ERIC B Overview
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), together with its subsidiaries, provides communication infrastructure, services, and software solutions to the telecom and other sectors.
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||kr96.58|
|52 Week High||kr94.71|
|52 Week Low||kr121.80|
|1 Month Change||-4.24%|
|3 Month Change||-2.92%|
|1 Year Change||-6.69%|
|3 Year Change||21.88%|
|5 Year Change||122.02%|
|Change since IPO||178.43%|
Recent News & Updates
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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (STO:ERIC B) Is Increasing Its Dividend To kr1.00
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|ERIC B||SE Communications||SE Market|
Return vs Industry: ERIC B underperformed the Swedish Communications industry which returned -4.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ERIC B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 34.1% over the past year.
|ERIC B volatility|
|ERIC B Beta||0.16|
Stable Share Price: ERIC B is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ERIC B's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), together with its subsidiaries, provides communication infrastructure, services, and software solutions to the telecom and other sectors. It operates through four segments: Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and Other. The Networks segment offers hardware, software, and related services for radio access and transport, as well as related services, such as design, tuning, network rollout, and customer support.
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Fundamentals Summary
|ERIC B fundamental statistics|
Is ERIC B overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ERIC B income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||kr132.31b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.05|
|Net Profit Margin||8.73%|
How did ERIC B perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson 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: ERIC B (SEK96.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK160.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ERIC B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ERIC B is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the Swedish Communications industry average (56.2x).
PE vs Market: ERIC B is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the Swedish market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ERIC B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ERIC B is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the SE Communications industry average (3x).
How is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ERIC B's forecast earnings growth (10.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: ERIC B's earnings (10.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ERIC B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ERIC B's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ERIC B's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ERIC B's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.5%)
How has Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ERIC B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ERIC B's current net profit margins (8.7%) are higher than last year (6.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ERIC B's earnings have grown significantly by 52.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ERIC B's earnings growth over the past year (39.9%) is below its 5-year average (52.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ERIC B earnings growth over the past year (39.9%) underperformed the Communications industry 39.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ERIC B's Return on Equity (20.9%) is considered high.
How is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ERIC B's short term assets (SEK163.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK125.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: ERIC B's short term assets (SEK163.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK69.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ERIC B's debt to equity ratio (33.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ERIC B's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20.4% to 33.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ERIC B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (116.4%).
Interest Coverage: ERIC B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17x coverage).
What is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ERIC B's dividend (2.08%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (0.91%).
High Dividend: ERIC B's dividend (2.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (3.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ERIC B's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ERIC B's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.1%), ERIC B's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ERIC B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (36.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
E. Ekholm (58 yo)
Mr. E. Börje Ekholm, MSc, MBA serves as Independent Director of Trimble Inc. since January 04, 2020. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) since Ja...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: E.'s total compensation ($USD12.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD2.43M).
Compensation vs Earnings: E.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ERIC B's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ERIC B's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ERIC B insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
- Ticker: ERIC B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1876
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr321.644b
- Shares outstanding: 3.33b
- Website: https://www.ericsson.com
Number of Employees
- Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
- Torshamnsgatan 21
- Stockholm County
- 164 83
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 21:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 00:00|
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.