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How to buy Lumber Liquidators stock | $19.47

Learn how to easily invest in Lumber Liquidators stock.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc is a home improvement retail business based in the US. Lumber Liquidators shares (LL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lumber Liquidators employs 2,119 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Lumber Liquidators stock price (NYSE: LL)

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Lumber Liquidators shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$19.47
52-week range$17.45 - $35.10
50-day moving average $20.05
200-day moving average $22.31
Wall St. target price$20.50
PE ratio 8.2922
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.35

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Is it a good time to buy Lumber Liquidators stock?

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Lumber Liquidators price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.47 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-10) 0.52%
1 month (2021-08-18) -2.45%
3 months (2021-06-18) -4.47%
6 months (2021-03-19) -22.92%
1 year (2020-09-18) -6.26%
2 years (2019-09-18) 117.06%
3 years (2018-09-18) 10.94%
5 years (2016-09-16) 24.17%

Is Lumber Liquidators under- or over-valued?

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

Lumber Liquidators's P/E ratio

Lumber Liquidators's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Lumber Liquidators shares trade at around 8x 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.

Lumber Liquidators's PEG ratio

Lumber Liquidators's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.637. 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 Lumber Liquidators's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Lumber Liquidators's EBITDA

Lumber Liquidators's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $96.2 million.

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

Lumber Liquidators financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.97%
Gross profit TTM $427.7 million
Return on assets TTM 8.18%
Return on equity TTM 32.32%
Profit margin 5.84%
Book value $8.64
Market capitalisation $566.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Lumber Liquidators shares

There are currently 1.5 million Lumber Liquidators shares held short by investors – that's known as Lumber Liquidators's "short interest". This figure is 10.7% up from 1.3 million last month.

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

Lumber Liquidators's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Lumber Liquidators's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lumber Liquidators shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lumber Liquidators shares traded daily (recently around 418440.9221902). Lumber Liquidators's SIR currently stands at 3.47. In other words for every 100,000 Lumber Liquidators shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3470 shares are currently held short.

However Lumber Liquidators's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lumber Liquidators shares, or, against the total number of tradable Lumber Liquidators shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lumber Liquidators's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Lumber Liquidators shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0514% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Lumber Liquidators shares, roughly 51 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 Lumber Liquidators.

Find out more about how you can short Lumber Liquidators stock.

Lumber Liquidators share dividends

We're not expecting Lumber Liquidators to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Lumber Liquidators share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lumber Liquidators's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.45 up to $35.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Lumber Liquidators's is 2.5104. This would suggest that Lumber Liquidators's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Lumber Liquidators overview

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, and hard-surface flooring enhancements and accessories. The company offers hardwood species; engineered hardwood, laminate, resilient vinyl, water-resistant vinyl plank, and porcelain tile flooring products; renewable flooring, and bamboo and cork products; and a selection of flooring enhancements and accessories, including moldings, noise-reducing underlayments, adhesives, and flooring tools under the Bellawood and Coreluxe brand. It also provides in-home delivery and installation services. The company primarily serves homeowners, or to contractors on behalf of homeowners. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 410 stores in the Unites States. The company also offers its products through its website, catalogs, and call center.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Lumber Liquidators is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.153% of Lumber Liquidators shares are held by insiders and 78.285% by institutions.
How many people work for Lumber Liquidators?
Latest data suggests 2,119 work at Lumber Liquidators.
When does the fiscal year end for Lumber Liquidators?
Lumber Liquidators's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Lumber Liquidators based?
Lumber Liquidators's address is: 4901 Bakers Mill Lane, Richmond, VA, United States, 23230
What is Lumber Liquidators's ISIN number?
Lumber Liquidators's international securities identification number is: US55003T1079
What is Lumber Liquidators's CUSIP number?
Lumber Liquidators's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 55003Q103

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