LOMA Stock 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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$5.37|
|52 Week High||US$8.26|
|52 Week Low||US$5.11|
|1 Month Change||-17.39%|
|3 Month Change||-15.17%|
|1 Year Change||-13.39%|
|3 Year Change||-43.11%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-74.85%|
Recent News & Updates
|LOMA||US Basic Materials||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LOMA matched the US Basic Materials industry which returned -13.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LOMA underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|LOMA Average Weekly Movement||6.2%|
|Basic Materials Industry Average Movement||6.2%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: LOMA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LOMA's weekly volatility (6%) 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, 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$50.22b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||48.85|
|Net Profit Margin||7.88%|
How did LOMA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
7.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LOMA ($5.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($30.07)
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 (12.9x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (16.4x).
PE vs Market: LOMA is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the US market (15.6x).
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 (0.9x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (2.2x).
How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LOMA's forecast earnings growth (28.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LOMA's earnings (28.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LOMA's revenue (23.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LOMA's revenue (23.7% 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 low in 3 years time (13.2%).
How has Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LOMA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LOMA's current net profit margins (7.9%) are lower than last year (17.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LOMA's earnings have grown significantly by 25.7% 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 (-28.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Basic Materials industry average (-12.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LOMA's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.
How is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LOMA's short term assets (ARS22.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (ARS16.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: LOMA's short term assets (ARS22.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (ARS17.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LOMA has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: LOMA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 383.3% to 1.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LOMA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1291.7%).
Interest Coverage: LOMA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.9x coverage).
What is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LOMA's dividend (6.98%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.54%).
High Dividend: LOMA's dividend (6.98%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, LOMA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LOMA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (90.7%), LOMA's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (77.6%), LOMA's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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 seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LOMA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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
- Implied Market Cap: US$628.721m
- Shares outstanding: 117.08m
- Website: https://www.lomanegra.com
Number of Employees
- Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
- Cecilia Grierson 355
- 4th Floor
- Buenos Aires
- Capital Federal
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/14 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/13 00:00|
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.