Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [NYSE: LL] closed the trading session at $23.22 on 11/09/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $23.21, while the highest price level was $28.14. The company report on November 2, 2020 that LL Flooring Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results.
Lumber Liquidators (“LL Flooring” or “Company”) (NYSE: LL), a leading specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring in North America, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.
“We are very pleased with our strong third quarter results, underscored by our continued execution against our transformation plan and industry strength as we saw customers display a healthy appetite for home improvement projects,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Charles Tyson. “Our team has executed well against our four strategic pillars: people and culture, improving customer experience, driving traffic and transactions, and improving profitability, which drove a robust comp of 10.9%, a $16 million increase in Net Income, and a $25 million increase in Adjusted Operating Income compared to the prior year. We would like to thank our associates for their agility and dedication throughout the quarter to deliver these impressive results.”.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 137.67 percent and weekly performance of -9.83 percent. The stock has been moved at 207.96 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -13.87 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 7.85 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 765.81K shares, LL reached to a volume of 1329901 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 Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for LL shares is $24.75 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on LL stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. 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.
Loop Capital have made an estimate for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on July 14, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Morgan Stanley dropped their target price from $9 to $5. The new note on the price target was released on January 21, 2020, representing the official price target for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $16, while Raymond James analysts kept a Outperform rating on LL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. is set at 2.07, with the Price to Sales ratio for LL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.67. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.46, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.43. Price to Free Cash Flow for LL in the course of the last twelve months was 3.95 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
LL stock trade performance evaluation
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.83. With this latest performance, LL shares dropped by -13.87% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 207.96% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 153.77% 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 LL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 44.15, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 40.75, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.76 for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 23.84, while it was recorded at 26.84 for the last single week of trading, and 14.72 for the last 200 days.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.23 and a Gross Margin at +37.12. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +0.88.
Return on Total Capital for LL is now 8.29, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.48. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.26, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.72. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 132.59. Additionally, LL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 57.01, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 33.56. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 113.16, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 48.65.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL] managed to generate an average of $4,392 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 79.10 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.95.Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. posted 0.56/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.15/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 273.30%. 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 LL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. go to 30.00%.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [LL]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $481 million, or 79.70% of LL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LL stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 4,344,305, which is approximately -2.802% of the company’s market cap and around 1.80% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 2,053,914 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $47.69 million in LL stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $41.8 million in LL stock with ownership of nearly 7.435% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 81 institutional holders increased their position in Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. [NYSE:LL] by around 3,498,588 shares. Additionally, 66 investors decreased positions by around 2,335,318 shares, while 24 investors held positions by with 14,884,360 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 20,718,266 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LL stock had 41 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,788,206 shares, while 27 institutional investors sold positions of 848,039 shares during the same period.