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Vaisala Oyj

OTCPK:VAIA.F
Snowflake Description

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
VAIA.F
OTCPK
€653M
Market Cap
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Company description

Vaisala Oyj engages in the environmental and industrial measurement business serving weather related and industrial markets. The last earnings update was 22 days ago. More info.


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VAIA.F Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
OTCPK:VAIA.F
0.7%
US Electronic
1.2%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-
OTCPK:VAIA.F
-0.3%
US Electronic
3%
US Market
VAIA.F Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Vaisala Oyj (VAIA.F) 0% -3.6% - - - -
US Electronic 0.7% 1.1% 21.2% -0.3% 59.3% 59.2%
US Market 1.2% 2.1% 14.6% 3% 39% 43.5%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
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Price Volatility
VAIA.F
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Vaisala Oyj undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Vaisala Oyj to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Vaisala Oyj.

OTCPK:VAIA.F Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 9.8%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for OTCPK:VAIA.F
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6.5%
Electronic Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.07
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.071 (1 + (1- 20%) (6.2%))
1.083
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.08
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (1.083 * 6.51%)
9.78%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for OTCPK:VAIA.F using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Vaisala Oyj is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

OTCPK:VAIA.F DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (EUR, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 9.78%)
2019 22.77 Analyst x3 20.74
2020 23.17 Analyst x3 19.22
2021 38.83 Analyst x3 29.35
2022 40.80 Analyst x2 28.09
2023 46.90 Analyst x2 29.41
2024 51.85 Est @ 10.56% 29.62
2025 56.11 Est @ 8.21% 29.20
2026 59.80 Est @ 6.57% 28.34
2027 63.04 Est @ 5.42% 27.22
2028 65.94 Est @ 4.61% 25.94
Present value of next 10 years cash flows €267.13
OTCPK:VAIA.F DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= €65.94 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (9.78% – 2.73%)
€960.75
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= €960.75 ÷ (1 + 9.78%)10
€377.86
OTCPK:VAIA.F Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= €267.13 + €377.86
€644.99
Equity Value per Share
(EUR)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= €644.99 / 35.88
€17.98
OTCPK:VAIA.F Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Non-primary Listing Adjustment Factor 1 share in OTCPK:VAIA.F represents 1.05978x of HLSE:VAIAS
(This could be a different class, a depositary receipt, a different currency, or all of these things.)
1.05978x
Value per Share
(Listing Adjusted, USD)
= Value per Share (EUR) x Listing Adjustment Factor
= € 17.98 x 1.05978
$19.05
Value per share (USD) From above. $19.05
Current discount Discount to share price of $19.50
= -1 x ($19.50 - $19.05) / $19.05
-2.4%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Vaisala Oyj is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Vaisala Oyj's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Vaisala Oyj's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in EUR €0.82
HLSE:VAIAS Share Price ** HLSE (2019-03-01) in EUR €18.4
United States of America Electronic Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 92 Publicly-Listed Electronic Companies 19.54x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,058 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.69x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Vaisala Oyj.

OTCPK:VAIA.F PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= HLSE:VAIAS Share Price ÷ EPS (both in EUR)

= 18.4 ÷ 0.82

22.31x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Vaisala Oyj is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Electronic industry average.
  • Vaisala Oyj is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Vaisala Oyj's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 22.31x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 3 Analysts
6.5%per year
United States of America Electronic Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 60 Publicly-Listed Electronic Companies 1.54x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,103 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

OTCPK:VAIA.F PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 22.31x ÷ 6.5%

3.45x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Vaisala Oyj is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Vaisala Oyj's assets?
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in EUR €5.11
HLSE:VAIAS Share Price * HLSE (2019-03-01) in EUR €18.4
United States of America Electronic Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 151 Publicly-Listed Electronic Companies 2.1x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,156 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.89x
OTCPK:VAIA.F PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= HLSE:VAIAS Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in EUR)

