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Leon's Furniture

TSX:LNF
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet, good value and pays a dividend.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
LNF
TSX
CA$1B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. CA
  3. Retail
Company description

Leon's Furniture Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of furniture, appliances, and home electronics in Canada. The last earnings update was 96 days ago. More info.


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LNF Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0.9%
TSX:LNF
-0.1%
CA Specialty Retail
-0.4%
CA Market
1 Year Returns
-16.9%
TSX:LNF
-29.4%
CA Specialty Retail
-1.1%
CA Market
LNF Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Leon's Furniture (LNF) 0.9% -0.7% -4% -16.9% 5.5% -0.3%
CA Specialty Retail -0.1% -1.1% -5.5% -29.4% 2% -20.7%
CA Market -0.4% 3.7% 2.3% -1.1% 20.3% 4.2%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • LNF outperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned -29.4% over the past year.
  • LNF underperformed the Market in Canada which returned -1.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility
LNF
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Leon's Furniture undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Leon's Furniture to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Leon's Furniture.

TSX:LNF Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 2 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.4%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year CA Government Bond Rate 1.9%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for TSX:LNF
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year CA Govt Bond Rate 1.9%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 8.1%
Specialty Retail Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.65
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.647 (1 + (1- 26.5%) (19.44%))
0.739
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.8
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 1.95% + (0.8 * 8.05%)
8.39%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for TSX:LNF using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Leon's Furniture is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We use analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years for the 1st stage, the 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

TSX:LNF DCF 1st Stage: Next 5 year cash flow forecast
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Levered FCF (CAD, Millions) 116.00 122.23 128.79 135.71 143.00
Source Analyst x2 Est @ 5.37% Est @ 5.37% Est @ 5.37% Est @ 5.37%
Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.39%)
107.02 104.04 101.14 98.33 95.59
Present value of next 5 years cash flows CA$506.12
TSX:LNF DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2023 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= CA$143.00 × (1 + 1.95%) ÷ (8.39% – 1.95%)
CA$2,262.90
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)5
= CA$2,262.90 ÷ (1 + 8.39%)5
CA$1,512.63
TSX:LNF Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 5 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= CA$506.12 + CA$1,512.63
CA$2,018.75
Equity Value per Share
(CAD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= CA$2,018.75 / 77.49
CA$26.05
TSX:LNF Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (CAD) From above. CA$26.05
Current discount Discount to share price of CA$14.80
= -1 x (CA$14.80 - CA$26.05) / CA$26.05
43.2%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Leon's Furniture is available for.
Intrinsic value
43%
Share price is CA$14.8 vs Future cash flow value of CA$26.05
Current Discount Checks
For Leon's Furniture to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Leon's Furniture's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Leon's Furniture's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Leon's Furniture's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Leon's Furniture's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
TSX:LNF PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-09-30) in CAD CA$1.41
TSX:LNF Share Price ** TSX (2019-02-15) in CAD CA$14.8
Canada Specialty Retail Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 13.19x
Canada Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 559 Publicly-Listed Companies 14.87x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Leon's Furniture.

TSX:LNF PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= TSX:LNF Share Price ÷ EPS (both in CAD)

= 14.8 ÷ 1.41

10.52x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Leon's Furniture is good value based on earnings compared to the CA Specialty Retail industry average.
  • Leon's Furniture is good value based on earnings compared to the Canada market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Leon's Furniture's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
TSX:LNF PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 10.52x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 2 Analysts
0.4%per year
North America Specialty Retail Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 60 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 1.68x
Canada Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 261 Publicly-Listed Companies 0.96x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Leon's Furniture, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Leon's Furniture's assets?
Raw Data
TSX:LNF PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-09-30) in CAD CA$10.71
TSX:LNF Share Price * TSX (2019-02-15) in CAD CA$14.8
Canada Specialty Retail Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 11 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 1.37x
Canada Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 2,329 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.52x
TSX:LNF PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= TSX:LNF Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in CAD)

= 14.8 ÷ 10.71

1.38x

* Primary Listing of Leon's Furniture.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Leon's Furniture is overvalued based on assets compared to the CA Specialty Retail industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Leon's Furniture's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Specialty Retail industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Specialty Retail industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Leon's Furniture has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Leon's Furniture expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

