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Market Cap

€3.7b

Last Updated

2021/05/15 18:15 UTC

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Executive Summary

Lotus Bakeries NV provides various snack products in Belgium and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Lotus Bakeries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LOTB is less volatile than 75% of Belgian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LOTB's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.2%

LOTB

0.2%

BE Food

0.8%

BE Market


1 Year Return

62.9%

LOTB

56.3%

BE Food

38.6%

BE Market

Return vs Industry: LOTB exceeded the Belgian Food industry which returned 56.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LOTB exceeded the Belgian Market which returned 38.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LOTBIndustryMarket
7 Day0.2%0.2%0.8%
30 Day2.4%4.1%5.0%
90 Day6.5%10.3%7.9%
1 Year64.1%62.9%57.3%56.3%40.8%38.6%
3 Year101.9%97.4%43.9%40.4%1.4%-3.5%
5 Year174.9%167.4%88.2%80.3%-0.2%-9.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lotus Bakeries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Lotus Bakeries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

44.7x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LOTB (€4560) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€3071.55)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LOTB is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LOTB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.7x) compared to the European Food industry average (20.5x).

PE vs Market: LOTB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.7x) compared to the Belgian market (19.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LOTB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LOTB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.5x) compared to the BE Food industry average (1.4x).


Future Growth

How is Lotus Bakeries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

10.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LOTB's forecast earnings growth (10% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: LOTB's earnings (10% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Belgian market (14.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: LOTB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: LOTB's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Belgian market (4.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LOTB's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LOTB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19%).


Past Performance

How has Lotus Bakeries performed over the past 5 years?

9.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LOTB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LOTB's current net profit margins (12.5%) are higher than last year (12.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LOTB's earnings have grown by 9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LOTB's earnings growth over the past year (10.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LOTB earnings growth over the past year (10.2%) exceeded the Food industry 5.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: LOTB's Return on Equity (19%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Lotus Bakeries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LOTB's short term assets (€221.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€148.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: LOTB's short term assets (€221.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€261.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LOTB's debt to equity ratio (47%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LOTB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 90.2% to 47% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LOTB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (50.3%).

Interest Coverage: LOTB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (40.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Lotus Bakeries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.78%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 16 2021Ex Dividend DateMay 21 2021Dividend Pay DateMay 25 20214 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 5 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LOTB's dividend (0.78%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (1.73%).

High Dividend: LOTB's dividend (0.78%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Belgian market (4.44%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: LOTB is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: LOTB is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: LOTB is not paying a notable dividend for the Belgian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LOTB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Belgian market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jan Marcel Matthieu Boone (49 yo)

10.33yrs

Tenure

€20,000

Compensation

Mr. Jan Marcel Matthieu Maria Boone serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Lotus Bakeries NV since 2011 and has been its Managing Director since May 2011. Mr. Boone served as a General Manager of Corpora...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jan Marcel Matthieu's total compensation ($USD24.27K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Belgian market ($USD891.07K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jan Marcel Matthieu's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LOTB's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LOTB's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


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Company Information

Lotus Bakeries NV's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lotus Bakeries NV
  • Ticker: LOTB
  • Exchange: ENXTBR
  • Founded: 1932
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: €3.696b
  • Shares outstanding: 810.47k
  • Website: https://www.lotusbakeries.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Lotus Bakeries NV
  • Gentstraat 1
  • Lembeke
  • East Flanders
  • 9971
  • Belgium

Listings


Biography

Lotus Bakeries NV provides various snack products in Belgium and internationally. The company offers biscuits and cakes, including caramelized cookies, gingerbreads, cake specialties, waffles, and pepparka...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/15 18:15
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.