Leslies Story

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LESL -- USA Stock  

USD 28.55  0.42  1.49%

As many millenniums are trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, it makes sense to summarize Leslies a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. As expected, Leslies is starting to reaffirm its true potential as stakeholders are becoming more and more confident in the future outlook. The returns on the market and returns on Leslies appear more or less related for the last few months. Sluggish forward indicators of the company may also denote signs of medium-term losses for Leslies stakeholders. Leslies is scheduled to announce its earnings today.
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Our new technical analysis of Leslies (NASDAQ:LESL)
Leslies's average rating is Buy from 9 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on Leslies market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of Leslies. Let us look at a few aspects of Leslies technical analysis. The company has Profit Margin (PM) of 1.68 %, which maeans that even a very small decline in it revenue will erase profits resulting in a net loss. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows Operating Margin (OM) of 14.07 %, which suggests for every 100 dollars of sales, it generated a net operating income of 0.14.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of Leslies. In general, we focus on analyzing Leslies stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build Leslies's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of Leslies's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for Leslies, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect Leslies price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Leslies' stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Leslies in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Leslies. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Leslies' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Leslies' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Leslies.

How does Leslies Stands against Peers?

Analyzing Leslies competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to Leslies across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out Leslies Competition Details

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

Closer look at Leslies Semi Deviation

Leslies has current Semi Deviation of 3.61. Semi-deviation provides a good measure of downside risk for a equity or a portfolio. It is similar to standard deviation, but it only looks at periods where the returns are less than the target or average level.

Semi-deviation is the square root of semi-variance. Semi-variance is calculated by averaging the deviations of returns that have a result that is less than the mean.

Semi Deviation 
SQRT = Square root notation
SV =   Leslies semi variance of returns over selected period
Let's now compare Leslies Semi Deviation to its closest peers:

Our take on today Leslies hike

New downside variance is at 15.89. Leslies shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Leslies further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Leslies future alpha.

Our Conclusion on Leslies

While some other companies under the home improvement retail industry are still a bit expensive, Leslies may offer a potential longer-term growth to stakeholders. With a less-than optimistic outlook for your 30 days horizon, it may be a good time to exit some or all of your Leslies holdings as it seems the potential growth was already fully factored into the current price. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Leslies.

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