Lilly(Eli) & Co (NYSE: LLY)’s stock price has plunge by 1.00relation to previous closing price of 591.71. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -2.47% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-20 that Through this expansion, Eli Lilly (LLY) intends to expand its global manufacturing footprint to support the rising demand for its diabetes and obesity portfolio.

Is It Worth Investing in Lilly(Eli) & Co (NYSE: LLY) Right Now?

Lilly(Eli) & Co (NYSE: LLY) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 110.31x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 0.33. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 19 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 5 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The public float for LLY is 847.90M, and currently, short sellers hold a 0.64% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of LLY on November 21, 2023 was 3.18M shares.

LLY’s Market Performance

LLY’s stock has seen a -2.47% decrease for the week, with a 2.22% rise in the past month and a 7.94% gain in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.66%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.20% for Lilly(Eli) & Co The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 2.14% for LLY’s stock, with a 29.86% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of LLY

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LLY stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for LLY by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for LLY in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $535 based on the research report published on November 09, 2023 of the current year 2023.

LLY Trading at 3.40% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought LLY to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.14% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.20%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.66%, as shares surge +3.63% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.34% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, LLY fell by -2.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +76.24% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $586.14. In addition, Lilly(Eli) & Co saw 63.35% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LLY starting from Zakrowski Donald A, who sale 670 shares at the price of $571.10 back on Nov 06. After this action, Zakrowski Donald A now owns 4,708 shares of Lilly(Eli) & Co, valued at $382,637 using the latest closing price.

LILLY ENDOWMENT INC, the 10% Owner of Lilly(Eli) & Co, sale 215,000 shares at $605.44 during a trade that took place back on Oct 11, which means that LILLY ENDOWMENT INC is holding 99,768,810 shares at $130,169,879 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for LLY

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Lilly(Eli) & Co stands at +21.88. The total capital return value is set at 31.22, while invested capital returns managed to touch 25.12. Equity return is now at value 46.86, with 9.47 for asset returns.

Based on Lilly(Eli) & Co (LLY), the company’s capital structure generated 152.48 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 60.39. Total debt to assets is 32.81, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 138.38. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 54.81.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 17.95, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.05. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.42 and the total asset turnover is 0.58. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.05.


To put it simply, Lilly(Eli) & Co (LLY) has had a better 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 is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.