= 18.4 ÷ 5.11

3.6x

* Primary Listing of Vaisala Oyj.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Vaisala Oyj is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Electronic industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Vaisala Oyj's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Electronic industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Electronic industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Vaisala Oyj has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Vaisala Oyj expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
6.5%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Vaisala Oyj expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Vaisala Oyj's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Vaisala Oyj's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
  • Vaisala Oyj's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
OTCPK:VAIA.F Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 3 Analysts 6.5%
OTCPK:VAIA.F Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 3 Analysts 5.1%
United States of America Electronic Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 17%
United States of America Electronic Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.6%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.1%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in EUR Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
OTCPK:VAIA.F Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31 460 62 2
2022-12-31 438 51 33 3
2021-12-31 420 48 34 3
2020-12-31 402 45 31 3
2019-12-31 387 47 26 3
OTCPK:VAIA.F Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 349 48 30
2018-09-30 343 42 30
2018-06-30 346 46 30
2018-03-31 341 41 29
2017-12-31 333 49 27
2017-09-30 323 51 30
2017-06-30 318 46 23
2017-03-31 319 45 23
2016-12-31 319 42 19
2016-09-30 327 46 22
2016-06-30 327 41 29
2016-03-31 329 32 28

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Vaisala Oyj's earnings are expected to grow by 6.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Vaisala Oyj's revenue is expected to grow by 5.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Vaisala Oyj Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

OTCPK:VAIA.F Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31
2022-12-31 0.91 0.91 0.91 1.00
2021-12-31 0.95 1.03 0.83 3.00
2020-12-31 0.87 0.97 0.73 3.00
2019-12-31 0.71 0.77 0.67 3.00
OTCPK:VAIA.F Past Financials Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 0.82
2018-09-30 0.97
2018-06-30 0.97
2018-03-31 0.82
2017-12-31 0.76
2017-09-30 0.83
2017-06-30 0.64
2017-03-31 0.63
2016-12-31 0.52
2016-09-30 0.62
2016-06-30 0.80
2016-03-31 0.78

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Vaisala Oyj is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).
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Future performance checks
We assess Vaisala Oyj's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Vaisala Oyj has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Vaisala Oyj performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Vaisala Oyj's growth in the last year to its industry (Electronic).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Vaisala Oyj's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.
  • Vaisala Oyj's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (8.5% vs 17.6%)
  • Vaisala Oyj's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Electronic industry average in the past year (8.5% vs 61%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Vaisala Oyj's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Vaisala Oyj Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

OTCPK:VAIA.F Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 348.80 29.50 102.80 45.40
2018-09-30 342.80 29.90 94.80 42.50
2018-06-30 345.80 29.70 94.20 41.10
2018-03-31 340.60 29.10 93.80 40.10
2017-12-31 332.60 27.20 93.70 39.60
2017-09-30 323.40 29.50 92.60 39.30
2017-06-30 318.00 22.70 102.40 39.20
2017-03-31 318.80 22.50 102.70 38.60
2016-12-31 319.10 18.80 103.40 38.00
2016-09-30 327.10 22.40 104.80 38.20
2016-06-30 327.20 29.00 94.60 37.70
2016-03-31 328.50 28.20 95.60 37.10
2015-12-31 318.50 27.50 95.80 36.10
2015-09-30 313.10 22.90 96.50 35.20
2015-06-30 309.10 23.60 95.80 34.80
2015-03-31 300.90 22.80 94.40 34.30
2014-12-31 299.70 23.40 93.20 34.00
2014-09-30 284.50 12.10 90.90 32.60
2014-06-30 268.50 3.60 89.10 31.20
2014-03-31 265.10 5.80 86.40 29.50
2013-12-31 273.20 10.90 84.70 28.90
2013-09-30 282.40 18.90 84.00 28.40
2013-06-30 290.10 19.10 86.10 29.10
2013-03-31 300.10 24.70 86.30 28.50
2012-12-31 293.30 21.70 87.50 28.00
2012-09-30 293.90 20.90 91.10 28.10
2012-06-30 286.90 20.00 90.70 28.20
2012-03-31 273.50 12.60 90.60 28.20

