Leslies Story

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LESL -- USA Stock  

USD 25.93  0.44  1.67%

Even with relatively steady forward indicators, Leslies is not utilizing all of its potentials. The latest stock price chaos, may contribute to a medium-term swings for the stakeholders. Will stakeholders continue to hold, or should we expect a sell-off?
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Does Leslies (NASDAQ:LESL) have steady forward indicators based on the new hike?
Leslies is OVERVALUED at 21.79 per share with modest projections ahead. Leslies appears to be not too volatile, given 1 month investment horizon. Leslies has Sharpe Ratio of 0.0875, which conveys that the firm had 0.0875% of return per unit of risk over the last month. Our standpoint towards estimating the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-one technical indicators for Leslies, which you can use to evaluate future volatility of the firm. Please exercise Leslies Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1014, downside deviation of 3.99, and Mean Deviation of 2.46 to check out if our risk estimates are consistent with your expectations.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Leslies income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Leslies investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Leslies investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Leslies's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Leslies's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The goal of Leslies fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Leslies performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Leslies shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value of Leslies is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Leslies.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

Are Leslies Earnings Expected to grow?

The future earnings power of Leslies involves the interaction of many company-specific, industry, and economic forces. Earnings estimates embody investors' opinions of Leslies factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins, and cost controls. Leslies stock prices adjust as these expectations change or are proven wrong. The main thing to remember is that equities with high expected earnings growth tend to underperform the market because it is usually difficult to meet the market's high expectations. Companies with low earnings expectations tend to do better than expected. Please use our latest analysis of Leslies expected earnings.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Leslies, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Leslies Gross Profit

Leslies Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Leslies previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Leslies Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years.
Please check Gross Profit in more details.

Another Deeper Perspective

This firm reported the previous year's revenue of 1.03 B. Net Income was 17.29 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 379.74 M.

Asset Utilization

The concept of asset utilization usually refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. The new return on assets of Leslies denotes not a very effective usage of assets in December.

Current Assets
290 M
Assets Non Current
187.4 M
125.2 M
Current Assets289.95 Million48.13
Assets Non Current187.37 Million31.1
Goodwill125.16 Million20.77

Another 3 percent pull down for Leslies

Coefficient of variation is down to 1159.84. It may denote a possible volatility pull down. As of the 20th of December, Leslies secures the Mean Deviation of 2.46, risk adjusted performance of 0.1014, and Downside Deviation of 3.99. In connection with fundamental indicators, the technical analysis model lets you check existing technical drivers of Leslies, as well as the relationship between them. Strictly speaking, you can use this information to find out if the firm will indeed mirror its model of past prices, or the prices will eventually revert. We were able to collect and analyze data for nineteen technical drivers for Leslies, which can be compared to its peers in the industry. Please verify Leslies information ratio, potential upside, as well as the relationship between the Potential Upside and kurtosis to decide if Leslies is priced some-what accurately, providing market reflects its recent price of 23.0 per share. Given that Leslies has jensen alpha of 0.3545, we recommend you to check Leslies's last-minute market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself at a future point.

While other companies under the home improvement retail industry are still a bit expensive, Leslies may offer a potential longer-term growth to stakeholders. Taking everything into account, as of the 20th of December 2020, we see that Leslies almost neglects market trends. The company is overvalued with above average probability of bankruptcy within the next 24 months. Our up-to-date 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Strong Sell.

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