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Executive Summary

Rottneros AB (publ) produces and sells pulp worldwide. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




SE Forestry


SE Market

1 Year Return




SE Forestry


SE Market

Return vs Industry: RROS underperformed the Swedish Forestry industry which returned 18.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RROS underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 13.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.6%-2.7%-0.4%
30 Day-0.1%1.5%3.6%
90 Day-4.7%15.9%7.5%
1 Year-26.1%-26.1%22.2%18.4%16.3%13.2%
3 Year32.8%14.6%22.7%9.4%45.1%27.8%
5 Year55.2%18.2%136.1%38.5%83.9%44.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RROS (SEK8.39) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK3.9)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RROS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Forestry industry average.

PE vs Market: RROS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swedish market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RROS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the XE Forestry industry average (1.2x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Materials 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 Rottneros 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 Rottneros performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RROS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: RROS is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RROS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RROS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: RROS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (-4.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: RROS has a negative Return on Equity (-0.074%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Rottneros's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RROS's short term assets (SEK1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK429.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: RROS's short term assets (SEK1.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK616.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RROS's debt to equity ratio (29.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if RROS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RROS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (54%).

Interest Coverage: RROS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.

Balance Sheet

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What is Rottneros's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RROS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RROS'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 RROS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RROS's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: RROS is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of RROS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swedish market.

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


Average management tenure


Lennart Eberleh (51 yo)





Mr. Lennart Eberleh has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Rottneros AB (publ) since September 1, 2016 and its Acting Managing Director for Rottneros Mill since October 18, 2017. Mr. Eberleh ser...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Lennart's total compensation ($USD965.71K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD369.98K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Lennart's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Lennart Eberleh
CEO & President4.33yrskr8.10m0.094%
SEK 1.2m
Monica Pasanen
Chief Financial Officer3.92yrsno data0.023%
SEK 290.5k
Kasper Skuthälla
Sales & Business Development Director3yrsno data0.048%
SEK 601.8k
Ida Mörtsell
Director HR & Safety3.92yrsno data0.0067%
SEK 84.7k
Nils Hauri
Chief Innovation Officer & Head of Packagingno datano data0.0052%
SEK 66.4k
Jens Hallendorff
Member of Group Management & Head of Packaging - Sunne0.58yrno datano data
Robert Jensen
Managing Director of Vallviks Bruk ABno datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: RROS's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Per Lundeen
Chairman of the Board4.33yrskr600.00k0.16%
SEK 2.1m
Roger Mattsson
Independent Director4.67yrskr300.00kno data
Gun-Marie Nilsson
Deputy Employee Representative Director8yrskr27.50k0.023%
SEK 290.5k
Marie Arwidson
Independent Director5.67yrskr300.00kno data
Ulf Carlson
Independent Director4.67yrskr300.00k0.00070%
SEK 8.9k
Dan Karlsson
Employee Representative Director5yrskr27.50kno data
Mika Palmu
Employee Representative Director4.33yrskr27.50kno data
Conny Mossberg
Director1.67yrskr200.00kno data
Jörgen Wasberg
Deputy Employee Representative Director2yrskr27.50k0.000070%
SEK 886.4


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: RROS'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: RROS 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

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

Key Information

  • Name: Rottneros AB (publ)
  • Ticker: RROS
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 1916
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: kr1.266b
  • Shares outstanding: 152.57m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Rottneros AB (publ)
  • Vallviks Bruk
  • Vallvik
  • Gävleborg County
  • 826 79
  • Sweden


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RROSOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesOrdinary SharesSESEKSep 1992
RTER.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDSep 1992
0H0LLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKSep 1992
RROSSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKSep 1992


Rottneros AB (publ) produces and sells pulp worldwide. It produces chemical pulp for use in electrical applications, filters, paper, and boards; mechanical pulp for use in paper, boards, tissue paper, and ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/18 18:42
End of Day Share Price2021/01/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.