Loews Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

L -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: December 31, 2019  

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Loews Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Loews buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Loews positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Loews available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Loews buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Loews Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Loews Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0437, jensen alpha of (0.042772), total risk alpha of (0.09), sortino ratio of (0.039006) and treynor ratio of 0.0516
Macroaxis advice tool can be used to complement Loews buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by experts. It analyzes the firm potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure Loews is not overpriced, please verify all Loews Corporation fundamentals including its Cash per Share, Beta and the relationship between Revenue and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Loews has Number of Shares Shorted of 3.72 M, we recommend you check Loews market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Loews Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company has accumulated 12.19 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 54.7 implying that the company may be unable to produce cash to meet its debt commitments. Loews has Current Ratio of 0.47 which means it has a negative working capital and may have difficulties to pay out interest payments when they become due.
About 70.0% of Loews outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Kenneth Siegel of 2813 shares of Loews subject to Rule 16b-3

Loews current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price52.00
Target Mean Price52.00
Recommendation Mean3.00
Target High Price52.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions1
Target Low Price52.00

Loews Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.06Value At Risk2.49
Potential Upside1.50Standard Deviation1.03
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Loews Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.04
β
Beta against DOW=0.94
σ
Overall volatility
=0.98
Ir
Information ratio =0.05

Loews Volatility Alert

Loews Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -1.11 and kurtosis of 1.85. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Loews Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
    
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Loews Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsLoewsPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0203 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0093 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.0384 (1.27) 
Operating Margin14.65 (5.51) 
Current Valuation25.15 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding297.44 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders69.62 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions26.05 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted3.72 M4.71 M
Price to Earning28.51 28.72 
Price to Book0.79 9.51 
Price to Sales1.06 11.42 
Revenue14.34 B9.43 B
Gross Profit6.24 B27.38 B
EBITDA2.1 B3.9 B
Net Income550 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents5.05 B2.7 B
Cash per Share16.98 5.01 
Total Debt12.19 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity54.70 48.70 
Current Ratio0.48 2.16 
Book Value Per Share28.52 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations225 M971.22 M
Short Ratio4.24 4.00 
Earnings Per Share1.79 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth1.16 4.89 
Number of Employees17.9 K18.84 K
Beta0.65-0.15
Market Capitalization15.17 B19.03 B
Total Asset70.52 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings12.07 B9.33 B
Z Score0.68.72
Five Year Return0.56
   Exercise or conversion by Kenneth Siegel of 2813 shares of Loews subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Loews Market Momentum

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