Hexagon AB (publ) provides information technology solutions for geospatial and industrial landscapes worldwide. More Details
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Hexagon's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HEXA B is less volatile than 75% of Swedish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HEXA B's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HEXA B underperformed the Swedish Electronic industry which returned 42.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HEXA B exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 26.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hexagon's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Hexagon (STO:HEXA B) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAre Hexagon's (STO:HEXA B) Statutory Earnings A Good Guide To Its Underlying Profitability?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHexagon AB (publ) (STO:HEXA B) Insiders Increased Their Holdings
Is Hexagon 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: HEXA B (SEK714) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SEK425.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HEXA B is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HEXA B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.7x) compared to the SE Electronic industry average (24.1x).
PE vs Market: HEXA B is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.7x) compared to the Swedish market (23.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HEXA B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HEXA B is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.3x) compared to the SE Electronic industry average (4.5x).
How is Hexagon forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HEXA B's forecast earnings growth (15.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: HEXA B's earnings (15.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (8.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HEXA B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HEXA B's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (3.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HEXA B's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HEXA B's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.4%).
How has Hexagon performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HEXA B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HEXA B's current net profit margins (16.4%) are lower than last year (18%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HEXA B's earnings have grown by 5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HEXA B's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HEXA B had negative earnings growth (-12%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (4.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HEXA B's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.
How is Hexagon's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HEXA B's short term assets (€1.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€1.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: HEXA B's short term assets (€1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€2.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HEXA B's debt to equity ratio (40.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HEXA B's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 44.9% to 40.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HEXA B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56.5%).
Interest Coverage: HEXA B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.7x coverage).
What is Hexagon current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HEXA B's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (1.25%).
High Dividend: HEXA B's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swedish market (3.65%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HEXA B's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HEXA B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.7%), HEXA B's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HEXA B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ola Rollén (55 yo)
Mr. Ola Rollén, B.Sc., serves as an Advisor at EQT Partners AB. Mr. Rollén has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Hexagon AB and Leica Geosystems Technology A/S since 2000. Prior to joining ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ola's total compensation ($USD6.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD2.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ola's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||21.08yrs||€5.25m||0.078% |
|CFO & Executive VP||8.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||1yr||no data||0.0064% |
|Chief Technology Officer||1yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||4.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Sustainability & Investor Relations||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||6.08yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & President of Hexagon China Region||20.08yrs||no data||0.033% |
|President of GSI||no data||no data||0.0082% |
|President of PPM Division||4.08yrs||no data||0.0016% |
|Head of Tax||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HEXA B's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||21.08yrs||€5.25m||0.078% |
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||€58.10k||0.00082% |
|Chairman of the Board||3.75yrs||€206.30k||0.0034% |
|Independent Director||11.08yrs||€77.00k||0.0016% |
|Director||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||€58.10k||0.0022% |
Experienced Board: HEXA B's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hexagon AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hexagon AB (publ)
- Ticker: HEXA B
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr258.154b
- Shares outstanding: 366.90m
- Website: https://www.hexagon.com
Number of Employees
- Hexagon AB (publ)
- Lilla Bantorget 15
- Stockholm County
- 111 23
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HEXA B||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Series B Shares||SE||SEK||Sep 1992|
|HXGB.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Series B Shares||US||USD||Sep 1992|
|0GRX||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Sep 1992|
|HXGB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series B Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 1992|
|HEXABS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Series B Shares||GB||SEK||Sep 1992|
|HEXAB N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Series B Shares||MX||MXN||Sep 1992|
|HXGB.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR||US||USD||Jan 2012|
|HXGC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||ADR||DE||EUR||Jan 2012|
Hexagon AB (publ) provides information technology solutions for geospatial and industrial landscapes worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Industrial Enterprise Solutions (IES) and Geospati...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/01 18:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/01 00:00|
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