HEXPOL AB (publ) develops, manufactures, and sells various polymer compounds and engineered products in Sweden and internationally.
Undervalued 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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HPOL B underperformed the Swedish Chemicals industry which returned -14.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HPOL B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 10.8% over the past year.
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
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHEXPOL AB (publ) Just Missed Revenue By 7.9%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs HEXPOL (STO:HPOL B) A Risky Investment?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould You Think About Buying HEXPOL AB (publ) (STO:HPOL B) Now?
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 (SEK58.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK78.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HPOL B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HPOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the XE Chemicals industry average (18.9x).
PE vs Market: HPOL B is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the Swedish market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HPOL B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HPOL B is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the SE Chemicals industry average (5.1x).
How is HEXPOL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HPOL B's forecast earnings growth (15.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: HPOL B's earnings (15.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (19.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HPOL B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HPOL B's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HPOL B's revenue (3.8% 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 low in 3 years time (15%).
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 (8.3%) are lower than last year (11.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HPOL B's earnings have grown by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HPOL 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: HPOL B had negative earnings growth (-26.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-9.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HPOL B's Return on Equity (12%) is considered low.
How is HEXPOL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HPOL B's short term assets (SEK4.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK3.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: HPOL B's short term assets (SEK4.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HPOL B's debt to equity ratio (24.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HPOL B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 22.9% to 24.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HPOL B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (89.7%).
Interest Coverage: HPOL B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (43.6x coverage).
What is HEXPOL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HPOL B's dividend (3.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.4%).
High Dividend: HPOL B's dividend (3.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (5.06%).
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 reasonable payout ratio (65%), HPOL B's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HPOL B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Peter Rosén (52 yo)
Mr. Peter Rosén serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer at HEXPOL AB (publ) since February 14, 2020. He has been Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Manager of HEXPOL AB (publ) since November ...
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||kr640.00k||0.0014% |
|Independent Director||13.58yrs||kr515.00k||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||3.33yrs||kr1.00m||0.29% |
|Independent Director||13.58yrs||kr390.00k||0.00087% |
|Independent Director||12.58yrs||kr390.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||kr390.00k||0.0014% |
|Independent Director||6.58yrs||kr565.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: HPOL B's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 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.
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: kr20.033b
- Shares outstanding: 344.20m
- Website: https://www.hexpol.com
Number of Employees
- HEXPOL AB (publ)
- Skeppsbron 3
- Skåne County
- 211 20
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HPOL B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Class B Shares||SE||SEK||Jun 2008|
|4QT1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class B Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2008|
|0R7O||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class B Shares||GB||SEK||Jun 2008|
|HXPL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Class B Shares||US||USD||Jun 2008|
|HPOLBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Class B Shares||GB||SEK||Jun 2008|
|HXXP.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Nov 2015|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/02 21:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/31 00:00|
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