DB:1LUA

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Leju Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online to offline (O2O) real estate services in the People's Republic of China.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-10.5%

1LUA

6.8%

DE Online Retail

4.1%

DE Market


1 Year Return

6.9%

1LUA

13.8%

DE Online Retail

2.4%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: 1LUA underperformed the German Online Retail industry which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1LUA exceeded the German Market which returned 2.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1LUAIndustryMarket
7 Day-10.5%6.8%4.1%
30 Day4.1%-0.7%1.7%
90 Day51.0%8.2%3.7%
1 Year6.9%6.9%14.2%13.8%5.6%2.4%
3 Year-59.8%-59.8%-1.0%-2.4%19.2%8.9%
5 Year-85.2%-85.5%100.3%95.7%43.2%23.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

57.58x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate 1LUA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate 1LUA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1LUA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (57.6x) compared to the Online Retail industry average (16.8x).

PE vs Market: 1LUA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (57.6x) compared to the German market (19.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1LUA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1LUA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the DE Online Retail industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Leju Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

40.6%

Forecasted Retail 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 Leju Holdings 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Leju Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-52.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1LUA's earnings have declined by -52.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1LUA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 1LUA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Online Retail industry (12.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 1LUA's Return on Equity (2.3%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: 1LUA's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Online Retail industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: 1LUA's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Leju Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1LUA's short term assets ($312.7M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($198.5M)

Long Term Liabilities: 1LUA's short term assets (312.7M) exceeds its long term liabilities (42.3M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1LUA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 1LUA has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1LUA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 1LUA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 1LUA has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if 1LUA's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage3.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1LUA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 1LUA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1LUA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 1LUA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 1LUA is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 1LUA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Leju Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Geoffrey He (44yo)

8.1yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Yinyu He, also known as Geoffrey has been the Chief Executive Officer of Leju Holdings Limited since September 2011. Mr. He has been Co-President of E-House (China) Holdings Limited since January 2014. ...


Management Age and Tenure

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

47.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 1LUA's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1LUA's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Li-Lan Cheng (54yo)

    Acting Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Xin Zhou (51yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Geoffrey He (44yo)

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
  • Annie Huang

    Investor Relations Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Qiong Zuo (39yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Michelle Yuan

    Deputy Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Charles Chao (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
  • Alfred Fan (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
  • Winston Li (52yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
  • Martin Lau (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.6yrs
  • David Wei (49yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
  • David Sun (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
  • Canhao Huang (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.6yrs
  • Xin Zhou (51yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Hongchao Zhu (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs

Company Information

Leju Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Leju Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 1LUA
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2013
  • Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$241.660m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$218.968m
  • Shares outstanding: 135.76m
  • Website: https://www.leju.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Leju Holdings Limited
  • No. 5 Building
  • 15/F Floor
  • Beijing
  • 100022
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LEJUNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesADS EA REPR 1 ORD SHSUSUSDApr 2014
1LUADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesADS EA REPR 1 ORD SHSDEEURApr 2014

Biography

Leju Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online to offline (O2O) real estate services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers real estate e-commerce, online advertising, and  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/15 21:22
End of Day Share Price2019/10/15 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.