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Essity B 290.8 (-3.3 SEK) on 14-Aug-2020 15:39

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SEK per share unless otherwise indicated 2019 2018
Earnings per share: 13.12 11.23
Adjusted earnings per share1) 14.69 13.32
Average price for Essity’s B share 278.28 225.72
Closing price for Essity’s B share, December 31 301.8 217.6
Cash flow from current operations2) 18.81 9.06
Cash flow from operating activities 27.55 18.74
Dividend3) 5.75
Dividend yield, % 2.1 2.6
P/E ratio4) 23 19
P/E ratio, excluding items affecting comparability4) 21 16
Price/EBITA5) 17 18
Price/EBITA, excluding items affecting comparability5) 17 16
Beta coefficient6) 0.35 0.55
Pay-out ratio (before dilution), % 48 51
Equity, after dilution effects 89 78
Number of registered shares, December 31 (millions) 702.3 702.3
1) Excluding items affecting comparability and amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets.
2) See definitions of key figures in Note A2.
3) The 2020 Annual General Meeting resolved in accordance with the Board of Director’s proposal to refrain from dividend for 2019. The Board of Directors has announced that it intends to revisit the issue of a dividend later in the year once a better overview has been obtained regarding the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic.
4) Share price at year-end divided by earnings per share.
5) Market capitalization plus net debt plus non-controlling interests divided by EBITA (EBITA = Operating profit before amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets).
6) Share price volatility compared with the entire stock exchange.