ATSE:LYK

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Inform P. Lykos S.A. engages in the information management and digital security services business in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • Inform P. Lykos has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Inform P. Lykos is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Inform P. Lykos's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.3%

ATSE:LYK

-0.2%

GR Commercial Services

4.6%

GR Market


1 Year Return

101.0%

ATSE:LYK

-8.6%

GR Commercial Services

8.2%

GR Market

LYK outperformed the Commercial Services industry which returned -8.6% over the past year.

LYK outperformed the Market in Greece which returned 8.2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

LYKIndustryMarket
7 Day3.3%-0.2%4.6%
30 Day15.0%-5.2%-5.6%
90 Day117.8%-3.4%12.3%
1 Year101.0%101.0%-5.8%-8.6%11.6%8.2%
3 Year311.8%232.4%4.5%-5.2%56.5%42.5%
5 Year318.0%7.8%17.1%-1.0%-80.2%-80.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Inform P. Lykos's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Inform P. Lykos undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Inform P. Lykos's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Inform P. Lykos's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Inform P. Lykos is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Commercial Services industry average.

Inform P. Lykos is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Greece market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Inform P. Lykos, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Inform P. Lykos is good value based on assets compared to the Europe Commercial Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Inform P. Lykos expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

16.1%

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 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.


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Past Performance

How has Inform P. Lykos performed over the past 5 years?

-2.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Inform P. Lykos does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Inform P. Lykos's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Inform P. Lykos's 1-year growth to the Europe Commercial Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Inform P. Lykos has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Inform P. Lykos has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the Europe Commercial Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Inform P. Lykos improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Inform P. Lykos's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Inform P. Lykos is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Inform P. Lykos's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Inform P. Lykos's level of debt (41.9%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (54% vs 41.9% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.5x debt.


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.

Whilst loss making Inform P. Lykos has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Inform P. Lykos has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -57.3% per year.


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Dividend

What is Inform P. Lykos's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Inform P. Lykos's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Inform P. Lykos's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Inform P. Lykos has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Inform P. Lykos's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Inform P. Lykos has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Inform P. Lykos's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Panagiotis Spyropoulos (53yo)

0.0yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Panagiotis I. Spyropoulos has been the Group Chief Operating Officer at Inform P. Lykos S.A since April 2011 and serves as its Vice Chairman, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. Mr. Sp ...


Board Age and Tenure

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Inform P. Lykos board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Panagiotis Spyropoulos (53yo)

    Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Alexandra Adam

    Chief Financial Officer and Group Financial Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • George Triantafyllidis (64yo)

    Deputy Chairman and Commercial Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Michalis Simou (65yo)

    Human Resources Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Anastasios Tatos

    Head of Accounting Department and Accounting Manager

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Board Members

  • Panagiotis Spyropoulos (53yo)

    Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Nick Lykos (63yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • Elias Karantzalis (62yo)

    Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 16.6yrs
    • Compensation: €24.00k
  • George Triantafyllidis (64yo)

    Deputy Chairman and Commercial Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Emmanouil-Evaggelos Lekakis

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Ioannis Menagias

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs

Company Information

Inform P. Lykos S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Inform P. Lykos S.A.
  • Ticker: LYK
  • Exchange: ATSE
  • Founded: 1897
  • Industry: Commercial Printing
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: €35.498m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.58m
  • Website: https://www.lykos.gr

Number of Employees


Location

  • Inform P. Lykos S.A.
  • Varis-Koropiou Avenue
  • 5th Km
  • Koropi
  • Greece

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LYKATSE (The Athens Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGREUROct 1994

Biography

Inform P. Lykos S.A. engages in the information management and digital security services business in Central and Eastern Europe. It offers printing products, such as business forms, paper rolls, security f ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 20:39
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.