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.
Solid track record established dividend payer.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CH Basic Materials
1 Year Return
CH Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: LHN underperformed the Swiss Basic Materials industry which returned -28.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LHN underperformed the Swiss Market which returned -6.9% over the past year.
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
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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 (CHF34.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF62.62)
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 (9.3x) compared to the Basic Materials industry average (9.1x).
PE vs Market: LHN is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.3x) compared to the Swiss market (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LHN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LHN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the XE Basic Materials industry average (0.9x).
How is LafargeHolcim forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LHN's forecast earnings growth (3.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: LHN's earnings (3.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (8.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LHN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LHN's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (2.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LHN's revenue (1.7% 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 (7.7%).
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 (8.3%) are higher than last year (5.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LHN's earnings have grown by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LHN's earnings growth over the past year (48.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LHN earnings growth over the past year (48.4%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry 20.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LHN's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.
How is LafargeHolcim's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LHN's short term assets (CHF12.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF9.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: LHN's short term assets (CHF12.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CHF17.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LHN's debt to equity ratio (40.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LHN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 58% to 40.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LHN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.6%).
Interest Coverage: LHN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: LHN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LHN's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).
What is LafargeHolcim's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LHN's dividend (5.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (2.16%).
High Dividend: LHN's dividend (5.84%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (4.34%)
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 (54.3%), 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 covered by earnings (57.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jan Jenisch (53yo)
Mr. Jan 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 until July ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jan's total compensation ($USD9.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD6.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Executive Officer||2.5yrs||CHF8.63m||0.042% CHF8.9m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.17yrs||no data||0.0065% CHF1.4m|
|Head of Investor Relations||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Group General Counsel and Head of Legal & Compliance||no data||no data||0.00081% CHF170.2k|
|Head of Human Resources||1.83yrs||no data||0.00043% CHF90.4k|
|Region Head of Asia Pacific||3.58yrs||no data||0.0027% CHF556.8k|
|Region Head of Latin America||3.58yrs||no data||0.00095% CHF199.6k|
|Region Head of Europe||2.17yrs||no data||0.0025% CHF516.9k|
|Head of North America Region||2.17yrs||no data||0.0020% CHF424.5k|
|CEO of U.S. Cement Operations||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LHN's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Vice Chairman||2.83yrs||CHF410.00k||0.0026% CHF537.9k|
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||CHF250.00k||0.0073% CHF1.5m|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||CHF410.00k||0.00055% CHF115.6k|
|Honorary Chairman||1.83yrs||no data||7.46% CHF1.6b|
|Independent Chairman||2.83yrs||CHF1.72m||0.0093% CHF2.0m|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||CHF294.34k||0.013% CHF2.7m|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||CHF145.83k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||CHF254.34k||0.0013% CHF262.7k|
|Independent Director||14.17yrs||CHF375.00k||0.0035% CHF739.7k|
|Independent Director||7.17yrs||CHF290.00k||0.0018% CHF382.4k|
Experienced Board: LHN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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: CHF21.013b
- Shares outstanding: 613.69m
- Website: https://www.lafargeholcim.com
Number of Employees
- LafargeHolcim Ltd
- Zurcherstrasse 156
- St. Gallen
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HCML.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|HLBN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|LHN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1992|
|0QKY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Shares||GB||EUR||Jan 1992|
|HLBN||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Registered Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|LHN||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Registered Shares||FR||EUR||Jan 1992|
|LHN N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Registered Shares||MX||MXN||Jan 1992|
|HCML.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||ADR EACH REPR 0.20 ORD||US||USD||Oct 2008|
|HLBB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||ADR EACH REPR 0.20 ORD||DE||EUR||Oct 2008|
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 in 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; ready-mix concrete, concrete products, asphalts, mortars, and other products and services; and construction and paving, and trading services. Its products are used in infrastructure projects, such as transport, roads, energy, and sports and cultural facilities, as well as in the mining industry; and building projects comprising individual housing, collective housing, office buildings, industrial and commercial buildings, and institutional buildings. The company also provides its products for affordable housing, distribution and retail, and oil and gas industries. The company was formerly known as Holcim Ltd. and changed its name to LafargeHolcim Ltd in July 2015. LafargeHolcim Ltd was founded in 1833 and is headquartered in Jona, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 21:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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