  • No analysts cover Leon's Furniture, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
0.4%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Leon's Furniture expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Leon's Furniture's earnings growth is positive but not above the low risk savings rate of 1.9%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Leon's Furniture's earnings growth is positive but not above the Canada market average.
  • Leon's Furniture's revenue growth is positive but not above the Canada market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
TSX:LNF Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
TSX:LNF Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 2 Analysts 0.4%
TSX:LNF Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 2 Analysts 1.2%
Canada Specialty Retail Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.2%
Canada Specialty Retail Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.9%
Canada Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 16.9%
Canada Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.1%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
TSX:LNF Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 2 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in CAD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
TSX:LNF Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2019-12-31 2,265 147 2
2018-12-31 2,234 140 2
TSX:LNF Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-09-30 2,233 145 107
2018-06-30 2,237 185 108
2018-03-31 2,229 171 103
2017-12-31 2,212 157 97
2017-09-30 2,207 160 99
2017-06-30 2,187 165 99
2017-03-31 2,164 179 97
2016-12-31 2,144 165 84
2016-09-30 2,116 129 77
2016-06-30 2,089 97 70
2016-03-31 2,065 63 68
2015-12-31 2,032 58 77

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Leon's Furniture's earnings are expected to grow by 0.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Leon's Furniture's revenue is expected to grow by 1.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
TSX:LNF Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 2 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Leon's Furniture Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

TSX:LNF Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2019-12-31
2018-12-31
TSX:LNF Past Financials Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) EPS *
2018-09-30 1.41
2018-06-30 1.43
2018-03-31 1.39
2017-12-31 1.32
2017-09-30 1.37
2017-06-30 1.37
2017-03-31 1.35
2016-12-31 1.17
2016-09-30 1.07
2016-06-30 0.98
2016-03-31 0.95
2015-12-31 1.08

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Leon's Furniture will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Leon's Furniture's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Canada market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Canada market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Leon's Furniture has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Leon's Furniture performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Leon's Furniture's growth in the last year to its industry (Specialty Retail).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Leon's Furniture's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.
  • Leon's Furniture's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (8.1% vs 10.9%)
  • Leon's Furniture's earnings growth has exceeded the CA Specialty Retail industry average in the past year (8.1% vs 5.6%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Leon's Furniture's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Leon's Furniture Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

TSX:LNF Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-09-30 2,233.47 107.02 805.49
2018-06-30 2,236.58 107.62 801.16
2018-03-31 2,228.75 102.51 805.50
2017-12-31 2,212.22 96.59 802.85
2017-09-30 2,206.91 99.05 794.18
2017-06-30 2,187.19 98.82 784.33
2017-03-31 2,164.48 96.92 768.65
2016-12-31 2,143.74 83.59 777.44
2016-09-30 2,115.58 76.55 780.95
2016-06-30 2,088.72 69.77 785.13
2016-03-31 2,065.48 67.81 785.06
2015-12-31 2,031.72 76.63 762.92
2015-09-30 2,047.76 76.36 777.97
2015-06-30 2,030.58 76.30 772.23
2015-03-31 2,012.16 78.29 756.13
2014-12-31 2,008.48 75.52 749.65
2014-09-30 1,955.24 71.95 711.83
2014-06-30 1,952.15 66.85 708.64
2014-03-31 1,958.19 64.30 714.80
2013-12-31 1,694.64 68.39 602.87
2013-09-30 1,360.08 58.18 483.88
2013-06-30 1,005.65 49.05 347.07
2013-03-31 687.19 43.61 221.91
2012-12-31 682.16 46.78 217.11
2012-09-30 687.52 50.53 215.91
2012-06-30 687.72 52.75 213.52
2012-03-31 689.48 54.97 210.80

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Leon's Furniture has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Leon's Furniture used its assets more efficiently than the CA Specialty Retail industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Leon's Furniture has improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Leon's Furniture's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Specialty Retail industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Leon's Furniture has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Leon's Furniture's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Leon's Furniture's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Leon's Furniture is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Leon's Furniture's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Leon's Furniture's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.6x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Leon's Furniture Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago.

