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Lakeland Industries, Inc is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. Lakeland Industries shares (LAKE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lakeland Industries employs 1,829 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$150.2 million.

How to buy shares in Lakeland Industries

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Lakeland Industries. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: LAKE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Lakeland Industries reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$21.47, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Lakeland Industries, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Lakeland Industries. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Lakeland Industries share price

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Lakeland Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$21.47
52-week rangeUSD$10.45 - USD$28
50-day moving average USD$21.5365
200-day moving average USD$21.9517
Wall St. target priceUSD$31.5
PE ratio 7.7295
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.519

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Is it a good time to buy Lakeland Industries stock?

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Lakeland Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.47 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-13) -27.12%
1 month (2020-12-23) -19.19%
3 months (2020-10-20) -12.87%
6 months (2020-07-20) -5.00%
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) 50.14%
5 years (2016-01-20) 79.67%

Is Lakeland Industries under- or over-valued?

Valuing Lakeland Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lakeland Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Lakeland Industries's P/E ratio

Lakeland Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Lakeland Industries shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Lakeland Industries's PEG ratio

Lakeland Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.78. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Lakeland Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Lakeland Industries's EBITDA

Lakeland Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$38.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Lakeland Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Lakeland Industries financials

Revenue TTM USD$150.2 million
Operating margin TTM 24.17%
Gross profit TTM USD$37.9 million
Return on assets TTM 19.62%
Return on equity TTM 28.75%
Profit margin 18.93%
Book value $13.396
Market capitalisation USD$218.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Lakeland Industries shares

There are currently 956,178 Lakeland Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Lakeland Industries's "short interest". This figure is 8.3% down from 1.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Lakeland Industries shares can be evaluated.

Lakeland Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Lakeland Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lakeland Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lakeland Industries shares traded daily (recently around 264137.56906077). Lakeland Industries's SIR currently stands at 3.62. In other words for every 100,000 Lakeland Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3620 shares are currently held short.

However Lakeland Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lakeland Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Lakeland Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lakeland Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.15% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Lakeland Industries shares in existence, roughly 150 shares are currently held short) or 0.1571% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Lakeland Industries shares, roughly 157 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Lakeland Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Lakeland Industries stock.

Lakeland Industries share dividends

We're not expecting Lakeland Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Lakeland Industries's shares ever split?

Lakeland Industries's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 31 July 2006. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Lakeland Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lakeland Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Lakeland Industries's share price.

Lakeland Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lakeland Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.45 up to $28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Lakeland Industries's is -0.0052. This would suggest that Lakeland Industries's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Lakeland Industries has bucked the trend.

Lakeland Industries overview

Lakeland Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells industrial protective clothing and accessories for the industrial and public protective clothing market worldwide. It offers limited use/disposable protective clothing, such as coveralls, laboratory coats, shirts, pants, hoods, aprons, sleeves, arm guards, caps, and smocks; high-end chemical protective suits to provide protection from highly concentrated, toxic and/or lethal chemicals, and biological toxins; and firefighting and heat protective apparel to protect against fire, burns, and excessive heat. The company also provides reusable woven garments, including electrostatic dissipative apparel for electric and gas utilities; flame resistant meta aramid, para aramid, and FR cotton coveralls/pants/jackets used in petrochemical and refining operations; FR fabrics; and cotton and polycotton coveralls, lab coats, pants, and shirts. In addition, it provides high visibility clothing comprising reflective apparel, including vests, T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, coats, raingear, jumpsuits, hats, and gloves; and gloves and sleeves that are used in the automotive, glass, and metal fabrication industries. The company sells its products to a network of approximately 1,600 safety and industrial supply distributors through in-house sales teams, customer service group, and independent sales representatives. It serves end users, such as integrated oil, chemical/petrochemical, automobile, steel, glass, construction, smelting, cleanroom, janitorial, pharmaceutical, and high technology electronics manufacturers, as well as scientific, medical laboratories, and the utilities industry; and federal, state, and local governmental agencies and departments. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Decatur, Alabama.

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