Lynas Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, mining, extraction, and processing of rare earth minerals primarily in Australia and Malaysia.
Exceptional growth potential with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Lynas's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LYC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: LYC underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 0.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LYC matched the Australian Market which returned -13.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lynas's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWhy Lynas Corporation Limited’s (ASX:LYC) Return On Capital Employed Might Be A Concern
1 year ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: Lynas Corporation Limited (ASX:LYC) Insiders Have Been Buying Shares
1 year ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Concerned About Lynas Corporation Limited's (ASX:LYC) Historical Volatility?
Is Lynas 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: LYC (A$2.07) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LYC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LYC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.6x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (9.4x).
PE vs Market: LYC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.6x) compared to the Australian market (14.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LYC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LYC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.4x).
How is Lynas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LYC's forecast earnings growth (50.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: LYC's earnings (50.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (14.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LYC's revenue (20.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LYC's revenue (20.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LYC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.2%)
How has Lynas performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LYC has a large one-off gain of A$43.4M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LYC's current net profit margins (17.8%) are higher than last year (6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LYC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 82% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LYC's earnings growth over the past year (204.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (82% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LYC earnings growth over the past year (204.2%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry -7.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LYC's Return on Equity (11.8%) is considered low.
How is Lynas's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LYC's short term assets (A$188.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$89.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: LYC's short term assets (A$188.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$316.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LYC's debt to equity ratio (35.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LYC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 213.9% to 35.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LYC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (51.9%).
Interest Coverage: LYC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
What is Lynas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LYC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LYC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LYC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LYC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LYC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Amanda Lacaze (59yo)
Ms. Amanda M. Lacaze, B.A., ATCL, MAICD has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lynas Corporation Limited since June 25, 2014. Ms. Lacaze serves as a Principal and Managing Partner of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Amanda's total compensation ($USD2.11M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Amanda's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD, CEO & Director||5.92yrs||AU$3.22m||0.63% A$9.2m|
|Chief Financial Officer||5.5yrs||AU$1.16m||0.099% A$1.5m|
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||11.83yrs||AU$1.10m||0.056% A$824.2k|
|Vice President of Sales & Marketing||9.58yrs||AU$1.26m||0.083% A$1.2m|
|Vice President of People & Culture||5.5yrs||AU$769.79k||0.027% A$403.2k|
|Managing Director of Malaysia||no data||AU$973.97k||0.055% A$813.8k|
|Vice President of Production||5.75yrs||AU$1.22m||0.064% A$941.9k|
|Joint Company Secretary||5.58yrs||AU$1.83k||no data|
|General Manager of Lynas Advanced Materials Plant||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LYC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Director||5.92yrs||AU$3.22m||0.63% A$9.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||5.33yrs||AU$295.53k||0.0093% A$136.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3yrs||AU$140.31k||0.0072% A$105.0k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.5yrs||AU$153.30k||0.017% A$242.9k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.33yrs||AU$153.30k||0.0095% A$139.9k|
|Non-Executive Director||2.58yrs||AU$142.35k||0.020% A$299.2k|
Experienced Board: LYC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5%.
Lynas Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lynas Corporation Limited
- Ticker: LYC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$1.468b
- Shares outstanding: 699.21m
- Website: https://www.lynascorp.com
- Lynas Corporation Limited
- PT17212 Jalan Gebeng 3
- Kawasan Perindustrian Gebeng
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LYC||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|LYI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|LYSC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|LYC||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|0A2N||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||AUD||Jan 1992|
|LYSD.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORD ADR NEW||US||USD||Nov 2008|
|LYIC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPONSORD ADR NEW||DE||EUR||Nov 2008|
Lynas Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, mining, extraction, and processing of rare earth minerals primarily in Australia and Malaysia. The company holds an interest in the Mount Weld project in Western Australia. It also produces and supplies neodymium-praseodymium material; develops and operates advanced material processing and concentration plants; and offers corporate services. Lynas Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/26 10:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/26 00:00|
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