How to buy LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd stock - 19 April

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How to buy LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd stock

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LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd is an internet retail business based in the US. LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares (LITB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  3. Search for LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: LITB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd. 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.

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd share price

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LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-12.
52-week rangeUSD$0.61 - USD$5.69
50-day moving average USD$3.32
200-day moving average USD$2.83
Wall St. target priceUSD$3.00
PE ratio 22.25
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.12

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Is it a good time to buy LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd stock?

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Is LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd under- or over-valued?

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

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's P/E ratio

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares trade at around 22x 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.

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's EBITDA

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd financials

Revenue TTM USD$398.2 million
Operating margin TTM 0.97%
Gross profit TTM USD$176.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.78%
Return on equity TTM 32.85%
Profit margin 3.35%
Book value $0.44
Market capitalisation USD$326.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares

There are currently 557,129 LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares held short by investors – that's known as LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's "short interest". This figure is 197.6% up from 187,184 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares can be evaluated.

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's SIR currently stands at 0.41. In other words for every 100,000 LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares traded daily on the market, roughly 410 shares are currently held short.

However LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares, or, against the total number of tradable LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd shares, roughly 0 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 LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd.

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LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd share dividends

We're not expecting LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.61 up to $5.69. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LITB.US volatility(beta: 0.56)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's is 0.5626. This would suggest that LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

LightInTheBox Holding CoLtd overview

LightInTheBox is a cross-border e-commerce platform that delivers products directly to consumers around the world. The Company offers customers a convenient way to shop for a wide selection of products at attractive prices through its www. lightinthebox. com, www. miniinthebox. com, www. ezbuy.

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