Levi Strauss & Co. operates as an apparel company.
Levi Strauss Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$25.40|
|52 Week High||US$13.00|
|52 Week Low||US$30.84|
|1 Month Change||-5.12%|
|3 Month Change||-7.20%|
|1 Year Change||96.59%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||13.34%|
Recent News & Updates
Levi Has Attractive Competitive Advantages And Is Still Reasonably Valued
Levi's investors have been on a roller coaster ride, with shares trading much higher and much lower than its IPO price of $17. There is much to like about the company which has a powerful brand and distribution channels. While shares are not cheap, the valuation is not excessive either, we believe shares are a 'hold' at the moment.
Levi Strauss (NYSE:LEVI) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital
There are a few key trends to look for if we want to identify the next multi-bagger. Firstly, we'll want to see a...
Why Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) Could Be Worth Watching
Levi Strauss & Co. ( NYSE:LEVI ) received a lot of attention from a substantial price movement on the NYSE over the...
|LEVI||US Luxury||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LEVI exceeded the US Luxury industry which returned 32.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LEVI exceeded the US Market which returned 35.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LEVI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LEVI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Levi Strauss & Co. operates as an apparel company. It designs, markets, and sells jeans, casual and dress pants, tops, shorts, skirts, jackets, footwear, and related accessories for men, women, and children in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company sells its products under the Levi's, Dockers, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co., and Denizen brands; and also licenses its Levi's and Dockers trademarks for various product categories, including footwear, belts, wallets and bags, outerwear, sweaters, dress shirts, kids wear, sleepwear, and hosiery.
Levi Strauss Fundamentals Summary
|LEVI fundamental statistics|
Is LEVI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LEVI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$2.21b|
Last Reported Earnings
May 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Oct 06, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.72|
|Net Profit Margin||5.78%|
How did LEVI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is Levi Strauss 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: LEVI ($25.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($25.56)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LEVI is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LEVI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.1x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (18.7x).
PE vs Market: LEVI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.1x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LEVI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LEVI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.1x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (1.9x).
How is Levi Strauss forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LEVI's forecast earnings growth (19.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LEVI's earnings (19.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LEVI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LEVI's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LEVI's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LEVI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.2%)
How has Levi Strauss performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LEVI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LEVI's current net profit margins (5.8%) are higher than last year (0.05%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LEVI's earnings have declined by 17.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LEVI's earnings growth over the past year (11449.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-17.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LEVI earnings growth over the past year (11449.6%) exceeded the Luxury industry 79.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LEVI's Return on Equity (20.3%) is considered high.
How is Levi Strauss's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LEVI's short term assets ($3.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: LEVI's short term assets ($3.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LEVI's debt to equity ratio (88.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LEVI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 300.5% to 88.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LEVI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.1%).
Interest Coverage: LEVI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
What is Levi Strauss's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LEVI's dividend (1.26%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: LEVI's dividend (1.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LEVI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: LEVI's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.7%), LEVI's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LEVI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (21.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chip Bergh (63 yo)
Mr. Charles Victor Bergh, also known as Chip, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Levi Strauss & Co. since September 1, 2011. Mr. Bergh served as Group President of Special Assignment at...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chip's total compensation ($USD10.64M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chip's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LEVI's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LEVI's board of directors are considered experienced (7 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Levi Strauss & Co.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Levi Strauss & Co.
- Ticker: LEVI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1853
- Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$10.205b
- Shares outstanding: 401.77m
- Website: https://www.levistrauss.com
Number of Employees
- Levi Strauss & Co.
- 1155 Battery Street
- San Francisco
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/25 22:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
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.