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Livent is a lithium compound producer that specializes in lithium extraction and purification technology. Its primary products, namely battery-grade lithium hydroxide, lithium carbonate, butyllithium, and lithium metal are critical inputs used in various performance applications. Livent also supplies butyllithium, which is used in the production of polymers and pharmaceutical products, as well as a range of specialty lithium compounds including lithium metal, which is used in the production of lightweight materials for aerospace applications and non-rechargeable batteries. The company serves energy storage and battery systems, polymers, grease, aerospace, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, and industrial markets.

TypePublic
Founded2018
HQPhiladelphia, PA, US
Websitelivent.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)800
Job Openings24
Revenue (FY, 2020)$288.2 M(-25%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)$31.3(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Livent

Robert C. Pallash

Robert C. Pallash

Director
Paul Graves

Paul Graves

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Pierre R. Brondeau

Pierre R. Brondeau

Chairman of the Board
G. Peter D'Aloia

G. Peter D'Aloia

Director
Michael F. Barry

Michael F. Barry

Director
Steven T. Merkt

Steven T. Merkt

Director
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Livent Office Locations

Livent has offices in Philadelphia, Bessemer City, Charlotte, Antofagasta de la Sierra and in 9 other locations
Philadelphia, PA, US (HQ)
2929 Walnut St
Bessemer City, NC, US
1115 Bessemer City-Kings Mountain Hwy
Charlotte, NC, US
2801 Yorkmont Rd #300
Antofagasta de la Sierra, AR
Ruta provincial 43 km s/n
General Guemes, AR
Ruta Nacional N° 34 Km 1.137
Salta, AR
20 Ejercito del Norte
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Livent Financials and Metrics

Livent Revenue

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Livent's revenue was reported to be $288.2 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

102.2m

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

20.4m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

20%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

6.5m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

5.4m

Market capitalization (12-Nov-2021)

4.9b

Closing stock price (12-Nov-2021)

31.3

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

216.6m

EV

4.9b
Livent's current market capitalization is $4.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

264.1m347.4m442.5m388.4m288.2m

Revenue growth, %

32%27%(12%)

Cost of goods sold

175.8m198.6m236.8m273.5m251.4m

Gross profit

88.3m148.8m205.7m114.9m36.8m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Revenue

112.0m98.3m114.0m97.7m68.5m64.9m72.6m102.2m

Cost of goods sold

62.5m65.6m80.2m69.4m53.9m54.7m69.8m81.8m

Gross profit

49.5m32.7m33.8m28.3m14.6m10.2m2.8m20.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

44%33%30%29%21%16%4%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

4.0m1.2m28.3m16.8m11.6m

Accounts Receivable

48.9m122.7m141.4m90.0m76.3m

Prepaid Expenses

18.5m32.6m59.8m51.8m56.3m

Inventories

54.9m49.6m71.8m113.4m105.6m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Cash

1.5m14.7m17.8m20.3m23.3m11.4m17.2m14.8m216.6m

Accounts Receivable

150.2m144.1m115.1m118.0m86.8m56.5m55.7m3.8m

Prepaid Expenses

34.7m35.4m56.5m53.5m68.7m50.7m49.7m7.5m

Inventories

52.4m47.3m84.4m67.5m74.8m120.9m114.1m105.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

47.1m42.2m126.1m50.2m(18.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

14.8m15.9m17.8m20.9m

Inventories

(7.9m)6.9m(24.2m)(40.6m)10.1m

Accounts Payable

1.8m32.5m13.8m10.8m(39.8m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q2, 2021

Net Income

70.2m100.2m16.9m32.4m50.4m(1.9m)(2.1m)(13.9m)5.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

8.6m13.1m4.9m9.7m15.5m5.6m11.6m17.7m12.5m

Inventories

(3.3m)200.0k(11.3m)4.5m(3.6m)(8.9m)(100.0k)900.0k

Accounts Payable

(14.2m)(9.6m)(10.6m)(4.3m)(6.2m)(40.2m)(51.9m)(40.9m)3.5m
USDFY, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Livent Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Lithium Hydroxide Production Capacity, metric tons

10 k18.5 k18.5 k25 k

Lithium Hydroxide Produced, metric tons

7.69 k13.06 k15.94 k21.35 k

Butyllithium Production Capacity, metric tons

3.27 k3.27 k3.27 k3.27 k

Butyllithium Produced, metric tons

2.18 k2.22 k2.39 k2.44 k
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Livent Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FMC Lithium Singapore Pte. Ltd.
FMC Specialty Chemicals (Zhangjiagang) Co. Ltd.
FMC Switzerland IV GmbH
Livent USA LLC
Minera del Altiplano S.A.

Livent Revenue Breakdown

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Livent revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.5% from High Purity Lithium Metal and Other Specialty Compounds, 55.0% from Lithium Hydroxide, 25.7% from Butyllithium and 5.7% from Lithium Carbonate and Lithium Chloride

Livent revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 19.6% from North America, 15.2% from Europe, Middle East, and Africa, 64.9% from Asia Pacific and 0.3% from Other

Livent Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Livent Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Livent Online and Social Media Presence

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Livent News and Updates

Livent Q3 sales top views, company tweaks guidance higher

Shares of Livent Corp. fell more than 5% in the extended session Thursday after the lithium producer reported mixed third-quarter results. Livent said it lost $12.6 million, or 8 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with a loss of $10.5 million, or 7 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter. Adjus…

Livent Stock Looks Poised to Surge Back Towards Record Levels

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Livent Announces Pricing Of Offering Of 13,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock

PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Livent Corporation (NYSE: LTHM) ("Livent" or the "Company"), today announced that it has priced its underwritten public offering of 13,000,000 shares of its common stock, $0.001 par value ("Common Stock"), at a public offering price of $17.50...

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Livent Releases Third Quarter 2020 Results

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Livent Corporation (NYSE: LTHM) today reported results for the third quarter of 2020. Third quarter 2020 revenue was $72.6 million, with a reported GAAP net loss of $11.8 million, or a loss of 8 cents per diluted share basis. Adjusted EBITDA was...
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Livent Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Livent founded?

    Livent was founded in 2018.

  • Who are Livent key executives?

    Livent's key executives are Robert C. Pallash, Paul Graves and Pierre R. Brondeau.

  • How many employees does Livent have?

    Livent has 800 employees.

  • What is Livent revenue?

    Latest Livent annual revenue is $288.2 m.

  • What is Livent revenue per employee?

    Latest Livent revenue per employee is $360.3 k.

  • Who are Livent competitors?

    Competitors of Livent include Albemarle, U.S. Lithium and Nemaska Lithium.

  • Where is Livent headquarters?

    Livent headquarters is located at 2929 Walnut St, Philadelphia.

  • Where are Livent offices?

    Livent has offices in Philadelphia, Bessemer City, Charlotte, Antofagasta de la Sierra and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Livent have?

    Livent has 15 offices.