USLM Stock Overview
United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$126.00|
|52 Week High||US$156.00|
|52 Week Low||US$111.83|
|1 Month Change||0.23%|
|3 Month Change||9.66%|
|1 Year Change||-0.61%|
|3 Year Change||82.61%|
|5 Year Change||65.35%|
|Change since IPO||1,580.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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|USLM||US Basic Materials||US Market|
Return vs Industry: USLM underperformed the US Basic Materials industry which returned 28.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: USLM underperformed the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.
|USLM Average Weekly Movement||4.7%|
|Basic Materials Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||6.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: USLM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: USLM's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. The company extracts limestone from open-pit quarries and an underground mine, and processes it as pulverized limestone, quicklime, hydrated lime, and lime slurry. It supplies its products primarily to the construction customers, including highway, road, and building contractors; industrial customers, such as paper and glass manufacturers; environmental customers comprising municipal sanitation and water treatment facilities, and flue gas treatment processes; steel producers; oil and gas services companies; roof shingle manufacturers; and poultry and cattle feed producers.
United States Lime & Minerals Fundamentals Summary
|USLM fundamental statistics|
Is USLM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|USLM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$104.44m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.50|
|Net Profit Margin||19.92%|
How did USLM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is United States Lime & Minerals 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: USLM ($126) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($172.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: USLM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: USLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.4x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (18.7x).
PE vs Market: USLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.4x) compared to the US market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate USLM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: USLM is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (3.3x).
How is United States Lime & Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials 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 United States Lime & Minerals 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.
How has United States Lime & Minerals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: USLM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: USLM's current net profit margins (19.9%) are higher than last year (16.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: USLM's earnings have grown by 11.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: USLM's earnings growth over the past year (41.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: USLM earnings growth over the past year (41.3%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry 15%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: USLM's Return on Equity (13.5%) is considered low.
How is United States Lime & Minerals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: USLM's short term assets ($146.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: USLM's short term assets ($146.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($27.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: USLM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: USLM had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: USLM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: USLM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is United States Lime & Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: USLM's dividend (0.51%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: USLM's dividend (0.51%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: USLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: USLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: USLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of USLM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Timothy Byrne (63 yo)
Mr. Timothy W. Byrne has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of United States Lime & Minerals, Inc., a holding company of U.S. Lime Company-St. Clair since December 8, 2000.He serves as Directo...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Timothy's total compensation ($USD3.08M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Timothy's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: USLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: USLM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 26 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: USLM insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.
- Ticker: USLM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1948
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$710.633m
- Shares outstanding: 5.64m
- Website: https://www.uslm.com
Number of Employees
- United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.
- 5429 LBJ Freeway
- Suite 230
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/16 23:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/14 00:00|
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