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Libbey Inc is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Libbey shares (LBY) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Libbey employs 5,872 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$785.6 million.
|52-week range||USD$0.0305 - USD$1.49|
|50-day moving average||USD$0.0583|
|200-day moving average||USD$0.3618|
|Wall St. target price||USD$6.5|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$-2.573|
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Valuing Libbey stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Libbey's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Libbey's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.3. 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 Libbey's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Libbey's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$72.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Libbey's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$785.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||4.29%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$155.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.96%|
|Return on equity TTM||-572.63%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$18 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.8 million Libbey shares held short by investors – that's known as Libbey's "short interest". This figure is 11.5% up from 2.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Libbey shares can be evaluated.
Libbey's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Libbey shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Libbey shares traded daily (recently around 171041.02564103). Libbey's SIR currently stands at 16.38. In other words for every 100,000 Libbey shares traded daily on the market, roughly 16380 shares are currently held short.
However Libbey's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Libbey shares, or, against the total number of tradable Libbey shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Libbey's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Libbey shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1291% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Libbey shares, roughly 129 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Libbey.
Find out more about how you can short Libbey stock.
We're not expecting Libbey to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Libbey's shares were split on a 4:5 basis on 25 January 2013. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Libbey shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 25% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Libbey shares which in turn could have impacted Libbey's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Libbey's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.0305 up to $1.49. 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 (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Libbey's is 3.3053. This would suggest that Libbey's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Libbey Inc. designs, produces, and sells tableware and other products in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It provides glass tableware products, including tumblers, stemware, mugs, bowls, shot glasses, canisters, candleholders, and other items; other glass products comprising candle jars, vases, storageware, serveware, bakeware, blender jars, and mixing bowls. The company also offers ceramic dinnerware products, such as plates, bowls, platters, cups, saucers, and other tabletop accessories; and metal flatware products that include knives, forks, spoons, and serving utensils. In addition, it distributes fine stemware and other drinkware assortments; serveware, decorative, stemware, and drinkware products for finer dining establishments; porcelain and bone China products for foodservice; and buffet and tabletop products for the hospitality and catering industries. The company offers its products under the Libbey, Libbey Signature, Master's Reserve, Master's Gauge, Syracuse China, World Tableware, Crisa, Royal Leerdam, and Crisal Glass trade names. It serves foodservice establishments, mass merchants, department stores, national retail chains, pure play e-commerce retailers or marketers, retail and wholesale distributors, value-oriented retailers, grocers, and specialty housewares stores; craft industries and gourmet food-packing companies, as well as for candle and floral applications; and beverage companies and custom decorators of glass tableware for promotional purposes and resale. Libbey Inc. was founded in 1818 and is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.
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