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United States Lime & Minerals

Executive Summary

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has United States Lime & Minerals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: USLM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: USLM's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

14.5%

USLM

2.6%

US Basic Materials

2.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

7.3%

USLM

-0.03%

US Basic Materials

20.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: USLM exceeded the US Basic Materials industry which returned -0.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USLM underperformed the US Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

USLMIndustryMarket
7 Day14.5%2.6%2.8%
30 Day14.2%3.8%11.1%
90 Day19.1%21.6%6.5%
1 Year14.0%7.3%0.9%-0.03%23.6%20.9%
3 Year42.2%32.0%9.8%7.0%47.3%37.6%
5 Year125.7%106.4%49.9%43.8%94.3%72.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is United States Lime & Minerals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is United States Lime & Minerals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: USLM ($110.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($118.18)

Significantly Below Fair Value: USLM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: USLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (19.9x).

PE vs Market: USLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the US market (19.7x).


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 overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (1.8x).


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Future Growth

How is United States Lime & Minerals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.2%

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.


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Past Performance

How has United States Lime & Minerals performed over the past 5 years?

12.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: USLM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: USLM's current net profit margins (16.5%) are higher than last year (16.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USLM's earnings have grown by 12.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: USLM's earnings growth over the past year (2.6%) is below its 5-year average (12.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: USLM earnings growth over the past year (2.6%) underperformed the Basic Materials industry 22.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: USLM's Return on Equity (11%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is United States Lime & Minerals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USLM's short term assets ($113.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: USLM's short term assets ($113.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($24.1M).


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.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is United States Lime & Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.58%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: USLM's dividend (0.58%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).

High Dividend: USLM's dividend (0.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.08%).


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.


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Management

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

9.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Timothy Byrne (62 yo)

19.92yrs

Tenure

US$2,562,576

Compensation

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 ($USD2.56M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.56M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Timothy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Timothy Byrne
CEO, President & Director19.92yrsUS$2.56m0.61%
$ 3.8m
Michael Wiedemer
VP & CFO3.17yrsUS$222.30k0.0083%
$ 51.4k
Timothy Stone
Director of Sales & Marketing1.42yrsUS$209.52kno data
M. Owens
Secretary & Treasurer18.25yrsUS$214.03kno data
Russell Riggs
Vice President of Production14.83yrsUS$275.02k0.16%
$ 984.0k
David Leymeister
Senior Sales Representative2.67yrsUS$255.94kno data

9.0yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: USLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Timothy Byrne
CEO, President & Director19.92yrsUS$2.56m0.61%
$ 3.8m
Edward Odishaw
Independent Vice Chairman15.5yrsUS$103.83k0.014%
$ 88.3k
Antoine Doumet
Independent Chairman15.5yrsUS$81.30k0.14%
$ 883.2k
Billy Hughes
Independent Director10.67yrsUS$98.83k0.43%
$ 2.7m
Richard Cardin
Independent Director22.25yrsUS$115.83k0.040%
$ 250.2k
Ray Harlin
Independent Director2.67yrsUS$98.83kno data

15.5yrs

Average Tenure

75.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: USLM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.
  • Ticker: USLM
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1948
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$619.597m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.61m
  • Website: https://www.uslm.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.
  • 5429 LBJ Freeway
  • Suite 230
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75240
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
USLMNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1980

Biography

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Lime and Limestone Operations, and Natural Gas Interests. T...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/29 00:29
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.