Luvu Brands, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets various wellness, lifestyle, and casual seating products worldwide.
Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Luvu Brands's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LUVU's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
US Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: LUVU exceeded the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 7.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LUVU exceeded the US Market which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Luvu Brands's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Luvu Brands undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LUVU ($0.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LUVU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LUVU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Consumer Durables industry average.
PE vs Market: LUVU 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 LUVU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LUVU has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Consumer Durables industry average.
How is Luvu Brands forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Consumer Durables industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Luvu Brands has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of LUVU’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Luvu Brands's filings and announcements here.
- Explore growth companies in the Consumer Durables industry.
How has Luvu Brands performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LUVU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LUVU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LUVU is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 46.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LUVU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LUVU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Durables industry (10.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LUVU's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Luvu Brands's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LUVU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: LUVU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LUVU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: LUVU's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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 LUVU has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LUVU is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 19.3% per year.
What is Luvu Brands's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LUVU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LUVU'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 LUVU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LUVU'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 LUVU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Louis Friedman (67yo)
Mr. Louis S. Friedman co-founded Luvu Brands, Inc. (formerly, WES Consulting Inc.) in 2001 and has been Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2001, President since November 2008 and also serves as its ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Louis's total compensation ($USD150.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD593.13K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Louis's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO, Secretary & Director||10.83yrs||US$145.00k||0.43% $38.7k|
|Chief Information Officer||1.83yrs||US$138.01k||no data|
|Director of Business Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Sales Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Creative Officer||8.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Treasurer||10.58yrs||no data||0.060% $5.4k|
Experienced Management: LUVU's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Luvu Brands, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Luvu Brands, Inc.
- Ticker: LUVU
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Home Furnishings
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$9.042m
- Shares outstanding: 73.45m
- Website: https://www.luvubrands.com
Number of Employees
- Luvu Brands, Inc.
- 2745 Bankers Industrial Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LUVU||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2010|
Luvu Brands, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets various wellness, lifestyle, and casual seating products worldwide. The company offers Liberator Bedroom Adventure Gear, a product line that consists of differently shaped cushions and props under the Liberator brand; sex furniture pieces, which are marketed under the Esse, Flip Stage, Equus Wave, and the Prelude brands; and products based on shredded polyurethane foam under the Zeppelin brand. It also provides a line of contemporary casual seating under the Jaxx brand; and comfort products that aid in sleep, meditation, and relaxation under the Avana brand. In addition, the company is involved in the purchase and resale of products to retailers, e-commerce sites, and single retail stores, as well as provision of contract manufacturing and fulfillment services. It markets its products through various Websites comprising liberator.com, jaxxliving.com, and avanacomfort.com; and Liberator exhibition and Atlanta stores, as well as through distributors, retailers, and e-tailers across various channels of adult, mass market, drug, and specialty accounts. The company was formerly known as Liberator, Inc. and changed its name to Luvu Brands, Inc. in November 2015. Luvu Brands, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/31 06:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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