Starbreeze AB (publ) operates as an independent creator, publisher, and distributor of entertainment products in Sweden, rest of Europe, the United States, and Asia. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Starbreeze's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: STAR B is more volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STAR B's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swedish stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: STAR B underperformed the Swedish Entertainment industry which returned 52.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STAR B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 56.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Starbreeze's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 days ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The Starbreeze AB (publ) (STO:STAR B) Chief Financial Officer Just Bought 75% More Shares
1 week ago | Simply Wall StStarbreeze's (STO:STAR B) Stock Price Has Reduced 92% In The Past Five Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Are Starbreeze AB (publ) (STO:STAR B) Insiders Spending On Buying Shares?
Is Starbreeze 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: Insufficient data to calculate STAR B's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate STAR B's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STAR B is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swedish Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: STAR B 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 STAR B's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STAR B is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.4x) compared to the SE Entertainment industry average (3.7x).
How is Starbreeze forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media 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 Starbreeze 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.
How has Starbreeze performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STAR B is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: STAR B is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STAR B is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 33.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare STAR B's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: STAR B is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (89.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STAR B has a negative Return on Equity (-16.99%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Starbreeze's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STAR B's short term assets (SEK186.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK151.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: STAR B's short term assets (SEK186.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (SEK338.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STAR B is debt free.
Reducing Debt: STAR B has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 39.4%.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: STAR B has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: STAR B has sufficient cash runway for 1.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 5.8% each year.
What is Starbreeze current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STAR B's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STAR B'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 STAR B's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STAR B's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STAR B'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
Tobias Sjögren (45 yo)
Mr. Tobias Sjögren serves as an Independent Director at Starbreeze AB (publ) since July 2019 and has been its Acting CEO since October 26,2020. He served as an Executive Vice President of Business Developm...
Experienced Management: STAR B's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: STAR B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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: STAR B insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 100%.
Starbreeze AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Starbreeze AB (publ)
- Ticker: STAR B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: kr1.005b
- Shares outstanding: 724.61m
- Website: https://www.starbreeze.com
Number of Employees
- Starbreeze AB (publ)
- Regeringsgatan 38
- Stockholm County
- 111 56
Starbreeze AB (publ) operates as an independent creator, publisher, and distributor of entertainment products in Sweden, rest of Europe, the United States, and Asia. The company operates through four segme...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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