Luxfer Holdings PLC, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas containment devices for defense and emergency response, healthcare, transportation, and general industrial end-market applications. More Details
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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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LXFR's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LXFR exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned 49.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LXFR exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
2 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Independent Chairman of the Board of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR), David Landless, Just Sold 39% Of Their Holding
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StLuxfer Holdings (NYSE:LXFR) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.13
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Luxfer Holdings (NYSE:LXFR) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Up 50%
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 ($20.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($16.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LXFR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LXFR is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.6x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (31.2x).
PE vs Market: LXFR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.6x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LXFR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LXFR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.8x).
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 (27% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LXFR's earnings (27% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LXFR's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LXFR's revenue (7.7% 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 high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LXFR's current net profit margins (8.6%) are higher than last year (6.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LXFR's earnings have declined by 4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LXFR's earnings growth over the past year (41.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LXFR earnings growth over the past year (41.9%) exceeded the Machinery industry 6.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LXFR's Return on Equity (15.7%) is considered low.
How is Luxfer Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LXFR's short term assets ($166.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($78.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: LXFR's short term assets ($166.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($105.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LXFR's debt to equity ratio (26.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LXFR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 125.5% to 26.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LXFR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (130%).
Interest Coverage: LXFR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.2x coverage).
What is Luxfer Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LXFR's dividend (2.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: LXFR's dividend (2.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, LXFR has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LXFR has only been paying a dividend for 4 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.9%), LXFR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alok Maskara (50 yo)
Mr. Alok Maskara has been the Chief Executive Officer of Luxfer Holdings PLC since July 1, 2017. Mr. Maskara served as the President of Technical Solutions Global Business Unit at Pentair plc since 2014 un...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alok's total compensation ($USD2.06M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alok's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LXFR's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LXFR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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 only sold shares 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$578.553m
- Shares outstanding: 27.75m
- Website: https://www.luxfer.com
Number of Employees
- Luxfer Holdings PLC
- Lumns Lane
- Greater Manchester
- M27 8LN
- United Kingdom
Luxfer Holdings PLC, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas containment devices for defense and emergency response...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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