TSX:LNF Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in CAD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-09-30 818.68 222.91 129.32
2018-06-30 795.55 237.86 109.18
2018-03-31 779.59 248.05 102.02
2017-12-31 773.05 253.07 103.53
2017-09-30 701.11 313.30 76.58
2017-06-30 674.87 356.02 53.87
2017-03-31 663.05 351.65 53.09
2016-12-31 659.55 345.35 83.06
2016-09-30 629.33 359.84 53.85
2016-06-30 601.53 405.29 28.25
2016-03-31 590.14 409.18 16.90
2015-12-31 600.40 394.71 30.82
2015-09-30 575.38 420.29 22.33
2015-06-30 554.70 467.60 23.55
2015-03-31 546.76 445.12 24.76
2014-12-31 549.11 423.39 68.26
2014-09-30 526.04 443.77 32.83
2014-06-30 503.30 624.61 20.00
2014-03-31 491.34 634.81 17.67
2013-12-31 497.76 500.43 23.17
2013-09-30 477.43 634.01 75.48
2013-06-30 463.27 642.62 44.44
2013-03-31 458.93 661.65 48.11
2012-12-31 452.19 0.43 200.70
2012-09-30 438.71 0.59 184.58
2012-06-30 431.25 0.59 162.57
2012-03-31 429.25 0.60 175.41
  • Leon's Furniture's level of debt (27.2%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (132.4% vs 27.2% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (65.3%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 19.8x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Leon's Furniture's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Leon's Furniture has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Leon's Furniture's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
3.78%
Current annual income from Leon's Furniture dividends. Estimated to be 3.38% next year.
If you bought CA$2,000 of Leon's Furniture shares you are expected to receive CA$76 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Leon's Furniture's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Canada (2.12%).
  • Leon's Furniture's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Canada (5.93%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
TSX:LNF Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 2 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Canada Specialty Retail Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 7 Stocks 3.4%
Canada Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 329 Stocks 3.6%
Canada Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1.1%
Canada Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 2.1%
Canada Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 5.9%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

TSX:LNF Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in CA$) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2019-12-31 0.50 1.00
2018-12-31 0.50 1.00
TSX:LNF Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in CA$) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-11-14 0.560 3.713
2018-08-09 0.560 3.185
2018-02-22 0.480 2.721
2017-11-14 0.480 2.630
2017-08-10 0.480 2.646
2017-05-11 0.480 2.728
2017-03-28 0.480 2.854
2017-02-23 0.480 2.799
2016-11-10 0.400 2.227
2016-05-12 0.400 2.514
2016-02-25 0.400 2.696
2015-11-12 0.400 2.841
2015-08-14 0.400 2.898
2015-02-26 0.400 2.604
2014-11-13 0.400 2.338
2014-08-14 0.400 2.747
2014-05-13 0.400 2.744
2014-03-28 0.400 2.563
2014-02-27 0.400 2.565
2013-11-14 0.400 2.821
2013-05-14 0.400 3.115
2012-11-13 0.400 3.122
2012-08-13 0.400 3.474
2012-05-14 0.400 3.561
2012-02-23 0.400 3.321
2011-11-14 0.400 3.257
2011-05-19 0.360 2.960
2011-02-17 0.360 2.609
2010-11-10 0.360 2.479
2010-08-13 0.360 2.712
2010-05-12 0.280 2.330
2010-02-17 0.280 2.278
2009-08-11 0.280 2.698
2009-05-13 0.280 2.818
2009-02-19 0.280 3.136

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  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Leon's Furniture's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.8x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Leon's Furniture's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1.1%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Leon's Furniture afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Leon's Furniture has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Leon's Furniture's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Edward Leon
COMPENSATION CA$1,990,372
AGE 61
TENURE AS CEO 0.3 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Edward Florian Leon has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Leon's Furniture Ltd. since June 17, 2015. Mr. Leon served as Vice President of Merchandising of Leon's Furniture from May 2002 to June 17, 2015. Mr. Leon served as Director of Merchandising at Leon's Furniture Ltd. He has been a Director of Leon's Furniture Ltd. since 2001. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Leon's Furniture Ltd. since October 1, 2018.

