Lafarge Zambia Plc manufactures and sells cement products in Zambia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||K10.99|
|52 Week High||K0|
|52 Week Low||K0|
|1 Month Change||10.01%|
|3 Month Change||-0.091%|
|1 Year Change||591.20%|
|3 Year Change||125.67%|
|5 Year Change||57.00%|
|Change since IPO||19,180.70%|
Recent News & Updates
|LAFARGE||ZM Basic Materials||ZM Market|
Return vs Industry: LAFARGE exceeded the ZM Basic Materials industry which returned 65.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LAFARGE exceeded the ZM Market which returned 69.8% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LAFARGE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZM stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine LAFARGE's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
Lafarge Zambia Plc manufactures and sells cement products in Zambia. It offers Mphamvu, a general-purpose bagged cement for building and construction projects; SupaSet, a rapid-setting cement for block-making and concrete processes; Powerplus, an ordinary Portland cement for heavy construction projects, including bridges, railways, stadiums, and airports; PowerCrete, a cement product for mining industry; and Powerbuild for the foundations of large buildings. The company also provides concrete blocks and other products.
Lafarge Zambia Fundamentals Summary
|LAFARGE fundamental statistics|
Is LAFARGE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LAFARGE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||K0|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2020
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.36|
|Net Profit Margin||16.08%|
How did LAFARGE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
20.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Lafarge Zambia 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: LAFARGE (ZMW10.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZMW68.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LAFARGE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LAFARGE is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.1x) compared to the African Basic Materials industry average (13.7x).
PE vs Market: LAFARGE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (8.1x) compared to the ZM market (5.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LAFARGE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LAFARGE's PB Ratio (1.3x) is in line with the XF Basic Materials industry average.
How is Lafarge Zambia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials 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 Lafarge Zambia 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.
How has Lafarge Zambia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LAFARGE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LAFARGE became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LAFARGE's earnings have declined by 13.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LAFARGE has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LAFARGE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Basic Materials industry (44.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LAFARGE's Return on Equity (22.2%) is considered high.
How is Lafarge Zambia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: Insufficient data to determine if LAFARGE's short term assets cover its short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: LAFARGE's short term assets (ZMW433.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (ZMW243.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LAFARGE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LAFARGE had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: LAFARGE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: LAFARGE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Lafarge Zambia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LAFARGE's dividend (20.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZM market (2.08%).
High Dividend: LAFARGE's dividend (20.47%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZM market (9.38%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LAFARGE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LAFARGE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
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: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Jimmy J. Khan has been the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director at Lafarge Zambia PLC since February 19, 2019. His career with Lafarge spans 11 years and his previous roles within La...
Experienced Management: LAFARGE's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LAFARGE's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lafarge Zambia Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lafarge Zambia Plc
- Ticker: LAFARGE
- Exchange: LUSE
- Founded: 1949
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: K2.198b
- Shares outstanding: 200.04m
- Website: https://www.lafarge.co.zm
Number of Employees
- Lafarge Zambia Plc
- Farm No. 1880
- Kafue Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/21 20:58|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/21 00:00|
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.