Market: Helsinki, Large Cap
Market Cap (M€): 713.77
Industry: Construction & Materials
Uponor Corporation is a leading international systems and solutions provider for safe drinking water delivery, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling and reliable infrastructure.
  • The most efficient, reliable and high-performing solutions, fast and easy to install, conserving water and energy, providing comfort and health
  • Serves a variety of building markets including residential, commercial, industrial and civil engineering sectors
  • Operates in three segments: Building Solutions – Europe, Building Solutions – North America and Uponor Infra.

Net sales and operating profit

Share basics

UPONOR
18 January 2019
Currency Euro
Previous Close 9.75
Change (%) 2.74
Volume 133,840
Number of Shares (million) 73.21
Market Cap (M€) 713.77

Key figures

  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Net sales, M€ 1,170.4 1,099.4 1,050.8 1,023.9 906.0
Comparable operating profit, M€ 97.2 90.7 75.8 67.7 55.2
Shareholders' equity, M€ 280.2 263.3 248.0 231.1 219.7
Return on equity (ROE), % 19.4 13.1 12.1 12.3 10.8
Return on investment (ROI), % 16.3 14.1 15.5 14.1 12.5
Solvency, % 40.5 42.8 44.3 43.9 43.9
Equity per share, € 3.83 3.60 3.39 3.16 3.00
Personnel, average 3,990 3,868 3,842 4,127 3,649
Personnel, at the end of period 4,075 3,869 3,735 3,982 4,141

 

Major shareholders

Shares % of shares Change Change %
1 Oras Invest Oy 17,506,780 23.91 935,000 5.64
2 Nordea Bank Abp (Nominee registered shareholders) 9,829,665 13.43 -724,236 -6.86
3 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Ab (publ) Helsinki Branch (Nominee registered shareholders) 5,360,423 7.32 452,464 9.22
4 Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 3,862,072 5.28 0 0.00
5 Nordea Nordic Small Cap Fund 3,182,639 4.35 76,699 2.47
6 Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 1,732,000 2.37 0 0.00
7 Mandatum Life Insurance Company Ltd. 1,423,648 1.94 41,482 3.00
8 Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ), Filialverksamheten i Finland (Nominee registered shareholders) 1,216,255 1.66 600 0.05
9 The Local Government Pensions Institution  940,833 1.29 0 0.00
10 Paasikivi Pekka 846,500 1.16 0 0.00
10 largest owners total 45,900,815 62.70
Number of shares total 73,206,944 100.00

Long term financial targets

  • Organic net sales growth to exceed annual GDP growth* by 3 ppts
  • EBIT margin to exceed 10%
  • ROI to exceed 20%
  • Gearing to stay within 30 to 70 as an annual average of the quarters
The targets were issued on 12 February 2013.
(*GDP growth based on a weighted average growth in the top 10 countries)

Why invest in Uponor?

Uponor aims to be an attractive investment and increase its shareholders’ wealth long-term, based on a combination of professional and ethical management, stable and competitive dividend policy and growing value of the Uponor share.
  • Strong company brand which is recognised within the industry internationally
  • Proven historic growth organically and through acquisitions
  • Stable business with a track record of profitable performance even during down times
  • Committed long-term ownership with a clear understanding of the industry dynamics
  • Actively tapping into new business possibilities emerging through prefabrication and digitalisation (IoT)

Key facts

  • 4,000 employees
  • 30 countries with Uponor operations, mainly across Europe, North America and Asia
  • 15 production sites worldwide
 

References

Highly efficient and comfortable indoor climate solution at the new 50 Hertz headquarters: Berlin, Germany
For its sustainable and spectacular architecture, this high-rise building received the Diamond and Gold awards from the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB)
Radiant heating & cooling, snowmelt and plumbing at headquarters and practice facility of an American football team: Minnesota, USA
The new headquarters and practice facility of the Minnesota Vikings feature Uponor’s radiant heating & cooling, snowmelt and plumbing, creating an optimal environment for the team to practice in.
Weholite® stormwater tank to prevent floods in the grounds of the new Children's Hospital: Helsinki, Finland
The donated tank controls rainwater by storing it and slowly releasing it further into the sewer system. Uponor also donated plumbing and waste water systems as well as other components to the hospital.

Latest releases

27 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
21 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
20 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
19 December 2018 Uponor Board resolves to continue key management incentive plan
19 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
19 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
18 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
18 December 2018 Notification of transactions by managers and their closely associated persons
13 December 2018 Uponor withdraws from Asia
28 November 2018 Karsten Hoppe appointed President, Building Solutions – Europe

Upcoming events

DateEvent
1 January 2019 - 12 February 2019Silent period
13 February 2019 08:00Financial statements 2018
18 March 2019 15:00Annual General Meeting 2019
1 April 2019 - 2 May 2019Silent period
3 May 2019 08:00January-March, interim report