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How to buy Levi Strauss-and-Co (LEVI) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Levi Strauss-and-Co stocks.
Levi Strauss-and-Co is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. Levi Strauss-and-Co stocks (LEVI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $28 – an increase of 3.14% over the previous week. Levi Strauss-and-Co employs 14,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.5 billion.
How to buy shares in Levi Strauss-and-Co
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- Can I buy shares in Levi Strauss-and-Co?
- Has coronavirus impacted Levi Strauss-and-Co shares?
- Levi Strauss-and-Co shares summary
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- Is Levi Strauss-and-Co stock a buy or sell?
- Levi Strauss-and-Co performance over time
- Are Levi Strauss-and-Co shares over-valued?
- Levi Strauss-and-Co's financials
- How volatile are Levi Strauss-and-Co shares?
- Does Levi Strauss-and-Co pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Levi Strauss-and-Co stock price (NYSE:LEVI)Use our graph to track the performance of LEVI stocks over time.
Levi Strauss-and-Co shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$22.02|
|52-week range||$19.06 - $30.59|
|50-day moving average||$24.91|
|200-day moving average||$26.53|
|Wall St. target price||$34.50|
|Dividend yield||$0.18 (1.22%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.11|
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Is it a good time to buy Levi Strauss-and-Co stock?
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Levi Strauss-and-Co price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||3.14%|
|1 month (2021-12-25)||N/A|
|3 months (2021-10-25)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-07-29)||-19.81%|
|1 year (2021-01-29)||11.72%|
|2 years (2020-01-29)||11.21%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||N/A|
|5 years (2017-01-25)||N/A|
Is Levi Strauss-and-Co under- or over-valued?
Valuing Levi Strauss-and-Co stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Levi Strauss-and-Co's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Levi Strauss-and-Co's P/E ratio
Levi Strauss-and-Co's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Levi Strauss-and-Co shares trade at around 19x 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.
Levi Strauss-and-Co's EBITDA
Levi Strauss-and-Co's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $729.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Levi Strauss-and-Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Levi Strauss-and-Co financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||10.74%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.36%|
|Return on equity TTM||32.65%|
|Market capitalisation||$8.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Levi Strauss-and-Co share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 24.76% of net profits
Recently Levi Strauss-and-Co has paid out, on average, around 24.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Levi Strauss-and-Co shareholders could enjoy a 1.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Levi Strauss-and-Co's case, that would currently equate to about $0.18 per share.
While Levi Strauss-and-Co's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Levi Strauss-and-Co is investing more in its future growth.
Levi Strauss-and-Co's most recent dividend payout was on 17 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Levi Strauss-and-Co share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Levi Strauss-and-Co's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.0574 up to $30.5943. 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 Levi Strauss-and-Co's is 1.1215. This would suggest that Levi Strauss-and-Co'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).
Levi Strauss-and-Co overview
Levi Strauss & Co. operates as an apparel company. It designs, markets, and sells jeans, casual and dress pants, tops, shorts, skirts, jackets, footwear, and related accessories for men, women, and children in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company sells its products under the Levi's, Dockers, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. , and Denizen brands; and also licenses its Levi's and Dockers trademarks for various product categories, including footwear, belts, wallets and bags, outerwear, sweaters, dress shirts, kids wear, sleepwear, and hosiery. The company sells its products through third-party retailers, such as department stores, specialty retailers, third-party e-commerce sites, and franchisees who operate brand-dedicated stores; and directly to consumers through various formats, including company-operated mainline and outlet stores, company-operated e-commerce sites, and select shop-in-shops located in department stores and other third-party retail locations. It operates approximately 3,100 brand-dedicated stores and shop-in-shops.
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