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Laive BVL:LAIVEBC1 Stock Report

Last Price


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05 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
LAIVEBC1 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6

LAIVEBC1 Stock Overview

Laive S.A. provides healthy and nutritious food products in Peru.

Laive Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Laive
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceS/0.078
52 Week HighS/0
52 Week LowS/0
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change-50.32%
3 Year Change-89.17%
5 Year Change-91.52%
Change since IPO-91.92%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns


Return vs Industry: LAIVEBC1 underperformed the PE Food industry which returned 19.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LAIVEBC1 underperformed the PE Market which returned 11.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LAIVEBC1's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LAIVEBC1 volatility
LAIVEBC1 Average Weekly Movement0%
Food Industry Average Movement4.4%
Market Average Movement4.2%
10% most volatile stocks in PE Market8.1%
10% least volatile stocks in PE Market0.4%

Stable Share Price: LAIVEBC1 is less volatile than 75% of PE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LAIVEBC1's weekly volatility has decreased from 7% to 0% over the past year.

About the Company

19101,271Luis Ferrand Aspíllaga

Laive S.A. provides healthy and nutritious food products in Peru. It provides milks, yogurt, vegetable drinks, cheeses, butters, and margarines. The company was founded in 1910 and is based in Ate, Peru.

Laive Fundamentals Summary

How do Laive's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LAIVEBC1 fundamental statistics
Market CapS/5.66m
Earnings (TTM)S/23.01m
Revenue (TTM)S/685.85m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LAIVEBC1 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueS/537.00m
Gross ProfitS/148.85m
Other ExpensesS/125.84m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.32
Gross Margin21.70%
Net Profit Margin3.35%
Debt/Equity Ratio35.5%

How did LAIVEBC1 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is LAIVEBC1 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LAIVEBC1?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LAIVEBC1 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.08x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA1.1x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does LAIVEBC1's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

LAIVEBC1 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for LAIVEBC1 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average3.3x
SNJACIC1 Agroindustrias San JacintoA
AUSTRAC1 Austral GroupA
INGENIC1 Empresa Azucarera el Ingenio
EXALMC1 Pesquera ExalmarA

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LAIVEBC1 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (0.2x) compared to the peer average (3.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LAIVEBC1's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the South American Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LAIVEBC1 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (0.2x) compared to the South American Food industry average (7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LAIVEBC1's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LAIVEBC1 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio0.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LAIVEBC1's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LAIVEBC1 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: LAIVEBC1 (PEN0.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value (PEN6.43)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LAIVEBC1 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Laive 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.

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  • Examine whether Laive is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Laive performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LAIVEBC1 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LAIVEBC1's current net profit margins (3.4%) are higher than last year (1.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LAIVEBC1's earnings have declined by 14.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LAIVEBC1's earnings growth over the past year (233.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-14.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: LAIVEBC1 earnings growth over the past year (233.9%) exceeded the Food industry 38.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: LAIVEBC1's Return on Equity (10.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Laive's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LAIVEBC1's short term assets (PEN204.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (PEN182.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: LAIVEBC1's short term assets (PEN204.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (PEN82.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LAIVEBC1's net debt to equity ratio (16.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: LAIVEBC1's debt to equity ratio has increased from 28.5% to 35.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LAIVEBC1's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (88.1%).

Interest Coverage: LAIVEBC1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Laive current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Laive Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Laive dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Laive)745.8%
Market Bottom 25% (PE)6.4%
Market Top 25% (PE)27.2%
Industry Average (Food)21.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Laive)n/a

Notable Dividend: LAIVEBC1's dividend (745.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the PE market (6.38%).

High Dividend: LAIVEBC1's dividend (745.77%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the PE market (27.22%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: LAIVEBC1 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: LAIVEBC1's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (24.9%), LAIVEBC1's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (71.3%), LAIVEBC1's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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


Average board tenure


Luis Ferrand Aspíllaga

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Mr. Luis Ferrand Aspíllaga serves as the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager at Laive SA. Mr. Aspíllaga joined Laive SA in July 2007. Mr. Aspíllaga has more than 25 years of experience in massive c...

Board Members

Experienced Board: LAIVEBC1's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.5 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of LAIVEBC1?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage

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

Company Information

Laive S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Laive S.A.
  • Ticker: LAIVEBC1
  • Exchange: BVL
  • Founded: 1910
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: S/5.664m
  • Shares outstanding: 72.61m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Laive S.A.
  • Av. Nicolás de Pierola Nº 601
  • Ate
  • Lima
  • Peru


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LAIVEBC1BVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesClass B Common SharesPEPENNov 2004

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/05 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.