Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) went down by -1.62% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $23.74 and move down -50.16%, while LEVI stocks collected +14.48% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Barron's reported on 05/26/20 that Brands Look to Cut Out the Middle Man: Department Stores

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) Worth an Investment?

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 16.22 times of increase in earnings at the present.

LEVI Market Performance

LEVI stocks went up by 14.48% for the week, with the monthly jump of 33.76% and a quarterly performance of -3.95%, while its annual performance rate touched -24.61%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 17.68% for LEVI stocks with the simple moving average of -5.04% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LEVI stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for LEVI shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for LEVI socks in the upcoming period according to Telsey Advisory Group is $20 based on the research report published on April 1, 2020.

BofA/Merrill, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LEVI stock at the price of $15, previously predicting the value of $24. The rating they have provided for LEVI stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on March 18, 2020.

UBS gave “Buy” rating to LEVI stocks, setting the target price at $29 in the report published on February 24, 2020.

LEVI Stocks 22.74% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought LEVI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Levi Strauss & Co. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -33.40% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 5.77%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 6.21%, while the shares surge at the distance of +23.13% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +10.02% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, LEVI went up by +14.48%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -6.89% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $13.58. In addition, Levi Strauss & Co. saw -18.04% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

LEVI Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI), starting from Eisenhardt Elizabeth H, who sold 15,141 shares at the price of $20.39 back on Feb 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 262,000 shares of Levi Strauss & Co., valued at $308,743 with the latest closing price.

Haas Jennifer C., the 10% Owner of Levi Strauss & Co., sold 5,047 shares at the value of $20.39 during a trade that took place back on Feb 12, which means that Haas Jennifer C. is holding 0 shares at the value of $102,914 based on the most recent closing price.

LEVI Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +9.94 for the present operating margin and +53.72 for gross margin. The net margin for Levi Strauss & Co. stands at +6.84. Total capital return value is set at 26.62, while invested capital returns managed to touch 18.57. Equity return holds the value 27.00%, with 9.20% for asset returns.

Based on Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI), the company’s capital structure generated 64.88 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 39.35. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 23.97 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 8.65 and long-term debt to capital is 64.39.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.86 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.15. The receivables turnover for Levi Strauss & Co. is 8.76 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.48. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.46.