January 24, 2023, Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) trading session started at the price of $59.91, that was -2.32% drop from the session before. During the day, the shares moved up to $60.57 and dropped to $58.75 before settling in for the closing price of $60.30. A 52-week range for LITE has been $48.73 – $105.05.
Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Technology sector was 11.30%. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at -47.10%. With a float of $67.85 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $68.10 million.
Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 6815 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +44.53, operating margin of +17.97, and the pretax margin is +13.73.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE) Insider Activity
Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward Lumentum Holdings Inc. stocks. The insider ownership of Lumentum Holdings Inc. is 1.10%, while institutional ownership is 99.29%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Aug 29, was worth 261,183. In this transaction Chief Accounting Officer of this company sold 3,030 shares at a rate of $86.20, taking the stock ownership to the 25,288 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Aug 23, when Company’s EVP & Chief Financial Officer sold 8,781 for $92.47, making the entire transaction worth $811,937. This insider now owns 31,194 shares in total.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE) Earnings and Forecasts
Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 6/29/2022, it has been observed that the corporation posted $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was better than consensus figure (set at $1.33) by $0.14. This company achieved a net margin of +11.61 while generating a return on equity of 10.34. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.6 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -47.10% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 7.80% during the next five years compared to 29.00% growth over the previous five years of trading.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) Trading Performance Indicators
You can see what Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE) is doing with its current performance indicators. In the most recent quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 2.60. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 2.26. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 12.44.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 1.58, a number that is poised to hit 1.32 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 5.99 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE)
Compared to the last year’s volume of 0.67 million, its volume of 0.67 million showed improvement in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 75.39%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.60.
During the past 100 days, Lumentum Holdings Inc.’s (LITE) raw stochastic average was set at 28.12%, which indicates a significant decrease from 76.19% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 20.77% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 45.78% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $54.72, while its 200-day Moving Average is $74.73. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $60.06 in the near term. At $61.23, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $61.88. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $58.24, it is likely to go to the next support level at $57.59. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $56.42.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) Key Stats
There are 68,200K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 4.01 billion. As of now, sales total 1,713 M while income totals 198,900 K. Its latest quarter income was 506,800 K while its last quarter net income were -400 K.