Life Storage Inc. (NYSE:LSI) went up by 4.19% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $120.87. The company’s stock price has collected 5.96% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/04/21 that Life Storage, Inc. Announces a 3.7% Increase to its Common Stock Dividend and a Three-for-Two Stock Split
Is It Worth Investing in Life Storage Inc. (NYSE :LSI) Right Now?
Life Storage Inc. (NYSE:LSI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 37.10 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for LSI is at 0.34. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 9 who provided ratings for Life Storage Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $129.89, which is $6.12 above the current price. LSI currently public float of 48.08M and currently shorts hold a 2.70% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LSI was 404.42K shares.
LSI’s Market Performance
LSI stocks went up by 5.96% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.19% and a quarterly performance of 5.80%, while its annual performance rate touched 9.37%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.50% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.63% for Life Storage Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.54% for LSI stocks with a simple moving average of 17.50% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LSI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LSI stocks, with BMO Capital Markets repeating the rating for LSI by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for LSI in the upcoming period, according to BMO Capital Markets is $140 based on the research report published on January 08th of the current year 2021.
Raymond James, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LSI reach a price target of $120. The rating they have provided for LSI stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on October 06th, 2020.
Evercore ISI gave a rating of “Outperform” to LSI, setting the target price at $114 in the report published on August 10th of the previous year.
LSI Trading at 6.21% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LSI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 0.50% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.63%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.50%, as shares surge +7.34% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +6.42% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LSI rose by +5.96%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +27.74% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $117.75. In addition, Life Storage Inc. saw 1.75% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LSI starting from Gregoire Andrew J, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $114.31 back on Dec 11. After this action, Gregoire Andrew J now owns 59,181 shares of Life Storage Inc., valued at $571,550 using the latest closing price.
ROGERS DAVID L, the Director of Life Storage Inc., sale 14,111 shares at $90.00 during a trade that took place back on May 22, which means that ROGERS DAVID L is holding 104,903 shares at $1,269,990 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LSI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +39.52 for the present operating margin
- +47.26 for the gross margin
The net margin for Life Storage Inc. stands at +45.08. The total capital return value is set at 5.72, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.58. Equity return is now at value 7.10, with 3.50 for asset returns.
Based on Life Storage Inc. (LSI), the company’s capital structure generated 92.74 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 48.12. Total debt to assets is 46.73, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 91.79. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 47.62.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 12.27, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.28. The receivables turnover for the company is 51.39 and the total asset turnover is 0.14.