Lumentum Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: LITE] slipped around -1.42 points on Monday, while shares priced at $78.15 at the close of the session, down -1.78%. Lumentum Holdings Inc. stock is now -1.45% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. LITE Stock saw the intraday high of $80.36 and lowest of $77.08 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 93.23, which means current price is +32.32% above from all time high which was touched on 02/12/20.
Compared to the average trading volume of 1.48M shares, LITE reached a trading volume of 1090473 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
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What do top market gurus say about Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for LITE shares is $95.53 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on LITE stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Goldman have made an estimate for Lumentum Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on April 17, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on January 10, 2020, representing the official price target for Lumentum Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $71 to $85, while UBS kept a Neutral rating on LITE stock. On January 02, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for LITE shares from 90 to 70.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Lumentum Holdings Inc. is set at 3.80, with the Price to Sales ratio for LITE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.41. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.37, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 19.40. Price to Free Cash Flow for LITE in the course of the last twelve months was 11.13 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 6.20.
How has LITE stock performed recently?
Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.17. With this latest performance, LITE shares dropped by -1.85% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 8.38% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 73.71% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for LITE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.29, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 57.60, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.75 for Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 76.01, while it was recorded at 77.25 for the last single week of trading, and 70.95 for the last 200 days.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.62 and a Gross Margin at +27.07. Lumentum Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.33.
Return on Total Capital for LITE is now 2.25, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -2.03. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -3.00, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.69. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 56.20. Additionally, LITE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 35.98, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 30.97. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 55.83, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 35.75.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE] managed to generate an average of -$7,053 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.48 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.73.Lumentum Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 6.20 and a Current Ratio set at 6.80.
Earnings analysis for Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Lumentum Holdings Inc. posted 0.92/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.72/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 27.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for LITE. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Lumentum Holdings Inc. go to 14.10%.
Insider trade positions for Lumentum Holdings Inc. [LITE]
There are presently around $5,663 million, or 96.40% of LITE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LITE stocks are: WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP with ownership of 10,329,489, which is approximately 3.544% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 9,179,083 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $730.38 million in LITE stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $576.28 million in LITE stock with ownership of nearly 2.812% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Lumentum Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 191 institutional holders increased their position in Lumentum Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:LITE] by around 7,526,707 shares. Additionally, 201 investors decreased positions by around 7,978,849 shares, while 61 investors held positions by with 55,660,665 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 71,166,221 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LITE stock had 71 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,122,850 shares, while 54 institutional investors sold positions of 1,783,187 shares during the same period.