LDL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.31 -- higher than merely 14.95% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
LDL's went public 30.82 years ago, making it older than 88.12% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Lydall Inc is reporting a growth rate of -817.84%; that's higher than only 2.33% of US stocks.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lydall Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MG, UFS, HA, ATRO, and MATW.
Lydall Inc. designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, and automotive thermal and acoustical barriers worldwide. It operates through four segments, Performance Materials, Industrial Filtration, Thermal/Acoustical Metals, and Thermal/Acoustical Fibers. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Manchester, Connecticut.
LDL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Lydall Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Lydall Inc ranked in the 57th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 73.17%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LDL, they are:
Lydall Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 13%; for context, that number is higher than 84.42% of tickers in our DCF set.
Lydall Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -8.95. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 9.13% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
As a business, Lydall Inc experienced a tax rate of about 4% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than just 24.88% of stocks generating free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LDL, try MATW, WSO, RBC, TRNS, and WCC.
Lydall ([[LDL]] +3.9%) has announced its investment in a new production line to create fine fiber meltblown filtration media for face masks and air filtration systems, and expects to produce enough fine fiber meltblown filtration media for 600M FFP2/FFP3 respirators or 2.2B surgical masks per year.This new line will be...