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Executive Summary

Leo Holdings Corp. does not have significant operations.

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for LHC from our risk checks.


Snowflake Analysis

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Leo Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LHC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.1%

LHC

8.2%

US Capital Markets

4.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

0.4%

LHC

10.7%

US Capital Markets

10.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: LHC underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 9.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LHC underperformed the US Market which returned 9.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LHCIndustryMarket
7 Day0.1%8.2%4.3%
30 Day0.3%16.3%11.5%
90 Day0.1%11.8%7.4%
1 Year0.4%0.4%13.0%10.7%12.7%10.3%
3 Yearn/a33.5%25.7%37.1%28.0%
5 Yearn/a61.3%46.0%64.7%46.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Leo Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Leo Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

50.28x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LHC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LHC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LHC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.

PE vs Market: LHC 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 LHC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LHC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (50.3x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (9.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Leo Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

7.0%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Leo Holdings 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.


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Past Performance

How has Leo Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-189.6%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LHC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LHC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if LHC's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LHC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: LHC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (16.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LHC has a negative Return on Equity (-32.65%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Leo Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LHC's short term assets ($85.2K) do not cover its short term liabilities ($6.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: LHC's short term assets ($85.2K) do not cover its long term liabilities ($189.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LHC's debt to equity ratio (20.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if LHC's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LHC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if LHC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Leo Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LHC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LHC'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 LHC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LHC'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 LHC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


CEO

Lyndon Lea (50yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Lyndon Lea is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Leo Holdings Corp. Mr. Lea is Founding Partner and serves as its Managing Partner. Mr. Lea Previously, served as a Partner at the firm. Mr. Lea is  ...


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Leo Holdings Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Leo Holdings Corp.
  • Ticker: LHC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2017
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: US$251.394m
  • Shares outstanding: 24.31m
  • Website: https://null

Location

  • Leo Holdings Corp.
  • 21 Grosvenor Place
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1X 7HF
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LHC.UNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)UnitsUSUSDFeb 2018
LHCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Ordinary SharesUSUSDApr 2018

Biography

Leo Holdings Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire assets and businesses through a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or business combination. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/06 06:09
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.