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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima

NYSE:LOMA
Snowflake Description

High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
LOMA
NYSE
$1B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Materials
Company description

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets cement and its by-products in Argentina and Paraguay. The last earnings update was 47 days ago. More info.


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LOMA Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-3.4%
NYSE:LOMA
0.5%
US Basic Materials
-0.8%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-45.8%
NYSE:LOMA
-3.7%
US Basic Materials
7%
US Market
LOMA Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima (LOMA) -3.4% -0.4% -9% -45.8% - -
US Basic Materials 0.5% 9.8% 17.1% -3.7% 13.1% 65.8%
US Market -0.8% 2.7% 7.5% 7% 37.9% 47%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • LOMA underperformed the Basic Materials industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.
  • LOMA underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 7% over the past year.
Price Volatility
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market
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Value

 Is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima.

NYSE:LOMA Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 8 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.6%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NYSE:LOMA
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Basic Materials Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.9
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.902 (1 + (1- 30%) (10.4%))
0.979
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.98
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (0.979 * 5.96%)
8.56%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NYSE:LOMA using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NYSE:LOMA DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (ARS, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.56%)
2019 185.00 Analyst x1 170.41
2020 4,955.50 Analyst x2 4,204.61
2021 7,802.14 Analyst x2 6,097.76
2022 8,259.88 Analyst x2 5,946.34
2023 10,922.00 Analyst x1 7,242.64
2024 12,770.30 Est @ 16.92% 7,800.36
2025 14,387.64 Est @ 12.66% 8,095.09
2026 15,781.00 Est @ 9.68% 8,178.73
2027 16,980.05 Est @ 7.6% 8,106.05
2028 18,022.23 Est @ 6.14% 7,924.97
Present value of next 10 years cash flows ARS63,766.95
NYSE:LOMA DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= ARS18,022.23 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (8.56% – 2.73%)
ARS317,415.26
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= ARS317,415.26 ÷ (1 + 8.56%)10
ARS139,578.00
NYSE:LOMA Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= ARS63,766.95 + ARS139,578.00
ARS203,344.95
Equity Value per Share
(ARS)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= ARS203,344.95 / 119.21
ARS1705.84
NYSE:LOMA Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Exchange Rate ARS/USD
(Reporting currency to currency of NYSE:LOMA)
0.023
Value per Share
(USD)
= Value per Share in ARS x Exchange Rate (ARS/USD)
= ARS1705.84 x 0.023
$39.96
Value per share (USD) From above. $39.96
Current discount Discount to share price of $11.27
= -1 x ($11.27 - $39.96) / $39.96
71.8%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is available for.
Intrinsic value
>50%
Share price is $11.27 vs Future cash flow value of $39.96
Current Discount Checks
For Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in ARS ARS15.10
NYSE:LOMA Share Price ** NYSE (2019-04-22) in USD $11.27
NYSE:LOMA Share Price converted to ARS reporting currency Exchange rate (USD/ ARS) 42.69 ARS481.12
United States of America Basic Materials Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 11 Publicly-Listed Basic Materials Companies 25.6x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,080 Publicly-Listed Companies 18.21x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima.

NYSE:LOMA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NYSE:LOMA Share Price ÷ EPS (both in ARS)

= 481.12 ÷ 15.10

31.86x

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  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Basic Materials industry average.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 31.86x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 8 Analysts
31.2%per year
United States of America Basic Materials Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 7 Publicly-Listed Basic Materials Companies 1.21x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,109 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.56x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

NYSE:LOMA PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 31.86x ÷ 31.2%

1.02x

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  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's assets?
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in ARS ARS127.33
NYSE:LOMA Share Price * NYSE (2019-04-22) in USD $11.27
NYSE:LOMA Share Price converted to ARS reporting currency Exchange rate (USD/ ARS) 42.69 ARS481.12
United States of America Basic Materials Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 13 Publicly-Listed Basic Materials Companies 2.05x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,186 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.91x
NYSE:LOMA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NYSE:LOMA Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in ARS)

= 481.12 ÷ 127.33

3.78x

* Primary Listing of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima.

