BIT:LUVE

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Executive Summary

LU-VE S.p.A. manufactures and sells refrigeration and air conditioning products in Italy and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has LU-VE's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LUVE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.3%

LUVE

3.2%

IT Building

1.6%

IT Market


1 Year Return

21.0%

LUVE

16.8%

IT Building

-14.4%

IT Market

Return vs Industry: LUVE exceeded the Italian Building industry which returned 15.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LUVE exceeded the Italian Market which returned -15.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LUVEIndustryMarket
7 Day3.3%3.2%1.6%
30 Day8.5%2.8%-2.4%
90 Day3.3%15.0%-1.0%
1 Year23.8%21.0%18.2%16.8%-12.3%-14.4%
3 Year21.8%14.0%15.9%8.8%-12.5%-20.4%
5 Year37.4%23.9%61.9%46.3%-5.0%-26.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is LU-VE's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is LU-VE undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.97x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LUVE (€12.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€12.19)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LUVE is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LUVE is good value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the XE Building industry average (17.9x).

PE vs Market: LUVE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the Italian market (15.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LUVE is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LUVE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the XE Building industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is LU-VE forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

26.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LUVE's forecast earnings growth (26.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: LUVE's earnings (26.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (23.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LUVE's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Italian market (3.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LUVE's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LUVE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13%).


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Past Performance

How has LU-VE performed over the past 5 years?

9.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LUVE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LUVE's current net profit margins (4.5%) are higher than last year (4.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LUVE's earnings have grown by 9.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LUVE's earnings growth over the past year (21.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (9.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LUVE earnings growth over the past year (21.5%) exceeded the Building industry 6.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: LUVE's Return on Equity (12.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is LU-VE's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LUVE's short term assets (€288.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (€113.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: LUVE's short term assets (€288.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (€287.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LUVE's debt to equity ratio (160.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LUVE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 130.1% to 160.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LUVE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.8%).

Interest Coverage: LUVE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is LU-VE current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.13%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LUVE's dividend (2.13%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (1.65%).

High Dividend: LUVE's dividend (2.13%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Italian market (5.43%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, LUVE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: LUVE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34%), LUVE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: LUVE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24.2% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

€721k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Matteo Liberali

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Tenure

€721,432

Compensation

Mr. Matteo Liberali serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director at LU-VE S.p.A. and served its as the Chief Executive Officer of Lu-Ve Group.


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Matteo's total compensation ($USD840.83K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Italian market ($USD838.19K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Matteo's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

LU-VE S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LU-VE S.p.A.
  • Ticker: LUVE
  • Exchange: BIT
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: €280.373m
  • Shares outstanding: 22.08m
  • Website: https://www.luve.it

Location

  • LU-VE S.p.A.
  • Via Caduti della Liberazione, 53
  • Uboldo
  • Varese
  • 21040
  • Italy

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LUVEBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesCommon SharesITEURJul 2015
0RQVLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBEURJul 2015
LUVEMBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon SharesGBEURJul 2015

Biography

LU-VE S.p.A. manufactures and sells refrigeration and air conditioning products in Italy and internationally. Its products include commercial and industrial coolers, air coolers, tubeless steel condensers, ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/28 21:20
End of Day Share Price2020/09/28 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.