As on April 30, 2021, Lumen Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LUMN) started slowly as it slid -2.51% to $12.83. During the day, the stock rose to $13.16 and sunk to $12.72 before settling in for the price of $13.16 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LUMN posted a 52-week range of $8.51-$16.60.
The Communication Services sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 3.00% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -22.20%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 76.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.08 billion, simultaneously with a float of $992.11 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $14.55 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $13.17, while the 200-day Moving Average is $11.14.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 39000 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 531,077 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -31,590. The stock had 9.48 Receivables turnover and 0.33 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +33.42, operating margin was +17.40 and Pretax Margin of -3.78.
Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Telecom Services industry. Lumen Technologies Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.70%, in contrast to 77.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 09, this organization’s Director sold 6,500 shares at the rate of 14.22, making the entire transaction reach 92,430 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 76,529. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 17, Company’s Director sold 10,000 for 10.21, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 102,100. This particular insider is now the holder of 55,880 in total.
Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.3) by $0.18. This company achieved a net margin of -5.95 while generating a return on equity of -10.00. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.4 per share during the current fiscal year.
Lumen Technologies Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 76.80% and is forecasted to reach 1.41 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 3.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -22.20% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Lumen Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LUMN) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.33. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.70. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 8.63.
In the same vein, LUMN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.14, a figure that is expected to reach 0.41 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.41 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Lumen Technologies Inc., LUMN], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 6.96 million was lower the volume of 13.78 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 69.31% While, its Average True Range was 0.30.
Raw Stochastic average of Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 45.68%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 48.84% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 16.97% that was lower than 70.47% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.