LIC Stock Overview
Lifestyle Communities Limited, together with its subsidiaries, builds, owns, and operates land lease communities that provides affordable housing options in Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$16.78|
|52 Week High||AU$23.85|
|52 Week Low||AU$11.34|
|1 Month Change||20.72%|
|3 Month Change||16.85%|
|1 Year Change||-11.68%|
|3 Year Change||154.24%|
|5 Year Change||311.28%|
|Change since IPO||599.17%|
Recent News & Updates
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|LIC||AU Real Estate||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: LIC exceeded the Australian Real Estate industry which returned -15.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LIC underperformed the Australian Market which returned -8.1% over the past year.
|LIC Average Weekly Movement||6.0%|
|Real Estate Industry Average Movement||6.0%|
|Market Average Movement||10.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||17.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.6%|
Stable Share Price: LIC is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LIC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Lifestyle Communities Limited, together with its subsidiaries, builds, owns, and operates land lease communities that provides affordable housing options in Australia. The company operates 18 communities and approximately 5000 homes. It serves working, semi-retired, and retired people.
Lifestyle Communities Fundamentals Summary
|LIC fundamental statistics|
Is LIC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LIC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$137.03m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 17, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.00|
|Net Profit Margin||57.70%|
How did LIC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is LIC 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 LIC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LIC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LIC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LIC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SDG Sunland Group
CWP Cedar Woods Properties
FRI Finbar Group
LIC Lifestyle Communities
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LIC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.8x) compared to the peer average (12.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LIC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Real Estate Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LIC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.8x) compared to the Global Real Estate industry average (10.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LIC'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||16.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||13.4x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LIC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LIC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LIC (A$16.78) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$8.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LIC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
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 less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Lifestyle Communities forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 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: LIC's forecast earnings growth (17.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: LIC's earnings (17.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LIC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LIC's revenue (9.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LIC's revenue (9.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LIC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.2%)
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How has Lifestyle Communities performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LIC has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LIC's current net profit margins (57.7%) are higher than last year (33.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LIC's earnings have grown significantly by 22.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LIC's earnings growth over the past year (150%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LIC earnings growth over the past year (150%) exceeded the Real Estate industry 149%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LIC's Return on Equity (26.1%) is considered high.
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How is Lifestyle Communities's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LIC's short term assets (A$95.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$85.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: LIC's short term assets (A$95.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$439.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LIC's net debt to equity ratio (68.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LIC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.2% to 68.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LIC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: LIC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.8x coverage).
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What is Lifestyle Communities's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LIC's dividend (0.57%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.64%).
High Dividend: LIC's dividend (0.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.4%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LIC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: LIC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: LIC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: LIC is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. James Kelly, B. Bldg is a Founding Member of Lifestyle Communities Ltd in 2003 and has been its Managing Director and Director since September 2007 and May 2007 respectively. Mr. Kelly has experience i...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD418.18K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LIC's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LIC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LIC 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.
Lifestyle Communities Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lifestyle Communities Limited
- Ticker: LIC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Real Estate Development
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: AU$1.751b
- Shares outstanding: 104.35m
- Website: https://www.lifestylecommunities.com.au
Number of Employees
- Lifestyle Communities Limited
- 9-17 Raglan Street
- Level 1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/10 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/10 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.