Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) develops, produces, and markets biometric systems and technologies. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Fingerprint Cards's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FING B's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FING B underperformed the Swedish Electronic industry which returned 39.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FING B underperformed the Swedish Market which returned 13.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fingerprint Cards's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StFingerprint Cards'(STO:FING B) Share Price Is Down 64% Over The Past Five Years.
2 months ago | Simply Wall StA Quick Analysis On Fingerprint Cards' (STO:FING B) CEO Compensation
4 months ago | Simply Wall StCan We See Significant Insider Ownership On The Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) (STO:FING B) Share Register?
Is Fingerprint Cards 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: FING B (SEK15.02) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK2.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FING B is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FING B is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the SE Electronic industry average.
PE vs Market: FING 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 FING B's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FING B is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the SE Electronic industry average (3.8x).
How is Fingerprint Cards forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FING B is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: FING B is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: FING B's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FING B's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.05% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FING B's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.05% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FING B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.1%).
How has Fingerprint Cards performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FING B is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FING B is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FING B is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FING B's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FING B is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-7.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FING B has a negative Return on Equity (-2.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Fingerprint Cards's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FING B's short term assets (SEK810.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (SEK314.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: FING B's short term assets (SEK810.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK37.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FING B is debt free.
Reducing Debt: FING B currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.
Debt Coverage: FING B has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: FING B has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Fingerprint Cards's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FING 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 FING 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 FING B's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FING 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 FING 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
Karl-Christian Fredrikson (56 yo)
Mr. Karl-Christian Fredrikson, M.Sc. (Engineering), has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) since August 1, 2016. Mr. Fredrikson has many years of experience in Teleco ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Karl-Christian's total compensation ($USD1.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD495.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Karl-Christian's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & President||4.17yrs||kr9.00m||0.20% |
|Chief Financial Officer||2yrs||no data||0.0028% |
|Chief Technology Officer||3.75yrs||no data||0.26% |
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Special Projects||3.75yrs||no data||0.33% |
|Senior Vice President of Business Line Mobile||3.75yrs||no data||0.0065% |
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Portfolio Management||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Research & Development||1.75yrs||no data||0.0065% |
|Senior Vice President of Business Line Payments & Access||0.75yr||no data||0.00016% |
|Senior Advisor & Member of Advisory Board||8.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FING B's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
|Senior Advisor & Member of Advisory Board||8.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||kr300.00k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||kr400.00k||0.0028% |
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||kr300.00k||0.15% |
|Chairman of the Board||2.42yrs||kr700.00k||6.86% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||kr300.00k||0.0066% |
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||kr300.00k||0.29% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||kr200.00k||0.010% |
Experienced Board: FING B's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 3 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: FING B insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
- Ticker: FING B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr4.595b
- Shares outstanding: 306.00m
- Website: https://www.fingerprints.com
Number of Employees
- Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
- PO Box 2412
- Västra Götaland County
- 403 16
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FING B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Series B Shares||SE||SEK||Jun 1998|
|0RGY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Jun 1998|
|FPQ1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series B Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 1998|
|FGRR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Series B Shares||US||USD||Jun 1998|
|FINGBS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Jun 1998|
Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) develops, produces, and markets biometric systems and technologies. Its biometric systems include sensors, algorithms, software, and packaging technologies. The company offers b ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/25 20:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 00:00|
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