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Executive Summary

Lyko Group AB (publ) sells a range of hair care and beauty products in the Nordic markets.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Lyko Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LYKO A's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-7.2%

LYKO A

3.7%

SE Specialty Retail

3.7%

SE Market


1 Year Return

357.2%

LYKO A

-15.0%

SE Specialty Retail

7.7%

SE Market

Return vs Industry: LYKO A exceeded the Swedish Specialty Retail industry which returned -13.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LYKO A exceeded the Swedish Market which returned 7.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LYKO AIndustryMarket
7 Day-7.2%3.7%3.7%
30 Day35.2%-14.8%0.8%
90 Day85.0%5.9%18.8%
1 Year357.2%357.2%-13.0%-15.0%9.3%7.7%
3 Yearn/a-21.3%-31.6%22.3%9.3%
5 Yearn/a-45.5%-55.4%37.8%10.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lyko Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Lyko Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LYKO A (SEK246) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SEK860.25)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LYKO A is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Specialty Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: LYKO A is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Swedish market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LYKO A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.8x) compared to the SE Specialty Retail industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

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

38.8%

Forecasted Retail 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 Lyko Group 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 Lyko Group performed over the past 5 years?

17.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LYKO A is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LYKO A is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LYKO A is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 17% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LYKO A is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-3.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LYKO A has a negative Return on Equity (-0.69%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Lyko Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LYKO A's short term assets (SEK279.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (SEK315.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: LYKO A's short term assets (SEK279.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (SEK248.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LYKO A's debt to equity ratio (25.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if LYKO A's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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 LYKO A has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: LYKO A is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 53.3% per year.


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Dividend

What is Lyko Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LYKO A'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 LYKO A's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swedish market.


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Management

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

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rickard Lyko (38yo)

1.83yrs

Tenure

kr1,700,000

Compensation

Mr. Rickard Lyko serves as Chief Executive Officer of Lyko Group AB (publ) since September 2018. He served as Chief Digital Officer of Lyko Group AB (publ) since 2015. and its Directors since 2008. Mr. Lyk ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rickard's total compensation ($USD183.44K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swedish market ($USD669.71K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Rickard's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Rickard Lyko
CEO, Chief Digital Officer & Director1.83yrskr1.70mno data
Pontus Andersson
Chief Financial Officer0.75yrno datano data
Peter Gunnarsson
Chief Technology Officer4.5yrsno data0.072% SEK2.7m
Tom Thörnblom
Head of Sustainability & Communicationno datano datano data
Kalle Eliason
Chief Marketing Officer3.5yrsno data0.0076% SEK286.2k
Moa Wictorén
Chief Human Resources Officer0.75yrno datano data
Anna Persson
Chief Logistics & Purchasing Officer3.5yrsno data0.055% SEK2.1m
Erica Wredberg
Chief Retail Officer2.5yrsno data0.0013% SEK49.3k

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

41yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: LYKO A's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Rickard Lyko
CEO, Chief Digital Officer & Director1.83yrskr1.70mno data
Kenneth Bengtsson
Independent Chairman of the Board1.67yrskr300.00k0.026% SEK984.1k
Gabriel Fitzgerald
Independent Director6.5yrskr150.00kno data
Marie Nygren
Independent Director3.5yrskr150.00k0.013% SEK483.2k

5.0yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LYKO A's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LYKO A insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lyko Group AB (publ)'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lyko Group AB (publ)
  • Ticker: LYKO A
  • Exchange: OM
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: kr3.766b
  • Shares outstanding: 15.31m
  • Website: https://www.lyko.se

Location

  • Lyko Group AB (publ)
  • Kyrkbyvägen 1
  • Vansbro
  • Dalarna County
  • 786 33
  • Sweden

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LYKO AOM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)YesCommon SharesSESEKDec 2017

Biography

Lyko Group AB (publ) sells a range of hair care and beauty products in the Nordic markets. Its product categories include hair and skin care products, makeups, and perfumes. The company sells its products through 40 stores in Sweden and Norway, as well as through Websites, Lyko.se and Lyko.no. It also sells underwear and other products for men, women, and children, as well as operates beauty pharmacies. The company is based in Vansbro, Sweden. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 20:53
End of Day Share Price2020/07/07 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.