Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, engages in the transportation, regasification, and liquefaction of LNG.
Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Golar LNG's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GLNG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: GLNG underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -57.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GLNG underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Golar LNG's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAnalysts Have Lowered Expectations For Golar LNG Limited After Its Latest Results
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Golar LNG (NASDAQ:GLNG) Stock Five Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 55% Loss, Today
Is Golar LNG 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: GLNG ($7.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($22.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GLNG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GLNG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: GLNG 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 GLNG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GLNG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).
How is Golar LNG forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GLNG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: GLNG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: GLNG's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GLNG's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GLNG's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GLNG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6%).
How has Golar LNG performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GLNG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GLNG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GLNG is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -18.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GLNG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GLNG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-11.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GLNG has a negative Return on Equity (-6.27%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Golar LNG's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GLNG's short term assets ($401.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: GLNG's short term assets ($401.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GLNG's debt to equity ratio (54.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GLNG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 60.9% to 54.2% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: GLNG has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GLNG's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.4x debt).
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: GLNG has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GLNG has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Golar LNG's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLNG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLNG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLNG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLNG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GLNG is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GLNG'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
Iain Ross (57yo)
Mr. Iain Ross serves as Chief Executive Officer of Golar Management Limited since September 21, 2017. Mr. Ross served as Group Managing Director of Development at WorleyParsons Limited until May 1, 2015. B ...
|Chief Executive Officer of Golar Management Ltd||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Officer||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of Golar Management Ltd.||7.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technical Officer of Golar Management Ltd||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary & Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Advisor||3.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GLNG's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|Company Secretary & Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||2.5yrs||no data||3.56% $28.2m|
|Director||4.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||1.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GLNG's board of directors are considered experienced (4 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.
Golar LNG Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Golar LNG Limited
- Ticker: GLNG
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$793.407m
- Shares outstanding: 99.30m
- Website: https://www.golarlng.com
Number of Employees
- Golar LNG Limited
- S.E. Pearman Building
- 2nd Floor
- HM 11
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GLNG||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jun 2001|
|GOL||OTCNO (Norway OTC)||Yes||Common Shares||NO||NOK||Jun 2001|
|G2O||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jun 2001|
|0HDY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||USD||Jun 2001|
|GLNG N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Jun 2001|
Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, engages in the transportation, regasification, and liquefaction of LNG. It operates through three segments: Vessel operations, Floating Liquefaction Natural Gas Vessel (FLNG), and Power. The company engages in the acquisition, ownership, operation, and chartering of LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs); and the development of LNG projects. Golar LNG Limited owns and operates a fleet of 16 LNG carriers, 8 FSRUs, and 1 FLNG. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 02:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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