La-Z-Boy Incorporated manufactures, markets, imports, exports, distributes, and retails upholstery furniture products, accessories, and casegoods furniture products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has La-Z-Boy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LZB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LZB's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
US Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: LZB matched the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 44.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LZB exceeded the US Market which returned 36.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is La-Z-Boy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StLa-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB) Looks Like A Good Stock, And It's Going Ex-Dividend Soon
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAre La-Z-Boy Incorporated's (NYSE:LZB) Mixed Financials Driving The Negative Sentiment?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAt US$40.90, Is La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB) Worth Looking At Closely?
Is La-Z-Boy 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: LZB ($42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($49.46)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LZB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LZB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.1x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (14x).
PE vs Market: LZB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.1x) compared to the US market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LZB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LZB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (1.9x).
How is La-Z-Boy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LZB's forecast earnings growth (12.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LZB's earnings (12.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LZB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LZB's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LZB's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LZB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.2%).
How has La-Z-Boy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LZB has a large one-off loss of $58.7M impacting its January 23 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LZB's current net profit margins (4.5%) are higher than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LZB's earnings have declined by 2.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LZB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LZB had negative earnings growth (-6.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Durables industry average (32.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LZB's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.
How is La-Z-Boy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LZB's short term assets ($888.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($550.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: LZB's short term assets ($888.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($401.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LZB is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LZB had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: LZB has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: LZB has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is La-Z-Boy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LZB's dividend (1.43%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: LZB's dividend (1.43%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.76%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LZB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: LZB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.6%), LZB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LZB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kurt Darrow (65 yo)
Mr. Kurt L. Darrow has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at La-Z-Boy Inc. since September 9, 2003. He joined La-Z-Boy in 1979, Mr. Darrow served as the President of La-Z-Boy Residential, flags...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kurt's total compensation ($USD5.26M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kurt's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||2.67yrs||US$1.75m||0.048% |
|Senior VP & COO||1.75yrs||US$1.68m||0.11% |
|VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||2.08yrs||US$1.19m||0.019% |
|Senior VP & President of La-Z-Boy Portfolio Brands||13yrs||US$1.28m||0.12% |
|VP, Corporate Controller||3.5yrs||no data||0.021% |
|Chief Information Officer & VP||3.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications||15.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Corporate Compliance & Employment Law||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Strategic Initiatives||14.83yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Retail Division||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LZB's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|Director||no data||no data||0.0022% |
|Independent Director||24.08yrs||US$204.66k||0.043% |
|Independent Director||15.08yrs||US$213.74k||0.015% |
|Independent Lead Director||5.5yrs||US$231.91k||0.017% |
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$178.99k||no data|
|Independent Director||12yrs||US$202.72k||0.00076% |
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$202.26k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$178.99k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$148.41k||no data|
Experienced Board: LZB's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LZB 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.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: La-Z-Boy Incorporated
- Ticker: LZB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Home Furnishings
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$1.944b
- Shares outstanding: 46.30m
- Website: https://www.la-z-boy.com
Number of Employees
- La-Z-Boy Incorporated
- One La-Z-Boy Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LZB||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 1972|
|LAZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1972|
La-Z-Boy Incorporated manufactures, markets, imports, exports, distributes, and retails upholstery furniture products, accessories, and casegoods furniture products in the United States, Canada, and intern...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/02 00:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/01 00:00|
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