Landis+Gyr Group AG provides metering solutions for electricity, heat/cold, and gas utilities worldwide.
Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Landis+Gyr Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 4LG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 4LG exceeded the German Electronic industry which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4LG exceeded the German Market which returned 17.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Landis+Gyr Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Landis+Gyr Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 4LG (€67.85) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€80.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4LG is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4LG is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the Electronic industry average (27.1x).
PE vs Market: 4LG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the German market (20.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 4LG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4LG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the DE Electronic industry average (1.8x).
How is Landis+Gyr Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 4LG's forecast earnings growth (7.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: 4LG's earnings (7.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (13.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 4LG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 4LG's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 4LG's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 4LG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.9%).
How has Landis+Gyr Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4LG has a large one-off gain of $27.9M impacting its March 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 4LG's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (2.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4LG's earnings have grown significantly by 62.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4LG's earnings growth over the past year (163.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (62.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 4LG earnings growth over the past year (163.6%) exceeded the Electronic industry 3.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4LG's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.
How is Landis+Gyr Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4LG's short term assets ($629.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($524.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: 4LG's short term assets ($629.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($193.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4LG's debt to equity ratio (4.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if 4LG's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4LG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (179.7%).
Interest Coverage: 4LG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: 4LG has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 4LG's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 6.9x debt).
What is Landis+Gyr Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4LG's dividend (3.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.38%).
High Dividend: 4LG's dividend (3.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.53%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether 4LG's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if 4LG's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (76.3%), 4LG's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 4LG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Mora (54yo)
Mr. Richard Mora has served as Chief Executive Officer of Landis+Gyr Holdings since April 2017. He served as a Member of board of Directors of Enphase Energy, Inc. since February 2014. He served as Chief O ...
|Executive Chairman||2.42yrs||no data||0.23% $5.4m|
|Chief Executive Officer||2.42yrs||no data||0.14% $3.4m|
|CFO & Executive VP||7.08yrs||no data||0.031% $735.3k|
|Executive VP & CTO||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Group General Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications||11yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Human Resource||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Procurement Officer & Executive VP||16.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Governmental Affairs & Public Relations and Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 4LG's management team is seasoned and experienced (9 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||2.42yrs||no data||0.23% $5.4m|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||no data||0.022% $521.9k|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||no data||0.0022% $53.0k|
|Representative Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||no data||0.0013% $31.3k|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||2.17yrs||no data||0.0088% $208.8k|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: 4LG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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.
Landis+Gyr Group AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Landis+Gyr Group AG
- Ticker: 4LG
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1896
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: CHF2.588b
- Listing Market Cap: CHF2.387b
- Shares outstanding: 29.31m
- Website: https://www.landisgyr.eu
Number of Employees
- Landis+Gyr Group AG
- Theilerstrasse 1
- PO Box 260
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|0RTL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Registered Ordinary Shares||GB||CHF||Jul 2017|
|LAND||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Registered Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jul 2017|
|4LG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Registered Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2017|
|LGYR.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Registered Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2017|
|LDGY.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSRED ADS||US||USD||Apr 2018|
Landis+Gyr Group AG provides metering solutions for electricity, heat/cold, and gas utilities worldwide. The company offers digital and prepayment electricity, commercial/industrial and grid, smart gas, heat and water, and stand-alone gas meters; load control devices; system deployment services and managed network services; meter data management software; and advanced grid analytics tools. It also provides other advanced metering infrastructure offerings, such as software, installation, implementation, consulting, maintenance support, and related services. The company was formerly known as Landis+Gyr Holding AG. Landis+Gyr Group AG was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/09/25 22:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/06/28 00:00|
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