Livent Corporation (LTHM) distance from 200-day Simple Moving Average is $26.00: Right on the Precipice

As on May 24, 2023, Livent Corporation (NYSE: LTHM) started slowly as it slid -0.37% to $24.47. During the day, the stock rose to $24.75 and sunk to $24.04 before settling in for the price of $24.56 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LTHM posted a 52-week range of $18.26-$36.38.

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The Basic Materials Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 18.50%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 29.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 43.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $179.60 million, simultaneously with a float of $178.16 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $4.48 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $22.23, while the 200-day Moving Average is $26.00.

Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 1350 employees. It has generated 602,370 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 202,593. The stock had 5.92 Receivables turnover and 0.50 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +51.36, operating margin was +44.04 and Pretax Margin of +41.24.

Livent Corporation (LTHM) Ownership Facts and Figures

Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Specialty Chemicals industry. Livent Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 96.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Sep 19, this organization’s Vice President and CFO sold 3,635 shares at the rate of 32.54, making the entire transaction reach 118,272 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 62,582. Preceding that transaction, on Sep 09, Company’s President and CEO sold 85,171 for 35.00, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,980,985. This particular insider is now the holder of 299,980 in total.

Livent Corporation (LTHM) Earnings and Revenue Records

If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 3/30/2023, the company posted $0.6 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.39) by $0.21. This company achieved a net margin of +33.63 while generating a return on equity of 24.44. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.48 per share during the current fiscal year.

Livent Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 43.60% and is forecasted to reach 2.33 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 1.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 29.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Livent Corporation (NYSE: LTHM) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Livent Corporation (LTHM). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.80. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.97. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $15.10, and its Beta score is 1.78. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.86. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 21.86.

In the same vein, LTHM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.62, a figure that is expected to reach 0.47 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 2.33 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Livent Corporation (LTHM)

Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Livent Corporation, LTHM], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 3.92 million was better the volume of 3.33 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 17.84% While, its Average True Range was 0.92.

Raw Stochastic average of Livent Corporation (LTHM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 65.78%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 53.21% 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 34.53% that was lower than 50.55% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.