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G5 Entertainment

Executive Summary

G5 Entertainment AB (publ) develops and publishes free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets in Sweden.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has G5 Entertainment's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: G5EN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.4%

G5EN

3.4%

SE Entertainment

2.5%

SE Market


1 Year Return

78.6%

G5EN

71.3%

SE Entertainment

3.8%

SE Market

Return vs Industry: G5EN exceeded the Swedish Entertainment industry which returned 69.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: G5EN exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 0.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

G5ENIndustryMarket
7 Day3.4%3.4%2.5%
30 Day42.2%17.0%6.7%
90 Day88.9%37.4%-9.7%
1 Year78.6%78.6%71.6%71.3%5.2%3.8%
3 Year-18.3%-20.8%210.6%95.5%9.7%-5.3%
5 Year436.4%417.9%17.1%-58.3%24.2%0.06%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is G5 Entertainment's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is G5 Entertainment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: G5EN (SEK175.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK180.92)

Significantly Below Fair Value: G5EN is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: G5EN is good value based on its PE Ratio (37.1x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (91.5x).

PE vs Market: G5EN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.1x) compared to the Swedish market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: G5EN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: G5EN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the SE Entertainment industry average (3.3x).


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Future Growth

How is G5 Entertainment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

25.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: G5EN's forecast earnings growth (25.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: G5EN's earnings (25.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (16.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: G5EN's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: G5EN's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: G5EN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.7%).


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Past Performance

How has G5 Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

30.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: G5EN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: G5EN's current net profit margins (3.4%) are lower than last year (8.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: G5EN's earnings have grown significantly by 30.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: G5EN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: G5EN had negative earnings growth (-64.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Entertainment industry average (-13.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: G5EN's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is G5 Entertainment's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: G5EN's short term assets (SEK329.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK196.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: G5EN's short term assets (SEK329.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK4.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: G5EN is debt free.

Reducing Debt: G5EN has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: G5EN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: G5EN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is G5 Entertainment's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.49%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: G5EN's dividend (1.42%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.79%).

High Dividend: G5EN's dividend (1.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (6.12%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, G5EN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: G5EN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.8%), G5EN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: G5EN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (19.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Vlad Suglobov (42yo)

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Tenure

kr4,635,000

Compensation

Mr. Vladislav Suglobov, also known as Vlad, Co-Founded G5 Entertainment AB in 2001 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Suglobov is responsible for corporate strategy, customer relations and dail ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Vlad's total compensation ($USD478.72K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD432.61K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Vlad's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Vladislav Suglobov
Co-Founderno datakr4.64m0.11% SEK1.7m
Alexander Tabunov
Co-Founder & COO19.33yrsno data0.14% SEK2.1m
Stefan Wikstrand
CFO & Deputy CEO4.92yrsno data0.15% SEK2.2m
Julia Lykhvar
Lead Marketing Manager2.33yrsno datano data
Aleksandr Bezobrazov
Vice President of Marketing0.33yrno datano data
Olga Abashova
HR Director3.33yrsno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

42yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: G5EN's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Vladislav Suglobov
Co-Founderno datakr4.64m0.11% SEK1.7m
Petter Nylander
Independent Chairmanno datakr560.00k0.27% SEK4.1m
Jeffrey Rose
Director8.83yrskr997.00k0.022% SEK335.6k
Johanna Kohler
Independent Director3yrskr300.00k0.0028% SEK41.9k
Stefan Lundborg
Independent Director3yrskr301.00k0.11% SEK1.7m

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: G5EN's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

G5 Entertainment AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: G5 Entertainment AB (publ)
  • Ticker: G5EN
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: kr1.514b
  • Shares outstanding: 9.02m
  • Website: https://www.g5e.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • G5 Entertainment AB (publ)
  • Birger Jarlsgatan 18
  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm County
  • 114 34
  • Sweden

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
G5ENOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesOrdinary SharesSESEKNov 2008
0QUSLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKNov 2008
U3IDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 2008
GENT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDNov 2008
G5ENSBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBSEKNov 2008

Biography

G5 Entertainment AB (publ) develops and publishes free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets in Sweden. Its portfolio of games includes Jewels of Rome, Hidden City, Mahjong Journey, Homicide Squad, The Secret Society, and Wordplay. The company distributes games through Apple App Store, Google Play, Microsoft Store, and Amazon Appstore. G5 Entertainment AB (publ) was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/26 23:54
End of Day Share Price2020/05/26 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.