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Lumber Liquidators Holdings

Executive Summary

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, and hard-surface flooring enhancements and accessories.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and good value.


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Share Price & News

How has Lumber Liquidators Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: LL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

LL

-0.6%

US Specialty Retail

1.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

21.9%

LL

-7.0%

US Specialty Retail

6.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: LL exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LL exceeded the US Market which returned 7.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

LLIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%-0.6%1.7%
30 Day24.9%-8.1%-0.5%
90 Day164.2%17.6%17.8%
1 Year21.9%21.9%-5.9%-7.0%8.2%6.0%
3 Year-42.8%-42.8%33.0%26.5%36.3%27.4%
5 Year-32.3%-32.3%14.7%5.0%63.0%45.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lumber Liquidators Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Lumber Liquidators Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

20.7%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LL ($14.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($17.69)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LL is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (17.5x).

PE vs Market: LL is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the US market (16.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: LL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Lumber Liquidators Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

5.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LL's forecast earnings growth (5.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: LL's earnings (5.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: LL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: LL's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LL's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LL is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Lumber Liquidators Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

4.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LL became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 4.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: LL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: LL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-12.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LL's Return on Equity (15.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Lumber Liquidators Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LL's short term assets ($354.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($238.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: LL's short term assets ($354.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($177.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LL's debt to equity ratio (36.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: LL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.2% to 36.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (46.6%).

Interest Coverage: LL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (50.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Lumber Liquidators Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Charles Tyson (58yo)

0.42

Tenure

US$1,108,256

Compensation

Mr. Charles E. Tyson has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. since May 27, 2020. He served as Interim President, Principal Executive Officer at Lumber  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Charles's total compensation ($USD1.11M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.13M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Charles's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Tyson
President0.42yrUS$1.11m0.17% $693.2k
Nancy Walsh
Senior VP & CFO0.83yrUS$1.43m0.22% $900.6k
Timothy Mulvaney
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer3.08yrsUS$823.22k0.15% $596.8k
Christopher Thomsen
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer3.92yrsUS$785.39k0.10% $422.1k
Paul Taaffe
Investor Relations Executiveno datano datano data
Jennifer Bohaty-Yelle
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer2.25yrsUS$753.99k0.066% $266.6k
Jay Keith
Vice President of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Matthew Argano
Chief Human Resources Officer0.25yrno datano data
Doug Clark
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain1.67yrsno datano data

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: LL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Tyson
President0.42yrUS$1.11m0.17% $693.2k
Jimmie Wade
Independent Director8.83yrsUS$244.00k0.14% $572.7k
Nancy Taylor
Independent Chairman4.67yrsUS$363.75k0.16% $661.1k
David Levin
Independent Director3.17yrsUS$159.98k0.038% $155.3k
Martin Roper
Independent Director4.25yrsUS$239.47k0.28% $1.1m
Terri Graham
Independent Director1.83yrsUS$150.00k0.061% $247.1k
Douglas Moore
Independent Director14.25yrsUS$157.50k0.11% $459.2k
Famous Rhodes
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$157.50k0.053% $214.8k

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: LL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: LL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: LL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Home Improvement Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$404.275m
  • Shares outstanding: 28.82m
  • Website: https://www.lumberliquidators.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc.
  • 4901 Bakers Mill Lane
  • Richmond
  • Virginia
  • 23230
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LLNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2007
LKUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2007

Biography

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, and hard-surface flooring enhancements and accessories. The company offers hardwood species; engineered hardwood, laminate, resilient vinyl flooring, waterproof vinyl plank, and porcelain tile flooring products; renewable flooring, and bamboo and cork products; and a selection of flooring enhancements and accessories, including moldings, noise-reducing underlayments, adhesives, and flooring tools under the Bellawood brand. It also provides in-home delivery and installation services. The company primarily serves homeowners, or to contractors on behalf of homeowners. As of December 31, 2019, it operated through 419 stores in the Unites States and Canada. The company also offers its products through its website, catalogs, and call center. Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/07 23:55
End of Day Share Price2020/07/07 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.