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Luzerner Kantonalbank

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2021/05/16 00:47 UTC

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Executive Summary

Luzerner Kantonalbank AG provides various banking products and services to individuals, companies, institutions, families, and non-profit organizations in Switzerland. More Details


PE ratio (16.4x) is below the Swiss market (24.4x)

Earnings grew by 8.8% over the past year

Pays a reliable dividend of 2.94%

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for LUKN from our risk checks.

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Luzerner Kantonalbank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LUKN is less volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LUKN's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




CH Banks


CH Market

1 Year Return




CH Banks


CH Market

Return vs Industry: LUKN exceeded the Swiss Banks industry which returned 3.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LUKN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 17.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.4%-0.3%-0.8%
30 Day-4.4%-2.8%-1.3%
90 Day2.8%-1.2%2.7%
1 Year17.5%10.7%7.6%3.3%21.1%17.7%
3 Year-15.1%-22.1%6.3%-4.5%30.1%15.2%
5 Year18.1%0.4%26.7%6.8%59.6%30.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Luzerner Kantonalbank 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: LUKN (CHF424.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF270.38)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LUKN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the Swiss Banks industry average (16.1x).

PE vs Market: LUKN is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the Swiss market (24.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LUKN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LUKN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the CH Banks industry average (0.9x).

Future Growth

How is Luzerner Kantonalbank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if LUKN's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (-0.3%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if LUKN's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LUKN's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LUKN's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LUKN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.9%).

Past Performance

How has Luzerner Kantonalbank performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LUKN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LUKN's current net profit margins (39.2%) are lower than last year (40.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LUKN's earnings have grown by 3.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LUKN's earnings growth over the past year (8.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LUKN earnings growth over the past year (8.8%) exceeded the Banks industry 0.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: LUKN's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Luzerner Kantonalbank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: LUKN's Assets to Equity ratio (16.3x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: LUKN has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (239%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 55% of LUKN's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: LUKN has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (72%).

Low Risk Deposits: LUKN's Loans to Deposits ratio (138%) is high.

Level of Bad Loans: LUKN has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.2%).


What is Luzerner Kantonalbank current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LUKN's dividend (2.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.52%).

High Dividend: LUKN's dividend (2.94%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.6%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: LUKN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: LUKN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.4%), LUKN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: LUKN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (49.8% payout ratio).

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Daniel Salzmann (56 yo)





Mr. Daniel Salzmann has been Chief Executive Officer at Luzerner Kantonalbank AG since July 2014 and has been its Member of Executive Board since 2004. Mr. Salzmann serves as Head of Presidential Departmen...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Daniel's total compensation ($USD1.39M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.48M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LUKN's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: LUKN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Luzerner Kantonalbank AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Luzerner Kantonalbank AG
  • Ticker: LUKN
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1850
  • Industry: Diversified Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: CHF3.599b
  • Shares outstanding: 8.48m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Luzerner Kantonalbank AG
  • Pilatusstrasse 12
  • Lucerne
  • Lucerne
  • 6003
  • Switzerland



Luzerner Kantonalbank AG provides various banking products and services to individuals, companies, institutions, families, and non-profit organizations in Switzerland. It offers accounts and deposit produc...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/16 00:47
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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