CEO Compensation
  • Edward's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
  • Edward's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Canada.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure of the Leon's Furniture management team in years:

2.9
Average Tenure
  • The tenure for the Leon's Furniture management team is about average.
Management Team

Edward Leon

TITLE
CEO, President
COMPENSATION
CA$2M
AGE
61
TENURE
0.3 yrs

Mike Walsh

TITLE
President of the Leon's Division
COMPENSATION
CA$862K
TENURE
3.5 yrs

Dave Freeman

TITLE
President of the Brick Division
COMPENSATION
CA$865K
TENURE
2.3 yrs

Constantine Pefanis

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
TENURE
1.1 yrs

John Cooney

TITLE
VP of Legal & Corporate Secretary
TENURE
3.5 yrs

Graeme Leon

TITLE
Vice President of Merchandising for the Leon's Division
COMPENSATION
CA$436K
TENURE
3.7 yrs

Paul Comrie

TITLE
Vice President Merchandising of The Brick Ltd
COMPENSATION
CA$1M
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Leon's Furniture board of directors in years:

14.4
Average Tenure
66.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Leon's Furniture board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors

Mark Leon

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
CA$80K
AGE
66
TENURE
13.8 yrs

Edward Leon

TITLE
CEO, President
COMPENSATION
CA$2M
AGE
61
TENURE
18.1 yrs

Terry Leon

TITLE
Vice Chairman
COMPENSATION
CA$2M
AGE
67
TENURE
0.3 yrs

Peter B. Eby

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
CA$90K
AGE
79
TENURE
42.1 yrs

Alan Lenczner

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
CA$83K
AGE
75
TENURE
27.1 yrs

Mary Leon

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
CA$90K
AGE
63
TENURE
15.1 yrs

Frank Gagliano

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
CA$90K
AGE
69
TENURE
11.1 yrs

Joseph Leon

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
CA$80K
AGE
58
TENURE
5.2 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • More shares have been bought than sold by Leon's Furniture insiders in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (CA$) Value (CA$)
23. Nov 18 Buy Terrence Leon Individual 21. Nov 18 23. Nov 18 5,000 CA$15.33 CA$75,474
23. Nov 18 Buy Edward Leon Individual 22. Nov 18 22. Nov 18 1,500 CA$15.10 CA$22,650
21. Nov 18 Buy Terrence Leon Individual 19. Nov 18 19. Nov 18 2,700 CA$15.74 CA$42,488
19. Nov 18 Buy Terrence Leon Individual 16. Nov 18 16. Nov 18 9,200 CA$15.54 CA$142,415
19. Nov 18 Buy Edward Leon Individual 16. Nov 18 16. Nov 18 2,000 CA$15.55 CA$31,100
27. Sep 18 Sell Graeme Leon Individual 26. Sep 18 26. Sep 18 -300 CA$17.90 CA$-5,370
25. Sep 18 Sell Graeme Leon Individual 20. Sep 18 20. Sep 18 -700 CA$17.90 CA$-12,530
17. Aug 18 Sell Graeme Leon Individual 16. Aug 18 16. Aug 18 -2,000 CA$18.00 CA$-36,000
17. May 18 Sell Graeme Leon Individual 15. May 18 15. May 18 -2,000 CA$18.25 CA$-36,500
02. Apr 18 Buy Constantine Pefanis Individual 29. Mar 18 29. Mar 18 900 CA$16.94 CA$15,246
29. Mar 18 Sell John Cooney Individual 28. Mar 18 28. Mar 18 -6,500 CA$16.81 CA$-109,239
23. Mar 18 Buy Constantine Pefanis Individual 22. Mar 18 22. Mar 18 2,000 CA$16.68 CA$33,351
23. Mar 18 Buy Terrence Leon Individual 22. Mar 18 22. Mar 18 5,000 CA$16.40 CA$82,016
23. Mar 18 Buy Edward Leon Individual 22. Mar 18 22. Mar 18 1,500 CA$16.70 CA$25,050
21. Mar 18 Buy Terrence Leon Individual 20. Mar 18 20. Mar 18 2,200 CA$16.90 CA$37,180
16. Mar 18 Buy Terrence Leon Individual 15. Mar 18 15. Mar 18 590 CA$16.90 CA$9,971
15. Mar 18 Buy Edward Leon Individual 15. Mar 18 15. Mar 18 500 CA$16.70 CA$8,350
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Management checks
We assess Leon's Furniture's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Leon's Furniture has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

How Much Of Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) Do Institutions Own?

Every investor in Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. … Companies that have been privatized tend to have low insider ownership. … With a market capitalization of CA$1.1b, Leon's Furniture is a decent size, so it is probably on the radar of institutional investors.

