Luxfer Holdings PLC, a materials technology company, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas cylinders for transportation, defense and emergency response, healthcare, and general industrial end-market applications.
Adequate balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Luxfer Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LXFR has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LXFR underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned -0.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LXFR underperformed the US Market which returned 9.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Luxfer Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StLuxfer Holdings PLC Just Missed EPS By 73%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next
Is Luxfer Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LXFR ($13.99) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($12.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LXFR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LXFR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.3x) compared to the Machinery industry average (20x).
PE vs Market: LXFR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.3x) compared to the US market (15.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LXFR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LXFR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2x).
How is Luxfer Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LXFR's forecast earnings growth (67.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: LXFR's earnings (67.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LXFR's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LXFR's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LXFR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Luxfer Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LXFR has a large one-off loss of $23.4M impacting its March 29 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LXFR's current net profit margins (3.1%) are higher than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LXFR's earnings have declined by -14.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LXFR's earnings growth over the past year (14.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-14.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LXFR earnings growth over the past year (14.4%) exceeded the Machinery industry -5.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LXFR's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.
How is Luxfer Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LXFR's short term assets ($189.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($69.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: LXFR's short term assets ($189.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($153.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LXFR's debt to equity ratio (64.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LXFR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 76.2% to 64.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LXFR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.4%).
Interest Coverage: LXFR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.9x coverage).
What is Luxfer Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LXFR's dividend (3.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).
High Dividend: LXFR's dividend (3.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.54%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, LXFR has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LXFR has only been paying a dividend for 2 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (104.5%), LXFR's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alok Maskara (48yo)
Mr. Alok Maskara has been the Chief Executive Officer of Luxfer Holdings PLC since 2017. Mr. Maskara served as the President of Technical Solutions Global Business Unit at Pentair plc since 2014 until Febr ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alok's total compensation ($USD2.23M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.21M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alok's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.92yrs||US$2.23m||0.68% $2.6m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.42yrs||US$727.53k||0.12% $477.0k|
|President of Luxfer Gas Cylinders||6.17yrs||US$737.88k||0.35% $1.4m|
|Managing Director of Luxfer MEL Technologies||2.67yrs||US$508.44k||0.096% $369.2k|
|President of Luxfer Magtech||2.92yrs||US$595.13k||0.20% $769.6k|
|Vice President of Operations||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Associate General Counsel||1.33yrs||no data||0.0011% $4.1k|
|Managing Director of Luxfer Superform||2.25yrs||no data||0.012% $44.7k|
|Corporate Controller||3.75yrs||no data||0.022% $86.6k|
Experienced Management: LXFR's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2.92yrs||US$2.23m||0.68% $2.6m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.58yrs||US$82.00k||0.022% $84.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.92yrs||US$125.34k||0.023% $90.2k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.08yrs||US$157.71k||0.036% $138.5k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$67.49k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.75yr||US$27.33k||0.018% $69.9k|
Experienced Board: LXFR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LXFR 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.
Luxfer Holdings PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Luxfer Holdings PLC
- Ticker: LXFR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1898
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$385.390m
- Shares outstanding: 27.55m
- Website: https://www.luxfer.com
Number of Employees
- Luxfer Holdings PLC
- Lumns Lane
- Greater Manchester
- M27 8LN
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LX4A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2017|
|LXFR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Dec 2017|
Luxfer Holdings PLC, a materials technology company, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas cylinders for transportation, defense and emergency response, healthcare, and general industrial end-market applications. It operates in two segments, Gas Cylinders and Elektron. The Gas Cylinders segment manufactures and markets aluminum, titanium, and carbon composite cylinders, which are used for self-contained breathing apparatus that are used by firefighters and other emergency-responders, as well as scuba divers and personnel in potentially hazardous environments, such as mines; and aluminum and composite cylinders for use in the containment of oxygen and other medical gases that are used by patients, healthcare facilities, and laboratories. This segment also offers carbon composite cylinders for compressed natural gas and hydrogen containment in alternative fuel vehicles; lightweight aluminum cylinders for a variety of industrial applications, such as fire extinguishers and containment of high-purity specialty gases; and lightweight aluminum and titanium panels primarily for use in the aerospace and luxury-auto industries. The Elektron segment focuses on specialty materials based on magnesium, zircon sand, and rare earths. It develops and manufactures magnesium alloys; magnesium powders; and magnesium, copper, and zinc photoengraving plates for graphic arts and luxury packaging. This segment also develops and manufactures zirconium-based materials and oxides used as catalysts and in the manufacture of advanced ceramics, fiber-optic fuel cells, and other performance products. Luxfer Holdings PLC has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, rest of Europe, the Asia Pacific, Canada, South America, Latin America, and Africa. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/01 05:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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