Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of chocolate products worldwide. More Details
No risks detected for LISN from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LISN is less volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LISN's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LISN exceeded the Swiss Food industry which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LISN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli (VTX:LISN) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
Is Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli 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: LISN (CHF91000) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF81128.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LISN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LISN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (68.3x) compared to the CH Food industry average (25.3x).
PE vs Market: LISN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (68.3x) compared to the Swiss market (24.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LISN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LISN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the CH Food industry average (4.4x).
How is Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LISN's forecast earnings growth (14.7% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: LISN's earnings (14.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (12.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LISN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LISN's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LISN's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LISN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.4%).
How has Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LISN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LISN's current net profit margins (8%) are lower than last year (11.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LISN's earnings have grown by 2.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LISN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LISN had negative earnings growth (-36.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-17.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LISN's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.
How is Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LISN's short term assets (CHF3.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: LISN's short term assets (CHF3.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LISN's debt to equity ratio (21.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LISN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 31.2% to 21.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LISN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (78.7%).
Interest Coverage: LISN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (16.6x coverage).
What is Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LISN's dividend (1.21%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.54%).
High Dividend: LISN's dividend (1.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.57%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LISN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LISN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (82.5%), LISN's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LISN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dr. Dieter Weisskopf, Ph.D., lic. rer. pol., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli AG since October 1, 2016 and serves as its Chairman of Group Management. Dr. Weissko...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dieter's total compensation ($USD2.76M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.77M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dieter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LISN's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LISN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.7 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.
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG
- Ticker: LISN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1845
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: CHF21.186b
- Shares outstanding: 240.08k
- Website: https://www.lindt-spruengli.com
Number of Employees
- Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG
- Seestrasse 204
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of chocolate products worldwide. The company sells its products under the Lindt, Ghirardelli, Russ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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