Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and its derivatives in Argentina.
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$7.20|
|52 Week High||US$3.90|
|52 Week Low||US$8.26|
|1 Month Change||0.28%|
|3 Month Change||-3.61%|
|1 Year Change||54.51%|
|3 Year Change||-14.39%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-66.28%|
Recent News & Updates
Loma Negra Is Just Below Conservative Investment Threshold
LOMA's earnings peaked at $0.80 per ADS in 2017. It coincided with Argentina's pre-crisis highest GDP. Trading at $7.7 now, the ADS promises an achievable 10% yearly return on investment. However, some factors call the conservative investor to wait and see.
|LOMA||US Basic Materials||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LOMA exceeded the US Basic Materials industry which returned 36.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LOMA exceeded the US Market which returned 27.6% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LOMA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LOMA's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and its derivatives in Argentina. The company operates through Cement, Masonry Cement and Lime; Concrete; Rail Services; Aggregates; and Others segments. It offers masonry cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, and lime to wholesale distributors, concrete producers, industrial customers, and others for use in the construction.
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima Fundamentals Summary
|LOMA fundamental statistics|
Is LOMA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LOMA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AR$33.37b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
May 13, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||58.60|
|Net Profit Margin||13.92%|
How did LOMA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LOMA ($7.2) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($5.88)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LOMA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LOMA is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.2x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (17.8x).
PE vs Market: LOMA is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.2x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LOMA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LOMA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (3.3x).
How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LOMA's forecast earnings growth (26.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LOMA's earnings (26.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LOMA's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LOMA's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LOMA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.3%).
How has Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LOMA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LOMA's current net profit margins (13.9%) are higher than last year (4.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LOMA's earnings have grown significantly by 32.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LOMA's earnings growth over the past year (218.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (32.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LOMA earnings growth over the past year (218.4%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry 51.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LOMA's Return on Equity (11.9%) is considered low.
How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LOMA's short term assets (ARS15.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (ARS15.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: LOMA's short term assets (ARS15.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (ARS13.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LOMA's debt to equity ratio (9.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LOMA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 338.3% to 9.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LOMA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (190.6%).
Interest Coverage: LOMA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.8x coverage).
What is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LOMA's dividend (2.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.29%).
High Dividend: LOMA's dividend (2.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether LOMA's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if LOMA's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.5%), LOMA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LOMA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (61.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sergio Faifman (47 yo)
Mr. Sergio Damián Faifman has been Chief Executive Officer at Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima (formerly known as Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima) since N...
Experienced Management: LOMA's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LOMA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
- Ticker: LOMA
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1926
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$841.416m
- Shares outstanding: 118.68m
- Website: https://www.lomanegra.com
Number of Employees
- Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
- 355, Boulevard Cecilia Grierson
- 4th Floor
- Buenos Aires
- Capital Federal
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/15 23:26|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 00:00|
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