Lydall Story

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LDL -- USA Stock  

USD 16.93  0.31  1.87%

Considering the 60-days investment horizon, Lydall is expected to generate 4.12 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 4.12 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.13 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.08 per unit of risk. As many adventurous traders are excited about industrials space, it is only fair to summarize the risk of shorting Lydall Inc based on its current volatility spike. We will summarize if the expected returns on Lydall will justify its current volatility.
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Will Lydall (NYSE:LDL) pull down in August?
Lydall Inc has roughly 87.83 M in cash with 99.23 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 4.96. On a scale of 0 to 100, Lydall holds a performance score of 8. The company secures a Beta (Market Risk) of 2.9059, which conveys a somewhat significant risk relative to the market. Let's try to break down what Lydall's beta means in this case. As the market goes up, the company is expected to outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, Lydall will likely underperform. Although it is vital to follow Lydall Inc price patterns, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity historical price patterns. The philosophy towards estimating future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. We have found twenty-eight technical indicators for Lydall, which you can use to evaluate the performance of the firm. Please exercises Lydall Inc information ratio, downside variance, day median price, as well as the relationship between the treynor ratio and kurtosis to make a quick decision on whether Lydall Inc current price movements will revert.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Lydall or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Lydall may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Lydall's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Lydall and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Lydall fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is Lydall's Liquidity

Lydall financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Lydall Inc ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Lydall financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Lydall's total debt and its cash.

How Lydall utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Lydall, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Lydall is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Lydall cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. Lydall Net Cash Flow from Operations is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Cash Flow from Operations is estimated at 69.2 Million

Lydall Volatility Drivers

Lydall unsystematic risk is unique to Lydall Inc and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Lydall you can also buy Barnes Group. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the specialty industrial machinery sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Lydall important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Lydall income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Lydall volatility.
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