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  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Basic Materials industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Basic Materials industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Basic Materials industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
31.2%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NYSE:LOMA Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 8 Analysts 31.2%
NYSE:LOMA Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 8 Analysts 16.5%
United States of America Basic Materials Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 15.5%
United States of America Basic Materials Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.8%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 13.5%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 8 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in ARS Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NYSE:LOMA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in ARS Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31 65,506 1
2022-12-31 56,785 9,069 2
2021-12-31 47,909 7,398 5
2020-12-31 38,961 6,915 5,287 8
2019-12-31 32,997 5,582 4,624 7
NYSE:LOMA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in ARS Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 26,807 4,179 1,800
2018-09-30 19,874 3,483 1,472
2018-06-30 17,908 2,815 1,666
2018-03-31 16,618 3,222 1,763
2017-12-31 24,839 5,077 3,510
2017-09-30 13,668 2,404 1,133
2017-06-30 12,200 1,937 958
2017-03-31 10,905 1,581 764
2016-12-31 9,874 1,613 491

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's revenue is expected to grow by 16.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 8 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NYSE:LOMA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in ARS Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31
2022-12-31 58.12 58.12 58.12 1.00
2021-12-31 70.26 87.38 57.03 3.00
2020-12-31 47.26 49.29 45.04 3.00
2019-12-31 39.85 42.30 37.97 3.00
NYSE:LOMA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in ARS Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 15.10
2018-09-30 12.40
2018-06-30 14.22
2018-03-31 15.24
2017-12-31 30.73
2017-09-30 10.01
2017-06-30 8.46
2017-03-31 6.75
2016-12-31 4.34

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is expected to make outstanding use of shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 40%).
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Future performance checks
We assess Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's growth in the last year to its industry (Basic Materials).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Basic Materials industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NYSE:LOMA Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in ARS Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 26,806.93 1,799.87 1,925.30
2018-09-30 19,874.24 1,471.60 1,442.36
2018-06-30 17,908.03 1,666.13 1,342.17
2018-03-31 16,618.46 1,762.84 1,250.44
2017-12-31 24,838.61 3,509.78 1,958.00
2017-09-30 13,667.97 1,132.69 1,148.98
2017-06-30 12,200.50 958.26 1,071.58
2017-03-31 10,904.76 763.72 996.80
2016-12-31 9,874.44 491.17 925.18
2014-12-31 5,974.13 239.93 546.48
2012-12-31 3,388.43 224.17 243.78
2012-09-30 3,299.32 224.00 321.71
2012-06-30 3,240.27 403.98 311.85

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima used its assets more efficiently than the US Basic Materials industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Basic Materials industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.5x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago.

NYSE:LOMA Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in ARS Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 16,553.23 5,962.68 2,901.86
2018-09-30 6,586.01 7,333.53 2,760.48
2018-06-30 5,690.06 5,389.65 1,618.01
2018-03-31 5,048.21 4,558.90 2,294.23
2017-12-31 14,130.94 6,443.08 4,694.67
2017-09-30 1,764.00 4,352.17 287.62
2017-06-30 1,383.40 4,744.26 397.23
2017-03-31 1,130.51 4,339.03 928.05
2016-12-31 1,130.51 4,339.03 928.05
2014-12-31 1,046.66 2,000.75 260.84
2012-12-31 937.40 1,410.75 315.23
2012-09-30 853.17 1,418.27 283.11
2012-06-30 814.79 1,398.46 271.82
  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's level of debt (36%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (172% vs 36% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (70.1%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 9.3x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima dividends. Estimated to be 4.1% next year.
If you bought $2,000 of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NYSE:LOMA Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 8 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Basic Materials Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 7 Stocks 1%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2008 Stocks 2.4%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NYSE:LOMA Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in ARS) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31
2022-12-31 23.25 1.00
2021-12-31 32.86 3.00
2020-12-31 33.86 3.00
2019-12-31 2.61 5.00
NYSE:LOMA Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in ARS) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-03-08 0.000 0.000
2017-11-01 3.928 0.939

