Lakeland Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Lake City Bank that provides various banking products and services.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Lakeland Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LKFN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LKFN exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LKFN underperformed the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lakeland Financial's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Lakeland Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LKFN ($44.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($45.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LKFN is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LKFN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.7x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.8x).
PE vs Market: LKFN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.7x) compared to the US market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LKFN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LKFN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is Lakeland Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LKFN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LKFN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LKFN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LKFN's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LKFN's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LKFN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Lakeland Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LKFN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LKFN's current net profit margins (43.2%) are lower than last year (43.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LKFN's earnings have grown by 15.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LKFN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LKFN had negative earnings growth (-1.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (2.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LKFN's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Lakeland Financial's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: LKFN's Assets to Equity ratio (8.3x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: LKFN has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (384%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 97% of LKFN's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: LKFN has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (80%).
Low Risk Deposits: LKFN's Loans to Deposits ratio (94%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: LKFN has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).
What is Lakeland Financial's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LKFN's dividend (2.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: LKFN's dividend (2.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.32%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LKFN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LKFN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.2%), LKFN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Findlay (57yo)
Mr. David M. Findlay has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Lakeland Financial Corp. and its subsidiary Lake City Bank since April 8, 2014 and September 2010 respectively. Mr. Findlay served ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD1.58M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.11M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||6.17yrs||US$590.48k||0.11% $1.2m|
|Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer||2.67yrs||US$660.90k||0.068% $774.9k|
|Retail Banking Advisor||no data||US$622.25k||0.19% $2.2m|
|Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking||18.17yrs||US$716.31k||0.12% $1.4m|
|Chief Accounting Officer & Senior VP of Finance||1.25yrs||no data||0.0014% $16.0k|
|Senior VP & People Development Director||no data||no data||0.027% $300.5k|
|Senior Vice President of Wealth Advisory Group & Brokerage||10.33yrs||no data||0.050% $568.9k|
|Senior VP & Retail Banking Manager||1.42yrs||no data||0.0088% $99.5k|
|Senior Vice President of Consumer & Home Loans||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LKFN's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||16.92yrs||US$132.64k||0.99% $11.2m|
|Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$102.64k||0.091% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||22.42yrs||US$102.64k||0.65% $7.4m|
|Independent Director||20.42yrs||US$102.64k||0.12% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||18.42yrs||US$92.64k||0.044% $498.4k|
|Independent Director||9.92yrs||US$102.64k||0.079% $899.0k|
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||US$92.64k||0.059% $663.5k|
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$92.64k||0.092% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||8.92yrs||US$107.64k||0.21% $2.3m|
Experienced Board: LKFN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LKFN insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lakeland Financial Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lakeland Financial Corporation
- Ticker: LKFN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1872
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.132b
- Shares outstanding: 25.70m
- Website: https://www.lakecitybank.com
Number of Employees
- Lakeland Financial Corporation
- 202 East Center Street
- PO Box 1387
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LKFN||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1993|
Lakeland Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Lake City Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company accepts various deposit products, such as noninterest bearing, interest-bearing checking, savings, money market, NOW, and demand deposits. Its loan products include commercial and industrial, commercial real estate and multi-family residential, agri-business and agricultural, consumer 1-4 family mortgage, and other consumer loans. The company also offers retail and merchant credit card services; corporate treasury management, wealth advisory, and trust services; retail brokerage services, including various financial and investment products, such as annuities and life insurance; and Internet business banking and on-line treasury management services. It serves commercial real estate, manufacturing, agriculture, construction, retail, wholesale, finance and insurance, accommodation and food services, and health care industries. As of March 19, 2020, the company operated 50 offices in Northern and Central Indiana. Lakeland Financial Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 02:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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