BIT:LCC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Life Care Capital S.p.A. operates as a special purpose acquisition company focusing on the investment in health and life care sector in Italy.


Snowflake Analysis

Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Life Care Capital's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

LCC

-0.2%

IT Capital Markets

1.0%

IT Market


1 Year Return

5.7%

LCC

56.7%

IT Capital Markets

17.6%

IT Market

Return vs Industry: LCC underperformed the Italian Capital Markets industry which returned 56.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LCC underperformed the Italian Market which returned 17.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LCCIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-0.2%1.0%
30 Day0%0.7%4.1%
90 Day2.1%4.7%6.5%
1 Year5.7%5.7%65.3%56.7%22.8%17.6%
3 Yearn/a33.1%6.5%39.4%25.4%
5 Yearn/a-17.8%-39.9%17.6%-22.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Life Care Capital's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Life Care Capital undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.99x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LCC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LCC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LCC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.

PE vs Market: LCC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Italian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LCC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LCC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the IT Capital Markets industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Life Care Capital forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.1%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Life Care Capital 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 Life Care Capital performed over the past 5 years?

-1.7%

Historical Diversified Financials annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LCC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LCC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Unable to establish if LCC's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years as it has been trading publicly for less than 3 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LCC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: LCC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-24.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LCC has a negative Return on Equity (-0.13%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Life Care Capital's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: LCC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if LCC's debt is covered by short term assets.


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: Insufficient data to determine if LCC has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if LCC has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: LCC's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if LCC has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: LCC reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.

Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if LCC has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: LCC has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if LCC has an appropriate level of bad loans.


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Dividend

What is Life Care Capital's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.9%markettop25%4.4%industryaverage3.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LCC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LCC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LCC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LCC's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LCC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Italian market.


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Management

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


CEO

Alessandra Gavirati (51yo)

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Ms. Alessandra Gavirati is a Partner at IPEF, IV, LP, and IPEF III., Ms. Gavirati is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Life Care Capital S.p.A. Ms. Gavirati has been a Partner of Synergo SGR SpA sinc ...


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: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Life Care Capital S.p.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Life Care Capital S.p.A.
  • Ticker: LCC
  • Exchange: BIT
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: €140.855m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.30m
  • Website: https://www.lifecarecapital.com

Location

  • Life Care Capital S.p.A.
  • Corso Italia 22
  • Milan
  • 20122
  • Italy

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LCCBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesOrdinary SharesITEURMar 2018

Biography

Life Care Capital S.p.A. operates as a special purpose acquisition company focusing on the investment in health and life care sector in Italy. The company is based in Milan, Italy. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/20 23:41
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
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.