Paradox Interactive AB (publ) develops and publishes games and brands for PC, mobile, and console platforms primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Germany, France, Russia, and Scandinavia.
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Share Price & News
How has Paradox Interactive's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PDX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PDX underperformed the Swedish Entertainment industry which returned 84% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PDX exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 7.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Paradox Interactive's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Paradox Interactive 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: PDX (SEK216) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK209.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PDX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PDX is good value based on its PE Ratio (50.4x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (84.5x).
PE vs Market: PDX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50.4x) compared to the Swedish market (20.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PDX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PDX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.1x) compared to the SE Entertainment industry average (4.2x).
How is Paradox Interactive 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: PDX's forecast earnings growth (11% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: PDX's earnings (11% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (17.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PDX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PDX's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PDX's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PDX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (32.1%)
How has Paradox Interactive performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PDX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PDX's current net profit margins (31.2%) are higher than last year (26.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PDX's earnings have grown by 19.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PDX's earnings growth over the past year (53.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PDX earnings growth over the past year (53.5%) exceeded the Entertainment industry -10%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PDX's Return on Equity (35.9%) is considered high.
How is Paradox Interactive's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PDX's short term assets (SEK851.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK425.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: PDX's short term assets (SEK851.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK338.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PDX is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PDX has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PDX has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: PDX has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Paradox Interactive current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PDX's dividend (0.46%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.61%).
High Dividend: PDX's dividend (0.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (5.07%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PDX is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: PDX is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PDX is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PDX'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
Ebba Ljungerud (48yo)
Ms. Ebba Ljungerud is Chief Executive Officer at Paradox Interactive AB (publ) since August 2018. Ms. Ljungerud was Chief Commercial Officer of Unibet Group plc from 2016 to June 30, 2018. Ms. Ljungerud ha ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ebba's total compensation ($USD525.89K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ebba's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Founder & Chairman||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer||1.92yrs||kr4.85m||0.013% SEK2.9m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operations Officer||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Legal Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||1.5yrs||no data||0.00044% SEK100.4k|
|Executive Vice President of Creative Direction||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Business Development Officer||no data||no data||0.39% SEK88.1m|
Experienced Management: PDX's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Founder & Chairman||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Deputy Chairman||1.17yrs||kr520.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||kr260.00k||0.00095% SEK216.7k|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||kr260.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: PDX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PDX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Paradox Interactive AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Paradox Interactive AB (publ)
- Ticker: PDX
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: kr22.810b
- Shares outstanding: 105.60m
- Website: https://www.paradoxinteractive.com
Number of Employees
- Paradox Interactive AB (publ)
- Magnus Ladulåsgatan 4
- Stockholm County
- 118 66
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PDX||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SE||SEK||May 2016|
|ETA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 2016|
|0GDU||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||SEK||May 2016|
|PRXX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 2016|
Paradox Interactive AB (publ) develops and publishes games and brands for PC, mobile, and console platforms primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Germany, France, Russia, and Scandinavia. The company publishes titles, as well as music and books. Its game portfolio comprises approximately 100 titles and brands, including Stellaris, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron, Crusader Kings, Cities: Skylines, Surviving Mars, Prison Architect, Magicka, Age of Wonders, and the World of Darkness. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/08 20:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/08 00:00|
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