Is LPKF Laser & Electronics AG (ETR:LPK) Potentially Undervalued?

LPKF Laser & Electronics AG (ETR:LPK), which is in the electronic business, and is based in Germany, saw significant share price movement during recent months on the XTRA, rising to highs of €25.10 and falling to the lows of €14.50. Some share price movements can give investors a better opportunity to enter into the stock, and potentially buy at a lower price. A question to answer is whether LPKF Laser & Electronics’s current trading price of €15.10 reflective of the actual value of the small-cap? Or is it currently undervalued, providing us with the opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at LPKF Laser & Electronics’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if there are any catalysts for a price change.

Check out our latest analysis for LPKF Laser & Electronics

What is LPKF Laser & Electronics worth?

According to my valuation model, LPKF Laser & Electronics seems to be fairly priced at around 7.9% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy LPKF Laser & Electronics today, you’d be paying a reasonable price for it. And if you believe that the stock is really worth €16.40, then there isn’t much room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. What’s more, LPKF Laser & Electronics’s share price may be more stable over time (relative to the market), as indicated by its low beta.

What kind of growth will LPKF Laser & Electronics generate?

XTRA:LPK Past and Future Earnings, March 16th 2020
XTRA:LPK Past and Future Earnings, March 16th 2020

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. LPKF Laser & Electronics’s earnings over the next few years are expected to increase by 43%, indicating a highly optimistic future ahead. This should lead to more robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? LPK’s optimistic future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the track record of its management team. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough conviction to buy should the price fluctuates below the true value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on LPK, now may not be the most optimal time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth further examining other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on LPKF Laser & Electronics. You can find everything you need to know about LPKF Laser & Electronics in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in LPKF Laser & Electronics, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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