Loews Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

L -  USA Stock  

USD 53.97  0.40  0.75%

Taking into account the 90-day investment horizon and your above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding Loews Corp is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Loews Corp buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding L positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Loews Corp's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.

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Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

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Strong Hold

Volatility

Very steadyDetails

Hype Condition

Low keyDetails

Current Valuation

Fairly ValuedDetails

Odds of Distress

Close to AverageDetails

Economic Sensitivity

Actively responds to the marketDetails

Analyst Consensus

HoldDetails

Financial Strenth (F Score)

PoorDetails

Financial Leverage

Very FirmDetails

Reporting Quality (M-Score)

Unlikely ManipulatorDetails
For the selected time horizon Loews Corp has a Risk Adjusted Performance of (0.007891), Jensen Alpha of (0.09), Total Risk Alpha of (0.1) and Treynor Ratio of (0.021092)
Our trade recommendations module provides unbiased advice that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Loews Corp. Our trade recommendations engine provides an advice for the company potential to grow from the perspective of an investor's risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Loews Corp is not overpriced, please verify all Loews Corp fundamentals, including its cash per share, beta, and the relationship between the revenue and cash flow from operations . Given that Loews Corp has a number of shares shorted of 1.86 M, we recommend you to check Loews Corp market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Loews Corp Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Loews Corp generates negative expected return over the last 90 days
Loews Corp was previously known as Loews Corp and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LTR.
The company has accumulated 9.14 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 0.49, which looks OK as compared to the sector. Loews Corp has a current ratio of 0.49, which means it has a negative working capital and may have difficulties to pay out interest payments when they become due.
The entity reported the annual revenue of 13.07 B. Total Loss to common stockholders was (38 M) with gross profit before all taxes, overhead, and interest of 3.81 B.
Loews Corp has a poor financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
About 65.0% of Loews Corp shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from Richard Scott: Disposition of 16122 shares by Richard Scott of Loews Corp subject to Rule 16b-3

Loews Corp current analysts advice

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Loews analyst recommendations are determined by taking all analyst recommendations and averaging them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell or Sell. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Loews analyst consensus and target price projections should be used in combination with other traditional techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Recommendation Mean3.00
The consensus estimates and target price estimation comprises individual analyst assessments, and may or may not mutch the Macroaxis buy or sell advice. It is determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, or Sell.

Loews Corp Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Loews Corp's historical returns is an attempt to chart the future uncertainty of Loews Corp's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Loews Corp stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Loews Corp price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Loews Corp returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Loews Corp stock.
Mean Return-0.02Value At Risk-2.26
Potential Upside2.63Standard Deviation1.44
 Return Density 
      Distribution 
Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Loews Corp historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Loews Corp Cash Flow Accounts

201620172018201920202021 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(1.45 B)(1.03 B)(995 M)(1.04 B)(710 M)(766.05 M)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion841 M874 M912 M943 M734 M751.84 M
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents(113 M)145 M(67 M)(69 M)142 M153.21 M
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals251 M(1.14 B)76 M(117 M)(476 M)(488.53 M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(134 M)(216 M)(1.03 B)(1.05 B)(923 M)(995.87 M)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities196 M656 M(178 M)120 M933 M1.01 B
Net Cash Flow from Financing(166 M)201 M(2.83 B)(1.14 B)(198 M)(213.63 M)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(2.19 B)(2.65 B)(1.44 B)(671 M)(1.41 B)(1.53 B)
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals(1.15 B)(112 M)(465 M)693 M(101 M)(108.97 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations2.25 B2.59 B4.22 B1.74 B1.75 B2.39 B

Loews Corp Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Loews Corp or Financial Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Loews Corp stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Loews stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
α
Alpha over DOW
-0.09
β
Beta against DOW1.63
σ
Overall volatility
1.45
Ir
Information ratio -0.05

Loews Corp Volatility Alert

Loews Corp exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.07 and kurtosis of 0.65. However, we advise investors to further study Loews Corp technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Loews Corp's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Loews Corp's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Loews Corp Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Loews Corp's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Loews Corp's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Loews Corp and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Loews Corp or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Loews Corp's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Loews Corp by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
    
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FundamentalsLoews CorpPeer Average
Return On Equity0.24 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.44 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin(0.29) %(1.27) %
Operating Margin4.30 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation19.75 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding263.18 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders15.88 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions64.88 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.86 M4.71 M
Price to Earning28.45 X28.72 X
Price to Book0.81 X9.51 X
Price to Sales1.07 X11.42 X
Revenue13.07 B9.43 B
Gross Profit3.81 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.3 B3.9 B
Net Income(38 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents4.98 B2.7 B
Cash per Share18.93 X5.01 X
Total Debt9.14 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.49 %48.70 %
Current Ratio0.50 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share65.47 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations1.55 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.13 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share(0.14) X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.31 X4.89 X
Number of Employees12.2 K18.84 K
Beta0.93-0.15
Market Capitalization14.04 B19.03 B
Total Asset70.52 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings17.12 B9.33 B
Z Score0.68.72
Five Year Return0.55 %
   Disposition of 16122 shares by Richard Scott of Loews Corp subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Loews Corp Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Loews . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.
Accumulation Distribution3990.46
Daily Balance Of Power0.7547
Rate Of Daily Change1.01
Day Median Price53.85
Day Typical Price53.89
Market Facilitation Index0.0
Price Action Indicator0.32

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 2018 2019 2020 2021 (projected)
Cash and Equivalents405 M336 M478 M440.38 M
Total Assets78.32 B82.24 B80.24 B87.55 B

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The market value of Loews Corp is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Loews that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Loews Corp's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Loews Corp's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Loews Corp's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Loews Corp underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Loews Corp's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Loews Corp value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Loews Corp's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.