Leslies Inc (LESL) latest performance of -1.74% is not what was on cards

Leslies Inc (NASDAQ: LESL) started the day on Wednesday, with a price decrease of -1.74% at $5.66, before settling in for the price of $5.76 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LESL posted a 52-week range of $4.39-$11.68.

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The Consumer Cyclical sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 10.76% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 9.95%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 1.57%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $184.33 million, simultaneously with a float of $175.91 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.04 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $7.19, while the 200-day Moving Average is $6.54.

Leslies Inc (LESL) Ownership Facts and Figures

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Specialty Retail Industry. Leslies Inc’s current insider ownership accounts for 4.66%, in contrast to 114.31% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 07 ’23, this organization’s Chief Executive Officer bought 50,000 shares at the rate of 6.93, making the entire transaction reach 346,410 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 2,391,814. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 07 ’23, Company’s insider bought 25,000 for 6.92, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 173,078. This particular insider is now the holder of 1,436,377 in total.

Leslies Inc (LESL) Earnings and Revenue Records

In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 12/30/2023, the organization reported -$0.2 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at -$0.21) by $0.01. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.43 per share during the current fiscal year.

Leslies Inc’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 1.57% and is forecasted to reach 0.41 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 9.70% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 9.95% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Leslies Inc (NASDAQ: LESL) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Leslies Inc (LESL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.28. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.45. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $59.14, and its Beta score is 0.91. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.73. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 13.92.

In the same vein, LESL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.10, a figure that is expected to reach -0.18 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.41 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Leslies Inc (LESL)

If we take a close look at the recent performances of Leslies Inc (NASDAQ: LESL), its last 5-days Average volume was 3.13 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 2.77 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 4.87% While, its Average True Range was 0.45.

Raw Stochastic average of Leslies Inc (LESL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 33.25%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 7.48% 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 84.86% that was higher than 81.38% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.