LXS Stock Overview
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft, a specialty chemicals company, develops, manufactures, and markets chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, and plastics worldwide.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€36.21|
|52 Week High||€65.88|
|52 Week Low||€33.47|
|1 Month Change||-4.96%|
|3 Month Change||-24.25%|
|1 Year Change||-40.56%|
|3 Year Change||-22.11%|
|5 Year Change||-46.42%|
|Change since IPO||144.00%|
Recent News & Updates
LANXESS' (ETR:LXS) Dividend Will Be Increased To €1.05
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft ( ETR:LXS ) will increase its dividend on the 31st of May to €1.05. Although the dividend is...
LANXESS (ETR:LXS) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At €1.05
The board of LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft ( ETR:LXS ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 31st...
LANXESS' (ETR:LXS) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year
The board of LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft ( ETR:LXS ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 30th...
|LXS||DE Chemicals||DE Market|
Return vs Industry: LXS underperformed the German Chemicals industry which returned -17% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LXS underperformed the German Market which returned -12.4% over the past year.
|LXS Average Weekly Movement||8.3%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in DE Market||10.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in DE Market||3.4%|
Stable Share Price: LXS is more volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LXS's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of German stocks.
About the Company
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft, a specialty chemicals company, develops, manufactures, and markets chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, and plastics worldwide. It operates through four segments: Advanced Intermediates, Specialty Additives, Consumer Protection, and Engineering Materials. The Advanced Intermediates segment provides advanced industrial intermediates, basic and fine chemicals, organometallics, and inorganic pigments for the agrochemical, automotive, construction, aromas and flavors, semiconductors and photovoltaic, and color pigments industries.
LANXESS Fundamentals Summary
|LXS fundamental statistics|
Is LXS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LXS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€6.31b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 04, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.94|
|Net Profit Margin||3.06%|
How did LXS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.9%Current Dividend Yield
Does LXS pay a reliable dividends?See LXS dividend history and benchmarks
|LANXESS dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 26 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||May 31 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||6 days|
Does LXS pay a reliable dividends?See LXS dividend history and benchmarks
Is LANXESS undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LXS (€36.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€104.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LXS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LXS is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.3x) compared to the German Chemicals industry average (8.9x).
PE vs Market: LXS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.3x) compared to the German market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LXS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LXS is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.8x) compared to the DE Chemicals industry average (2x).
How is LANXESS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LXS's forecast earnings growth (18.1% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.05%).
Earnings vs Market: LXS's earnings (18.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (7.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LXS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LXS's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LXS's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LXS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.5%).
How has LANXESS performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LXS has a large one-off loss of €147.0M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LXS's current net profit margins (3.1%) are lower than last year (14.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LXS's earnings have grown significantly by 30.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LXS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LXS had negative earnings growth (-71.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (59.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LXS's Return on Equity (6.2%) is considered low.
How is LANXESS's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LXS's short term assets (€5.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€2.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: LXS's short term assets (€5.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€4.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LXS's net debt to equity ratio (62.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LXS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 73.5% to 108.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LXS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (4.4%).
Interest Coverage: LXS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.7x coverage).
What is LANXESS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LXS's dividend (2.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.37%).
High Dividend: LXS's dividend (2.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LXS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LXS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.7%), LXS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: LXS is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Matthias Zachert (54 yo)
Mr. Matthias Zachert serves as Member of the Advisory Board at NRW.BANK. He served as the Chairman of Executive Board at Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH. Mr. Zachert has been the Chairman of the Board of Managem...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matthias's total compensation ($USD7.11M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD2.40M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matthias's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LXS's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LXS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: LXS
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1863
- Industry: Diversified Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: €3.195b
- Shares outstanding: 86.26m
- Website: https://lanxess.com
Number of Employees
- LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft
- Kennedyplatz 1
- North Rhine-Westphalia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/24 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.