Why invest in Vaisala

Here are 7 reasons why you should invest in Vaisala- a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement.

Why invest in Vaisala?

 1 Technology leader and strong market position

• Leading technologies in environmental and industrial sensing with most accurate and reliable instruments, algorithms, and software
• Clear market leadership position in key products, high customer satisfaction, estimated total market size 3 billion EUR
• High continuous investments in R&D (2022: 62.4 MEUR or 12% of net sales)

 2 Growth potential in multiple dimensions

• New technologies
• New products, applications, and digital solutions that leverage latest technologies, platforms, as well as business models based on recurring revenue
• Expansion into new customer segments and geographical regions

 3 Well diversified sales mix

• Vaisala is a global player in its relevant markets with representatives in more than 100 countries
• 2022 geographical net sales split: 37% Americas | 31% APAC | 32% EMEA
• Several customer segments in governmental and private sectors

 4 Asset-light business model

• High-mix–low-volume business model
• Sales growth does not require capex: related annual capex around 10 MEUR
• Potential for productivity improvement with volume growth

 5 Strong cash generation and financial position

• Enable investing in growth and long-term business development
• Strong cash conversion rate (2022: 0.5)
• Solvency ratio 58.2% (2022)
• Gearing 3.2% (2022)

 6 Solid dividend payer

• Aim to distribute a stable dividend which will increase in line with net profit development
• Dividend per share for the last five years paid at the average rate of 81% on earnings and the average effective dividend yield of share 2.6%

 7 Technology with an impact in a responsible way

• Technologies, products, and digital solutions that enhance customers’ decisionmaking and development of operations and that contribute significantly to solving global challenges related to climate change, resource efficiency, and well-being and health, for example
• Very low ESG risk: in the evaluation by Sustainalytics, Vaisala’s ESG risk score is 9.7 which is defined as negligible
• Vaisala is member of the RE100 initiative and used 100% renewable electricity. Furthermore, Vaisala is committed to set Science Based Targets for emissions reduction

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Fact sheet about Vaisala

​​​​​Vaisala is a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements. Building on over 85 years of experience, Vaisala provides observations for a better world, with space-proof technology even exploring Mars and beyond. We are a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs over 2,000 professionals worldwide and is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.