Leslie’s Inc. (NASDAQ: LESL) open the trading on March 16, 2023, with a bit cautious approach as it glided -3.40% to $11.66. During the day, the stock rose to $12.21 and sunk to $11.58 before settling in for the price of $12.07 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LESL posted a 52-week range of $11.43-$21.73.
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Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 28.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $183.27 million, simultaneously with a float of $176.39 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2.21 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $13.48, while the 200-day Moving Average is $14.48.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 4200 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +43.13, operating margin was +15.28 and Pretax Margin of +13.32.
Leslie’s Inc. (LESL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Specialty Retail industry. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 12, this organization’s Former 10% Owner sold 9,343,499 shares at the rate of 12.02, making the entire transaction reach 112,308,858 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 8,776,904. Preceding that transaction, on Sep 26, Company’s official sold 3,335 for 14.82, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 49,425. This particular insider is now the holder of 130,447 in total.
Leslie’s Inc. (LESL) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 12/30/2022 suggests? It has posted -$0.14 earnings per share (EPS) not meeting the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at -$0.12) by -$0.02. This company achieved a net margin of +10.18. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.7 per share during the current fiscal year.
Leslie’s Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 28.20% and is forecasted to reach 0.92 in the upcoming year.
Leslie’s Inc. (NASDAQ: LESL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Leslie’s Inc. (LESL). 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 0.53. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.40. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 25.46.
In the same vein, LESL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.77, a figure that is expected to reach -0.10 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.92 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Leslie’s Inc. (LESL)
[Leslie’s Inc., LESL] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 22.80% While, its Average True Range was 0.51.
Raw Stochastic average of Leslie’s Inc. (LESL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 4.04%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 5.06% 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 26.74% that was lower than 49.38% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.