Lightinthebox Stock Story

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Lightinthebox Holding is scheduled to announce its earnings today. Lightinthebox Holding Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA are projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA were at 26.24 Million. The current year Earnings before Tax is expected to grow to about 24.7 M, whereas Average Assets are forecasted to decline to about 146.8 M. As many millenniums are trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, it makes sense to go over Lightinthebox Holding Co a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. I will address a few possible reasons investors do not currently respect this stock.
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How much will Lightinthebox Holding owe in July?

Lightinthebox Holding currently holds 11.73 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.18, which may suggest Lightinthebox Holding is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. This firm has a current ratio of 0.74, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when due. Debt can assist Lightinthebox Holding until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Lightinthebox Holding's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Lightinthebox Holding sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Lightinthebox to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Lightinthebox Holding's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Lightinthebox Holding financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of Lightinthebox Holding, including all of Lightinthebox Holding's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of Lightinthebox Holding assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall Lightinthebox Holding debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it.
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Watch out for price decline

Please consider monitoring Lightinthebox Holding on a daily basis if you are holding a position in it. Lightinthebox Holding is trading at a penny-stock level, and the possibility of delisting is much higher compared to other equities. However, just because the stock is trading under one dollar, does not mean it will be marked for deletion. Most exchanges require public instruments, such as Lightinthebox Holding stock to be traded above the $1 level to remain listed. If Lightinthebox Holding stock price falls below $1 for 30 consecutive trading days, the exchange can delist it. Once the company reaches this point, they will be sent an initial price violation notice directly from an exchange.

Understanding Lightinthebox Total Debt

Lightinthebox Holding liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. Lightinthebox Holding has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on Lightinthebox Holding balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different Lightinthebox Holding vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of Lightinthebox main long-term debt accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
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How important is Lightinthebox Holding's Liquidity

Lightinthebox Holding financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Lightinthebox Holding Co ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Lightinthebox Holding 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 Lightinthebox Holding's total debt and its cash.

Detailed Perspective On Lightinthebox Holding

The company reported the previous year's revenue of 446.1 M. Net Income was 13.13 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 206.71 M.

Liabilities Breakdown

25.5 M
Deposit Liabilities
Tax Liabilities
95.3 M
Current Liabilities
Long-Term Liabilities
Deposit Liabilities25.51 Million
Total Liabilities108.99 Million
Current Liabilities95.32 Million
Long-Term Liabilities17.74 Million
Tax Liabilities12.14 Million

Lightinthebox Holding is estimated to stay under $1.17 in July

Coefficient of variation is down to 2302.23. It may suggest a possible volatility slip. Lightinthebox Holding Co exhibits above-average semi-deviation for your current time horizon. We encourage investors to investigate Lightinthebox Holding Co individually to make sure intended market timing strategies and available technical indicagtors are consistent with their estimates about Lightinthebox Holding future systematic risk. Lightinthebox Holding Co is a potential penny stock. Although Lightinthebox Holding may be in fact a good instrument to invest, many penny stocks are speculative in nature and are subject to artificial price hype. Please make sure you totally understand the upside potential and downside risk of investing in Lightinthebox Holding Co. We encourage investors to look for the signals such us email spams, message board hypes, claims of breakthroughs, volume upswings, sudden news releases, promotions that are not reported, or demotions released before SEC filings. Please also check biographies and work history of current and past company officers before investing in high volatility instruments, penny stocks, or equities with microcap classification. You can indeed make money on Lightinthebox instrument if you perfectly time your entry and exit. However, remember that penny stocks that have been the subject of an artificial hype usually unable to maintain its increased share price for more than just a few days. The price of a promoted high volatility instrument will almost always revert back. The only way to increase shareholder value is through legitimate performance backed up by solid fundamentals.

Whereas some companies under the internet retail industry are still a bit expensive, Lightinthebox Holding may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. The bottom line, as of the 14th of June 2022, we see that Lightinthebox Holding follows the market closely. The company is undervalued with very low odds of financial distress within the next 24 months. Our actual 90 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Hold.

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