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How to buy Livent Corporation stock | $19.51

Learn how to easily invest in Livent Corporation stock.

Livent Corporation is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Livent Corporation shares (LTHM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Livent Corporation employs 900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Livent Corporation stock price (NYSE: LTHM)

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Livent Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$19.51
52-week range$6.18 - $23.99
50-day moving average $18.89
200-day moving average $18.86
Wall St. target price$19.18
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.11

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Livent Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.51 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -1.17%
3 months (2021-04-30) 8.27%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Livent Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Livent Corporation's PEG ratio

Livent Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.1175. 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 Livent Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Livent Corporation's EBITDA

Livent Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $14.6 million.

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

Livent Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $311.4 million
Gross profit TTM $40 million
Return on assets TTM -0.77%
Return on equity TTM -3.31%
Profit margin -5.72%
Book value $3.65
Market capitalisation $3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Livent Corporation shares

There are currently 23.6 million Livent Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Livent Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0.6% down from 23.7 million last month.

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

Livent Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Livent Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Livent Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Livent Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.9 million). Livent Corporation's SIR currently stands at 8.19. In other words for every 100,000 Livent Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8190 shares are currently held short.

However Livent Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Livent Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Livent Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Livent Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.15% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Livent Corporation shares in existence, roughly 150 shares are currently held short) or 0.1622% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Livent Corporation shares, roughly 162 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Livent Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Livent Corporation stock.

Livent Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Livent Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Livent Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Livent Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.18 up to $23.9899. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LTHM.US volatility(beta: 2.15)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 Livent Corporation's is 2.1543. This would suggest that Livent Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Livent Corporation overview

Livent Corporation manufactures and sells performance lithium compounds primarily used in lithium-based batteries, specialty polymers, and chemical synthesis applications in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers lithium compounds for use in applications that have specific performance requirements, including battery-grade lithium hydroxide for use in high performance lithium-ion batteries; and butyllithium, which is used in the production of polymers and pharmaceutical products, as well as a range of specialty lithium compounds, including high purity lithium metal, which is used in the production of lightweight materials for aerospace applications and non-rechargeable batteries. It also provides lithium phosphate, pharmaceutical-grade lithium carbonate, high purity lithium chloride, and specialty organics; and lithium carbonate and lithium chloride for use as feedstock in the process of producing performance lithium compounds. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Livent Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.73% of Livent Corporation shares are held by insiders and 92.48% by institutions.
How many people work for Livent Corporation?
Latest data suggests 900 work at Livent Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Livent Corporation?
Livent Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Livent Corporation based?
Livent Corporation's address is: 2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19104
What is Livent Corporation's ISIN number?
Livent Corporation's international securities identification number is: US53814L1089
What is Livent Corporation's CUSIP number?
Livent Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 53814L108

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