LEM Holding SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides solutions for measuring electrical parameters in China, the United States, Germany, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, and internationally.
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has LEM Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LEHN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LEHN underperformed the Swiss Electronic industry which returned 31.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LEHN matched the Swiss Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is LEM Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShould You Rely On LEM Holding's (VTX:LEHN) Earnings Growth?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought LEM Holding (VTX:LEHN) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 106%
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhere LEM Holding SA's (VTX:LEHN) Earnings Growth Stands Against Its Industry
Is LEM Holding 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: LEHN (CHF1404) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF856.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LEHN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LEHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the Electronic industry average (20.8x).
PE vs Market: LEHN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.4x) compared to the Swiss market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LEHN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LEHN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (19.9x) compared to the CH Electronic industry average (2.6x).
How is LEM Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LEHN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LEHN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LEHN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LEHN's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (3.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LEHN's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LEHN's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (43.6%).
How has LEM Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LEHN has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LEHN's current net profit margins (20.9%) are higher than last year (16.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LEHN's earnings have grown by 6.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LEHN's earnings growth over the past year (20.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LEHN earnings growth over the past year (20.6%) exceeded the Electronic industry 6.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LEHN's Return on Equity (81.3%) is considered outstanding.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is LEM Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LEHN's short term assets (CHF122.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF91.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: LEHN's short term assets (CHF122.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF20.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LEHN's debt to equity ratio (49.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LEHN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16% to 49.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LEHN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (152.7%).
Interest Coverage: LEHN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (426.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: LEHN has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LEHN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.1x debt).
What is LEM Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: LEHN's dividend (2.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.71%).
High Dividend: LEHN's dividend (2.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.34%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LEHN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LEHN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.1%), LEHN's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LEHN's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (90.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Frank Rehfeld (51yo)
Mr. Frank Rehfeld has been Chief Executive Officer at Lem Holding SA since 1 April 2018. He served as Senior Vice President of Industry at Lem Holding SA since January 01, 2016 and served as its Head of Th ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Frank's total compensation ($USD950.46K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD1.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Frank's compensation with company performance.
|Chief Executive Officer||1.8yrs||CHF933.00k||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||4.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Automotive||4.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Industry||0.2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LEHN's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board||6.7yrs||CHF337.00k||0.088% CHF1.4m|
Experienced Board: LEHN's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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.
LEM Holding SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LEM Holding SA
- Ticker: LEHN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: CHF1.599b
- Shares outstanding: 1.14m
- Website: https://www.lem.com
Number of Employees
- LEM Holding SA
- Avenue Beauregard 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LEHN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jul 1999|
|LELA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
|LMHD.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|0QKB||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||CHF||Jul 1999|
LEM Holding SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides solutions for measuring electrical parameters in China, the United States, Germany, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Industry and Automotive. The Industry segment develops, manufactures, and sells current and voltage transducers for use in various industrial applications. The Automotive segment develops, manufactures, and sells transducers for the measurement of current and voltage of various industrial applications. Its products are used in various applications, such as drives & welding, renewable energies and power supplies, traction, high-precision, conventional and green cars businesses, as well as for AC/DC converters, uninterrupted power supply systems for computers, micro turbines, and wind and solar power generation. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Fribourg, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/16 20:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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