Leslies Inc (NASDAQ: LESL) kicked off on November 20, 2023, at the price of $5.77, down -0.87% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $5.90 and dropped to $5.66 before settling in for the closing price of $5.74. Over the past 52 weeks, LESL has traded in a range of $4.39-$17.12.
A company in the Consumer Cyclical sector has jumped its sales by 15.22% annually for the last half of the decade. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded -68.67%. With a float of $177.11 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $183.48 million.
In an organization with 4200 employees, it is important to assess its efficiency. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +43.13, operating margin of +15.28, and the pretax margin is +13.32.
Leslies Inc (LESL) Insider Updates
Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Specialty Retail Industry. The insider ownership of Leslies Inc is 3.75%, while institutional ownership is 116.30%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Aug 07, was worth 346,410. In this transaction Chief Executive Officer of this company bought 50,000 shares at a rate of $6.93, taking the stock ownership to the 2,391,814 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Aug 07, when Company’s insider bought 25,000 for $6.92, making the entire transaction worth $173,078. This insider now owns 1,436,377 shares in total.
Leslies Inc (LESL) Performance Highlights and Predictions
In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2023, the organization reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS), lower than consensus estimate (set at $0.44) by -$0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +10.18. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.16 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -68.67% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 9.70% during the next five years compared to 74.66% growth over the previous five years of trading.
Leslies Inc (NASDAQ: LESL) Trading Performance Indicators
Take a look at Leslies Inc’s (LESL) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 0.32. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.70.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 0.37, a number that is poised to hit 0.16 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 0.46 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Leslies Inc (LESL)
Let’s dig in a bit further. During the last 5-days, its volume was 3.06 million. That was inferior than the volume of 3.82 million it reported in year-ago period. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 87.41%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.33.
During the past 100 days, Leslies Inc’s (LESL) raw stochastic average was set at 21.74%, which indicates a significant decrease from 86.09% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 82.38% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 86.46% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $5.18, while its 200-day Moving Average is $8.58. However, in the short run, Leslies Inc’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $5.84. Second resistance stands at $5.99. The third major resistance level sits at $6.08. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $5.60, it is likely to go to the next support level at $5.51. Assuming the price breaks the second support level, the third support level stands at $5.36.
Leslies Inc (NASDAQ: LESL) Key Stats
The company with the Market Capitalisation of 1.05 billion has total of 184,005K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 1,562 M in contrast with the sum of 159,030 K annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 610,890 K and last quarter income was 72,550 K.