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Vaisala Oyj has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Vaisala Oyj used its assets more efficiently than the US Electronic industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Vaisala Oyj has improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Vaisala Oyj's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Electronic industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Vaisala Oyj has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Vaisala Oyj's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Vaisala Oyj's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Vaisala Oyj is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Vaisala Oyj's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Vaisala Oyj's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 5x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Vaisala Oyj Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

OTCPK:VAIA.F Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in EUR Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 182.90 40.50 72.70
2018-09-30 170.10 0.00 62.60
2018-06-30 158.60 0.00 56.70
2018-03-31 190.90 0.00 83.50
2017-12-31 185.40 0.00 91.30
2017-09-30 173.50 0.00 72.30
2017-06-30 163.30 0.00 60.60
2017-03-31 161.50 0.00 72.90
2016-12-31 178.50 0.00 72.40
2016-09-30 164.30 0.00 49.90
2016-06-30 162.50 0.00 43.20
2016-03-31 178.00 0.00 57.00
2015-12-31 181.30 0.00 59.20
2015-09-30 163.80 0.00 34.10
2015-06-30 155.30 0.00 33.70
2015-03-31 154.80 0.00 54.70
2014-12-31 170.00 0.00 47.60
2014-09-30 156.10 0.00 34.40
2014-06-30 142.60 0.00 25.60
2014-03-31 140.50 0.00 43.30
2013-12-31 158.90 0.00 45.80
2013-09-30 158.10 0.50 47.00
2013-06-30 179.00 0.40 61.50
2013-03-31 176.80 0.50 70.50
2012-12-31 189.10 0.60 74.80
2012-09-30 180.80 0.50 55.80
2012-06-30 178.50 0.50 48.40
2012-03-31 169.00 0.50 50.20
  • Vaisala Oyj's level of debt (22.1%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (0% vs 22.1% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (119.3%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Vaisala Oyj earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Vaisala Oyj's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Vaisala Oyj has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Vaisala Oyj's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
3.15%
Current annual income from Vaisala Oyj dividends. Estimated to be 3.45% next year.
If you bought $2,000 of Vaisala Oyj shares you are expected to receive $63 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Vaisala Oyj's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.45%).
  • Vaisala Oyj's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.64%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
OTCPK:VAIA.F Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Electronic Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 38 Stocks 1.5%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2004 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

OTCPK:VAIA.F Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in €) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31
2022-12-31
2021-12-31 0.66 3.00
2020-12-31 0.64 3.00
2019-12-31 0.60 3.00
OTCPK:VAIA.F Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in €) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-02-12 0.580 3.317
2018-04-10 0.550 2.872
2017-03-03 0.500 2.376
2017-01-16 0.500 2.961
2016-03-08 0.475 3.240
2016-02-10 0.475 4.008
2015-03-05 0.450 3.714
2015-02-12 0.450 3.707
2014-02-28 0.450 4.023
2014-02-11 0.450 3.787
2013-02-07 0.450 4.424
2012-08-02 0.325 3.972
2012-03-05 0.325 4.167
2012-02-09 0.325 3.946
2011-02-21 0.325 3.316
2010-02-19 0.325 3.147
2009-03-23 0.450 3.681

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  • Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Vaisala Oyj's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.4x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be covered by earnings (1.6x coverage).
X
Income/ dividend checks
We assess Vaisala Oyj's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Vaisala Oyj afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Vaisala Oyj has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Vaisala Oyj's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Kjell Forsén
COMPENSATION €1,585,000
AGE 60
TENURE AS CEO 12.4 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Kjell Forsén,Lic.Sc. (Technology) has been Chairman of Business Management Group and Chief Executive Officer at Vaisala Oyj since October 01, 2006. and also serves as its President. Mr. Forsén served as President of Ericsson Finland. He worked for Ericsson for the past 20 years in various roles both in Finland and abroad. He serves as Board Member of Helvar Oy Ab and Technology Industries of Finland. Mr. Forsén serves as a Director of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

