LafargeHolcim Ltd operates as a building materials and solutions company in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and internationally. More Details
Established dividend payer with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has LafargeHolcim's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LHN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LHN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CH Basic Materials
1 Year Return
CH Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: LHN matched the Swiss Basic Materials industry which returned 52.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LHN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 21% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is LafargeHolcim's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StLafargeHolcim (VTX:LHN) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHas LafargeHolcim Ltd's (VTX:LHN) Impressive Stock Performance Got Anything to Do With Its Fundamentals?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Now The Time To Look At Buying LafargeHolcim Ltd (VTX:LHN)?
Is LafargeHolcim 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: LHN (CHF57.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF124.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LHN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.8x) compared to the XE Basic Materials industry average (16.8x).
PE vs Market: LHN is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.8x) compared to the Swiss market (24.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LHN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LHN's PB Ratio (1.3x) is in line with the XE Basic Materials industry average.
How is LafargeHolcim forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LHN's forecast earnings growth (12.9% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: LHN's earnings (12.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (13.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LHN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LHN's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LHN's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LHN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.6%).
How has LafargeHolcim performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LHN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LHN's current net profit margins (7.3%) are lower than last year (8.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LHN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 34% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LHN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LHN had negative earnings growth (-24.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Basic Materials industry average (-10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LHN's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is LafargeHolcim's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LHN's short term assets (CHF10.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF8.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: LHN's short term assets (CHF10.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF16.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LHN's debt to equity ratio (43.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LHN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 61% to 43.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LHN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.1%).
Interest Coverage: LHN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.5x coverage).
What is LafargeHolcim current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LHN's dividend (3.5%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.51%).
High Dividend: LHN's dividend (3.5%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LHN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LHN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (72.9%), LHN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LHN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jan Jenisch (54 yo)
Mr. Jan Philipp Jenisch, Iic. Rer. Pol, has been the Chief Executive Officer of LafargeHolcim since September 1, 2017. Mr. Jenisch served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sika AG since January 1, 2012 unt...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jan's total compensation ($USD8.58M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.44M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LHN's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LHN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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.
LafargeHolcim Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LafargeHolcim Ltd
- Ticker: LHN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1833
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: CHF34.917b
- Shares outstanding: 611.71m
- Website: https://www.lafargeholcim.com
Number of Employees
- LafargeHolcim Ltd
- Grafenauweg 10
LafargeHolcim 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 se...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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