SalMar ASA, an aquaculture company, produces and sells farmed salmon in Asia, the United States, Canada, Norway, rest of Europe, and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has SalMar's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SALR.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how SALR.F performed against the US Food industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how SALR.F performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SalMar's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is SalMar 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: Insufficient data to calculate SALR.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SALR.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SALR.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.7x) compared to the Food industry average (25.5x).
PE vs Market: SALR.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.7x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SALR.F is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SALR.F is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.3x) compared to the US Food industry average (2x).
How is SalMar forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SALR.F's forecast earnings growth (10.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SALR.F's earnings (10.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SALR.F's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SALR.F's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SALR.F's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SALR.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (33.2%)
How has SalMar performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SALR.F has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SALR.F's current net profit margins (24.6%) are higher than last year (24.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SALR.F's earnings have grown significantly by 23.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SALR.F's earnings growth over the past year (10.6%) is below its 5-year average (23.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SALR.F earnings growth over the past year (10.6%) exceeded the Food industry -6.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SALR.F's Return on Equity (33.1%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is SalMar's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SALR.F's short term assets (NOK7.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (NOK3.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SALR.F's short term assets (NOK7.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (NOK4.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SALR.F's debt to equity ratio (32.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SALR.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 50.3% to 32.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SALR.F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (91.7%).
Interest Coverage: SALR.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (25.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: SALR.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SALR.F's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.5x debt).
What is SalMar's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: SALR.F's dividend (4.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: SALR.F's dividend (4.91%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SALR.F's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SALR.F's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (86.8%), SALR.F's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SALR.F's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (84.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gustav Witzøe (66yo)
Mr. Gustav Magnar Witzøe co-founded SalMar ASA in 1991 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since October 21, 2019. Mr. Witzøe served as Director of Strategic Projects at SalMar ASA since December 1, 2 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gustav's total compensation ($USD152.02K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gustav's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Director of Processing & Sales||2.2yrs||kr3.49m||0.0017% NOK97.3k|
|Chief Operating Officer of Farming||1.7yrs||kr4.46m||0.011% NOK652.3k|
|COO & CFO||0.6yrs||no data||0.0020% NOK116.7k|
|Head of Accounting||0yrs||no data||0.0047% NOK267.2k|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||0.0017% NOK96.7k|
|Manager of Freshwater||25.1yrs||kr3.53m||no data|
Experienced Management: SALR.F's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board||2.7yrs||kr400.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.7yrs||kr215.00k||no data|
|Deputy Chair||0yrs||kr285.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||2.7yrs||kr108.00k||no data|
|Employee Representative Director||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SALR.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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.
SalMar ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SalMar ASA
- Ticker: SALR.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: kr52.916b
- Listing Market Cap: kr5.721b
- Shares outstanding: 112.92m
- Website: https://www.salmar.no
Number of Employees
- SalMar ASA
- Industriveien 51
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SALM||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NO||NOK||May 2007|
|JEP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 2007|
|0FWY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||May 2007|
|SALMo||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||NOK||May 2007|
|SALR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 2007|
|SALR.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSRED ADS||US||USD||Dec 2018|
SalMar ASA, an aquaculture company, produces and sells farmed salmon in Asia, the United States, Canada, Norway, rest of Europe, and internationally. It is involved in the broodfish and smolt production; and marine-phase farming, harvesting, processing, and sale of farmed salmon and white fish. The company sells its products to importers/exporters, processing companies, and retail chains through in-house sales force and/or through partners. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Kverva, Norway. SalMar ASA is a subsidiary of Kverva Industrier AS.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/18 01:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/07 00:00|
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