The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Lithium Americas Corp.. The EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -30.50 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Lithium Americas Corp. is making for it’s investors or shareholders.
Lithium Americas Corp. is in the basic materials sector and is part of the metals and mining industry. The company CEO is W. Thomas Hodgson. Lithium Americas Corp is focused on is advancing two lithium projects, the Cauchari-Olaroz Lithium Project located in Jujuy, Argentina and Lithium Nevada project located in north-western Nevada and on the manufacturing and sales of organoclay product.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The LAC shares had a previous change of 7.46% which opened at 2.99 and closed at 3.17. It moved to an intraday high of 3.23 and a low of 2.95.
Over the last five trading days, LAC shares returned 13.21% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -21.34%. Over three months, it changed -33.12%. In one year it has changed -64.34% and within that year its 52-week high was 10.39 and its 52-week low was 2.75. LAC stock is 15.27% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 4.66 and a 50 day moving average of 3.70. Right now, LAC stock is trading -32.00% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.
The company has a market cap of $280.8m with 88.6m shares outstanding and a float of 88.6m shares. Trading volume was 169,106 shares and has experienced an average volume of 138,260 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.
The last annual reported EPS for Lithium Americas Corp. was -0.44 which ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.07.
Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
- 09-30-2018: -0.08
- 06-30-2018: -0.08
- 03-31-2018: -0.05
- 12-31-2017: -0.01
Indicators Also to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 15.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,282,808, which was 2.58% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 21.67. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -24.21%, return on assets is -22.04%, price-to-sales is 52.20 and price-to-book is 2.79.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
- 5 : Growth Expectations Result
- 5 : Financial Safety Result
- 0 : Past Performance Result
- 0 : Valuation Result
- 0 : Dividend Safety Result
- 2 : Overall Result