Lumentum Holdings Inc. manufactures and sells optical and photonic products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Proven track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Lumentum Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LITE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LITE exceeded the US Communications industry which returned -5.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LITE exceeded the US Market which returned 16.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lumentum Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StLumentum Holdings Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LITE) Stock's On An Uptrend: Are Strong Financials Guiding The Market?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LITE) Suggests It's 45% Undervalued
4 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Lumentum Holdings Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LITE) Share Price Doing?
Is Lumentum Holdings 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: LITE ($89.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($108.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LITE is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LITE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (60.1x) compared to the US Communications industry average (41.6x).
PE vs Market: LITE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (60.1x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LITE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LITE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US Communications industry average (2x).
How is Lumentum Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LITE's forecast earnings growth (43.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: LITE's earnings (43.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (24% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LITE's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LITE's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LITE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.7%).
How has Lumentum Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LITE has a large one-off loss of $97.7M impacting its June 27 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LITE's current net profit margins (6.7%) are higher than last year (1.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LITE's earnings have grown significantly by 31.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LITE's earnings growth over the past year (438%) exceeds its 5-year average (31.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LITE earnings growth over the past year (438%) exceeded the Communications industry -29.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LITE's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
How is Lumentum Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LITE's short term assets ($2.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($286.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: LITE's short term assets ($2.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LITE's debt to equity ratio (63.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if LITE's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LITE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.9%).
Interest Coverage: LITE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.5x coverage).
What is Lumentum Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LITE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LITE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LITE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LITE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LITE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alan Lowe (58 yo)
Mr. Alan S. Lowe has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Lumentum Holdings Inc. since July 2015. Mr. Lowe has over 20 years experience in general management, operations, sales and business de ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD9.33M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Alan's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||1.5yrs||US$7.63m||0.14% |
|Executive VP||4.5yrs||US$4.25m||0.10% |
|Senior VP||5.08yrs||US$2.16m||0.053% |
|Executive Vice President of Global Sales||4.5yrs||US$2.69m||0.083% |
|Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development||1.58yrs||US$1.86m||0.013% |
|VP of Finance||2.17yrs||no data||0.028% |
|Chief Information Officer & Senior VP of IT||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & GM of Telecom Transport||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & GM of Commercial Lasers||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Operations||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LITE's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$280.05k||0.027% |
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$253.80k||0.040% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$229.28k||0.0036% |
|Independent Chair of Board of Directors||1yr||US$273.80k||0.049% |
|Independent Director||5yrs||US$253.80k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$238.75k||0.0086% |
Experienced Board: LITE's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lumentum Holdings Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lumentum Holdings Inc.
- Ticker: LITE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2015
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$6.738b
- Shares outstanding: 74.90m
- Website: https://www.lumentum.com
Number of Employees
- Lumentum Holdings Inc.
- 400 North McCarthy Boulevard
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LITE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2015|
|LU2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2015|
|LITE-U||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jul 2015|
|0JVV||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 2015|
|LITE *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jul 2015|
Lumentum Holdings Inc. manufactures and sells optical and photonic products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates in two segments, Optical Communicati ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/12 00:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/11 00:00|