CEO Compensation
  • Kjell's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
  • Kjell's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Vaisala Oyj management team in years:

5.4
Average Tenure
53.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Vaisala Oyj management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Kjell Forsén

TITLE
CEO & President
COMPENSATION
€2M
AGE
60
TENURE
12.4 yrs

Kaarina Muurinen

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
AGE
60
TENURE
7.5 yrs

Vesa Pylvänäinen

TITLE
Executive Vice President of Operations
AGE
48
TENURE
7.8 yrs

Paula Liimatta

TITLE
Business Controller & Head of Investor Relations

Katriina Vainio

TITLE
Executive VP
AGE
51
TENURE
2.2 yrs

Riina Kirmanen

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Marketing
AGE
50

Mari Heusala

TITLE
Executive Vice President of Human Resources
AGE
52
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Sampsa Lahtinen

TITLE
Executive Vice President of Industrial Measurements
AGE
55
TENURE
5.4 yrs

Jarkko Sairanen

TITLE
Executive Vice President of Weather and Environment
AGE
55
TENURE
2.8 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Vaisala Oyj board of directors in years:

5
Average Tenure
59.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Vaisala Oyj board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Raimo Voipio

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
€48K
AGE
63
TENURE
25.2 yrs

Yrjö Neuvo

TITLE
Vice Chairman
COMPENSATION
€35K
AGE
75
TENURE
25.2 yrs

Kaarina Ståhlberg

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
€43K
AGE
52
TENURE
2.9 yrs

Mikko Niinivaara

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€43K
AGE
68
TENURE
17.2 yrs

Petra Lundström

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€35K
AGE
52
TENURE
5 yrs

Pertti Torstila

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
€35K
AGE
72
TENURE
5 yrs

Ville Voipio

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
€35K
AGE
44
TENURE
4.2 yrs

Petri Castrén

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
€43K
AGE
56
TENURE
2 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess Vaisala Oyj's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Vaisala Oyj has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Company Info

Description

Vaisala Oyj engages in the environmental and industrial measurement business serving weather related and industrial markets. The company operates through two business areas, Weather and Environment and Industrial Measurements. The company’s products include industrial measurement systems, such as indoor measurement and process control instruments, continuous monitoring systems, instruments for power transformers, and instruments for liquid concentration measurement; and weather and environmental solutions comprising sensors and instruments, systems and solutions, and software and data as a service products. It also offers technical support, calibration and repair, system maintenance, training, project, and continuous monitoring system services. The company serves weather-dependent markets, such as meteorological institutes, roads and rail authorities, airport organizations, defense forces, and energy and maritime industries; and various industries, such as life science, power generation and transmission, electronics, automotive, lithium battery manufacturing, and food processing, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. It has operations Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and Latin Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Vantaa, Finland.

Details
Name: Vaisala Oyj
VAIA.F
Exchange: OTCPK
Founded: 1936
€741,443,738
35,878,544
Website: http://www.vaisala.com
Address: Vaisala Oyj
Vanha Nurmijärventie 21,
Vantaa,
01670,
Finland
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
HLSE VAIAS Series A Shares OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki FI EUR 20. Mar 1992
OTCPK VAIA.F Series A Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 20. Mar 1992
DB VAYA Series A Shares Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 20. Mar 1992
LSE 0GEG Series A Shares London Stock Exchange GB EUR 20. Mar 1992
BATS-CHIXE VAIASH Series A Shares BATS 'Chi-X Europe' GB EUR 20. Mar 1992
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
1,816
Vaisala Oyj employees.
Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Tech
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/03/21 00:08
End of day share price update: 2019/03/01 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/03/20
Last earnings filing: 2019/02/27
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.