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Executive Summary

CIMIC Group Limited provides construction, mining, mineral processing, engineering, and operation and maintenance services to the infrastructure, resource, and property markets.


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

12.1%

LTH

9.5%

DE Construction

6.8%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-38.7%

LTH

-20.4%

DE Construction

5.6%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: LTH underperformed the German Construction industry which returned -19.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LTH underperformed the German Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LTHIndustryMarket
7 Day12.1%9.5%6.8%
30 Day20.1%26.9%14.0%
90 Day29.5%7.7%7.5%
1 Year-36.1%-38.7%-14.0%-20.4%7.4%5.6%
3 Year-29.5%-36.5%-39.8%-47.7%0.3%-7.3%
5 Year26.2%8.1%49.2%25.9%12.4%-2.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

11.58x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LTH (€16.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€12.38)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LTH is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: LTH 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 LTH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LTH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.6x) compared to the XE Construction industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is CIMIC Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

44.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: LTH's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LTH's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LTH's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (43.3%).


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Past Performance

How has CIMIC Group performed over the past 5 years?

13.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LTH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LTH is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LTH is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LTH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (7.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LTH has a negative Return on Equity (-143.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is CIMIC Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LTH's short term assets (A$5.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$8.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: LTH's short term assets (A$5.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$1.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LTH's debt to equity ratio (127.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LTH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 71.7% to 127.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LTH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (135.4%).

Interest Coverage: LTH is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

5.15%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LTH'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 LTH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LTH'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?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Juan Santamaria

0.33

Tenure

Mr. Juan Santamaria has been Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director at CIMIC Group Limited since February 5, 2020. Mr. Santamaria was the Managing Director of CPB Contractors Pty Limited since August  ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Marcelino Fernández Verdes
Executive Chairman6yrsAU$2.12m0.00086% A$45.4k
Stefan Camphausen
Chief Financial Officer3yrsAU$847.71kno data
Ignacio Segura Suriñach
Deputy CEO & COO2.58yrsAU$1.47mno data
Juan Santamaria
CEO, MD & Director0.33yrno datano data
George Sassine
Executive General Manager of Investment & Group Property3.42yrsno datano data
Justin Grogan
Executive General Manager Sustainability & Investor Relations1.42yrsno datano data
Brad Davey
Chief Legal & Risk Officer2.08yrsno datano data
Fiona Tyndall
General Manager Corporate Affairs & Communicationsno datano datano data
Lisa Interligi
Chief Human Resources & Corporate Services Officerno datano datano data
Roman Garrido
CIMIC Group Chief Safetyno datano datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: LTH's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Marcelino Fernández Verdes
Executive Chairman6yrsAU$2.12m0.00086% A$45.4k
Juan Santamaria
CEO, MD & Director0.33yrno datano data
Peter-Wilhelm Sassenfeld
Non-Executive Director8.58yrsAU$220.00k0.00058% A$30.6k
Kathryn Spargo
Independent Non-Executive Director2.75yrsAU$250.77k0.0013% A$66.5k
David Robinson
Non-Executive Director29.5yrsAU$334.95k0.00047% A$24.8k
Pedro Jose López Jiménez
Non-Executive Director6.25yrsAU$231.00k0.00037% A$19.5k
José Luis Del Valle Pérez
Non-Executive Director6.25yrsAU$231.00k0.00031% A$16.4k
Peter McMorrow
Executive Chairman of Broad Group Holdings9.75yrsAU$373.71kno data
Russell Chenu
Independent Non-Executive Director6yrsAU$308.14k0.0013% A$67.6k
Riad T. Sadik
Chairman of Habtoor Leighton Groupno datano datano data

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LTH's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

CIMIC Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: CIMIC Group Limited
  • Ticker: LTH
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1899
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: AU$8.617b
  • Listing Market Cap: AU$5.278b
  • Shares outstanding: 318.33m
  • Website: https://www.cimic.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • CIMIC Group Limited
  • 177 Pacific Highway
  • Level 25
  • North Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2060
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LGTH.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
CIMASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992
LTHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
CIMCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992

Biography

CIMIC Group Limited provides construction, mining, mineral processing, engineering, and operation and maintenance services to the infrastructure, resource, and property markets. The company operates through Construction, Public Private Partnerships, Mining & Mineral Processing, Engineering, Services, and Commercial & Residential segments. It constructs various infrastructure projects, including roads, railways, tunnels, airports, buildings, social infrastructures, water, and energy and resources facilities. The company also offers design and construction of mine infrastructure, construction, operation and maintenance of processing facilities, topsoil stripping, drill and blast, excavation, processing, rehabilitation, and mine closure services. It has operations in Australia, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas, and Africa. The company was formerly known as Leighton Holdings Limited and changed its name to CIMIC Group Limited in April 2015. The company was founded in 1899 and is based in North Sydney, Australia. CIMIC Group Limited is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF Australia Holdings Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/05 20:59
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
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.