LONZA

Analysis of Lonza share price

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Do you want to take position on the Lonza share price online or simply buy this stock in order to add it to your stock portfolio? In this case, you must make sure that you have all the necessary elements to implement your analyses of this stock. We offer our help in this complex task by providing you with a summary of all the data you will need. We'll be taking a look at the fundamental analysis of the company, its main and secondary activities, its main direct competitors and even its most recent strategic allies.

Elements that can influence the price of this asset:

Analysis N°1

First of all, attention should be paid to the research and development activities of the Lonza company with the aim of creating and bringing new products to the market and meet more of the needs of its customers.

Analysis N°2

The increasingly stringent regulations regarding the environmental impact of chemicals and their use in everyday products also need to be closely monitored for their possible impact on Lonza's activities.

Analysis N°3

You can also take an interest in the operations set up by Lonza aimed at supporting its growth with merger or acquisition strategies and the implementation of large-scale partnerships in research or commercialization.

Analysis N°4

Finally, we suggest you follow all the official communications of the group concerning its growth strategies, its long-term plans and of course the publication of its annual and quarterly results.

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General presentation of Lonza

Learn a little more about the Lonza Company with a detailed presentation, especially of its main activities. As a result, you'll know the different sources of income of the company and will be able to anticipate its most important issues.

The Lonza group is a Swiss company operating in the chemicals sector. More specifically, the group is one of the world leaders in the development, manufacture and marketing of chemicals.

To better understand the group's activities, they can be divided into several divisions according to the percentage of turnover they generate as so:

  • Biopharmaceuticals and nutritional ingredients represent the major part of the activities of this group with 70.4% of the turnover. They relate to proprietary syntheses, microbiological fermentation products, mammalian cell cultures, nutritional ingredients and others. The group also offers dosing solutions for pharmaceuticals, drugs and nutrition products.
  • Organic fine chemicals and performance products generate 28.6% of the group's turnover. These products are intended for food, hygiene, care, wood maintenance and other products.
  • The rest of the turnover, i.e. 1%, comes from a few other products.

It's also interesting to know the geographical distribution of the Lonza group. It realizes 9.7% of its turnover in Switzerland, 28.3% in Europe, 42.3% in the United States, 3.8% in America, 14.2% in Asia, 13.3% in Australia and New Zealand, 0.3% in Africa and 0.1% in the rest of the world.

Analysis of Lonza share price
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The major competitors of Lonza

Now let's find out who Lonza's main competitors are in the market with a presentation of the major companies in this sector:

Arkema 

The French group Arkema is of course a giant in the chemicals sector and is particularly known for the specialty chemicals and performance materials it develops. This company operates in over 55 countries around the world and as such employs more than 20,500 people.

Bayer AG 

this German pharmaceutical company has also specialized in agrochemicals since its takeover of Monsanto a few years ago. Bayer particularly specializes in the design and development of medicines, non-prescription health products, veterinary products and phytosanitary products intended primarily for agriculture.

Nestlé 

Finally, there is also competition from the Swiss giant Nestlé, which is one of the leaders in the agrifood industry worldwide. It is also the world's leading agrifood company and the largest dairy company. But Nestlé also produces nutritional ingredients, which puts it in direct competition with Lonza.


The major partners of Lonza

Let's check out two strategic partnerships that the Lonza group has set up with other companies and which have enabled its stock market to gain points quickly.

HES-SO Valais Wallis

In 2020, the Lonza group signed a partnership with HES-SO Valais-Wallis with the aim of building common skills in the training and research sector.

Sanofi 

In 2019, the Sanofi group announced a strategic partnership with Lonza in the construction and operation of a large-scale mammalian cell culture facility in Switzerland dedicated to the production of monoclonal antibodies. The initial investment of this partnership was 290 million Swiss francs or 270 million euros and shared equally between the two partners.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main subsidiaries owned by the Lonza group today?

The Lonza group is established all over the world through various subsidiaries that it operates and that it has either developed or acquired. These include the Lonza subsidiary in the United States, the Lonza subsidiary in the United Kingdom, the Lonza subsidiary in Canada and the Lonza subsidiary in Germany. The group has decided to keep its own name for all its subsidiaries for reasons of consistency and brand image.

How is the capital of the Lonza Company distributed?

The capital of Lonza is 4.58% owned by Fidelity Management & Research, 3.24% by BlackRock Investment Management, 3.02% by Artisan Partners, 2.97% by UBS Asset Management Switzerland, 2.75% by The Vanguard Group, 2.54 % to Templeton Global Advisers, 2.33% to Norges Bank Investment Management, 2.13% to Schroder Investment Management and 1.79% to Zurcher Kantonalbank Investment Management. The rest of the company's capital is floating.

Where can I find the financial results of the Lonza group?

If you want to consult the financial results of the Lonza group, whether it is annual or quarterly results, you can find them easily online. To do so, you can go to the company's website in the dedicated section. You can also find this data on websites specializing in economics and finance or from your broker.

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