Opus Group AB (publ) operates in the vehicle inspection and intelligent vehicle support markets.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Opus Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: OPUS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: OPUS exceeded the Swedish Electronic industry which returned 6.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: OPUS exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Opus Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Think About Buying Opus Group AB (publ) (STO:OPUS) Now?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing Opus Group AB (publ) (STO:OPUS) By 43%?
7 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Opus Group AB (publ) (STO:OPUS) Excessively Paying Its CEO?
Is Opus Group 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: OPUS (SEK6.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK13.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: OPUS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: OPUS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.1x) compared to the Electronic industry average (22x).
PE vs Market: OPUS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.1x) compared to the Swedish market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: OPUS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: OPUS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the SE Electronic industry average (2.9x).
How is Opus Group 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: OPUS's forecast earnings growth (64% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: OPUS's earnings (64% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swedish market (16.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: OPUS's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swedish market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: OPUS's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: OPUS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.7%).
How has Opus Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: OPUS has a large one-off loss of SEK19.3M impacting its March 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: OPUS's current net profit margins (1.1%) are higher than last year (0.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: OPUS's earnings have declined by -30.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: OPUS's earnings growth over the past year (776%) exceeds its 5-year average (-30.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: OPUS earnings growth over the past year (776%) exceeded the Electronic industry -6.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: OPUS's Return on Equity (-0.3%) is considered low.
How is Opus Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: OPUS's short term assets (SEK730.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (SEK2.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: OPUS's short term assets (SEK730.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK472.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: OPUS's debt to equity ratio (243.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: OPUS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 121.3% to 243.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: OPUS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.9%).
Interest Coverage: OPUS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.1x coverage).
What is Opus Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate OPUS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate OPUS'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 OPUS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if OPUS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: OPUS is not paying a notable dividend for the Swedish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of OPUS'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
Lothar Geilen (58yo)
Mr. Lothar Geilen has been the Chief Executive Officer of Opus Group AB (publ) since April 1, 2017 and serves as its President since April 10, 2017. Mr. Geilen has been the Chief Executive Officer of Envir ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lothar's total compensation ($USD448.46K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD431.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lothar's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||3.08yrs||kr4.34m||no data|
|Co-Founder & VP of Strategic Business Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & CFO||4.33yrs||kr3.39m||0.049% SEK932.9k|
|Chief Technology Officer||8.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Corporate Communications||2.75yrs||no data||0.013% SEK243.1k|
|Director of Sales and Area Sales Manager of Benelux||no data||no data||no data|
|Global Director of Human Resources||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Administration - Opus Inspection||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Vehicle Inspection Europe||3.08yrs||no data||0.034% SEK653.0k|
|President of Vehicle Inspection Latin America||3.08yrs||no data||0.0056% SEK106.9k|
Experienced Management: OPUS's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||3.08yrs||kr4.34m||no data|
|Independent Director||4yrs||kr230.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||4yrs||kr500.00k||0.014% SEK262.0k|
|Chairman of the Board||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: OPUS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 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: 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.
Opus Group AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Opus Group AB (publ)
- Ticker: OPUS
- Exchange: OM
- Founded: 1974
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: kr1.910b
- Shares outstanding: 291.57m
- Website: https://www.opus.global
Number of Employees
- Opus Group AB (publ)
- Basargatan 10
- Västra Götaland County
- 411 10
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|OPUS||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||Yes||Common Shares||SE||SEK||Apr 2006|
|OPPX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Apr 2006|
|0QFH||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||SEK||Apr 2006|
|OP8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2006|
|OPUSs||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||SEK||Apr 2006|
Opus Group AB (publ) operates in the vehicle inspection and intelligent vehicle support markets. It designs and builds vehicle inspection programs; operates emission testing programs; designs, develops, manufactures, and sells emission testing equipment under the ESP brand; and offers remote sensing technology that measures vehicle emissions. The company also provides vehicle diagnostics tools, which allow technicians to identify faults after a breakdown or accident; diagnostic and programming tools for automotive service shops; touchless tire tracking system that checks a vehicle’s alignment status; diagnostic tools and remote technical assistance for automotive service shops; and remote assistance to automotive service technicians. It serves automotive service shops, vehicle owners, and governments in Sweden and rest of Europe, the United States, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/25 06:56|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/22 00:00|
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