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Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)CASE:LCSW Stock Report

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26 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
LCSW fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

LCSW Overview

Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) produces and sells sanitary ware products and tiles in Egypt and Lebanon.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)
Historical stock prices
Current Share Priceج.م3.00
52 Week Highج.م2.80
52 Week Lowج.م6.36
1 Month Change-33.04%
3 Month Change-41.06%
1 Year Change-32.74%
3 Year Change-23.08%
5 Year Change46.34%
Change since IPO-87.97%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LCSWEG BuildingEG Market

Return vs Industry: LCSW underperformed the EG Building industry which returned 21.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LCSW underperformed the EG Market which returned 12.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LCSW's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LCSW volatility
LCSW Beta0.58
Industry Beta0.51
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: LCSW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of EG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LCSW's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1959n/aTaher Gargour

Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) produces and sells sanitary ware products and tiles in Egypt and Lebanon. The company operates through Sanitary Ware, Tile, and Brassware segments. Its products include bathroom suites, toilets, washbasins, and bidets and urinals; and kitchen sinks, shower trays, seat covers, and taps, as well as other complementary products.

Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) Fundamentals Summary

How do Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)'s earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LCSW fundamental statistics
Market Capج.م275.20m
Earnings (TTM)-ج.م97.10m
Revenue (TTM)ج.م2.41b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LCSW income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenueج.م2.04b
Gross Profitج.م372.66m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-1.21
Gross Margin15.44%
Net Profit Margin-4.02%
Debt/Equity Ratio76.4%

How did LCSW perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) 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: LCSW (EGP3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (EGP5.21)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LCSW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LCSW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Building industry average.

PE vs Market: LCSW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the EG market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LCSW is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the XF Building industry average (1.4x).

Future Growth

How is Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) 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.

Past Performance

How has Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LCSW is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LCSW is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LCSW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 34.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LCSW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: LCSW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Building industry (6.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: LCSW has a negative Return on Equity (-5.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)'s financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LCSW's short term assets (EGP1.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (EGP1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: LCSW's short term assets (EGP1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (EGP72.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LCSW's debt to equity ratio (76.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LCSW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 143.9% to 76.4% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable LCSW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: LCSW is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 48.5% per year.


What is Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: LCSW is not paying a notable dividend for the EG market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

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

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Taher Gargour (52 yo)

no data


Mr. Taher G. Gargour has been Managing Director at Lecico Egypt S.A.E. since July 1, 2012 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gargour served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Lecico Egypt fro...

Board Members

Experienced Board: LCSW's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.1 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)
  • Ticker: LCSW
  • Exchange: CASE
  • Founded: 1959
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: ج.م275.200m
  • Shares outstanding: 80.00m
  • Website:


  • Lecico Egypt (S.A.E.)
  • PO Box 358
  • Alexandria
  • Egypt


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/26 16:19
End of Day Share Price2021/10/26 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.