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How to buy Lifetime Brands stock in Canada | $15
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Lifetime Brands is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Lifetime Brands stocks (LCUT.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $14.87 – a decrease of 1.06% over the previous week. Lifetime Brands employs 1,350 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $819.8 million.
How to buy Lifetime Brands stock in Canada
- Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
- Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
- Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
- Search the platform for stock code: LCUT in this case.
- Research Lifetime Brands stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Lifetime Brands stocks. It's that simple.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Lifetime Brands?
- Has coronavirus impacted Lifetime Brands shares?
- Lifetime Brands shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Lifetime Brands stock a buy or sell?
- Lifetime Brands performance over time
- Can I short Lifetime Brands shares?
- Are Lifetime Brands shares over-valued?
- Lifetime Brands's financials
- How volatile are Lifetime Brands shares?
- Does Lifetime Brands pay a dividend?
- Have Lifetime Brands shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Lifetime Brands's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Lifetime Brands's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $15, which is 51.60% up on its pre-crash value of $7.26 and 269.46% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $4.06.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Lifetime Brands stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $783.63 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $2,193.00.
Lifetime Brands stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of LCUT stocks over time.
Lifetime Brands stocks at a glance
|Latest market close||$15|
|52-week range||$6.927 - $17.48|
|50-day moving average||$14.8909|
|200-day moving average||$14.8296|
|Wall St. target price||$21.5|
|Dividend yield||$0.17 (1.14%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.342|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Lifetime Brands stock?
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Lifetime Brands price performance over time
|1 month (2021-07-01)||0.87%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||3.45%|
Is Lifetime Brands under- or over-valued?
Valuing Lifetime Brands stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lifetime Brands's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Lifetime Brands's P/E ratio
Lifetime Brands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Lifetime Brands stocks trade at around 11x 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 stocks or simply that they're under-valued.
Lifetime Brands's PEG ratio
Lifetime Brands's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8015. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Lifetime Brands's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Lifetime Brands's EBITDA
Lifetime Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$84.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Lifetime Brands's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Lifetime Brands financials
|Revenue TTM||USD$819.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||7.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$274 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||13%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$333 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell Lifetime Brands stocks
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "LCUT.US"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 99,423 Lifetime Brands stocks held short by investors – that's known as Lifetime Brands's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% down from 102,239 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Lifetime Brands stocks can be evaluated.
Lifetime Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Lifetime Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lifetime Brands stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lifetime Brands stocks traded daily (recently around 83548.739495798). Lifetime Brands's SIR currently stands at 1.19. In other words for every 100,000 Lifetime Brands stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 1190 stocks are currently held short.
However Lifetime Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lifetime Brands stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Lifetime Brands stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lifetime Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Lifetime Brands stocks in existence, roughly 0 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0084% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Lifetime Brands stocks, roughly 8 stocks are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Lifetime Brands.
Find out more about how you can short Lifetime Brands stock.
Lifetime Brands stock dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 11.49% of net profits
Recently Lifetime Brands has paid out, on average, around 11.49% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Lifetime Brands shareholders could enjoy a 1.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Lifetime Brands's case, that would currently equate to about $0.17 per share.
While Lifetime Brands's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Lifetime Brands is investing more in its future growth.
Lifetime Brands's most recent dividend payout was on 16 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 30 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Lifetime Brands stocks ever split?
Lifetime Brands stocks were split on a 11:10 basis on 13 February 1997. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Lifetime Brands stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower stock price could have impacted the market appetite for Lifetime Brands stocks which in turn could have impacted Lifetime Brands's stock price.
Lifetime Brands stock price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Lifetime Brands's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $6.927 up to $17.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Lifetime Brands's is 1.3123. This would suggest that Lifetime Brands's stocks are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Lifetime Brands overview
Lifetime Brands, Inc. designs, sources, and sells branded kitchenware, tableware, and other products for use in the home in the United States and internationally. The company provides kitchenware products, including kitchen tools and gadgets, cutlery, kitchen scales, thermometers, cutting boards, shears, cookware, pantryware, spice racks, and bakeware; and tableware products comprising dinnerware, stemware, flatware, and giftware. It also provides home solutions, such as thermal beverageware, bath scales, weather and outdoor household, food storage, neoprene travel, and home décor products. The company owns or licenses various brands, including Farberware, Mikasa, Taylor, KitchenAid, KitchenCraft, Pfaltzgraff, BUILT NY, Rabbit, Kamenstein, and MasterClass. It serves mass market merchants, specialty stores, commercial stores, department stores, warehouse clubs, grocery stores, off-price retailers, food service distributors, pharmacies, food and beverage outlets, and e-commerce. The company sells its products directly, as well as through its own websites. Lifetime Brands, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Garden City, New York.
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Lifetime Brands in the news
Lifetime Brands to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results on Thursday, August 5, 2021
Lifetime Brands (LCUT) May Report Negative Earnings: Know the Trend Ahead of Q2 Release
Lifetime Brands to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results on Thursday, August 5, 2021
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