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Leclanché SWX:LECN Stock Report

Last Price

CHF0.58

Market Cap

CHF193.4m

7D

0%

1Y

-46.3%

Updated

25 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials
LECN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health0/6
Dividends0/6

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.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Leclanché
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCHF0.58
52 Week HighCHF1.10
52 Week LowCHF0.39
Beta1.99
1 Month Change20.21%
3 Month Change18.00%
1 Year Change-46.33%
3 Year Change-67.40%
5 Year Change-77.37%
Change since IPO-94.51%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LECNCH ElectricalCH Market
7D0%-2.1%3.4%
1Y-46.3%-19.0%-12.4%

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.

Price Volatility

Is LECN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LECN volatility
LECN Average Weekly Movement10.0%
Electrical Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement4.5%
10% most volatile stocks in CH Market7.6%
10% least volatile stocks in CH Market2.4%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1909n/aAnil Srivastavahttps://www.leclanche.com

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

How do Leclanché's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LECN fundamental statistics
Market CapCHF193.41m
Earnings (TTM)-CHF72.59m
Revenue (TTM)CHF25.85m

7.5x

P/S Ratio

-2.7x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LECN income statement (TTM)
RevenueCHF25.85m
Cost of RevenueCHF36.71m
Gross Profit-CHF10.86m
Other ExpensesCHF61.73m
Earnings-CHF72.59m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Jun 30, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.22
Gross Margin-42.02%
Net Profit Margin-280.79%
Debt/Equity Ratio-306.8%

How did LECN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is LECN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

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

  • PEG Ratio

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.

LECN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue9.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-4.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does LECN's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

LECN PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for LECN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.1x

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.

LECN PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio7.5x
Fair PS Ration/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.

Future Growth

How is Leclanché forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


24.2%

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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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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.
  • Leclanché competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Leclanché performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-19.5%

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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Financial Health

How is Leclanché's financial position?

Financial Health Score

0/6

Financial Health Score 0/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • 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.


Balance Sheet


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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Dividend

What is Leclanché current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • 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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Management

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

8.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Anil Srivastava (61 yo)

8yrs

Tenure

CHF757,000

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LECN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LECN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Leclanché SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Leclanché SA
  • Avenue des Sports 42
  • Case Postale
  • Yverdon-les-Bains
  • Vaud
  • 1400
  • Switzerland

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.