LNZ Stock Overview
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft produces and markets wood-based cellulosic fibers for the textile and nonwoven sectors in Austria, rest of Europe, Asia, the Americas, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€84.70|
|52 Week High||€134.20|
|52 Week Low||€70.20|
|1 Month Change||18.46%|
|3 Month Change||0.95%|
|1 Year Change||-23.69%|
|3 Year Change||-5.20%|
|5 Year Change||-42.15%|
|Change since IPO||761.79%|
Recent News & Updates
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|LNZ||AT Chemicals||AT Market|
Return vs Industry: LNZ underperformed the Austrian Chemicals industry which returned -16.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LNZ underperformed the Austrian Market which returned -6.7% over the past year.
|LNZ Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AT Market||7.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AT Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: LNZ is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Austrian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LNZ's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft produces and markets wood-based cellulosic fibers for the textile and nonwoven sectors in Austria, rest of Europe, Asia, the Americas, and internationally. The company operates through Division Fiber, Division Pulp, and Others segments. It offers lyocell fibers for applications in sportswear, home textiles, and mattresses, as well as hygiene articles such as wet wipes and baby wipes; modal fibers; viscose fibers for use in clothing fabrics, wipes, tampons, and wound dressings; and filament yarns under the LENZING, TENCEL, VEOCEL, and LENZING ECOVERO brand names.
Lenzing Fundamentals Summary
|LNZ fundamental statistics|
Is LNZ overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LNZ income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€1.95b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.46|
|Net Profit Margin||3.74%|
How did LNZ perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is LNZ undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LNZ?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LNZ's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LNZ's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LNZ PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
MMK Mayr-Melnhof Karton
AMAG AMAG Austria Metall
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LNZ is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.5x) compared to the peer average (7.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LNZ's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LNZ is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.5x) compared to the European Chemicals industry average (12.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LNZ's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||24.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||37.6x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LNZ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (37.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LNZ when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LNZ (€84.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€289.21)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LNZ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Lenzing forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LNZ's forecast earnings growth (47.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: LNZ's earnings (47.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (2.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LNZ's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LNZ's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (-1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LNZ's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LNZ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
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How has Lenzing performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LNZ has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LNZ's current net profit margins (3.7%) are lower than last year (4.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LNZ's earnings have declined by 33.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LNZ's earnings growth over the past year (6.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-33.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LNZ earnings growth over the past year (6.8%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 27.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LNZ's Return on Equity (3.6%) is considered low.
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How is Lenzing's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LNZ's short term assets (€2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€920.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: LNZ's short term assets (€2.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€2.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LNZ's net debt to equity ratio (66.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LNZ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 36% to 108.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LNZ's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.1%).
Interest Coverage: LNZ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.9x coverage).
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What is Lenzing current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LNZ's dividend (5.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.94%).
High Dividend: LNZ's dividend (5.14%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (5.09%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LNZ's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LNZ's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (125.8%), LNZ's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: LNZ is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stephan Sielaff (56 yo)
Mr. Stephan Helmut Sielaff has been Member of Management Board at Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft since March 1, 2020 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since April 1, 2022 and served as its Chief Techno...
Experienced Management: LNZ's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LNZ's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: LNZ
- Exchange: WBAG
- Founded: 1892
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: €2.249b
- Shares outstanding: 26.55m
- Website: https://www.lenzing.com
Number of Employees
- Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
- Werkstrasse 2
- Upper Austria
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/15 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/15 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.