Littelfuse, Inc. manufactures and sells circuit protection, power control, and sensing products in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, and Europe. More Details
Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Littelfuse's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LFUS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LFUS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LFUS exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 50.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LFUS exceeded the US Market which returned 37.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Littelfuse's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDon't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes Littelfuse's (NASDAQ:LFUS) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
Is Littelfuse undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LFUS ($270.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($258.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LFUS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LFUS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50.8x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (29.3x).
PE vs Market: LFUS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (50.8x) compared to the US market (21.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LFUS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LFUS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (3.1x).
How is Littelfuse forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LFUS's forecast earnings growth (17.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LFUS's earnings (17.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LFUS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LFUS's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LFUS's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LFUS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Littelfuse performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LFUS has a large one-off loss of $42.6M impacting its December 26 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LFUS's current net profit margins (9%) are lower than last year (9.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LFUS's earnings have grown by 5.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LFUS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LFUS had negative earnings growth (-6.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (-12.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LFUS's Return on Equity (8.1%) is considered low.
How is Littelfuse's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LFUS's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($275.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: LFUS's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($863.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LFUS's debt to equity ratio (42.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LFUS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 23.4% to 42.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LFUS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.6%).
Interest Coverage: LFUS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.6x coverage).
What is Littelfuse current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LFUS's dividend (0.71%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: LFUS's dividend (0.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LFUS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LFUS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36%), LFUS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LFUS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (20% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Heinzmann (57 yo)
Mr. David W. Heinzmann, also known as Dave, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Littelfuse, Inc. since January 1, 2017. Mr. Heinzmann served as Chief Operating Officer of Littelfuse, Inc. fro...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD3.92M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.11M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||4.92yrs||US$1.66m||0.033% |
|Executive VP||7.08yrs||US$1.71m||0.055% |
|Senior VP & GM of Electronics Business||10.08yrs||US$1.09m||0.035% |
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||3.5yrs||no data||0% |
|Head of Investor Relations||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of eMobility & Corporate Strategy||5.58yrs||no data||0.0085% |
|Senior VP & GM of Passenger Vehicle Business||2.58yrs||no data||0.021% |
|VP and Chief Digital & Information Technology Officer||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Product Manager||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LFUS's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||14yrs||US$236.71k||0.083% |
|Independent Director||8.58yrs||US$243.37k||0.0099% |
|Independent Director||13.58yrs||US$238.37k||0.075% |
|Lead Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$240.04k||0.087% |
|Independent Director||29.17yrs||US$223.37k||0.19% |
|Chairman of the Board||4.08yrs||US$273.37k||0.095% |
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$229.21k||0.0012% |
Experienced Board: LFUS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LFUS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Littelfuse, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Littelfuse, Inc.
- Ticker: LFUS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Electronic Components
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$6.647b
- Shares outstanding: 24.54m
- Website: https://www.littelfuse.com
Number of Employees
- Littelfuse, Inc.
- 8755 West Higgins Road
- Suite 500
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LFUS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1992|
|LFS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 1992|
Littelfuse, Inc. manufactures and sells circuit protection, power control, and sensing products in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, and Europe. The company’s Electronics segment offers fuses and fuse access...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/25 00:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/24 00:00|
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