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How to buy Limoneira Company stock | $15.23

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Limoneira Company is a farm products business based in the US. Limoneira Company shares (LMNR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Limoneira Company employs 319 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$171.3 million.

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  3. Search for Limoneira Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: LMNR. 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 Limoneira Company 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$15.23, 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 Limoneira Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Limoneira Company. 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.

Limoneira Company share price

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Limoneira Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-25.
Latest market closeUSD$15.23
52-week rangeUSD$10.3819 - USD$21.4006
50-day moving average USD$15.1326
200-day moving average USD$14.5065
Wall St. target priceUSD$18.4
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.3 (1.76%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.381

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Is it a good time to buy Limoneira Company stock?

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Limoneira Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15.23 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-08) -11.91%
1 month (2020-12-16) -2.37%
3 months (2020-10-15) 1.80%
6 months (2020-07-15) 11.41%
1 year (2020-01-15) -24.19%
2 years (2019-01-15) -31.33%
3 years (2018-01-12) 21.79
5 years (2016-01-15) 25.25%

Is Limoneira Company under- or over-valued?

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

Limoneira Company's PEG ratio

Limoneira Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.8349. 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 Limoneira Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Limoneira Company's EBITDA

Limoneira Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.7 million.

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

Limoneira Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$171.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$15.3 million
Return on assets TTM -2.07%
Return on equity TTM -5.96%
Profit margin -7.05%
Book value $10.873
Market capitalisation USD$302.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Limoneira Company shares

There are currently 599,015 Limoneira Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Limoneira Company's "short interest". This figure is 4.7% up from 572,326 last month.

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

Limoneira Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Limoneira Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Limoneira Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Limoneira Company shares traded daily (recently around 53435.771632471). Limoneira Company's SIR currently stands at 11.21. In other words for every 100,000 Limoneira Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 11210 shares are currently held short.

However Limoneira Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Limoneira Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Limoneira Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Limoneira Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Limoneira Company shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.039% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Limoneira Company shares, roughly 39 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 Limoneira Company.

Find out more about how you can short Limoneira Company stock.

Limoneira Company share dividends

We're not expecting Limoneira Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Limoneira Company's shares ever split?

Limoneira Company's shares were split on 26 April 2010.

Limoneira Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Limoneira Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.3819 up to $21.4006. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LMNR.US volatility(beta: 1.04)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 Limoneira Company's is 1.0357. This would suggest that Limoneira Company's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Limoneira Company overview

Limoneira Company operates as an agribusiness and real estate development company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Fresh Lemons, Lemon Packing, Avocados, Other Agribusiness, Rental Operations, and Real Estate Development. It grows, processes, packs, markets, and sells lemons. The company also grows avocado, oranges, and specialty citrus and other crops, including Moro blood oranges, Cara Cara oranges, Minneola tangelos, Star Ruby grapefruit, pummelos, pistachios, and wine grapes. It has approximately 6,200 acres of lemons planted primarily in Ventura, Tulare, and San Bernardino Counties in California, as well in Yuma County, Arizona and La Serena, Chile; 900 acres of avocados planted in Ventura County; 1,600 acres of oranges planted in Tulare County, California; and 1,000 acres of specialty citrus and other crops. In addition, the company rents residential housing units and commercial office buildings, as well as leases approximately 500 acres of its land to third-party agricultural tenants. Further, it is involved in organic recycling operations; and the development of land parcels, multi-family housing, and single-family homes. The company markets and sells its lemons directly to food service, wholesale, and retail customers; avocados to a packing and marketing company; oranges, specialty citrus, and other crops through Sunkist and other third-party packinghouses; and wine grapes to wine producers. Limoneira Company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.

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