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Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc is a travel services business based in the US. Lindblad Expeditions shares (LIND) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lindblad Expeditions employs 640 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$257.8 million.

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Lindblad Expeditions share price

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Lindblad Expeditions shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-25.
Latest market closeUSD$8.58
52-week rangeUSD$3.01 - USD$18.34
50-day moving average USD$9.1437
200-day moving average USD$7.3911
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.2
PE ratio 44.2857
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.211

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Is it a good time to buy Lindblad Expeditions stock?

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Lindblad Expeditions price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.58 from 2020-09-29

1 week (2020-09-23) -1.61%
1 month (2020-08-28) -15.38%
3 months (2020-06-30) 11.14%
6 months (2020-03-30) 100.47%
1 year (2019-09-30) -48.81%
2 years (2018-09-28) -42.30%
3 years (2017-09-29) -19.81%
5 years (2015-09-30) -12.18%

Is Lindblad Expeditions under- or over-valued?

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

Lindblad Expeditions's P/E ratio

Lindblad Expeditions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 44x. In other words, Lindblad Expeditions shares trade at around 44x recent earnings.

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

Lindblad Expeditions's EBITDA

Lindblad Expeditions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$13 million.

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

Lindblad Expeditions financials

Revenue TTM USD$257.8 million
Gross profit TTM USD$176.5 million
Return on assets TTM -1.88%
Return on equity TTM -34.23%
Profit margin -15.87%
Book value $1.688
Market capitalisation USD$414.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Lindblad Expeditions shares

There are currently 1.1 million Lindblad Expeditions shares held short by investors – that's known as Lindblad Expeditions's "short interest". This figure is 7.3% down from 1.2 million last month.

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

Lindblad Expeditions's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Lindblad Expeditions's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lindblad Expeditions shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lindblad Expeditions shares traded daily (recently around 397798.23943662). Lindblad Expeditions's SIR currently stands at 2.84. In other words for every 100,000 Lindblad Expeditions shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2840 shares are currently held short.

However Lindblad Expeditions's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lindblad Expeditions shares, or, against the total number of tradable Lindblad Expeditions shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lindblad Expeditions's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Lindblad Expeditions shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.037% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Lindblad Expeditions shares, roughly 37 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 Lindblad Expeditions.

Find out more about how you can short Lindblad Expeditions stock.

Lindblad Expeditions share dividends

We're not expecting Lindblad Expeditions to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Lindblad Expeditions share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lindblad Expeditions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.01 up to $18.34. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LIND.US volatility(beta: 2.14)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 Lindblad Expeditions's is 2.1394. This would suggest that Lindblad Expeditions's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Lindblad Expeditions overview

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. provides expedition cruising and adventure travel experiences. It delivers voyages through a fleet of eight owned expedition ships and five seasonal charter vessels under the Lindblad brand; and operates eco-conscious expeditions and nature focused small-group tours under the Natural Habitat brand. The company has a strategic alliance with the National Geographic Society. Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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