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How to buy Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima stock | $6.65

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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
NYSE: LOMA - USD
BUILDING MATERIALS
$7.87
-$0.26 (-3.20%)

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is a building materials business based in the US. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares (LOMA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima stock price (NYSE: LOMA)

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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$6.65
52-week range$3.49 - $7.84
50-day moving average $7.08
200-day moving average $6.19
Wall St. target price$7.16
PE ratio 6.9224
Dividend yield $0.26 (3.4%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.11

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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.65 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-19) N/A
1 month (2021-06-30) -2.35%
3 months (2021-04-30) 13.68%
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1 year (2020-07-26) N/A
2 years (2019-07-26) N/A
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Is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima under- or over-valued?

Valuing Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's P/E ratio

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's EBITDA

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $14.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima financials

Revenue TTM $45.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 23.15%
Gross profit TTM $12.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.98%
Return on equity TTM 18.2%
Profit margin 28.25%
Book value $449.20
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares

There are currently 405,667 Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares held short by investors – that's known as Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's "short interest". This figure is 17.6% up from 345,010 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares can be evaluated.

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares traded daily (recently around 198856.37254902). Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 shares are currently held short.

However Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares, or, against the total number of tradable Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0079% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima.

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Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima share dividends

31%

Dividend payout ratio: 31.48% of net profits

Recently Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima has paid out, on average, around 31.48% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.4% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shareholders could enjoy a 3.4% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's case, that would currently equate to about $0.26 per share.

While Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's most recent dividend payout was on 19 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.4899 up to $7.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LOMA.US volatility(beta: 1.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's is 1.5404. This would suggest that Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima overview

Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and its derivatives in Argentina. The company operates through Cement, Masonry Cement and Lime; Concrete; Rail Services; Aggregates; and Others segments. It offers masonry cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, and lime to wholesale distributors, concrete producers, industrial customers, and others for use in the construction. The company also provides rail transportation services; and treats and recycles industrial waste for use as fuel. It markets its products under the Loma Negra, San Martín, Plasticor, Cacique Plus, Cacique Max, Loma Negra Plus, and Lomax brands. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is a subsidiary of InterCement Trading e Inversiones S.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima is owned by institutions?
Currently 24.523% of Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima shares are held by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima?
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima based?
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's address is: 355, Boulevard Cecilia Grierson, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1107
What is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's ISIN number?
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's international securities identification number is: US54150E1047
What is Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's CUSIP number?
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 54150E104

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