LendLease Group (ASX: LLC) is expected to focus on the leadership position that it presently enjoys with respect to the target sectors. The company also plans to leverage the competitive advantage as well as maintain its focus on the crucial market trends. It plans to increase its penetration in Western Australia and Northern Territory’s newer regions and to undertake the expansion activities with respect to the strategic property advisory services spanning across financial, education, health as well as telecommunication sectors. The company plans to achieve the growth prospects mainly by utilizing the emerging technology which would help the company in optimizing the delivery initiatives.
LendLease Group plans to improve the operating platform primarily by understanding environmental as well as social impacts, utilization of the technology, by honouring the experience of the customers, realizing the operational efficiencies as well as by unlocking supply chain synergies. Moving forward, the company plans to target various areas like major transport infrastructure, retirement living and aged care, social housing, education, major urbanization as well as other emerging markets.
What are LendLease’s Non-Financial Pillars?
The primary non-financial pillars of LendLease includes the customers, health and safety, people as well as sustainability. The company has witnessed over 72% reduction with respect to the critical incidents from June 30, 2015- June 30, 2018. It has maintained its focus on the training to the supervisors (front line) so that their skills can be enhanced. The company also screens the projects which consist of the numerous storeys. As per the management of the company, it has continued to make the customer a priority and has also been focused on the well-being of its people.
The management of LendLease stated that the improvement of the operating platform would be able to facilitate the new types of infrastructure as well as it would also help in innovating. Moreover, the platform would also help in leveraging the technological advancements and also support the company in entering into new partnerships.
What Are LendLease’s competitive advantages?
LendLease enjoys several competitive advantages like supply chain relationships, economies of scale as well as strategic procurement models. However, the company’s innovative solutions also differentiate it from the other market players operating in the same industry. The company has maintained its sector-focused approach and it also has special design as well as project management teams. The increased scale of the business helps in providing flexibility as well as agility. The company has regional business units in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland/Northern Territory as well as Australian Capital Territory.
LendLease Group ended October 31, 2018 at A$17.600 per share which reflects that the stock has witnessed the rise of A$0.190 per share or 1.091%. LendLease has an annual dividend yield of 3.96% and it has a market capitalization of $9.96 billion. The company’s stock price is trading marginally towards the lower range. The company has delivered a negative return from the past few months. In the time span of six months, the stock has delivered -2.68%.
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