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LILA

Liberty Latin AmericaNasdaqGS:LILA Stock Report

Market Cap

US$2.9b

7D

1.1%

1Y

48.4%

Updated

28 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
LILA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

LILA Overview

Liberty Latin America Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed, mobile, and subsea telecommunications services.

Liberty Latin America Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Liberty Latin America
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$12.39
52 Week HighUS$8.10
52 Week LowUS$14.79
Beta1.48
1 Month Change-13.96%
3 Month Change-10.61%
1 Year Change48.38%
3 Year Change-43.35%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-42.59%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

LILAUS TelecomUS Market
7D1.1%0.7%2.0%
1Y48.4%-2.3%32.8%

Return vs Industry: LILA exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -2.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LILA exceeded the US Market which returned 32.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LILA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LILA volatility
LILA Beta1.48
Industry Beta0.64
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: LILA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LILA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
201711,900Balan Nairhttps://www.lla.com

Liberty Latin America Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed, mobile, and subsea telecommunications services. The company offers communications and entertainment services, including video, broadband internet, fixed-line telephony, and mobile services to residential and business customers; and business products and services that include enterprise-grade connectivity, data center, hosting, and managed solutions, as well as information technology solutions for small and medium enterprises, international companies, and governmental agencies. It also operates a sub-sea and terrestrial fiber optic cable network that connects approximately 40 markets.

Liberty Latin America Fundamentals Summary

How do Liberty Latin America's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LILA fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$2.90b
Earnings (TTM)-US$21.30m
Revenue (TTM)US$4.31b

0.7x

P/S Ratio

-135.6x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LILA income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$4.31b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.01b
Gross ProfitUS$3.30b
ExpensesUS$3.32b
Earnings-US$21.30m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.091
Gross Margin76.55%
Net Profit Margin-0.49%
Debt/Equity Ratio254.9%

How did LILA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Liberty Latin America undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LILA ($12.39) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.06)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LILA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: LILA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LILA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LILA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (3.3x).


Future Growth

How is Liberty Latin America forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

110.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: LILA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: LILA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: LILA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: LILA's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: LILA's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: LILA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.5%).


Past Performance

How has Liberty Latin America performed over the past 5 years?

2.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LILA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: LILA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LILA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 2.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LILA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: LILA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (155.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LILA has a negative Return on Equity (-0.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Liberty Latin America's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LILA's short term assets ($2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: LILA's short term assets ($2.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LILA's debt to equity ratio (254.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: LILA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 101.1% to 254.9% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable LILA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: LILA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 31.9% per year.


Dividend

What is Liberty Latin America current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LILA'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 LILA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LILA'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 LILA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

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

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Balan Nair (55 yo)

3.75yrs

Tenure

US$16,478,362

Compensation

Mr. Balan Nair serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Liberty Latin America Ltd. at Liberty Global plc Since December 29, 2017. Mr. Nair served as Chief Technology & Innovation Offi...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Balan's total compensation ($USD16.48M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.22M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Balan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LILA's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LILA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 27.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Liberty Latin America Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Liberty Latin America Ltd.
  • Ticker: LILA
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2017
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$2.898b
  • Shares outstanding: 233.06m
  • Website: https://www.lla.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Liberty Latin America Ltd.
  • 1550 Wewatta Street
  • Suite 710
  • Denver
  • Colorado
  • 80202
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/28 23:27
End of Day Share Price2021/09/28 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.