Inform P. Lykos Holdings S.A. engages in the information management and digital security services business in Greece, Romania, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€1.55|
|52 Week High||€1.04|
|52 Week Low||€1.78|
|1 Month Change||8.80%|
|3 Month Change||-0.96%|
|1 Year Change||34.35%|
|3 Year Change||82.19%|
|5 Year Change||256.81%|
|Change since IPO||-6.58%|
Recent News & Updates
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|LYK||GR Commercial Services||GR Market|
Return vs Industry: LYK exceeded the Greek Commercial Services industry which returned 25.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LYK exceeded the Greek Market which returned -14.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LYK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Greek stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LYK's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Inform P. Lykos Holdings S.A. engages in the information management and digital security services business in Greece, Romania, and internationally. It offers printing products, such as business forms, paper rolls, security forms, and commercial printing. The company also provides business process outsourcing services, including physical and digital statement and bill printing, fulfilment, electronic bill presentment, card personalization, loyalty software applications, and printing management services for financial institutions, telecommunication companies, transport and infrastructure sectors, and retail and leisure companies, as well as public sector organizations.
Is Inform P. Lykos Holdings 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: LYK (€1.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€2.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LYK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LYK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: LYK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Greek market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LYK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LYK is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the XE Commercial Services industry average (2.6x).
How is Inform P. Lykos Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Inform P. Lykos Holdings 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.
How has Inform P. Lykos Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LYK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LYK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LYK is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LYK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LYK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (40.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LYK has a negative Return on Equity (-0.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Inform P. Lykos Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LYK's short term assets (€25.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€27.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: LYK's short term assets (€25.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€17.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LYK's debt to equity ratio (57.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LYK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 22% to 57.5% over the past 5 years.
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 LYK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LYK is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 3.2% per year.
What is Inform P. Lykos Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LYK's dividend (2.59%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (1.43%).
High Dividend: LYK's dividend (2.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (3.88%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LYK's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LYK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LYK is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Panagiotis Spyropoulos (55 yo)
Mr. Panagiotis Ioannis Spyropoulos has been the Group Chief Operating Officer at Inform P. Lykos S.A since April 2011 and serves as its Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer and served as its Man...
Experienced Board: LYK's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Inform P. Lykos Holdings S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Inform P. Lykos Holdings S.A.
- Ticker: LYK
- Exchange: ATSE
- Founded: 1897
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: €31.794m
- Shares outstanding: 20.58m
- Website: https://www.informlykos.com
Number of Employees
- Inform P. Lykos Holdings S.A.
- Varis-Koropiou Avenue
- 5th Km
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/18 16:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 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.