LUS1 Stock Overview
Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft, through its subsidiaries, engages in the development and issuance of derivative financial instruments in Germany.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€11.30|
|52 Week High||€32.07|
|52 Week Low||€11.20|
|1 Month Change||-25.17%|
|3 Month Change||-19.86%|
|1 Year Change||-60.12%|
|3 Year Change||157.99%|
|5 Year Change||68.87%|
|Change since IPO||406.73%|
Recent News & Updates
|LUS1||DE Capital Markets||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: LUS1 underperformed the German Capital Markets industry which returned -9.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LUS1 underperformed the German Market which returned -29% over the past year.
|LUS1 Average Weekly Movement||6.6%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||5.3%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||10.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: LUS1 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LUS1's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft, through its subsidiaries, engages in the development and issuance of derivative financial instruments in Germany. The company operates a platform for OTC trading that trades in stocks, funds, bonds, and ETPs; LS Exchange, an electronic trading system; and IT hardware and software services. Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1996 and is based in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Lang & Schwarz Fundamentals Summary
|LUS1 fundamental statistics|
Is LUS1 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LUS1 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€800.64m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.89|
|Net Profit Margin||-2.11%|
How did LUS1 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
13.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is LUS1 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Book vs Peers
Price-To-Book vs Industry
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LUS1?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LUS1's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Book Ratio vs Peers
How does LUS1's PB Ratio compare to its peers?
|LUS1 PB Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Book vs Peers: LUS1 is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.9x) compared to the peer average (1.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LUS1's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the DE Capital Markets Industry?
Price-To-Book vs Industry: LUS1 is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.9x) compared to the German Capital Markets industry average (1x)
Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LUS1's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PB Ratio||1.9x|
|Fair PB Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LUS1's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LUS1 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LUS1 (€11.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€13.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LUS1 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Lang & Schwarz forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Lang & Schwarz has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Lang & Schwarz performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LUS1 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LUS1 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LUS1 is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LUS1's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LUS1 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (21.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LUS1 has a negative Return on Equity (-32.19%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Lang & Schwarz's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LUS1's short term assets (€710.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€583.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: LUS1's short term assets (€710.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€631.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LUS1 has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: LUS1's debt to equity ratio has increased from 58.7% to 977.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LUS1's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.5%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if LUS1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
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What is Lang & Schwarz current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LUS1's dividend (13.27%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.66%).
High Dividend: LUS1's dividend (13.27%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (5.36%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LUS1's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LUS1's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: LUS1 is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (18.2%), LUS1's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Lang & Schwarz has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: LUS1's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: LUS1
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: €106.649m
- Shares outstanding: 9.44m
- Website: https://www.ls-d.de
Number of Employees
- Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft
- Breite Strasse 34
- North Rhine-Westphalia
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LUS1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2006|
|LUS1||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Bearer Shares||DE||EUR||Sep 2006|
|0RS1||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Bearer Shares||GB||EUR||Sep 2006|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 00:00|
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.