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  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (2.1x coverage).
X
Income/ dividend checks
We assess Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Sergio Faifman
AGE 44
TENURE AS CEO 2.4 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Sergio Damian Faifman has been Chief Executive Officer at Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima since November 2016. Mr. Faifman serves as Vice-President of Argentina and Paraguay at InterCement Participações S.A. He joined Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina in November 1994 and since then, held a number of positions, including Logistics and Supply Director from June 2015 to November 2016 and Chief Financial Officer from August 2012 to June 2015. Mr. Faifman served as Superintendent of Corporate Comptroller at InterCement Brasil from September 2010 to August 2012. He served as Comptroller and Tax Manager at Loma Negra from May 2006 to September 2010. He serves as President of the board of directors at Yguazú Cementos S.A., Ferrosur Roca S.A., Cofesur S.A. and Recycomb S.A.U. He has been Vice-President of Board at Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima since November 2016 and has been its Director since August 2012. In November 2016, he was appointed President of the National Association of Portland Cement Producers and the Argentine Institute of Portland Cement. Mr. Faifman received a bachelor’s degree in Public Accountancy from Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1997 and an MBA from Universidad del CEMA in 2002.

CEO Compensation
  • Insufficient data for Sergio to compare compensation growth.
  • Insufficient data for Sergio to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima management team in years:

2.4
Average Tenure
44
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima management team is about average.
Management Team

Sergio Faifman

TITLE
VP of Board & CEO
AGE
44
TENURE
2.4 yrs

Marcos Isabelino Gradin

TITLE
CFO & Director
AGE
46
TENURE
3.3 yrs

Dardo Ariel Damiano

TITLE
Director of Operations & Industrial Director
AGE
55
TENURE
11.1 yrs

Gastón Pinnel

TITLE
Investor Relations Manager

Lucrecia Loureiro

TITLE
Legal Affairs Manager
AGE
37
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Damian Ariel Caniglia

TITLE
Head of Human Resources
AGE
43
TENURE
2.4 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima board of directors in years:

1.8
Average Tenure
58.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors

Franklin Feder

TITLE
President of the Board
AGE
67
TENURE
1 yrs

Sergio Faifman

TITLE
VP of Board & CEO
AGE
44
TENURE
2.4 yrs

Marcos Isabelino Gradin

TITLE
CFO & Director
AGE
46
TENURE
3.7 yrs

Paulo de Oliveira Diniz

TITLE
Director
AGE
61
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Carlos A. Hughes

TITLE
Independent Director
AGE
52
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Diana Elena Mondino

TITLE
Independent Director
AGE
60
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Sergio Alonso

TITLE
Independent Director
AGE
55
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Paulo Nigro

TITLE
Director
AGE
57
TENURE
1 yrs

Antonio Lattuca

TITLE
Member of Supervisory Committee
AGE
75
TENURE
1.3 yrs

Omar Rolotti

TITLE
Member of Supervisory Committee
AGE
71
TENURE
1.3 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
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Management checks
We assess Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Company Info

Description

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets cement and its by-products in Argentina and Paraguay. It operates through Cement, Masonry Cement and Lime; Concrete; Railroad; Aggregates; and Others segments. The company offers masonry cement, aggregate, ready-mix concrete, and lime to wholesale distributors, concrete producers, industrial customers, and others for use in the construction. It also provides railroad cargo transport services; and treats and recycles industrial waste for use as fuel or raw materials. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is a subsidiary of Loma Negra Holding GmbH.

Details
Name: Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
LOMA
Exchange: NYSE
Founded: 1926
$1,343,443,708
119,205,298
Website: http://www.lomanegra.com
Address: Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
No. 355, Boulevard Cecilia Grierson,
4th Floor,
Buenos Aires,
Buenos Aires, 1107,
Argentina
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NYSE LOMA SPONSORED ADS New York Stock Exchange US USD 01. Nov 2017
BASE LOMA Ordinary Shares Buenos Aires Stock Exchange AR ARS 01. Nov 2017
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
3,258
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima employees.
Industry
Construction Materials
Materials
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/04/23 01:11
End of day share price update: 2019/04/22 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/04/18
Last earnings filing: 2019/03/07
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.