La Z Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

LZB -- USA Stock  

USD 30.13  0.15  0.01%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding La Z Boy Incorporated is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides La Z buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding La Z positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of La Z Boy available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from La Z buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also La Z 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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For the selected time horizon La Z Boy Incorporated has a mean deviation of 1.62, semi deviation of 1.96, standard deviation of 2.25, variance of 5.06, downside variance of 5.02 and semi variance of 3.86
Macroaxis buy or sell advice module can be used to complement La Z Boy buy, hold, or sell suggestion provided by average analyst sentiment. It analyzes the firm potential to grow using fundamental, technical, data market data available at this time. To make sure La Z Boy is not overpriced, please verify all La Z Boy Incorporated fundamentals including its Gross Profit, Book Value Per Share and the relationship between Price to Earning and Cash per Share . Given that La Z Boy has Price to Earning of 16.99X, we recommend you check La Z market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the coming quarters given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

La Z Thematic Classifications

Consumer Goods IdeaConsumer Goods
USA Equities from Consumer Goods industry as classified by Fama & French
Furniture IdeaFurniture
Furniture manufacturers

La Z Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.11Value At Risk2.42
Potential Upside3.59Standard Deviation2.25
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options231640 K
Louisiana State Employees Retirement SystemCommon Shares17.6 K487 K
State Of Alaska Department Of RevenueCommon Shares15.7 K433 K
Simplex Trading LlcCommon Shares10.1 K279 K
True Private Wealth AdvisorsCommon Shares9 K249 K
North Star Investment Management CorpCommon Shares50014 K
Legacy Financial Advisors IncCommon Shares39411 K
Moody National Bank Trust DivisionCommon Shares1735 K

La Z Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.17
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

La Z Volatility Alert

La Z Boy Incorporated currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.24. It has Information Ratio of 0.07 and Jensen Alpha of 0.09. However, we do advice investors to further question La Z Boy Incorporated expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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La Z Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsLa ZPeer Average
Return On Equity13.71% (15.17)%
Return On Asset8.50% (15.64)%
Profit Margin5.11% (5.50)%
Operating Margin9.82% (10.91)%
Current Valuation1.35B152.14B
Shares Outstanding46.83M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders3.93% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions94.80% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted2.13M3.24M
Price to Earning16.99X40.69X
Price to Book2.22X14.44X
Price to Sales0.85X17.81X
Gross Profit622.75M21.75B
Net Income84.26M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents110.14M3.89B
Cash per Share2.35X5.17X
Total Debt35.31M7.36B
Debt to Equity5.40% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.88X3.30X
Book Value Per Share13.56X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations71.62M1.25B
Short Ratio3.87X2.09X
Earnings Per Share1.77X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.81X1.22X
Number of Employees9K10.67K
Market Capitalization1.41B29.78B
Total Asset800.03M126.86B
Retained Earnings252.47M38.24B
Working Capital324.55M3.58B
Current Asset481.97M36.8B
   Acquisition or disposition of La Z securities by Thompson Jack Lee [view details]

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La Z Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price32.00
Target Mean Price32.00
Recommendation Mean2.50
Target High Price34.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions2
Target Low Price30.00
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