Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets human pharmaceutical products worldwide. More Details
Solid track record established dividend payer.
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 is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LLY's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LLY exceeded the US Pharmaceuticals industry which returned 11.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LLY underperformed the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
1 week ago | Simply Wall StEli Lilly and Company's (NYSE:LLY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 52% Above Its Share Price
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Of Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) Must Be Happy With Their 230% Total Return
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
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 ($184.49) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($283.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LLY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LLY is good value based on its PE Ratio (27x) compared to the US Pharmaceuticals industry average (27.3x).
PE vs Market: LLY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LLY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LLY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (29.6x) compared to the US Pharmaceuticals industry average (3.9x).
How is Eli Lilly forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LLY's forecast earnings growth (12% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LLY's earnings (12% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LLY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LLY's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LLY's revenue (6.8% 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 (91.3%).
How has Eli Lilly performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LLY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LLY's current net profit margins (25.2%) are higher than last year (20.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LLY's earnings have grown significantly by 26% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LLY's earnings growth over the past year (33.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (26% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LLY earnings growth over the past year (33.3%) exceeded the Pharmaceuticals industry -1.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst LLY's Return on Equity (106.33%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Eli Lilly's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LLY's short term assets ($17.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: LLY's short term assets ($17.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($28.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LLY's debt to equity ratio (289.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LLY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 54.7% to 289.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LLY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.5%).
Interest Coverage: LLY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.1x coverage).
What is Eli Lilly current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LLY's dividend (1.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: LLY's dividend (1.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LLY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LLY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.4%), LLY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LLY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Ricks (52 yo)
Mr. David A. Ricks, also known as Dave, served as a Director of Elanco Animal Health Incorporated until March 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Eli Lilly and Company since Janu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD23.71M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LLY's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LLY's board of directors are considered experienced (9.1 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$167.700b
- Shares outstanding: 908.99m
- Website: https://www.lilly.com
Number of Employees
- Eli Lilly and Company
- Lilly Corporate Center
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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