EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Livent Corporation. It is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which is 13.43%. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Livent Corporation is making for it’s investors or shareholders.
Livent Corporation trades as part of the basic materials sector and is part of the metals and mining industry. The company CEO is Paul W Graves.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The LTHM shares had a previous change of -2.06% which opened at 14.14 and closed at 13.80. It moved to an intraday high of 14.36 and a low of 13.26.
Over the last five trading days, LTHM shares returned 12.20% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -26.44%. Over three months, it changed -18.68%. In one year it has changed -18.68% and within that year its 52-week high was 19.90 and its 52-week low was 12.10. LTHM stock is 14.05% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 0.00 and a 50 day moving average of 16.38. Right now, LTHM stock is trading inf% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.
The company has a market cap of $2.0b with 146.0m shares outstanding and a float of 146.0m shares. Trading volume was 1,146,544 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,294,613 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 Livent Corporation was 0.49 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 28.16. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.23.
Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
- 09-30-2018: 0.25
Indicators Also to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 4.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 5,214,424, which was 3.57% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.79. 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 18.62%, return on assets is 15.77%, profit margin is 20.48%, price-to-sales is 4.72 and price-to-book is 4.29.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
- 5 : Growth Expectations Result
- 6 : Financial Safety Result
- 2 : Past Performance Result
- 0 : Valuation Result
- 0 : Dividend Safety Result
- 3 : Overall Result