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Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry

Our data shows Leon's Furniture has a return on equity of 13% for the last year. … One way to conceptualize this, is that for each CA$1 of shareholders' equity it has, the company made CA$0.13 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Here's How P/E Ratios Can Help Us Understand Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF)

We'll show how you can use Leon's Furniture Limited's (TSE:LNF) P/E ratio to inform your assessment of the investment opportunity. … Leon's Furniture has a P/E ratio of 10.84, based on the last twelve months. … Price to Earnings Ratio = Price per Share ÷ Earnings per Share (EPS)

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Did Leon's Furniture Limited's (TSE:LNF) Recent Earnings Growth Beat The Trend?

Measuring Leon's Furniture Limited's (TSE:LNF) track record of past performance is an insightful exercise for investors. … Below, I will assess LNF's recent performance announced on 30 September 2018 and compare these figures to its historical trend and industry movements. … However, this one-year growth rate has been lower than its average earnings growth rate over the past 5 years of 11%, indicating the rate at which LNF is growing has slowed down

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Is Leon's Furniture Limited's (TSE:LNF) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?

Investors are always looking for growth in small-cap stocks like Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF), with a market cap of CA$1.1b. … However, an important fact which most ignore is: how financially healthy is the business? … Companies operating in the Specialty Retail industry facing headwinds from current disruption,.

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Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF): What Are Investors Earning On Their Capital?

and want a simplistic look at the return on Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) stock. … As a result, your investment is being put to work to fund operations and if you want to earn an attractive return on your investment, the business needs to be making an adequate amount of money from the funds you provide. … To understand Leon's Furniture’s capital returns we will look at a useful metric called return on capital employed.

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Should You Buy Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) For Its Dividend?

A sizeable part of portfolio returns can be produced by dividend stocks due to their contribution to compounding returns in the long run. … Historically, Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) has paid a dividend to shareholders. … Let's take a look at Leon's Furniture in more detail.

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An Intrinsic Calculation For Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) Shows It's 45.84% Undervalued

Today I will be providing a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) as an investment opportunity. … by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to their present value. … If you are reading this and its not October 2018 then I highly recommend you check out the latest calculation for Leon's Furniture by following the link below

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What Does Leon's Furniture Limited's (TSE:LNF) PE Ratio Tell You?

Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) is trading with a trailing P/E of 12.4, which is lower than the industry average of 19.9. … Although some investors might think this is a real positive, that might change once you understand the assumptions behind the P/E. … View our latest analysis for Leon's Furniture

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Was Leon's Furniture Limited's (TSE:LNF) Earnings Growth Better Than The Industry's?

Understanding how Leon's Furniture Limited (TSE:LNF) is performing as a company requires looking at more than just a years' earnings. … Today I will run you through a basic sense check to gain perspective on how Leon's Furniture is doing by comparing its latest earnings with its long-term trend as well as the performance of its specialty retail industry peers. … View our latest analysis for Leon's Furniture.

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Company Info

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Description

Leon's Furniture Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of furniture, appliances, and home electronics in Canada. The company sells a range of home furniture, mattresses, appliances, and electronics, as well as acts as a commercial retailer of appliances to builders, developers, hotels, and property management companies under the Leon’s, The Brick, The Brick Mattress Store, and The Brick Outlet banners. In addition, it offers household furniture, electronics, and appliance repair services. The company operates a network of 304 stores, as well as sells its products through Websites comprising leons.ca, thebrick.com, and furniture.ca. Leon's Furniture Limited was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Details
Name: Leon's Furniture Limited
LNF
Exchange: TSX
Founded: 1909
CA$1,146,864,950
77,490,875
Website: http://www.leons.ca
Address: Leon's Furniture Limited
45 Gordon Mackay Road,
Toronto,
Ontario, M9N 3X3,
Canada
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
TSX LNF Common Shares The Toronto Stock Exchange CA CAD 06. Jan 1975
OTCPK LEFU.F Common Shares Pink Sheets LLC US USD 06. Jan 1975
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
8,157
Leon's Furniture employees.
Industry
Homefurnishing Retail
Retail
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/02/18 01:28
End of day share price update: 2019/02/15 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/01/31
Last earnings filing: 2018/11/14
Last earnings reported: 2018/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2017/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.