Lycopodium Limited provides engineering consultancy services in the resources, infrastructure and industrial processes sectors. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Lycopodium's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LYL is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LYL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LYL exceeded the Australian Construction industry which returned -7.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LYL underperformed the Australian Market which returned 35.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lycopodium's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Lycopodium undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LYL (A$5.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$4.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LYL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LYL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.1x) compared to the Australian Construction industry average (17.1x).
PE vs Market: LYL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.1x) compared to the Australian market (20.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LYL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LYL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the AU Construction industry average (2.1x).
How is Lycopodium forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LYL's forecast earnings growth (26.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LYL's earnings (26.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LYL's revenue (15% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LYL's revenue (15% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LYL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.5%).
How has Lycopodium performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LYL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LYL's current net profit margins (5.4%) are lower than last year (8.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LYL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 21.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LYL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LYL had negative earnings growth (-45.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (4.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LYL's Return on Equity (11%) is considered low.
How is Lycopodium's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LYL's short term assets (A$119.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$60.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: LYL's short term assets (A$119.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$12.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LYL's debt to equity ratio (0.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LYL had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: LYL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: LYL earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Lycopodium current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LYL's dividend (1.83%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.08%).
High Dividend: LYL's dividend (1.83%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.2%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LYL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LYL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (66.2%), LYL's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LYL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (70% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Peter De Leo (54 yo)
Mr. Peter De Leo, BE (Civil), CPEng, FIEAust., has been the Managing Director of Lycopodium Ltd. since November 25, 2015. Mr. De Leo served as Managing Director of Lycopodium Minerals Pty Ltd. since 2009 u...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD535.94K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD509.07K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LYL's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LYL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lycopodium Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lycopodium Limited
- Ticker: LYL
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: AU$216.584m
- Shares outstanding: 39.74m
- Website: https://www.lycopodium.com
- Lycopodium Limited
- 1 Adelaide Terrace
- Level 5
- East Perth
- Western Australia
Lycopodium Limited provides engineering consultancy services in the resources, infrastructure and industrial processes sectors. It operates through four segments: Mineral, Process Industries, Project Servi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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