LDL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.74 -- higher than only 8.67% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
Over the past twelve months, LDL has reported earnings growth of -226.32%, putting it ahead of only 6.67% of US stocks in our set.
Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for LDL comes in at 43.79% -- higher than that of 90.72% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lydall Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be DLX, CUO, GCAP, GCI, and MATW.
LDL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lydall Inc's official web site, go to www.lydall.com.
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:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for LDL, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Lydall Inc ranked in the 70th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LDL, they are:
32% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 18.4% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
Lydall Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -4.39. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 8.12% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 15. This value is greater than 87.1% stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that generate free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LDL, try GEF, HBI, JACK, FWONA, and BERY.