Lee Enterprises Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) went down by -10.67% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $3.05. The company’s stock price has collected 23.50% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/17/21 that Lee launches Feast and Field, new food-focused digital magazine
Is It Worth Investing in Lee Enterprises Incorporated (NYSE :LEE) Right Now?
Lee Enterprises Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 20.94 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for LEE is at 1.32. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 1 who provided ratings for Lee Enterprises Incorporated declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $4.00. LEE currently public float of 49.94M and currently shorts hold a 3.60% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LEE was 586.64K shares.
LEE’s Market Performance
LEE stocks went up by 23.50% for the week, with a monthly jump of 66.46% and a quarterly performance of 137.17%, while its annual performance rate touched 84.83%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 17.00% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 11.66% for Lee Enterprises Incorporated. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 19.14% for LEE stocks with a simple moving average of 133.53% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LEE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LEE stocks, with Odeon repeating the rating for LEE by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for LEE in the upcoming period, according to Odeon is $4 based on the research report published on April 20th of the previous year 2015.
Deutsche Securities gave a rating of “Hold” to LEE, setting the target price at $5 in the report published on July 25th of the previous year.
LEE Trading at 56.58% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LEE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -12.13% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 11.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 17.00%, as shares surge +44.09% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +125.21% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LEE rose by +23.50%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +197.74% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $2.29. In addition, Lee Enterprises Incorporated saw 112.70% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for LEE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.09 for the present operating margin
- +50.91 for the gross margin
The net margin for Lee Enterprises Incorporated stands at -0.50. The total capital return value is set at 11.53, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.66. Equity return is now at value -24.60, with 0.80 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.01, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.98. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.99 and the total asset turnover is 0.87. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.76.