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AAK AB (publ.) OM:AAK Stock Report

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24 May, 2022


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AAK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6

AAK Stock Overview

AAK AB (publ.) develops and sells plant-based oils and fats worldwide.

AAK AB (publ.) Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for AAK AB (publ.)
Historical stock prices
Current Share Pricekr163.40
52 Week Highkr211.70
52 Week Lowkr153.75
1 Month Change-9.70%
3 Month Change-6.47%
1 Year Change-15.53%
3 Year Change-2.71%
5 Year Change52.59%
Change since IPO592.86%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 06
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Shareholder Returns

AAKSE FoodSE Market

Return vs Industry: AAK exceeded the Swedish Food industry which returned -21% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AAK underperformed the Swedish Market which returned -12.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AAK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AAK volatility
AAK Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Food Industry Average Movement9.4%
Market Average Movement7.6%
10% most volatile stocks in SE Market12.8%
10% least volatile stocks in SE Market4.9%

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

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

About the Company

18714,000Johan Westman

AAK AB (publ.) develops and sells plant-based oils and fats worldwide. It offers food ingredients for the bakery, dairy, foodservice, and special nutrition industries; chocolate and confectionery, including cocoa butter alternatives, compound fats, filling fats, barrier fats, and spreads; caramel products; and functional emollients for the cosmetics industry. The company also provides fatty acids and glycerine for various applications; candle waxes; feed products; and natural emulsifiers.

AAK AB (publ.) Fundamentals Summary

How do AAK AB (publ.)'s earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AAK fundamental statistics
Market Capkr42.25b
Earnings (TTM)kr1.53b
Revenue (TTM)kr39.07b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AAK income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenuekr30.89b
Gross Profitkr8.17b
Other Expenseskr6.64b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Jul 19, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)5.91
Gross Margin20.92%
Net Profit Margin3.91%
Debt/Equity Ratio43.4%

How did AAK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is AAK AB (publ.) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AAK (SEK163.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK150.4)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AAK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.6x) compared to the Swedish Food industry average (36.5x).

PE vs Market: AAK is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27.6x) compared to the Swedish market (17.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AAK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AAK is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (3.3x) compared to the SE Food industry average (2.1x).

Future Growth

How is AAK AB (publ.) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AAK's forecast earnings growth (13.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).

Earnings vs Market: AAK's earnings (13.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (9.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: AAK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: AAK's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (5.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AAK's revenue (8.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AAK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.9%).

Past Performance

How has AAK AB (publ.) performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AAK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AAK's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (5.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AAK's earnings have grown by 6.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AAK's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AAK had negative earnings growth (-3.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-12.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AAK's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is AAK AB (publ.)'s financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AAK's short term assets (SEK21.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK14.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: AAK's short term assets (SEK21.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK3.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AAK's net debt to equity ratio (34.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: AAK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 46.5% to 43.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AAK's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: AAK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (26.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is AAK AB (publ.) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AAK's dividend (1.53%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.43%).

High Dividend: AAK's dividend (1.53%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (4.8%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AAK's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (42.2%), AAK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: AAK is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Johan Westman (48 yo)





Mr. Johan Westman has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AAK AB (publ.) since May 2, 2018. Mr. Westman joined AAK AB (publ.) in 2018. He served as Managing Director of Blanklight and Senior...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Johan's total compensation ($USD2.20M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD988.84K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AAK's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AAK's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: AAK AB (publ.)
  • Ticker: AAK
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 1871
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: kr42.247b
  • Shares outstanding: 258.55m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • AAK AB (publ.)
  • Skrivaregatan 9
  • Malmö
  • Skåne County
  • 215 32
  • Sweden


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.