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How to buy Lifetime Brands (LCUT) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Lifetime Brands stock.

Lifetime Brands, Inc
NASDAQ: LCUT - USD
FURNISHINGS, FIXTURES & APPLIANCES
$14.70
+$0.28 (+1.94%)

Lifetime Brands, Inc is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Lifetime Brands shares (LCUT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lifetime Brands employs 1,350 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Lifetime Brands stock price (NASDAQ: LCUT)

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Lifetime Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$15.00
52-week range$6.76 - $17.48
50-day moving average $15.22
200-day moving average $14.84
Wall St. target price$21.50
PE ratio 10.7228
Dividend yield $0.17 (1.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.34

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Lifetime Brands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-06-25) 7.07%
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Is Lifetime Brands under- or over-valued?

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

Lifetime Brands's P/E ratio

Lifetime Brands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Lifetime Brands shares trade at around 11x 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.

Lifetime Brands's PEG ratio

Lifetime Brands's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7721. 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 Lifetime Brands's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Lifetime Brands's EBITDA

Lifetime Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $84.6 million.

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

Lifetime Brands financials

Revenue TTM $819.8 million
Operating margin TTM 7.35%
Gross profit TTM $274 million
Return on assets TTM 4.95%
Return on equity TTM 13%
Profit margin 3.44%
Book value $10.62
Market capitalisation $316.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Lifetime Brands shares

There are currently 102,239 Lifetime Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Lifetime Brands's "short interest". This figure is 39.3% down from 168,337 last month.

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

Lifetime Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Lifetime Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lifetime Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lifetime Brands shares traded daily (recently around 78045.038167939). Lifetime Brands's SIR currently stands at 1.31. In other words for every 100,000 Lifetime Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1310 shares are currently held short.

However Lifetime Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lifetime Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable Lifetime Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lifetime Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Lifetime Brands shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0086% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Lifetime Brands shares, roughly 9 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 Lifetime Brands.

Find out more about how you can short Lifetime Brands stock.

Lifetime Brands share dividends

13%

Dividend payout ratio: 12.78% of net profits

Recently Lifetime Brands has paid out, on average, around 12.78% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Lifetime Brands shareholders could enjoy a 1.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Lifetime Brands's case, that would currently equate to about $0.17 per share.

While Lifetime Brands's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Lifetime Brands is investing more in its future growth.

Lifetime Brands's most recent dividend payout was on 15 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Lifetime Brands's shares ever split?

Lifetime Brands's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 12 February 1997. 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 Lifetime Brands shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lifetime Brands shares which in turn could have impacted Lifetime Brands's share price.

Lifetime Brands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lifetime Brands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.7592 up to $17.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LCUT.US volatility(beta: 1.31)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Lifetime Brands's is 1.3123. This would suggest that Lifetime Brands's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Lifetime Brands overview

Lifetime Brands, Inc. designs, sources, and sells branded kitchenware, tableware, and other products for use in the home in the United States and internationally. The company provides kitchenware products, including kitchen tools and gadgets, cutlery, kitchen scales, thermometers, cutting boards, shears, cookware, pantryware, spice racks, and bakeware; and tableware products comprising dinnerware, stemware, flatware, and giftware. It also provides home solutions, such as thermal beverageware, bath scales, weather and outdoor household, food storage, neoprene travel, and home décor products. The company owns or licenses various brands, including Farberware, Mikasa, Taylor, KitchenAid, KitchenCraft, Pfaltzgraff, BUILT NY, Rabbit, Kamenstein, and MasterClass. It serves mass market merchants, specialty stores, commercial stores, department stores, warehouse clubs, grocery stores, off-price retailers, food service distributors, pharmacies, food and beverage outlets, and e-commerce. The company sells its products directly, as well as through its own websites.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Lifetime Brands is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 40.765% of Lifetime Brands shares are held by insiders and 47.082% by institutions.
How many people work for Lifetime Brands?
Latest data suggests 1,350 work at Lifetime Brands.
When does the fiscal year end for Lifetime Brands?
Lifetime Brands's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Lifetime Brands based?
Lifetime Brands's address is: 1000 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY, United States, 11530
What is Lifetime Brands's ISIN number?
Lifetime Brands's international securities identification number is: US53222Q1031
What is Lifetime Brands's CUSIP number?
Lifetime Brands's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 531926103

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