Holcim Ltd operates as a building materials and solutions company in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF46.91|
|52 Week High||CHF38.00|
|52 Week Low||CHF58.46|
|1 Month Change||-8.63%|
|3 Month Change||-15.84%|
|1 Year Change||7.57%|
|3 Year Change||2.78%|
|5 Year Change||-11.24%|
|Change since IPO||200.69%|
Recent News & Updates
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|HOLN||CH Basic Materials||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: HOLN underperformed the Swiss Basic Materials industry which returned 23.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HOLN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 16.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: HOLN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HOLN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Holcim Ltd operates as a building materials and solutions company in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-mix Concrete, and Solutions & Products. The company offers cement, hydraulic binders, clinker, and other cementitious materials; aggregates, such as crushed stone, gravel, and sand; and ready-mix concrete, precast concrete products, asphalts, and mortars.
Is Holcim undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HOLN (CHF46.91) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF209.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HOLN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HOLN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.2x) compared to the European Basic Materials industry average (14.8x).
PE vs Market: HOLN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.2x) compared to the Swiss market (21.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HOLN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HOLN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XE Basic Materials industry average (1.3x).
How is Holcim forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HOLN's forecast earnings growth (11.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: HOLN's earnings (11.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HOLN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HOLN's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HOLN's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HOLN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.9%).
How has Holcim performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HOLN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HOLN's current net profit margins (8.7%) are higher than last year (6.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HOLN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 27.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: HOLN's earnings growth over the past year (38.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HOLN earnings growth over the past year (38.7%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry 36.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HOLN's Return on Equity (8.9%) is considered low.
How is Holcim's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HOLN's short term assets (CHF11.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF9.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: HOLN's short term assets (CHF11.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF18.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HOLN's debt to equity ratio (49.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HOLN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 65.6% to 49.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HOLN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.5%).
Interest Coverage: HOLN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11x coverage).
What is Holcim current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HOLN's dividend (4.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.37%).
High Dividend: HOLN's dividend (4.26%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.6%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HOLN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HOLN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.3%), HOLN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HOLN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jan Jenisch (55 yo)
Mr. Jan Philipp Jenisch, Iic. Rer. Pol, has been the Chief Executive Officer of LafargeHolcim Ltd since September 1, 2017 and serves as its Director since May 4, 2021. Mr. Jenisch served as the Chief Execu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jan's total compensation ($USD8.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: HOLN's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HOLN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Holcim Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Holcim Ltd
- Ticker: HOLN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1833
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CHF28.695b
- Shares outstanding: 611.71m
- Website: https://www.holcim.com
Number of Employees
- Holcim Ltd
- Grafenauweg 10
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/19 17:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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