OTCPK:LDKY.Q

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Executive Summary

LDK Solar Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets photovoltaic (PV) products in the People’s Republic of China, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and North America.

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Fundamentals

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Risks

  • LDK Solar has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • LDK Solar's last earnings update was 1304 days ago.
  • LDK Solar is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has LDK Solar's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

OTCPK:LDKY.Q

-2.1%

US Semiconductor

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-25.0%

OTCPK:LDKY.Q

-0.9%

US Semiconductor

-3.0%

US Market

LDKY.Q underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 17.4% over the past year.

LDKY.Q underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 9.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

LDKY.QIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-2.1%-1.6%
30 Day-4.5%-9.1%-5.7%
90 Day16.7%9.4%0.2%
1 Year-25.0%-25.0%1.0%-0.9%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Year-61.7%-61.7%67.2%57.5%38.1%29.1%
5 Year-97.5%-97.5%101.0%80.9%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is LDK Solar's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is LDK Solar undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether LDK Solar is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as LDK Solar has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of LDKY.Q’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through LDK Solar regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Future Growth

How is LDK Solar expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.6%

Forecasted Semiconductors industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as LDK Solar has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of LDKY.Q’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access LDK Solar's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Past Performance

How has LDK Solar performed over the past 5 years?

0.3%

Historical Semiconductors annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Insufficient past earnings data to establish if LDK Solar's year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare LDK Solar's 1-year growth to the 5-year average as past earnings data has not been reported.

Unable to compare LDK Solar's 1-year growth to the US Semiconductor industry average as past earnings data has not been reported.


Return on Equity

Unable to establish if LDK Solar has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year as no Return on Equity data is available.


Return on Assets

Unable to establish if LDK Solar has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (Return on Assets) as past financial data has not been reported.


Return on Capital Employed

Unable to establish if LDK Solar improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) due to insufficient past data.


Next Steps

Financial Health

How is LDK Solar's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse LDK Solar's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. LDK Solar has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of LDKY.Q’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when LDK Solar's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Semiconductors industry.

Dividend

What is LDK Solar's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate LDK Solar's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate LDK Solar's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as LDK Solar has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if LDK Solar's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LDK Solar has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


Next Steps

Management

What is the CEO of LDK Solar's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Zhibin Liu (56yo)

3.4yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Liu Zhibin has been Chief Executive Officer and President of LDK Solar Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhibin serves as the Chairman of the Board of Jiangxi Heng Rui Xin Energy Co., Ltd. He has been the Chairman of the  ...


Board Age and Tenure

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the LDK Solar board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jack K. Lai (64yo)

    CFO, Executive VP & Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Yao Qiqiang (47yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer and Group Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Pietro Rossetto (68yo)

    Chief Engineer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Ling Lin

    Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
  • Zhibin Liu (56yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Yunsong Ao

    Executive Vice President and Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Yan Xiong

    Executive Vice President and Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs

Board Members

  • Maurice Ngai (56yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
  • Junwu Liang (85yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 11.1yrs
  • Zhibin Liu (56yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Ceng Wang (45yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
  • Shi-an Wu (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
  • Shi Chen (57yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
  • Yunsong Ao

    Executive Vice President and Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Yan Xiong

    Executive Vice President and Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs

Company Information

LDK Solar Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LDK Solar Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: LDKY.Q
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$3.277m
  • Shares outstanding: 312.11m
  • Website: https://www.ldksolar.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • LDK Solar Co., Ltd.
  • Hi-Tech Industrial Park
  • Xinyu
  • Jiangxi Province
  • 338032
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LDKY.QOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesADR EACH REPR 1 ORD USD0.10USUSDJun 2007

Biography

LDK Solar Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets photovoltaic (PV) products in the People’s Republic of China, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and North America. The co ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/04/26 02:19
End of Day Share Price2019/04/24 00:00
Earnings2015/06/30
Annual Earnings2014/12/31


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.