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Should You Be Pleased About The CEO Pay At Koninklijke BAM Groep nv’s (AMS:BAMNB)

Rob Van Wingerden has been the CEO of Koninklijke BAM Groep nv (AMS:BAMNB) since 2014. This analysis aims first to contrast CEO compensation with other companies that have similar market capitalization. After that, we will consider the growth in the business. And finally we will reflect on how common stockholders have fared in the last few years, as a secondary measure of performance. This process should give us an idea about how appropriately the CEO is paid.

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How Does Rob Van Wingerden’s Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

According to our data, Koninklijke BAM Groep nv has a market capitalization of €845m, and pays its CEO total annual compensation worth €1.1m. That’s below the compensation, last year. We examined companies with market caps from €354m to €1.4b, and discovered that the median CEO compensation of that group was €1.1m.

That means Rob Van Wingerden receives fairly typical remuneration for the CEO of a company that size. Although this fact alone doesn’t tell us a great deal, it becomes more relevant when considered against the business performance.

You can see a visual representation of the CEO compensation at Koninklijke BAM Groep, below.

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Is Koninklijke BAM Groep nv Growing?

On average over the last three years, Koninklijke BAM Groep nv has grown earnings per share (EPS) by 64% each year. The trailing twelve months of revenue was pretty much the same as the prior period.

This shows that the company has improved itself over the last few years. Good news for shareholders. It’s nice to see a little revenue growth, as this is consistent with healthy business conditions.

You might want to check this free visual report on analyst forecasts for future earnings.

Has Koninklijke BAM Groep nv Been A Good Investment?

Given the total loss of 33% over three years, many shareholders in Koninklijke BAM Groep nv are probably rather dissatisfied, to say the least. So shareholders would probably think the company shouldn’t be too generous with CEO compensation.

In Summary…

Remuneration for Rob Van Wingerden is close enough to the median pay for a CEO of a similar sized company .

We like that the company is growing EPS, but it’s disappointing to see negative shareholder returns over three years. Considering the the positives we don’t think the CEO pays is too high, but it’s certainly hard to argue it is too low. Whatever your view on compensation, you might want to check if insiders are buying or selling Koninklijke BAM Groep nv shares (free trial).

Or you might prefer gaze upon this detailed graph of past earnings, revenue and cash flow .

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.