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Market: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Industry: Basic Resources

Metsä Board A 17/11/2017 Metsä Board B 17/11/2017
Previous Close 6.54 Previous Close 6.43
Change (%) 0.00 Change (%) -0.23
Volume (shares) 1,960 Volume (shares) 238,115
Number of Shares 35,886,682 Number of Shares 319,626,064
Market Cap (A + B shares), € billion 2.29

Key figures (KEY RATIOS) 2014 2015 2016
Sales, EUR million 2,008.4 2,007.5 1,720.3
Operating result, EUR million 116.5 199.0 132.3
   comparable, EUR million 136.5 179.9 137.5
Result before taxes, EUR million 77.6 167.1 101.6
   comparable, EUR million 99.7 150.2 106.8
Result for the period, EUR million 68.5 137.3 90.4
Earnings per share, EUR 0.20 0.39 0.25
   comparable, EUR 0.26 0.34 0.26
Return on equity, % 8.1 14.7 8.7
   comparable, % 10.4 12.9 9.0
Return on capital employed, % 7.7 12.5 7.8
   comparable, % 9.1 11.3 8.1
Equity ratio, % 39.2 46.5 48.2
Gearing ratio, % 81 64 65
Shareholders' equity per share, EUR 2.49 2.89 2.96
Interest-bearing net liabilities, EUR million 426.7 333.4 463.8
Gross investments, EUR million 44.2 177.8 162.4
Personnel at end of period 3,111 2,601 2,466




Major Shareholders (31/10/2017) Shares % of Total
Metsäliitto Cooperative 147,682,243 41.54
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 17,245,029 4.85
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 12,669,735 3.56
Etola Erkki Olavi 7,500,000 2.11
The State Pension Fund 4,150,000 1.17
Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company 3,500,000 0.98
OP-Finland Value Fund 2,621,166 0.74
Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto MTK r.y. 2,340,228 0.66
Evli Finnish Small Cap Fund 1,902,054 0.54
Säästöpankki Korko Plus Mutual Fund 1,799,807 0.51
10 largest owners total 201,410,262 56.65
Number of shares total 355,512,746 100.00
Company description

Leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres. Its lightweight paperboards are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in northern forests.

The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, converters and merchants. In 2016, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.7 billion, and it has approximately 2,500 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.


Company description

Leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres. Its lightweight paperboards are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in northern forests.

The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, converters and merchants. In 2016, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.7 billion, and it has approximately 2,500 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.


Metsä Board A 17/11/2017
Previous Close 7
Change (%) 0.00
Volume (shares) 1,960
Number of Shares 35,886,682
Metsä Board B 17/11/2017
Previous Close 6
Change (%) -0.23
Volume (shares) 238,115
Number of Shares 319,626,064
Market Cap (A + B shares), € billion 2.29

Key figures (KEY RATIOS) 2014 2015 2016
Sales, EUR million 2,008.4 2,007.5 1,720.3
Operating result, EUR million 116.5 199.0 132.3
   comparable, EUR million 136.5 179.9 137.5
Result before taxes, EUR million 77.6 167.1 101.6
   comparable, EUR million 99.7 150.2 106.8
Result for the period, EUR million 68.5 137.3 90.4
Earnings per share, EUR 0.20 0.39 0.25
   comparable, EUR 0.26 0.34 0.26
Return on equity, % 8.1 14.7 8.7
   comparable, % 10.4 12.9 9.0
Return on capital employed, % 7.7 12.5 7.8
   comparable, % 9.1 11.3 8.1
Equity ratio, % 39.2 46.5 48.2
Gearing ratio, % 81 64 65
Shareholders' equity per share, EUR 2.49 2.89 2.96
Interest-bearing net liabilities, EUR million 426.7 333.4 463.8
Gross investments, EUR million 44.2 177.8 162.4
Personnel at end of period 3,111 2,601 2,466
Major Shareholders (31/10/2017) Shares % of Total
Metsäliitto Cooperative 147,682,243 41.54
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 17,245,029 4.85
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 12,669,735 3.56
Etola Erkki Olavi 7,500,000 2.11
The State Pension Fund 4,150,000 1.17
Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company 3,500,000 0.98
OP-Finland Value Fund 2,621,166 0.74
Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto MTK r.y. 2,340,228 0.66
Evli Finnish Small Cap Fund 1,902,054 0.54
Säästöpankki Korko Plus Mutual Fund 1,799,807 0.51
10 largest owners total 201,410,262 56.65
Number of shares total 355,512,746 100.00