Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE: LYG)’s stock price has increased by 2.48 compared to its previous closing price of 2.22. Nevertheless, the company has seen a loss of -5.21% in its stock price over the last five trading days.
Is It Worth Investing in Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE: LYG) Right Now?
Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE: LYG) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 6.45x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.31. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 14 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 5 as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) is $3.07, which is $0.75 above the current market price. The public float for LYG is 16.76B, and currently, short sellers hold a 0.07% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of LYG on March 16, 2023 was 8.60M shares.
LYG’s Market Performance
LYG stock saw a decrease of -5.21% in the past week, with a monthly decline of -11.82% and a quarterly a decrease of -0.66%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.98%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.15% for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -6.49% for LYG stock, with a simple moving average of 4.70% for the last 200 days.
LYG Trading at -7.38% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LYG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.83% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.98%, as shares sank -10.67% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.89% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LYG fell by -5.83%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -0.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $2.42. In addition, Lloyds Banking Group plc saw 3.41% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for LYG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +31.20 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Lloyds Banking Group plc stands at +21.09. The total capital return value is set at 3.95, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.84.
Based on Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG), the company’s capital structure generated 353.28 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 77.94. Total debt to assets is 16.89, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 219.49. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 48.42.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.74, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.67. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.01.
To put it simply, Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.