La Z Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

LZB -- USA Stock  

USD 27.37  0.22  0.80%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding La Z Boy Incorporated is '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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Risk Tolerance

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Execute Advice
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Hold

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

Inapplicable
For the selected time horizon La Z Boy Incorporated has a mean deviation of 1.18, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.66, variance of 2.74, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on La Z Boy. Our buy or sell advice engine harnesses analyzes the company potential to grow using all fundamental 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, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Price to Earning and Cash per Share . Given that La Z Boy has Number of Shares Shorted of 2.72 M, 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 Return0.73Value At Risk3.1
Potential Upside2.62Standard Deviation1.66
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Strs OhioCommon Shares31.8 K1 M
Bbt CorpCommon Shares29.7 K938 K
Louisiana State Employees Retirement SystemCommon Shares20.6 K651 K
State Of Alaska Department Of RevenueCommon Shares15.5 K490 K
Nisa Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares15.3 K483 K
Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation PlanCommon Shares12 K379 K
Aperio Group LlcCommon Shares11.5 K362 K

La Z Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.71
β
Beta against DOW=0.17
σ
Overall volatility
=1.57
Ir
Information ratio =0.34

La Z Volatility Alert

La Z Boy Incorporated exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.79 and kurtosis of 0.67. However, we advise investors to further study La Z Boy Incorporated technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
    
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La Z Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsLa ZPeer Average
Return On Equity14.44 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.53 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin5.43 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin10.36 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1.15 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding46.69 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders3.93 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions95.63 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted2.72 M3.24 M
Price to Earning15.00 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.08 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.79 times17.81 times
Revenue1.61 B9.85 B
Gross Profit622.75 M21.75 B
EBITDA166.92 M1.41 B
Net Income87.09 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents149.73 M3.89 B
Cash per Share3.21 times5.17 times
Total Debt363 K7.36 B
Current Ratio2.76 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share13.15 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations73.98 M1.25 B
Short Ratio8.54 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.83 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.78 times1.22 times
Number of Employees9 K10.67 K
Beta1.460.34
Market Capitalization1.28 B29.78 B
Total Asset800.03 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings252.47 M38.24 B
Working Capital324.55 M3.58 B
Current Asset481.97 M36.8 B
Current Liabilities157.43 M33.34 B
   Acquisition or disposition of La Z securities by Thompson Jack Lee [view details]

La Z Market Momentum

La Z Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

La Z Boy generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
La Z Boy has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
Over 96.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On September 6, 2018 La Z paid $ 0.12 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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La Z Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price34.50
Target Mean Price34.50
Recommendation Mean3.00
Target High Price35.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions2
Target Low Price34.00
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