Lifestyle Communities Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and manages affordable independent living residential land lease communities for working, semi-retired, or retired people in Australia. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Lifestyle Communities's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LIC is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LIC's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
AU Real Estate
1 Year Return
AU Real Estate
Return vs Industry: LIC exceeded the Australian Real Estate industry which returned -19.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LIC exceeded the Australian Market which returned -1.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lifestyle Communities's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
9 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Worried About Insider Transactions At Lifestyle Communities Limited (ASX:LIC)?
10 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Lifestyle Communities (ASX:LIC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
10 months ago | Simply Wall StWe're Not Counting On Lifestyle Communities (ASX:LIC) To Sustain Its Statutory Profitability
Is Lifestyle Communities 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: LIC (A$11.26) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LIC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LIC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.4x) compared to the AU Real Estate industry average (25.1x).
PE vs Market: LIC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.4x) compared to the Australian market (22.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LIC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LIC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the AU Real Estate industry average (0.9x).
How is Lifestyle Communities forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LIC's forecast earnings growth (20.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: LIC's earnings (20.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (17.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LIC's revenue (19.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LIC's revenue (19.5% 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 low in 3 years time (17%).
How has Lifestyle Communities performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LIC has a large one-off gain of A$38.9M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LIC's current net profit margins (33.5%) are lower than last year (38.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LIC's earnings have grown significantly by 23.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LIC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LIC had negative earnings growth (-22.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-39.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LIC's Return on Equity (14.7%) is considered low.
How is Lifestyle Communities's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LIC's short term assets (A$63.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$35.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: LIC's short term assets (A$63.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$270.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LIC's debt to equity ratio (49.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LIC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 32.2% to 49.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LIC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.9%).
Interest Coverage: LIC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.2x coverage).
What is Lifestyle Communities's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LIC's dividend (0.44%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.06%).
High Dividend: LIC's dividend (0.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.1%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LIC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: LIC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LIC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LIC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. James Kelly, B. Bldg is a Founding Member of Lifestyle Communities Ltd and has been its Managing Director and Director since September 2007 and May 2007 respectively. Mr. Kelly has over 30 years experi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD474.02K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD944.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Joint Company Secretary||2.42yrs||AU$411.00k||0% |
|Head of Community Operations||0.83yr||AU$162.84k||no data|
|Head of Sales||4.83yrs||AU$375.00k||0% |
|Head of Development & Acquisition||no data||AU$398.00k||0% |
|Head of Development & Delivery||2.83yrs||AU$324.00k||0% |
|Head of Marketing||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of People & Capability||no data||no data||no data|
|Joint Company Secretary||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LIC's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|Non Executive Director||2.42yrs||AU$81.00k||0.0048% |
|Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||AU$49.00k||0.0023% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||1.25yrs||AU$122.00k||0.072% |
|Non-Executive Director||3.17yrs||AU$84.00k||0.0057% |
|Non-Executive Director||3.17yrs||AU$80.00k||0.0077% |
Experienced Board: LIC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lifestyle Communities Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lifestyle Communities Limited
- Ticker: LIC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Real Estate Development
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: AU$1.181b
- Shares outstanding: 104.35m
- Website: https://www.lifestylecommunities.com.au
Number of Employees
- Lifestyle Communities Limited
- 9-17 Raglan Street
- Level 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LIC||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2007|
|LIC||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jun 2007|
|LCOM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jun 2007|
Lifestyle Communities Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and manages affordable independent living residential land lease communities for working, semi-retired, or retired people in A...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/27 07:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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