LSEG Stock Overview
London Stock Exchange Group plc engages in the market infrastructure business primarily in the United Kingdom, the United States, other European countries, Asia, and internationally.
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London Stock Exchange Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£76.22|
|52 Week High||UK£86.12|
|52 Week Low||UK£62.30|
|1 Month Change||-7.81%|
|3 Month Change||-1.01%|
|1 Year Change||3.67%|
|3 Year Change||5.04%|
|5 Year Change||96.70%|
|Change since IPO||1,689.90%|
Recent News & Updates
London Stock Exchange Group's (LON:LSEG) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's
The board of London Stock Exchange Group plc ( LON:LSEG ) has announced that the dividend on 20th of September will be...
|LSEG||GB Capital Markets||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: LSEG exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -19.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LSEG exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.6% over the past year.
|LSEG Average Weekly Movement||3.1%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||4.1%|
|Market Average Movement||5.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: LSEG is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LSEG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
London Stock Exchange Group plc engages in the market infrastructure business primarily in the United Kingdom, the United States, other European countries, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Data & Analytics, Capital Markets, and Post Trade. It operates a range of international equity, fixed income, exchange-traded funds/exchange-trading, and foreign exchange markets, including London Stock Exchange, AIM, Turquoise, CurveGlobal, FXall, and Tradeweb.
London Stock Exchange Group Fundamentals Summary
|LSEG fundamental statistics|
Is LSEG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LSEG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£974.00m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.68|
|Net Profit Margin||12.53%|
How did LSEG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is LSEG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
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 LSEG?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LSEG's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LSEG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LSEG PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
IHP IntegraFin Holdings
III 3i Group
AQX Aquis Exchange
300059 East Money InformationLtd
LSEG London Stock Exchange Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LSEG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (45.3x) compared to the peer average (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LSEG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Capital Markets Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LSEG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (45.3x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (11.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LSEG'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||45.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||26.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LSEG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (45.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LSEG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LSEG (£76.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£78.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LSEG is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
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 London Stock Exchange Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
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: LSEG's forecast earnings growth (15% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LSEG's earnings (15% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LSEG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LSEG's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LSEG's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LSEG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.1%).
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How has London Stock Exchange Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LSEG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LSEG's current net profit margins (12.5%) are higher than last year (6.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LSEG's earnings have grown by 4.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LSEG's earnings growth over the past year (236%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LSEG earnings growth over the past year (236%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 13.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LSEG's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
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How is London Stock Exchange Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LSEG's short term assets (£849.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (£847.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: LSEG's short term assets (£849.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (£11.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LSEG's net debt to equity ratio (20.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LSEG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 38.1% to 29.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LSEG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.7%).
Interest Coverage: LSEG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.1x coverage).
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What is London Stock Exchange Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|London Stock Exchange Group Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (London Stock Exchange Group)||1.3%|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||6.1%|
|Industry Average (Capital Markets)||3.6%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (London Stock Exchange Group)||1.5%|
Notable Dividend: LSEG's dividend (1.33%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.09%).
High Dividend: LSEG's dividend (1.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.9%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LSEG's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LSEG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (60.7%), LSEG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (34.3%), LSEG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Schwimmer (44 yo)
Mr. David A. Schwimmer has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at London Stock Exchange Group Plc since August 01, 2018 and serves as its Group Head, Data & Analytics since June 2022....
CEO Compensation Analysis
|David Schwimmer's Compensation vs London Stock Exchange Group Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||UK£6m||UK£983k|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||UK£7m||UK£794k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||UK£2m||UK£775k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||UK£2m||UK£323k|
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD6.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD5.64M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LSEG's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LSEG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
|03 Mar 22||BuyUK£15,250||Kathleen DeRose||Individual||220||UK£69.32|
|07 Dec 21||BuyUK£18,802||Kathleen DeRose||Individual||280||UK£67.15|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|State or Government||200,896||0.04%|
|Employee Share Scheme||593,231||0.1%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
London Stock Exchange Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: London Stock Exchange Group plc
- Ticker: LSEG
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1698
- Industry: Financial Exchanges and Data
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£42.302b
- Shares outstanding: 555.00m
- Website: https://www.lseg.com
Number of Employees
- London Stock Exchange Group plc
- 10 Paternoster Square
- Greater London
- EC4M 7LS
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LSEG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jul 2001|
|LS4C||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2001|
|LDNX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2001|
|LS4C||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2001|
|LSE N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||MX||MXN||Jul 2001|
|LNST.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Nov 2015|
|LS4D||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||UNSPONSORED ADR||DE||EUR||Nov 2015|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/27 00:00|
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