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LOMA

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad AnónimaNYSE:LOMA Stock Report

Market Cap

US$841.4m

7D

5.9%

1Y

54.5%

Updated

15 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
LOMA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends3/6

LOMA Overview

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

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$7.20
52 Week HighUS$3.90
52 Week LowUS$8.26
Beta1.55
1 Month Change0.28%
3 Month Change-3.61%
1 Year Change54.51%
3 Year Change-14.39%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-66.28%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 25

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.

Shareholder Returns

LOMAUS Basic MaterialsUS Market
7D5.9%2.0%2.0%
1Y54.5%36.7%27.6%

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.

Price Volatility

Is LOMA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LOMA volatility
LOMA Beta1.55
Industry Beta0.82
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19262,978Sergio Faifmanhttps://www.lomanegra.com

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

How do Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LOMA fundamental statistics
Market CapAR$83.45b
Earnings (TTM)AR$6.95b
Revenue (TTM)AR$49.98b

12.2x

P/E Ratio

1.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LOMA income statement (TTM)
RevenueAR$49.98b
Cost of RevenueAR$33.37b
Gross ProfitAR$16.61b
ExpensesAR$9.65b
EarningsAR$6.95b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 13, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)58.60
Gross Margin33.23%
Net Profit Margin13.92%
Debt/Equity Ratio9.4%

How did LOMA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.8%

Current Dividend Yield

34%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

12.19x

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).


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 4 analysts?

26.5%

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%).


Past Performance

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

32.9%

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.


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 (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).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

2.82%

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).


Next Steps

Management

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

4.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sergio Faifman (47 yo)

4.92yrs

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

Experienced Management: LOMA's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LOMA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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

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Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
  • 355, Boulevard Cecilia Grierson
  • 4th Floor
  • Buenos Aires
  • Capital Federal
  • 1107
  • Argentina

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/15 23:26
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.