LECN Stock Overview
Leclanché SA designs, develops, manufactures, and sells customized turnkey energy storage solutions for electricity generation and transmission, mass transportation, heavy industrial machines, and specialty battery systems.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF0.58|
|52 Week High||CHF1.10|
|52 Week Low||CHF0.39|
|1 Month Change||20.21%|
|3 Month Change||18.00%|
|1 Year Change||-46.33%|
|3 Year Change||-67.40%|
|5 Year Change||-77.37%|
|Change since IPO||-94.51%|
Recent News & Updates
|LECN||CH Electrical||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: LECN underperformed the Swiss Electrical industry which returned -19% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LECN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -12.4% over the past year.
|LECN Average Weekly Movement||10.0%|
|Electrical Industry Average Movement||4.2%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CH Market||7.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CH Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: LECN is more volatile than 90% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LECN's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swiss stocks.
About the Company
Leclanché SA designs, develops, manufactures, and sells customized turnkey energy storage solutions for electricity generation and transmission, mass transportation, heavy industrial machines, and specialty battery systems. It operates through three segments: Stationary Business Unit, e-Transport Business Unit, and Specialty Battery Business Unit. The Stationary Business Unit segment sells customized systems to support customers in electricity generation markets, such as renewable energy integration, micro-grid, and distributed power; and transmission and distribution markets.
Leclanché Fundamentals Summary
|LECN fundamental statistics|
Is LECN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LECN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CHF36.71m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jun 30, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.22|
|Net Profit Margin||-280.79%|
How did LECN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LECN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LECN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LECN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does LECN's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|LECN PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: LECN is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (7.5x) compared to the peer average (1.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LECN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Electrical Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: LECN is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (7.5x) compared to the Swiss Electrical industry average (1.2x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LECN's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||7.5x|
|Fair PS Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LECN's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LECN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LECN's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LECN's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LECN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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- Take a look at our analysis of LECN's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Leclanché regulatory filings.
How is Leclanché forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Leclanché has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Leclanché performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LECN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LECN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LECN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LECN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LECN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (26.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LECN's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
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How is Leclanché's financial position?
Financial Health Score0/6
Financial Health Score 0/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LECN has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: LECN has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LECN has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: LECN's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LECN has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LECN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
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What is Leclanché current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LECN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LECN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LECN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LECN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LECN has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Anil Srivastava (61 yo)
Mr. Anil Srivastava has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President EMEA of Leclanche SA since joining in June 2, 2014. Mr. Srivastava serves as an Advisor to the Board of Agua Via Ltd. i...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Anil's total compensation ($USD792.94K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD799.23K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Anil's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LECN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LECN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.9%.
Leclanché SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Leclanché SA
- Ticker: LECN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1909
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: CHF193.409m
- Shares outstanding: 335.20m
- Website: https://www.leclanche.com
Number of Employees
- Leclanché SA
- Avenue des Sports 42
- Case Postale
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.