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Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) Shares Plummet Below 1-Year High

Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE: LAC)’s stock price has gone decline by -0.52 in comparison to its previous close of 21.33, however, the company has experienced a -4.71% decrease in its stock price over the last five trading days.

Is It Worth Investing in Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE: LAC) Right Now?

compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.44. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 12 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) is $36.35, which is $14.95 above the current market price. The public float for LAC is 112.87M, and currently, short sellers hold a 10.73% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of LAC on May 26, 2023 was 1.81M shares.

LAC’s Market Performance

The stock of Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) has seen a -4.71% decrease in the past week, with a 6.96% rise in the past month, and a -10.73% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.03%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.90% for LAC. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 0.33% for LAC’s stock, with a -10.82% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

LAC Trading at 2.88% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought LAC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -35.89% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.90%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.03%, as shares surge +6.51% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.50% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, LAC fell by -4.45%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -27.89% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $21.22. In addition, Lithium Americas Corp. saw 11.98% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Stock Fundamentals for LAC

Equity return is now at value -6.30, with -4.90 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 18.13.


To put it simply, Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC) has had a mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish 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.