Lotus Bakeries NV provides various snack products in Belgium and internationally. More Details
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Lotus Bakeries 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: 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).
How is Lotus Bakeries 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: 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%).
How has Lotus Bakeries performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
What is Lotus Bakeries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jan Marcel Matthieu Boone (49 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: LOTB's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LOTB's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lotus Bakeries NV's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Lotus Bakeries NV
- Gentstraat 1
- East Flanders
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
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