Bergs Timber AB (publ) produces, distributes, and sells sawn and processed timber products in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Bergs Timber's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BRG B is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BRG B's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BRG B exceeded the Swedish Forestry industry which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BRG B exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 13.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bergs Timber's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShould Bergs Timber (STO:BRG B) Be Disappointed With Their 39% Profit?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Use Bergs Timber's (STO:BRG B) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes Bergs Timber's (STO:BRG B) CEO Salary Compare Well With Industry Peers?
Is Bergs Timber 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: BRG B (SEK3.08) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK1.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BRG B is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BRG B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.8x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (14.3x).
PE vs Market: BRG B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.8x) compared to the Swedish market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BRG B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BRG B is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (1.2x).
How is Bergs Timber forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BRG B's forecast earnings growth (3.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: BRG B's earnings (3.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (11.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BRG B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BRG B's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-13.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BRG B's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-13.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BRG B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7%).
How has Bergs Timber performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BRG B has a large one-off gain of SEK27.9M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BRG B's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (3.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BRG B has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 43.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BRG 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: BRG B had negative earnings growth (-44.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Forestry industry average (-4.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BRG B's Return on Equity (3.5%) is considered low.
How is Bergs Timber's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BRG B's short term assets (SEK854.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK327.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: BRG B's short term assets (SEK854.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK218.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BRG B's debt to equity ratio (17%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BRG B's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 67.8% to 17% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BRG B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (146.4%).
Interest Coverage: BRG B's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.3x coverage).
What is Bergs Timber current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BRG B's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BRG B'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 BRG B's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BRG B's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BRG B is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BRG B'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
Peter Nilsson (57 yo)
Mr. Peter Nilsson has been the Chief Executive Officer at Bergs Timber AB (publ) since 2013 and serves as its President. Mr. Nilsson served as Managing Director of Bergs Timber AB (publ) since 2013. He ser...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD614.67K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD234.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||no data||no data||0.0072% |
|Technical Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Sales Manager||no data||kr17.00k||no data|
|Head of Personnel||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Raw Material||no data||no data||2.44% |
|Group Controller||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Continental Wood Ltd.||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Plant Manager of Bitus||no data||kr515.00k||no data|
Experienced Management: BRG B's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman of the Board||2.67yrs||kr511.00k||0.014% |
|Employee Representative Director||32yrs||no data||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||10yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Director||11yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: BRG B's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bergs Timber AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bergs Timber AB (publ)
- Ticker: BRG B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1919
- Industry: Forest Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: kr1.075b
- Shares outstanding: 346.73m
- Website: https://www.bergstimber.se
Number of Employees
- Bergs Timber AB (publ)
- Stora Torget 3
- Kalmar County
- 598 37
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BRG B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Series B Shares||SE||SEK||Aug 1992|
|0H2W||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Aug 1992|
|BRGBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Aug 1992|
|2HW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series B Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 1992|
Bergs Timber AB (publ) produces, distributes, and sells sawn and processed timber products in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It offers structural timber in spruce and pine forms; treated ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/19 18:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/19 00:00|
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