Liberty Latin America Ltd. [NASDAQ: LILAK] closed the trading session at $9.40 on 09/01/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $9.25, while the highest price level was $9.55. The company report on August 5, 2020 that Liberty Latin America Reports Q2 and H1 2020 Results.
Performance impacted by COVID-19, improving from April low.
RGU growth driven by 47,000 broadband adds; record RGU adds for Puerto Rico.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -51.70 percent and weekly performance of -2.49 percent. The stock has been moved at -37.00 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -8.83 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -4.95 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.05M shares, LILAK reached to a volume of 1214449 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK]:
Goldman have made an estimate for Liberty Latin America Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on April 03, 2018. The new note on the price target was released on September 27, 2017, representing the official price target for Liberty Latin America Ltd. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $45 to $26, while Pivotal Research Group kept a Buy rating on LILAK stock. On October 05, 2016, analysts increased their price target for LILAK shares from 43 to 45.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Liberty Latin America Ltd. is set at 0.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for LILAK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.33. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.68.
LILAK stock trade performance evaluation
Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.49. With this latest performance, LILAK shares dropped by -8.83% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -37.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -42.22% 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 LILAK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 46.60, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.19 for Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 9.54, while it was recorded at 9.62 for the last single week of trading, and 12.92 for the last 200 days.
Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.80 and a Gross Margin at +36.62. Liberty Latin America Ltd.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.07.
Return on Total Capital for LILAK is now 5.27, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.77. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -2.57, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.56. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 269.15. Additionally, LILAK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 72.91, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 56.03. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 263.35, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 71.34.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK] managed to generate an average of -$8,010 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.49 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.27.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Liberty Latin America Ltd. posted 0.19/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.07/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 171.40%. 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 LILAK.
Liberty Latin America Ltd. [LILAK]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $1,018 million, or 93.98% of LILAK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LILAK stocks are: GENESIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLP with ownership of 11,215,641, which is approximately -4.237% of the company’s market cap and around 6.98% of the total institutional ownership; SEARCHLIGHT CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P., holding 11,008,786 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $103.48 million in LILAK stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $80.53 million in LILAK stock with ownership of nearly 5.939% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Liberty Latin America Ltd. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 91 institutional holders increased their position in Liberty Latin America Ltd. [NASDAQ:LILAK] by around 10,311,554 shares. Additionally, 79 investors decreased positions by around 18,043,807 shares, while 48 investors held positions by with 79,961,193 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 108,316,554 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LILAK stock had 31 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,849,051 shares, while 23 institutional investors sold positions of 3,503,697 shares during the same period.