Why Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL) Shares Are Rising 2.86 Percent Today

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) is one of the best performers on the stock market today. At current price of $7.91, the shares have already added 0.22 points (2.86% higher) from its previous close of $7.69. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 1137291 contracts so far this session. LL shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 1.15 million shares, but with a 27.39 million float and a -1.41% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for LL stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $8.8 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 11.25% from where the LL share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.62 over a week and tumble down $-1.44 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $14.44, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 01/05/19. The recent low of $6.59 stood for a -45.22% since 07/08/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 2.16 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 46.07. This figure suggests that LL stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current LL readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 55.42% at this stage. This figure means that LL share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL) would settle between $7.96/share to $8.23/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $7.36 mark, then the market for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $7.03 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.11. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Morgan Stanley lowered their recommendation on shares of LL from Equal-Weight to Underweight in their opinion released on January 21. Raymond James analysts bumped their rating on Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) stock from Mkt Perform to Outperform in a separate flash note issued to investors on May 01. Analysts at Evercore ISI, made their first call for the equity with a In-line recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to March 20.

LL equity has an average rating of 3, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 7 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 6 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 1 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while others rated it as a sell. 0 analysts rated Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) as a buy or a strong buy while 1 advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, LL stock price is currently trading at 18.57X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 0 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 25.9. Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. current P/B ratio of 1.5 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 136.5.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 1.3% to hit $272460, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 0.5% from $1.08 billion to a noteworthy $1.09 billion. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 87.5% to hit $0.15 per share. For the fiscal year, LL’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 11.8% to hit $0.19 per share.