United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.
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.
7 Day Return
US Basic Materials
1 Year Return
US Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: USLM exceeded the US Basic Materials industry which returned 1.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: USLM underperformed the US Market which returned 22.1% over the past year.
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?
Simply Wall St News
17 hours ago | Simply Wall StReturns On Capital At United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) Paint An Interesting Picture
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 87%
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 ($107.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($119.85)
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 (23.3x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (19.8x).
PE vs Market: USLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.3x) compared to the US market (19.4x).
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 overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (1.8x).
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.
- Examine United States Lime & Minerals's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
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 (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.
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 ($24.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: USLM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: USLM had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: USLM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: USLM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is United States Lime & Minerals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: USLM's dividend (0.59%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.49%).
High Dividend: USLM's dividend (0.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.1%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: USLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: USLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: USLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of USLM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Timothy Byrne (62 yo)
Mr. Timothy W. Byrne has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of United States Lime & Minerals, Inc., a holding company of U.S. Lime Company-St. Clair since December 8, 2000. He serves as Directo...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Timothy's total compensation ($USD2.56M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.60M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Timothy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||20yrs||US$2.56m||0.61% |
|VP & CFO||3.25yrs||US$222.30k||0.0083% |
|Director of Sales & Marketing||1.5yrs||US$209.52k||no data|
|Secretary & Treasurer||18.33yrs||US$214.03k||no data|
|Vice President of Production||14.92yrs||US$275.02k||0.16% |
|Senior Sales Representative||2.75yrs||US$255.94k||no data|
Experienced Management: USLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||20yrs||US$2.56m||0.61% |
|Independent Vice Chairman||15.58yrs||US$103.83k||0.014% |
|Independent Chairman||15.58yrs||US$81.30k||0.14% |
|Independent Director||10.83yrs||US$98.83k||0.43% |
|Independent Director||22.33yrs||US$115.83k||0.040% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$98.83k||no data|
Experienced Board: USLM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.6 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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.
- Ticker: USLM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1948
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$603.883m
- Shares outstanding: 5.61m
- Website: https://www.uslm.com
Number of Employees
- United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.
- 5429 LBJ Freeway
- Suite 230
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|USLM||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/05 00:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/04 00:00|
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