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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima

Executive Summary

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and its derivatives in Argentina and Paraguay. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Very undervalued with exceptional growth potential and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LOMA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LOMA's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.8%

LOMA

-0.3%

US Basic Materials

2.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-27.0%

LOMA

15.8%

US Basic Materials

26.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: LOMA underperformed the US Basic Materials industry which returned 15.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LOMA underperformed the US Market which returned 26% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LOMAIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.8%-0.3%2.6%
30 Day-16.6%11.5%5.1%
90 Day23.4%18.3%17.1%
1 Year-22.7%-27.0%17.0%15.8%28.9%26.0%
3 Year-76.8%-78.1%10.4%7.5%46.3%36.6%
5 Yearn/a107.8%99.0%126.9%101.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

46.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LOMA ($5.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($9.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LOMA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LOMA is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.3x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (25.2x).

PE vs Market: LOMA is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.3x) compared to the US market (21.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LOMA is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LOMA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

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

33.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LOMA's forecast earnings growth (33.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: LOMA's earnings (33.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LOMA's revenue (30.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LOMA's revenue (30.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LOMA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.1%)


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Past Performance

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

24.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LOMA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LOMA's current net profit margins (12.7%) are higher than last year (10%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LOMA's earnings have grown significantly by 24.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LOMA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: LOMA had negative earnings growth (-14.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Basic Materials industry average (22.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LOMA's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LOMA's short term assets (ARS13.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (ARS16.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: LOMA's short term assets (ARS13.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (ARS9.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LOMA's debt to equity ratio (16%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: LOMA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 267.1% to 16% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LOMA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (149.7%).

Interest Coverage: LOMA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

4.52%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: LOMA's dividend (4.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.38%).

High Dividend: LOMA's dividend (4.52%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.85%)


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 reasonable payout ratio (60.3%), LOMA's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: LOMA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.7% payout ratio).


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Management

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

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sergio Damián Faifman (46 yo)

4.17yrs

Tenure

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...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sergio Damián Faifman
Vice-President of Board & CEO4.17yrsno datano data
Marcos Isabelino Gradin
CFO, Administration and Finance Director & Investor Relations Officer5yrsno datano data
Dardo Ariel Damiano
Director of Operations & Industrial Director12.83yrsno datano data
Lucrecia Loureiro
Legal Affairs Manager and Ethics & Compliance Officer2.33yrsno datano data
Damian Ariel Caniglia
Head of Human Resources4.17yrsno datano data
Gastón Pinnel
Investor Relations Managerno datano datano data

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: LOMA's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Sergio Damián Faifman
Vice-President of Board & CEO4.17yrsno datano data
Esteban Pedro Villar
Member of Supervisory Committee3yrsno datano data
Paulo Sergio de Oliveira Diniz
Director3.5yrsno datano data
Diana Elena Mondino
Independent Director3.5yrsno datano data
Carlos A. Boero Hughes
Independent Director3.5yrsno datano data
Luiz Augusto Klecz
Director1.75yrsno datano data
Sergio Daniel Alonso
Independent Director3.5yrsno datano data
Antonio Juan Lattuca
Member of Supervisory Committee3yrsno datano data
Omar Raúl Rolotti
Member of Supervisory Committee3yrsno datano data
Flávio Mendes Aidar
Chairman of the Board0.50yrno datano data
César Javier Graña
Independent Director1.75yrsno datano data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LOMA's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
  • Ticker: LOMA
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1926
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$610.331m
  • Shares outstanding: 119.21m
  • Website: https://www.lomanegra.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
  • No. 355, Boulevard Cecilia Grierson
  • 4th Floor
  • Buenos Aires
  • Capital Federal
  • 1107
  • Argentina

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LOMABASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)Ordinary SharesARARSNov 2017
LOMANYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesSPON ADS EACH REP 5 ORD SHSUSUSDNov 2017
8LNDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSPON ADS EACH REP 5 ORD SHSDEEURNov 2017

Biography

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and its derivatives in Argentina and Paraguay. The company operates through Cement, ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/25 23:50
End of Day Share Price2021/01/25 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.