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Lang & Schwarz XTRA:LUS1 Stock Report

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24 Sep, 2022


Company Financials
LUS1 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

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

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Lang & Schwarz
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 Change157.99%
5 Year Change68.87%
Change since IPO406.73%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LUS1DE Capital MarketsDE 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.

Price Volatility

Is LUS1's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LUS1 volatility
LUS1 Average Weekly Movement6.6%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market10.0%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.8%

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

How do Lang & Schwarz's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LUS1 fundamental statistics
Market Cap€106.65m
Earnings (TTM)-€17.88m
Revenue (TTM)€848.86m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LUS1 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€800.64m
Gross Profit€48.22m
Other Expenses€66.10m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-1.89
Gross Margin5.68%
Net Profit Margin-2.11%
Debt/Equity Ratio977.6%

How did LUS1 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is LUS1 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


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

  • Analyst Forecast

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.

LUS1 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does LUS1's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

LUS1 PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for LUS1 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.8x
ADE Bitcoin Group
BWB Baader Bank
MWB mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank
LUS1 Lang & Schwarz

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.

LUS1 PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio1.9x
Fair PB Ration/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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Future Growth

How is Lang & Schwarz forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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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Past Performance

How has Lang & Schwarz performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


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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Financial Health

How is Lang & Schwarz's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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.

Balance Sheet

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What is Lang & Schwarz current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • 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.

Board Members

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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Top 9 shareholders own 4.49% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
WSS Vermögensmanagement GmbH
PEH Wertpapier AG
NFS Capital AG
American Century Investment Management Inc
33,567€379.3k0%no data
HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment-GmbH
Albrech & Cie Vermögensverwaltung AG
SEI Investments Company
8,991€101.6k0%no data
3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.
6,000€67.8k0%no data
Hauck & AufhÄUser Fund Services S.A.
2,100€23.7k0%no data

Company Information

Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • 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:

Number of Employees


  • Lang & Schwarz Aktiengesellschaft
  • Breite Strasse 34
  • Düsseldorf
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 40213
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LUS1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURSep 2006
LUS1XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesBearer SharesDEEURSep 2006
0RS1LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBEURSep 2006

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.