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LTBR

Lightbridge NasdaqCM:LTBR Stock Report

Last Price

US$5.72

Market Cap

US$62.5m

7D

0.9%

1Y

-8.8%

Updated

20 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials
LTBR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

LTBR Stock Overview

Lightbridge Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design and development of nuclear fuel technology under the Lightbridge Fuel name.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Lightbridge
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$5.72
52 Week HighUS$14.60
52 Week LowUS$4.48
Beta3.06
1 Month Change-29.30%
3 Month Change-9.64%
1 Year Change-8.77%
3 Year Change-41.51%
5 Year Change-72.61%
Change since IPO-99.39%

Recent News & Updates

Feb 10
We Think Lightbridge (NASDAQ:LTBR) Needs To Drive Business Growth Carefully

We Think Lightbridge (NASDAQ:LTBR) Needs To Drive Business Growth Carefully

We can readily understand why investors are attracted to unprofitable companies. For example, biotech and mining...

Dec 08

Lightbridge: Eventually Risk Will Pay Off

Lightbridge has developed a highly innovative nuclear fuel that could find application in many different reactors and has thus a TAM of more than $20 billion. The company is still zero-revenue. With operating costs and R&D constantly burning cash, they need to license out their technology as soon as possible. The very friendly and promising bi-partisan environment around innovative nuclear could benefit Lightbridge and help them grow faster. Right now, the company is a buy following the recent crash, and has an overall upside potential of 70% in the next few years, as nuclear advances.

Oct 20
Is Lightbridge (NASDAQ:LTBR) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

Is Lightbridge (NASDAQ:LTBR) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

We can readily understand why investors are attracted to unprofitable companies. For example, Lightbridge ( NASDAQ:LTBR...

Shareholder Returns

LTBRUS Oil and GasUS Market
7D0.9%4.1%0.1%
1Y-8.8%51.9%-12.7%

Return vs Industry: LTBR underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 51.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LTBR exceeded the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LTBR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LTBR volatility
LTBR Average Weekly Movement18.3%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement8.6%
Market Average Movement8.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: LTBR is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LTBR's weekly volatility (18%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
n/a6Seth Graehttps://www.ltbridge.com

Lightbridge Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design and development of nuclear fuel technology under the Lightbridge Fuel name. It focuses on developing and commercializing metallic nuclear fuels that could enhance resistance of nuclear fuel in existing and new nuclear reactors with a meaningful impact on addressing climate change and air pollution. The company was formerly known as Thorium Power, Ltd.

Lightbridge Fundamentals Summary

How do Lightbridge's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LTBR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$62.48m
Earnings (TTM)-US$11.89m
Revenue (TTM)n/a

0.0x

P/S Ratio

-5.1x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LTBR income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$0
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$0
Other ExpensesUS$11.89m
Earnings-US$11.89m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.12
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did LTBR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


2.13x

Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LTBR's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LTBR's fair value for valuation analysis.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LTBR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LTBR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (2x).


Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


-5.4%

Forecasted Energy 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 Lightbridge 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.


Past Performance

How has Lightbridge performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-3.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LTBR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LTBR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LTBR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: LTBR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (88.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LTBR has a negative Return on Equity (-27.69%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Lightbridge's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LTBR's short term assets ($28.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($452.8K).

Long Term Liabilities: LTBR has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LTBR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: LTBR had no debt 5 years ago.


Balance Sheet


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: LTBR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: LTBR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 14% each year


Dividend

What is Lightbridge current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LTBR's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LTBR has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Seth Grae (58 yo)

16.17yrs

Tenure

US$1,415,572

Compensation

Mr. Seth Grae has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Lightbridge Corp. (Alternate Name: Thorium Power Inc. and Thorium Power, Ltd) since March 17, 2006. Mr. Grae has been an Executive Direct...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Seth's total compensation ($USD1.42M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD771.97K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Seth's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LTBR's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LTBR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LTBR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 60.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lightbridge Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lightbridge Corporation
  • Ticker: LTBR
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: US$62.484m
  • Shares outstanding: 10.59m
  • Website: https://www.ltbridge.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Lightbridge Corporation
  • 11710 Plaza America Drive
  • Suite 2000
  • Reston
  • Virginia
  • 20190
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/20 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.