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Executive Summary

Limbach Holdings, Inc. provides commercial specialty contract services in the United States.

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has Limbach Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Construction


US Market

1 Year Return




US Construction


US Market

Return vs Industry: LMB underperformed the US Construction industry which returned -13.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LMB underperformed the US Market which returned 4.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-5.6%1.3%1.9%
30 Day15.6%0.2%2.7%
90 Day29.7%22.9%26.4%
1 Year-56.6%-56.6%-12.7%-13.4%6.5%4.3%
3 Year-68.7%-68.7%-8.2%-10.3%35.1%26.2%
5 Year-61.4%-61.4%17.9%13.6%67.0%48.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News


Is Limbach Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LMB ($3.71) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.01)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LMB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Construction industry average (1.5x).

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Future Growth

How is Limbach Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LMB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: LMB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: LMB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LMB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LMB's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.8% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LMB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Limbach Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LMB is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LMB is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LMB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -42.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LMB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (15.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: LMB has a negative Return on Equity (-7.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Limbach Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LMB's short term assets ($199.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($159.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: LMB's short term assets ($199.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($56.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LMB's debt to equity ratio (78.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LMB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.4% to 78.9% 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 LMB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: LMB is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 39% per year.

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What is Limbach Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LMB'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 LMB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

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


Average management tenure


Charlie Bacon (60yo)





Mr. Charles A. Bacon, III, also known as Charlie, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Limbach Holdings, Inc. since July 20, 2016. Mr. Bacon serves as Chief Executive Officer and President ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Charlie's total compensation ($USD821.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD606.89K).

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

Leadership Team

Charles Bacon
President4yrsUS$821.00k4.91% $1.4m
Jayme Brooks
Executive VP & CFO0.75yrUS$608.11k0.064% $18.6k
Michael McCann
Executive VP & COO0.67yrUS$396.60k0.15% $43.5k
Scott Wright
General Counsel14.5yrsno datano data
Cristine Leifheit
Vice President of People & Culture2.83yrsno datano data
Samuel Katz
Executive Vice President of M&A and Capital Markets2.83yrsUS$53.28kno data
David Leathers
Executive Vice President of Serviceno datano datano data
Marc Hoogstraten
Chief Learning Officer & Senior VP4.5yrsno datano data
Timothy Ward
President of Limbach Engineering & Design Servicesno datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: LMB's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Charles Bacon
President4yrsUS$821.00k4.91% $1.4m
Norbert Young
Independent Director4yrsUS$98.56k0.22% $64.2k
Gordon Pratt
Independent Chairman of the Board4yrsUS$128.56k1.47% $427.2k
Joshua Horowitz
Independent Director0.33yrno data0.20% $59.4k
Larry Swets
Independent Director6.25yrsUS$118.56k0.21% $60.8k
Michael McNally
Independent Director2.83yrsUS$98.56k0.50% $145.1k
Laurel Krzeminski
Independent Director2.08yrsUS$118.56k0.041% $11.9k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: LMB's board of directors are considered experienced (4 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Limbach Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Limbach Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: LMB
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1901
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$29.136m
  • Shares outstanding: 7.85m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Limbach Holdings, Inc.
  • 1251 Waterfront Place
  • Suite 201
  • Pittsburgh
  • Pennsylvania
  • 15222
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TFSC.UNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)Old UnitsUSUSDJul 2014
LMBNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDAug 2014


Limbach Holdings, Inc. provides commercial specialty contract services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Construction and Service. The company provides services in the areas of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical, and building controls through the design and construction of new and renovated buildings; maintenance services; and equipment upgrades. Its facility services comprise mechanical construction, HVAC service and maintenance, energy audits and retrofits, engineering and design build, constructability evaluation, equipment and materials selection, prefabrication of mechanical systems and components, and sustainable building solutions and practices. The company serves healthcare facilities; public and private colleges, universities, research centers and K-12 facilities; sports arenas; entertainment facilities, including casinos, and amusement rides; passenger terminals and maintenance facilities for rail and airports; government facilities comprising federal, state, and local agencies; hotels and resorts; office building and other commercial structures; mission critical facilities, including data centers; and industrial manufacturing facilities. It operates in Florida, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and Michigan. Limbach Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/02 00:18
End of Day Share Price2020/07/01 00:00
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.