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Executive Summary

Svolder AB (publ) operates is a publicly owned investment manager. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SVOL B is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SVOL B's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




SE Diversified Financial


SE Market

1 Year Return




SE Diversified Financial


SE Market

Return vs Industry: SVOL B exceeded the Swedish Diversified Financial industry which returned 22.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SVOL B exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 15.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

SVOL BIndustryMarket
7 Day0.1%0.8%1.0%
30 Day9.1%6.7%7.2%
90 Day18.6%10.6%10.9%
1 Year36.9%35.2%23.9%22.3%18.3%15.2%
3 Year100.7%90.4%63.6%47.8%47.0%29.5%
5 Year273.7%244.0%150.7%111.2%86.7%46.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SVOL B (SEK192.2) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK160.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SVOL B is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SVOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.4x) compared to the SE Diversified Financial industry average (6.5x).

PE vs Market: SVOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.4x) compared to the Swedish market (23.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SVOL B's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SVOL B's PB Ratio (1.2x) is in line with the SE Diversified Financial industry average.

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Future Growth

How is Svolder forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Svolder has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Svolder performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SVOL B has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SVOL B's current net profit margins are lower than last year .

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SVOL B's earnings have declined by 7.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SVOL 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: SVOL B had negative earnings growth (-2.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Diversified Financial industry average (189.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SVOL B's Return on Equity (18.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Svolder's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SVOL B's short term assets (SEK184.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK5.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: SVOL B has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SVOL B is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SVOL B has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SVOL B has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: SVOL B has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SVOL B's dividend (1.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (0.94%).

High Dividend: SVOL B's dividend (1.14%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (3.42%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SVOL B's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SVOL B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.3%), SVOL B's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average board tenure


Ulf Hedlundh (60 yo)

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Mr. Ulf Hedlundh serves as Chief Executive Officer at Svolder AB and served as its Managing Director. Mr. Hedlundh worked on the financial market since 1983. He served as a Director of Svolder AB since 199...

Board Members

Eva Cederbalk
Director6yrskr160.00kno data
Viveka Ekberg
SEK 10.6m
Fredrik Carlsson
SEK 3.0m
Johan Qviberg
SEK 4.3m
Anna-Maria Tornblom
SEK 72.8m


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: SVOL B's board of directors are considered experienced (7 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

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Svolder AB (publ)
  • Ticker: SVOL B
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Multi-Sector Holdings
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: kr4.955b
  • Shares outstanding: 25.60m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Svolder AB (publ)
  • Birger Jarlsgatan 13
  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm County
  • 111 45
  • Sweden


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SVOL AOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)Series A Ordinary SharesSESEKJul 1993
SVOL BOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesSeries B Ordinary SharesSESEKJul 1993
SKDEBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesSeries B Ordinary SharesDEEURJul 1993
SVOLBSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesSeries B Ordinary SharesGBSEKJul 1993


Svolder AB (publ) operates is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm operates as an investment trust. It invests in the shares of listed small and medium-size companies in Sweden. Svolder AB (publ)...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/21 19:59
End of Day Share Price2021/01/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/08/31

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.