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How to buy Livent stock (LTHM)

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Livent is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Livent shares (LTHM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Livent employs 1,350 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $920.1 million.

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Livent stock price (NYSE: LTHM)

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Livent shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-04-21.
Latest market close$4.83
52-week range$12.76 - $29.18
50-day moving average $6.32
200-day moving average $8.51
Wall St. target price$22.52
PE ratio 9.1722
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.80

Is it a good time to buy Livent stock?

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Livent price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.83 from 2024-02-27

1 week (2024-07-02) N/A
1 month (2024-06-09) N/A
3 months (2024-04-09) N/A
6 months (2024-01-12) -17.01%
1 year (2023-07-13) -82.99%
2 years (2022-07-09) N/A
3 years (2021-07-13) 19.87
5 years (2019-07-12) 7.01

Is Livent stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Livent's P/E ratio

Livent's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Livent shares trade at around 9x 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.

Livent's PEG ratio

Livent's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2226. 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'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's EBITDA

Livent's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $473.8 million.

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

Livent financials

Revenue TTM $920.1 million
Operating margin TTM 41.82%
Gross profit TTM $398.1 million
Return on assets TTM 12.71%
Return on equity TTM 24.24%
Profit margin 40.77%
Book value $9.69
Market Capitalization $3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Livent share dividends

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

Have Livent's shares ever split?

Livent's shares were split on a 2.406:1 basis on 3 January 2024. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2.406 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Livent shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 58.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Livent shares which in turn could have impacted Livent's share price.

Livent share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Livent's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.76 up to $29.18. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LTHM.US volatility(beta: 1.76)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's is 1.762. This would suggest that Livent's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Livent 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 non-rechargeable batteries and the production of lightweight materials for aerospace applications. 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 founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Livent is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.695% of Livent shares are held by insiders and 110.071% by institutions.
How many people work for Livent?
Latest data suggests 1,350 work at Livent.
When does the fiscal year end for Livent?
Livent's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Livent based?
Livent's address is: 1818 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19103
What is Livent's ISIN number?
Livent's international securities identification number is: US53814L1089
What is Livent's CUSIP number?
Livent's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 53814L108

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