Lannett Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

LCI -- USA Stock  

USD 4.85  0.23  4.53%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Lannett Company is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Lannett buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Lannett positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Lannett available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Lannett buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Lannett 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 Lannett Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1264, jensen alpha of 0.7705, total risk alpha of 1.28, sortino ratio of 0.1687 and treynor ratio of 0.5711
We provide buy, hold, or sell recommendation to complement the last-minute expert consensus on Lannett Company. Our dynamic recommendation engine harnesses multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the entity potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Lannett is not overpriced, please verify all Lannett Company fundamentals including its Total Debt, Number of Employees and the relationship between EBITDA and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Lannett has Number of Shares Shorted of 17.16M, we recommend you check Lannett 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.

Lannett Thematic Classifications

Baby Boomer Prospects IdeaBaby Boomer Prospects
Mega stocks, funds and ETFs that tend to appeal to people considering retirement from the work force
Obamacare IdeaObamacare
Companies that count on Obamacare to take off

Lannett Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.65Value At Risk7.05
Potential Upside8.74Standard Deviation7.08
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Telemus Capital LlcCommon Shares8.1 M38.5 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares3 M14.1 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares2.8 M13.2 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares2.1 M9.9 M
Millennium Management LlcCommon Shares1.1 M5.4 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares934.1 K4.4 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares822.2 K3.9 M
Barclays PlcPut Options464.1 K2.2 M

Lannett Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.12
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.11

Lannett Volatility Alert

Lannett Company is displaying above average volatility of 7.08 over selected time horizon. Investors should scrutinize Lannett Company independently to make sure intended market timing strategies are aligned with expectations about Lannett volatility.
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Lannett Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsLannettPeer Average
Return On Equity(61.26)% (15.17)%
Return On Asset7.39% (15.64)%
Profit Margin(39.74)% (5.50)%
Operating Margin24.82% (10.91)%
Current Valuation885.43M152.14B
Shares Outstanding38.95M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders30.11% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions84.98% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted17.16M3.24M
Price to Earning7.15X40.69X
Price to Book0.63X14.44X
Price to Sales0.29X17.81X
Gross Profit320.83M21.75B
Net Income(272.1M)517.71M
Cash and Equivalents150.33M3.89B
Cash per Share3.86X5.17X
Total Debt826.97M7.36B
Debt to Equity265.00% 0.72%
Current Ratio2.87X3.30X
Book Value Per Share8.27X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations174.82M1.25B
Short Ratio10.10X2.09X
Earnings Per Share(7.30)X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.07)X1.22X
Number of Employees1.25K10.67K
Market Capitalization201.58M29.78B
Total Asset1.76B126.86B
Retained Earnings278.36M38.24B
Working Capital306.15M3.58B
Current Asset612.82M36.8B
   Purchase by Albert Paonessa of 10000 shares of Lannett [view details]

Lannett Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Lannett appears to be very risky and stock price may revert if volatility continues
Lannett has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company reported last year revenue of 684.66M. Reported Net Loss for the year was (272.1M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 320.83M.
Over 85.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

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Lannett Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price6.50
Target Mean Price6.50
Recommendation Mean3.00
Target High Price8.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price5.00
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