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Osram Licht is a light manufacturering group based in Germany. Co.'s portfolio covers the entire value chain from components - including lamps, electronic control gear and opto semiconductors such as light-emitting diodes (LED) - as well as luminaires, light management systems and lighting solutions. Co. is also a supplier of automotive lamps and LED for vehicles. In addition, Co. maintains market activities in the field of electronic control gear (ECG) for lamps. Co.'s operations are organized along four business segments: Lamps & Components; Luminaires & Solutions; Specialty Lighting; and Opto Semiconductors.
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The independent financial analyst theScreener just changed two ratings for the qualification of OSRAM LICHT AG (DE), active in the Electrical Components & Equipment industry. Its market behaviour has improved and can now be considered as moderately risky; its fundamental valuation receives an improved star rating and now shows 3 out of 4 stars. theScreener considers that these elements slightly improve the general evaluation, which passes therefore to Neutral. As of the analysis date July 2, 2019, the closing price was EUR 28.86 and its expected value was estimated at EUR 28.02.
Item 2: We recommend to oppose the dividend proposal. The dividend is not covered by free cashflow for a third consecutive year and we consider a dividend payment inappropriate at this time. Items 3a-3c: We recommend to oppose the discharge of the Management Board members due to two profit warnings in financial year 2017/2018 which raise fundamental concerns over the reliability of the Management Board's forecasting ability and its communication to stakeholders.
Summary OSRAM Licht AG - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Findings - Detailed information on OSRAM Licht AG required for business and competitor intelligence needs - A study of the major internal and external factors affecting OSRAM Licht AG in the form of a SWOT analysis - An in-depth view of the business model of OSRAM Licht AG including a breakdown and examin...
Item 3: Approve the Remuneration Report The structure is weighted more heavily towards short-term performance. One of the performance metrics for the LTI is the payment of sustainable dividends, which is not considered appropriate as executives can potentially influence the payout level. The LTI also includes relative TSR as a performance metric. Nevertheless, the quantum is not excessive and even maximum potential amounts are moderate. On balance, we recommend shareholders vote in favor. Item 4: Approve the Remuneration PolicyThe main concern with the Company's remuneration policy is that pa...
Item 2: Approve the Remuneration ReportThe remuneration structure is unsatisfactory. The main concern at the Company is that the potential maximum incentive pay including the bonus, matching shares on the deferred portion of the bonus and the LTI amounts to 1000% of base salary, which is considered grossly excessive. Actual incentive pay during the year was1.6 times the ECGS limit. Furthermore, variable remuneration is overly reliant on a single performance metric, benchmark profit before tax. A second performance criteria will be used in the coming year. We note that the Company has adjusted ...
Leadership changes Vittorio Colao was succeeded by Nick Read who was appointed Chief Executive Designate on 27 July 2018 and became Chief Executive on 1 October 2018. Margherita Della Valle joined the Board as Chief Financial Officer on 27 July 2018. Item 15: Advisory vote on the Remuneration ReportThe structure is unsatisfactory. The maximum bonus and total incentive pay exceed guidelines. The quantum for the year was excessive. Pay weighted more towards rewarding long-term performance, but there are overlapping performance conditions as free cash flow was used for both the STI and LTI. A b...
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