Hoist Finance AB (publ), a credit market company, engages in the loan acquisition and management operations in Europe. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Hoist Finance's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HOFI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HOFI's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
SE Consumer Finance
1 Year Return
SE Consumer Finance
Return vs Industry: HOFI underperformed the Swedish Consumer Finance industry which returned 56.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HOFI underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 58.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hoist Finance's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StShareholders May Be Wary Of Increasing Hoist Finance AB (publ)'s (STO:HOFI) CEO Compensation Package
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Hoist Finance (STO:HOFI) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Up 72%
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Hoist Finance AB (publ) (STO:HOFI) Independent Director Just Bought 2,919% More Shares
Is Hoist Finance 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: HOFI (SEK33.88) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK51.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HOFI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HOFI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Consumer Finance industry average.
PE vs Market: HOFI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swedish market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HOFI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HOFI is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the XE Consumer Finance industry average (1.2x).
How is Hoist Finance 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: HOFI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: HOFI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: HOFI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HOFI's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (3.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HOFI's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HOFI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15%).
How has Hoist Finance performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HOFI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: HOFI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HOFI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HOFI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: HOFI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Finance industry (-23.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HOFI has a negative Return on Equity (0.79%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Hoist Finance's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HOFI's short term assets (SEK24.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK20.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: HOFI's short term assets (SEK24.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK5.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HOFI's debt to equity ratio (140%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HOFI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 68.6% to 140% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HOFI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.3%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HOFI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Hoist Finance current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HOFI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HOFI'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 HOFI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HOFI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HOFI is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HOFI'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
Klaus-Anders Nysteen (54 yo)
Mr. Klaus-Anders Nysteen serves as Chairman at Bank Norwegian AS since May 29, 2020. He has been Chairman of the Board for Norwegian Finans Holding ASA since April 29, 2020. He serves as Director at Bank N...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Klaus-Anders's total compensation ($USD873.91K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD485.83K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Klaus-Anders's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: HOFI's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HOFI's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HOFI 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.
Hoist Finance AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hoist Finance AB (publ)
- Ticker: HOFI
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Consumer Finance
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: kr2.999b
- Shares outstanding: 89.30m
- Website: https://www.hoistfinance.com
Number of Employees
- Hoist Finance AB (publ)
- Bryggargatan 4
- Stockholm County
- 111 21
Hoist Finance AB (publ), a credit market company, engages in the loan acquisition and management operations in Europe. It purchases performing and non-performing loans from its partners, international bank...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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