LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft, a specialty chemicals company, develops, manufactures, and markets chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, and plastics worldwide. More Details
Very undervalued with outstanding track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has LANXESS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine LXSD's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine LXSD's volatility change over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LXSD underperformed the UK Chemicals industry which returned 43.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LXSD exceeded the UK Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is LANXESS's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is LANXESS 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: LXSD (€62.92) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€82.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LXSD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LXSD is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the UK Chemicals industry average (42.3x).
PE vs Market: LXSD is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the UK market (25.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LXSD is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LXSD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the GB Chemicals industry average (3.4x).
How is LANXESS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LXSD's forecast earnings growth (7.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LXSD's earnings (7.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (17.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LXSD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LXSD's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LXSD's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LXSD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.5%).
How has LANXESS performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LXSD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LXSD's current net profit margins (14.6%) are higher than last year (3.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LXSD's earnings have grown significantly by 45.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LXSD's earnings growth over the past year (285.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (45.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LXSD earnings growth over the past year (285.3%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -12.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LXSD's Return on Equity (27.3%) is considered high.
How is LANXESS's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LXSD's short term assets (€4.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: LXSD's short term assets (€4.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (€3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LXSD's debt to equity ratio (81.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LXSD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 65.6% to 81.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LXSD's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.9%).
Interest Coverage: LXSD earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is LANXESS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LXSD's dividend (1.59%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).
High Dividend: LXSD's dividend (1.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.12%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LXSD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LXSD's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.7%), LXSD's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LXSD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (27.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Matthias Zachert (53 yo)
Mr. Matthias Zachert served as the Chairman of Executive Board at Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH. Mr. Zachert has been the Chairman of the Board of Management and Member of Board of Management at Lanxess AG sin...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matthias's total compensation ($USD6.87M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matthias's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LXSD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LXSD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft
- Ticker: LXSD
- Exchange: BATS-CHIXE
- Founded: 1863
- Industry: Diversified Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €5.442b
- Shares outstanding: 86.35m
- Website: https://lanxess.com
Number of Employees
- LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft
- Kennedyplatz 1
- North Rhine-Westphalia
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft, a specialty chemicals company, develops, manufactures, and markets chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, and plastics worldwide. It operates through four segme...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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