LR Stock Overview
Legrand SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides electrical and digital building infrastructures worldwide.
No risks detected for LR from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€71.08|
|52 Week High||€104.45|
|52 Week Low||€64.44|
|1 Month Change||-3.42%|
|3 Month Change||-0.67%|
|1 Year Change||-21.89%|
|3 Year Change||9.15%|
|5 Year Change||15.09%|
|Change since IPO||206.12%|
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|LR||FR Electrical||FR Market|
Return vs Industry: LR underperformed the French Electrical industry which returned -18.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LR underperformed the French Market which returned -11.3% over the past year.
|LR Average Weekly Movement||3.7%|
|Electrical Industry Average Movement||5.2%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in FR Market||9.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in FR Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: LR is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LR's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Legrand SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides electrical and digital building infrastructures worldwide. The company offers MCBs, RCDs, and din rail equipment, including residual current circuit breakers, RCBOs, add-on modules and accessories, surge protective devices, other control and signaling devices, and time and light-sensitive switches, as well as dimmers, relays, transformers, power supplies, and accessories; ACBs, MCCBs, head equipment, and busbar systems; enclosures and accessories; equipment and accessories; home network, home automation, and hotel equipment; wiring accessories; weatherproof wiring accessories and other installation equipment; lighting management, emergency lighting, access control, and safety equipment; UPS and LCS products, cable management systems, equipment, and accessories; and mosaic wiring accessories. Its products are used in hotels, offices, data centers, industrial sites, shops, hospitals, schools, and universities, as well as residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
Legrand Fundamentals Summary
|LR fundamental statistics|
Is LR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€3.85b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.64|
|Net Profit Margin||12.72%|
How did LR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is LR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LR PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SU Schneider Electric
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.5x) compared to the peer average (15.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Electrical Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.5x) compared to the European Electrical industry average (18.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||19.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||19.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LR (€71.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€98.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Legrand forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
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: LR's forecast earnings growth (6.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: LR's earnings (6.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (11% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LR's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LR'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: LR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
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How has Legrand performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LR's current net profit margins (12.7%) are lower than last year (13%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LR's earnings have grown by 4.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LR's earnings growth over the past year (10.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LR earnings growth over the past year (10.8%) underperformed the Electrical industry 20.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LR's Return on Equity (15.3%) is considered low.
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How is Legrand's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LR's short term assets (€5.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: LR's short term assets (€5.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€5.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LR's net debt to equity ratio (39.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52.2% to 82.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.6%).
Interest Coverage: LR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.7x coverage).
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What is Legrand current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Legrand Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (FR)||2.0%|
|Market Top 25% (FR)||6.0%|
|Industry Average (Electrical)||2.4%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Legrand)||2.7%|
Notable Dividend: LR's dividend (2.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (2%).
High Dividend: LR's dividend (2.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (6.02%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.3%), LR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (63%), LR's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Benoît Coquart (49 yo)
Mr. Benoît Coquart has been the Chief Executive Officer at Legrand SA since February 08, 2018. Mr. Coquart is responsible for the general management of Legrand. Mr. Coquart served as an Executive Vice Pres...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Benoît Coquart's Compensation vs Legrand Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||€2m||€700k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||€3m||€700k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||€2m||€627k|
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Benoît's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the French market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Benoît's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LR's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LR's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Legrand SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Legrand SA
- Ticker: LR
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1865
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: €18.090b
- Shares outstanding: 266.65m
- Website: https://www.legrandgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Legrand SA
- 128, Avenue de Lattre de Tassigny
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LRC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2000|
|0MW7||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|LGRV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2000|
|LR||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Jul 2000|
|LRP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Jul 2000|
|LR||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AT||EUR||Jul 2000|
|LGRD.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPON ADR EACH REPR 0.20 ORD||US||USD||Oct 2014|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/04 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/04 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.