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Executive Summary

LEONI AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, solutions, and services for energy and data management in the automotive sector and other industries worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has LEONI's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LEO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

5.5%

LEO

3.5%

DE Auto Components

2.0%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-46.1%

LEO

-27.4%

DE Auto Components

-2.6%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: LEO underperformed the German Auto Components industry which returned -27.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LEO underperformed the German Market which returned -3.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LEOIndustryMarket
7 Day5.5%3.5%2.0%
30 Day8.5%15.1%8.4%
90 Day-22.0%-19.0%-7.3%
1 Year-46.1%-46.1%-25.9%-27.4%-1.0%-2.6%
3 Year-84.4%-84.8%-52.2%-55.8%-6.6%-13.9%
5 Year-86.5%-87.4%-53.7%-58.0%1.1%-11.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is LEONI's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is LEONI undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LEO (€7.44) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€19.61)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LEO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LEO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Auto Components industry average.

PE vs Market: LEO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LEO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LEO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the DE Auto Components industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is LEONI forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

81.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LEO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: LEO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: LEO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LEO's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LEO's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LEO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.3%).


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Past Performance

How has LEONI performed over the past 5 years?

-56.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LEO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LEO is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LEO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -56% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LEO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: LEO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (-24.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LEO has a negative Return on Equity (-65.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is LEONI's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LEO's short term assets (€1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: LEO's short term assets (€1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€1.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LEO's debt to equity ratio (213.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LEO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 66.1% to 213.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LEO's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.3%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if LEO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is LEONI's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.15%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LEO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LEO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LEO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LEO's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: LEO is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LEO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Aldo Kamper (49yo)

1.67yrs

Tenure

€2,510,000

Compensation

Mr. Aldo Kamper serves as the Chief Executive Officer of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd. and OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc. Mr. Kamper has been the President and Chief Executive Offi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Aldo's total compensation ($USD2.76M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD765.80K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Aldo's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Aldo Kamper
Chairman of the Board1.67yrs€2.51mno data
Ingrid Jägering
Member of the Board of Directors & CFO0.75yr€1.01mno data
Bruno Fankhauser
Member of the Board of Directors4.25yrs€1.58mno data
Martin Stüttem
COO of Wiring Systems Division & Director3.08yrs€1.57mno data
Hans-Joachim Ziems
Chief Restructuring Officer & Member of Board of Directors0.083yrno datano data
Jens von Seckendorff
Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Susanne Kertz
Executive Assistant to President & CEO/CFO and Executive of Corporate IRno datano datano data

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: LEO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christian Rödl
Independent Member of Supervisory Board4.42yrs€119.00kno data
Klaus Probst
Chairman of Supervisory Board3yrs€236.00kno data
Wolfgang Dehen
Member of Supervisory Board3yrs€136.40kno data
Franz Spieß
1st Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board13.42yrs€162.00kno data
Karl-Heinz Lach
Employee Representative Supervisory Board Member13yrs€102.00kno data
Werner Lang
2nd Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Boardno data€146.00kno data
Richard Paglia
Employee Representative Supervisory Board Member8yrs€119.00kno data
Elisabetta Castiglioni
Member of Supervisory Board3yrs€102.00kno data
Inge Zellermaier
Employee Representative Supervisory Board Member3yrs€103.00kno data
Mark Dischner
Employee Representative Supervisory Board Member3yrs€111.00kno data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

55.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LEO's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

LEONI AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LEONI AG
  • Ticker: LEO
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1569
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: €245.671m
  • Shares outstanding: 32.67m
  • Website: https://www.leoni.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • LEONI AG
  • Marienstrasse 7
  • Nuremberg
  • Bavaria
  • 90402
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LEODB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURJan 1992
LEOXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesRegistered SharesDEEURJan 1992
0O0JLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBEURJan 1992
LNNN.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesRegistered SharesUSUSDJan 1992
LEODBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesRegistered SharesGBEURJan 1992
LEOSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFJan 1992
LEOWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesATEURJan 1992
LEOETLX (Eurotlx)YesRegistered SharesITEURJan 1992
LNNN.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSPONSORED ADRUSUSDDec 2013

Biography

LEONI AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, solutions, and services for energy and data management in the automotive sector and other industries worldwide. It operates in two divisions, Wiring Systems, and Wire & Cable Solutions. The Wiring Systems division provides complete wiring systems and customized cable harnesses for the motor vehicle industry. Its products and services comprise cable harnesses through to integrated wiring systems, high-voltage wiring systems for hybrid and electric vehicles, energy distribution components, and special connectors, as well as related services. The Wire & Cable Solutions division manufactures and sells wire and cable systems; and provides intelligent energy transmission and data management system solutions. This segment offers a range of products and services, such as wires, strands, optical fibers, standardized cables, special cables, and fully assembled systems, as well as related services for customers in the automotive, capital goods, medical technology, telecommunications, energy, and infrastructure industries. The company was formerly known as Leonische Drahtwerke AG and changed its name to LEONI AG in 1999. LEONI AG was founded in 1569 and is headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/27 07:13
End of Day Share Price2020/05/26 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.