LRK Stock Overview
Lark Distilling Co. Ltd produces and sells single malt whisky.
Lark Distilling Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$3.24|
|52 Week High||AU$5.60|
|52 Week Low||AU$2.42|
|1 Month Change||28.06%|
|3 Month Change||14.89%|
|1 Year Change||-33.74%|
|3 Year Change||208.57%|
|5 Year Change||227.27%|
|Change since IPO||-99.28%|
Recent News & Updates
|LRK||AU Beverage||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: LRK underperformed the Australian Beverage industry which returned -3.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LRK underperformed the Australian Market which returned -5.7% over the past year.
|LRK Average Weekly Movement||8.6%|
|Beverage Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||10.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||17.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.6%|
Stable Share Price: LRK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LRK's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Lark Distilling Co. Ltd produces and sells single malt whisky. It also offers spirits and liqueurs, gin, slainte, brandy, rum, and sanitizers. The company was formerly known as Australian Whisky Holdings Limited and changed its name to Lark Distilling Co. Ltd in May 2020.
Lark Distilling Fundamentals Summary
|LRK fundamental statistics|
Is LRK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LRK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$10.93m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 29, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.039|
|Net Profit Margin||13.38%|
How did LRK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LRK undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
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 LRK?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LRK's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LRK's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LRK PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
AVG Australian Vintage
TWE Treasury Wine Estates
MBH Maggie Beer Holdings
GDA Good Drinks Australia
LRK Lark Distilling
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LRK is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (82.1x) compared to the peer average (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LRK's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Beverage Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LRK is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (82.1x) compared to the Global Beverage industry average (21.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LRK'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||82.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||31.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LRK is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (82.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LRK when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LRK's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LRK's fair value for valuation analysis.
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, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is Lark Distilling forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
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: LRK's forecast earnings growth (42.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: LRK's earnings (42.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LRK's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LRK's revenue (28.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LRK's revenue (28.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LRK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.8%).
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How has Lark Distilling performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LRK has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LRK's current net profit margins (13.4%) are higher than last year (0.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LRK has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 41.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LRK's earnings growth over the past year (21985%) exceeds its 5-year average (41.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LRK earnings growth over the past year (21985%) exceeded the Beverage industry 18.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LRK's Return on Equity (2.8%) is considered low.
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How is Lark Distilling's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LRK's short term assets (A$71.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$4.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: LRK's short term assets (A$71.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$7.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LRK has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: LRK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.9% to 4.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LRK's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: LRK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.6x coverage).
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What is Lark Distilling current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LRK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LRK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LRK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LRK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LRK has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ms. Laura Nicole McBain, B.Com, serves as Interim Managing Director at Lark Distilling Co. Ltd since February 15, 2022. She serves as Independent Non-Executive Director at Capitol Health Limited since July...
Experienced Management: LRK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LRK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19.3%.
Lark Distilling Co. Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lark Distilling Co. Ltd
- Ticker: LRK
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1839
- Industry: Distillers and Vintners
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Implied Market Cap: AU$222.154m
- Shares outstanding: 75.31m
- Website: https://www.larkdistillery.com
- Lark Distilling Co. Ltd
- 91-93 Macquarie Street
- Level 1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/17 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.