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Market: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Industry: Basic Resources

Metsä Board A 05/12/2019 Metsä Board B 05/12/2019
Previous Close 6.12 Previous Close 6.12
Change (%) -0.33 Change (%) -0.16
Volume (shares) 6,173 Volume (shares) 387,483
Number of Shares 35,358,794 Number of Shares 320,153,952
Market Cap (A + B shares), € billion 2.17

Key figures (KEY RATIOS) 2016 2017 2018
Sales, EUR million 1,720.3 1,848.6
1,944.1
Operating result, EUR million 132.3 207.1 246.3
   comparable, EUR million 137.5 193.5 251.9
Result before taxes, EUR million 101.6 170.8 224.2
   comparable, EUR million 106.8 157.2 229.7
Result for the period, EUR million 90.4 150.5 203.4
Earnings per share, EUR 0.25 0.42 0.57
   comparable, EUR 0.26 0.39 0.58
Return on equity, % 8.7 13.6 16.3
   comparable, % 9.0 12.4 16.7
Return on capital employed, % 7.8 11.9 14.0
   comparable, % 8.1 11.2 14.4
Equity ratio, % 48.2 53.0 58.0
Gearing ratio, % 44 31 25
Shareholders' equity per share, EUR 2.96 3.28 3.72
Interest-bearing net liabilities, EUR million 463.8 358.4 334.6
Gross investments, EUR million 162.4 65.4 70.3
Personnel at end of period 2,466 2,351 2,352




Major Shareholders (30/11/2019) Shares % of Total
Metsäliitto Cooperative 161,291,845 45.37
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 17,245,029 4.85
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 9,952,506 2.80
Etola Erkki Olavi 7,000,000 1.97
OP-Finland 5,427,870 1.53
Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company 3,405,000 0.96
The State Pension Fund 3,215,617 0.90
The Local Government Pensions Institution  2,641,000 0.74
Evli Finnish Small Cap Fund 1,870,000 0.53
Maa- ja Metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto MTK ry 1,335,012 0.38
10 largest owners total 213,383,879 60.02
Number of shares total 355,512,746 100.00
Company description

A leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests.

The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2018, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and it has approximately 2,350 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.


Company description

A leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests.

The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2018, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and it has approximately 2,350 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.


Metsä Board A 05/12/2019
Previous Close 6
Change (%) -0.33
Volume (shares) 6,173
Number of Shares 35,358,794
Metsä Board B 05/12/2019
Previous Close 6
Change (%) -0.16
Volume (shares) 387,483
Number of Shares 320,153,952
Market Cap (A + B shares), € billion 2.17

Key figures (KEY RATIOS) 2016 2017 2018
Sales, EUR million 1,720.3 1,848.6
1,944.1
Operating result, EUR million 132.3 207.1 246.3
   comparable, EUR million 137.5 193.5 251.9
Result before taxes, EUR million 101.6 170.8 224.2
   comparable, EUR million 106.8 157.2 229.7
Result for the period, EUR million 90.4 150.5 203.4
Earnings per share, EUR 0.25 0.42 0.57
   comparable, EUR 0.26 0.39 0.58
Return on equity, % 8.7 13.6 16.3
   comparable, % 9.0 12.4 16.7
Return on capital employed, % 7.8 11.9 14.0
   comparable, % 8.1 11.2 14.4
Equity ratio, % 48.2 53.0 58.0
Gearing ratio, % 44 31 25
Shareholders' equity per share, EUR 2.96 3.28 3.72
Interest-bearing net liabilities, EUR million 463.8 358.4 334.6
Gross investments, EUR million 162.4 65.4 70.3
Personnel at end of period 2,466 2,351 2,352
Major Shareholders (30/11/2019) Shares % of Total
Metsäliitto Cooperative 161,291,845 45.37
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 17,245,029 4.85
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 9,952,506 2.80
Etola Erkki Olavi 7,000,000 1.97
OP-Finland 5,427,870 1.53
Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company 3,405,000 0.96
The State Pension Fund 3,215,617 0.90
The Local Government Pensions Institution  2,641,000 0.74
Evli Finnish Small Cap Fund 1,870,000 0.53
Maa- ja Metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto MTK ry 1,335,012 0.38
10 largest owners total 213,383,879 60.02
Number of shares total 355,512,746 100.00