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Should You Worry About Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ)'s (STO:MACK B) CEO Pay?

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The CEO of Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ) (STO:MACK B) is Magnus Dandanell. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. Then we'll look at a snap shot of the business growth. And finally we will reflect on how common stockholders have fared in the last few years, as a secondary measure of performance. This method should give us information to assess how appropriately the company pays the CEO.

View our latest analysis for Mackmyra Svensk Whisky

How Does Magnus Dandanell's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

According to our data, Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ) has a market capitalization of kr164m, and paid its CEO total annual compensation worth kr1.6m over the year to December 2018. While we always look at total compensation first, we note that the salary component is less, at kr1.1m. We examined a group of similar sized companies, with market capitalizations of below kr1.9b. The median CEO total compensation in that group is kr2.1m.

So Magnus Dandanell is paid around the average of the companies we looked at. While this data point isn't particularly informative alone, it gains more meaning when considered with business performance.

You can see a visual representation of the CEO compensation at Mackmyra Svensk Whisky, below.

OM:MACK B CEO Compensation, February 13th 2020

Is Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ) Growing?

Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ) has increased its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 28% a year, over the last three years (using a line of best fit). Its revenue is up 5.7% over last year.

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. We don't have analyst forecasts, but you might want to assess this data-rich visualization of earnings, revenue and cash flow.

Has Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ) Been A Good Investment?

With a three year total loss of 10.0%, Mackmyra Svensk Whisky AB (publ) would certainly have some dissatisfied shareholders. This suggests it would be unwise for the company to pay the CEO too generously.

In Summary...

Magnus Dandanell is paid around the same as most CEOs of similar size companies.

We like that the company is growing EPS, but we find the returns over the last three years to be lacking. 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. So you may want to check if insiders are buying Mackmyra Svensk Whisky shares with their own money (free access).

Important note: Mackmyra Svensk Whisky may not be the best stock to buy. You might find something better in this list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

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