As on December 23, 2021, Lumen Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LUMN) got off with the flyer as it spiked 0.63% to $12.84. During the day, the stock rose to $12.90 and sunk to $12.76 before settling in for the price of $12.76 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LUMN posted a 52-week range of $9.66-$16.60.
The company of the Communication Services sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 3.00%. 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 $1.06 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.02 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $13.06 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $12.76, while the 200-day Moving Average is $13.07.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 37000 employees. 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 0.20%, in contrast to 82.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 05, this organization’s EVP & GC sold 128,616 shares at the rate of 14.16, making the entire transaction reach 1,821,203 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 642,539. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 23, Company’s Director bought 5,000 for 11.98, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 59,880. This particular insider is now the holder of 300,015 in total.
Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2021, the company posted $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.38) by $0.13. 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 0.44 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 1.58 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -11.70% 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 1.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.40. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.65. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 4.91.
In the same vein, LUMN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.71, a figure that is expected to reach 0.54 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.58 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 13.22 million was better the volume of 11.62 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 87.22% While, its Average True Range was 0.40.
Raw Stochastic average of Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 51.40%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 94.27% 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 22.77% that was lower than 37.69% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.