HEXPOL AB (publ) develops, manufactures, and sells various polymer compounds and engineered products in Sweden and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for HPOL B from our risk checks.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has HEXPOL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HPOL B is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HPOL B's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HPOL B exceeded the Swedish Chemicals industry which returned 91.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HPOL B exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 46.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is HEXPOL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: HEXPOL AB (publ) (STO:HPOL B) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why HEXPOL (STO:HPOL B) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
Is HEXPOL 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: HPOL B (SEK117.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK163.84)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HPOL B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HPOL B's PE Ratio (20.7x) is in line with the Swedish Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: HPOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the Swedish market (22.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HPOL B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HPOL B is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the SE Chemicals industry average (4.8x).
How is HEXPOL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HPOL B's forecast earnings growth (5.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: HPOL B's earnings (5.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (4.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HPOL B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HPOL B's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (2.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HPOL B's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HPOL B's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20%)
How has HEXPOL performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HPOL B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HPOL B's current net profit margins (13.4%) are higher than last year (8.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HPOL B's earnings have grown by 2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HPOL B's earnings growth over the past year (60.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HPOL B earnings growth over the past year (60.3%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 20.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HPOL B's Return on Equity (20%) is considered low.
How is HEXPOL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HPOL B's short term assets (SEK5.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK3.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: HPOL B's short term assets (SEK5.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK3.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HPOL B's debt to equity ratio (25%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HPOL B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 12.1% to 25% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HPOL B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (99.8%).
Interest Coverage: HPOL B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (45.5x coverage).
What is HEXPOL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HPOL B's dividend (1.96%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (0.93%).
High Dividend: HPOL B's dividend (1.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (3.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HPOL B's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HPOL B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.5%), HPOL B's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HPOL B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (45.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Georg Brunstam (64 yo)
Mr. Georg Brunstam serves as Independent Director at NIBE Industrier AB (publ) since 2021 and served as its Director since 2003 until 2021. He serves as Chairman of the Board at AAK AB (publ.) since May 30...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Georg's total compensation ($USD2.68M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD1.05M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Georg's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: HPOL B's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: HPOL B's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
HEXPOL AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HEXPOL AB (publ)
- Ticker: HPOL B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1893
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: kr40.368b
- Shares outstanding: 344.44m
- Website: https://www.hexpol.com
Number of Employees
- HEXPOL AB (publ)
- Skeppsbron 3
- Skåne County
- 211 20
HEXPOL AB (publ) develops, manufactures, and sells various polymer compounds and engineered products in Sweden and internationally. It operates through two business areas, HEXPOL Compounding and HEXPOL Eng...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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