In the past week, LESL stock has gone down by -0.79%, with a monthly decline of -6.23% and a quarterly plunge of -22.46%. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.79%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 4.70% for Leslie’s Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -5.06% for LESL’s stock, with a -23.78% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in Leslie’s Inc. (NASDAQ: LESL) Right Now?
Leslie’s Inc. (NASDAQ: LESL) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.68x that is above its average ratio. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 8 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 5 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”
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The average price predicted by analysts for LESL is $14.17, which is $3.84 above the current price. The public float for LESL is 176.39M and currently, short sellers hold a 11.51% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of LESL on May 24, 2023 was 3.14M shares.
LESL) stock’s latest price update
The stock price of Leslie’s Inc. (NASDAQ: LESL) has plunged by -0.49 when compared to previous closing price of 10.13, but the company has seen a -0.79% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.
LESL Trading at -6.79% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LESL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -50.34% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.70%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.79%, as shares sank -4.91% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -14.65% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LESL fell by -0.79%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -33.68% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.59. In addition, Leslie’s Inc. saw -17.44% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LESL starting from Bubbles Investor Aggregator, L, who sale 9,343,499 shares at the price of $12.02 back on Dec 12. After this action, Bubbles Investor Aggregator, L now owns 8,776,904 shares of Leslie’s Inc., valued at $112,308,858 using the latest closing price.
Gazaway Brad, the of Leslie’s Inc., sale 3,335 shares at $14.82 during a trade that took place back on Sep 26, which means that Gazaway Brad is holding 130,447 shares at $49,425 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LESL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.28 for the present operating margin
- +43.13 for the gross margin
The net margin for Leslie’s Inc. stands at +10.18. The total capital return value is set at 29.33, while invested capital returns managed to touch 21.34. Equity return is now at value -50.80, with 10.70 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.78, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.28. The receivables turnover for the company is 37.12 and the total asset turnover is 1.37. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.56.
In conclusion, Leslie’s Inc. (LESL) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it 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.