Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products worldwide.
Established dividend payer with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Eli Lilly's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LLY has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LLY exceeded the US Pharmaceuticals industry which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LLY underperformed the US Market which returned 20.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Eli Lilly's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Eli Lilly undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LLY ($140.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($183.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LLY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LLY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.4x) compared to the Pharmaceuticals industry average (21.5x).
PE vs Market: LLY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.4x) compared to the US market (18.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LLY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LLY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (37.9x) compared to the US Pharmaceuticals industry average (3.1x).
How is Eli Lilly forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LLY's forecast earnings growth (9.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: LLY's earnings (9.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LLY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LLY's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LLY's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LLY's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (100.8%).
How has Eli Lilly performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LLY has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LLY's current net profit margins (20.8%) are higher than last year (13.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LLY's earnings have grown by 7.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LLY's earnings growth over the past year (43.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LLY earnings growth over the past year (43.5%) exceeded the Pharmaceuticals industry 2.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst LLY's Return on Equity (133.95%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Eli Lilly's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LLY's short term assets ($12.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($10.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: LLY's short term assets ($12.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($23.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LLY's debt to equity ratio (442.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LLY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 53.1% to 442.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LLY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.2%).
Interest Coverage: LLY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: LLY has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LLY's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).
What is Eli Lilly's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: LLY's dividend (2.1%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: LLY's dividend (2.1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LLY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LLY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.1%), LLY's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LLY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Ricks (51yo)
Mr. David A. Ricks, also known as Dave, served as a Director of Elanco Animal Health Incorporated until March 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Eli Lilly and Company since Janu ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD17.23M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||2.1yrs||US$5.25m||0.0041% $5.2m|
|Senior VP||1.7yrs||US$5.15m||0.010% $12.9m|
|Senior VP & President of Elanco Animal Health||12.1yrs||US$5.38m||0.019% $23.9m|
|Chief Operating Officer of Loxo Oncology||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer & VP of Finance||7.3yrs||no data||0.0011% $1.4m|
|Vice President of Finance & Special Projects||3.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Information Technology & Chief Information and Digital Officer||3.6yrs||no data||0.0024% $3.0m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer||7.1yrs||no data||0.0031% $3.9m|
Experienced Management: LLY's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||12yrs||US$315.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||25.1yrs||US$294.00k||0.00037% $472.3k|
|Chairman Emeritus||11.1yrs||US$13.06m||no data|
|Independent Director||14.3yrs||US$298.00k||0.000010% $12.8k|
|Independent Director||10.8yrs||US$306.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.7yrs||US$309.00k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||0.8yrs||US$299.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||8.2yrs||US$302.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$294.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: LLY's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Eli Lilly and Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Eli Lilly and Company
- Ticker: LLY
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1876
- Industry: Pharmaceuticals
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: US$127.646b
- Shares outstanding: 906.38m
- Website: https://www.lilly.com
Number of Employees
- Eli Lilly and Company
- Lilly Corporate Center
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LLY||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1969|
|LLY||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1969|
|LLY *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1969|
|0Q1G||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||CHF||Jan 1969|
|LLY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1969|
|LLY||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1969|
|LLYZ||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||CHF||Jan 1969|
|LLY||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1969|
|LLYC||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1969|
|LLY||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 4 REPR 1 ORD NPV||AR||ARS||Jul 2001|
|LILY34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 0.5 COM NPV||BR||BRL||Aug 2012|
Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Human Pharmaceutical Products and Animal Health Products. It offers endocrinology products for diabetes; osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men; and human growth hormone deficiency and paediatric growth conditions. The company also provides neuroscience products for treating depressive disorder, diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain, anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia, and chronic musculoskeletal pain; schizophrenia; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, and panic disorder; and positron emission tomography imaging of beta-amyloid neurotic plaques in adult brains, as well as migraine prevention. In addition, it offers immunology products for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis; oncology products to treat non-small cell lung, colorectal, head and neck, pancreatic, metastatic breast, ovarian, bladder, and metastatic gastric cancers, as well as malignant pleural mesothelioma; and cardiovascular products to treat erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia, and acute coronary syndrome. Further, the company provides animal health products, such as cattle feed additives; leanness and performance enhancers for swine and cattle; antibiotics to treat respiratory and enteric diseases in swine and poultry; anticoccidial agents for poultry use; and chewable tablets that kill fleas and prevent heartworm diseases. Additionally, it offers vaccines to prevent Bordetella, Lyme disease, rabies, and parvovirus. The company has collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.; Incyte Corporation; Pfizer Inc.; AstraZeneca; Nektar Therapeutics; NextCure, Inc.; Dicerna Pharmaceuticals; AC Immune SA; Avidity Biosciences, Inc.; Strateos Inc.; and National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Eli Lilly and Company was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 00:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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