least volatile stocks in SE Market3.9%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
199613,543Marcus Strömberghttps://www.academedia.se

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

How do AcadeMedia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ACAD fundamental statistics
Market Capkr5.54b
Earnings (TTM)kr603.00m
Revenue (TTM)kr13.61b

9.2x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ACAD income statement (TTM)
Revenuekr13.61b
Cost of Revenuekr9.40b
Gross Profitkr4.21b
Expenseskr3.60b
Earningskr603.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 01, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)5.71
Gross Margin30.90%
Net Profit Margin4.43%
Debt/Equity Ratio38.1%

How did ACAD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.3%

Current Dividend Yield

31%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

34.4%

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).


Future Growth

How is AcadeMedia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

12.2%

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%).


Past Performance

How has AcadeMedia performed over the past 5 years?

7.9%

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.


Financial Health

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).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

3.33%

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).


Next Steps

Management

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

5.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Marcus Strömberg (54 yo)

17yrs

Tenure

kr11,766,000

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ACAD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ACAD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

AcadeMedia AB (publ)'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • AcadeMedia AB (publ)
  • Adolf Fredriks Kyrkogata 2
  • Box 213
  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm County
  • 101 24
  • Sweden

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/23 18:43
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.