Lumentum Story

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LITE -- USA Stock  

USD 74.20  1.17  1.60%

As many rational traders are trying to avoid technology space, it makes sense to digest Lumentum Holdings a little further and understand how it stands against Knowles and other similar entities. We are going to discuss some of the competitive aspects of both Lumentum and Knowles.
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Is Knowles more volatile than Lumentum Holdings (NASDAQ:LITE)?
By analyzing existing basic indicators between Lumentum Holdings and Knowles, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in Knowles with a short position in Lumentum Holdings. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Lumentum Holdings has an asset utilization ratio of 233.22 percent. This indicates that the company is making $2.33 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Lumentum Holdings is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Out of tens of thousands of stocks, funds, and ETFs that trade on global exchanges each represent an individual company which you can analyze using comparative analysis. To determine which one of the two companies, such as Lumentum or Knowles is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

How important is Lumentum Holdings's Liquidity

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

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 Lumentum Holdings, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Correlation Between Lumentum and Knowles

In general, stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make individual buying and selling decisions. Stock correlation analysis is also essential because it can help investors realize that they may not be as diversified as they think. Risk management strategies are usually required to make sure all portfolios are properly aligned against their risk tolerance level. You can consider holding Lumentum Holdings together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add Knowles to your portfolio. If Knowles is not perfectly correlated to Lumentum Holdings it will diversify some of the market risks out of the positively correlated stocks in your portfolio. However, the disadvantage of this sort of hedging is that it can potentially affect your investment returns throughout market cycles. When Lumentum Holdings for example, for example, performs excellent and delivers stable returns, the negatively correlated position you locked in as a hedge may drag your returns down. Please check pair correlation details between LITE and KN for more information.

Breaking it down a bit more

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Let me now analyze Lumentum Holdings revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Lumentum Holdings reported 1.72 B of revenue. This is 57.8% lower than that of the Technology sector and 64.88% lower than that of the Communication Equipment industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 81.77% higher than that of the entity. As for Knowles we see revenue of 785.1 M, which is 83.97% lower than that of the Communication Equipment

Lumentum1.72 Billion
Sector4.08 Billion
Knowles785.1 Million
1.7 B
Lumentum
4.1 B
Sector
Knowles

Our perspective of the latest Lumentum Holdings dip

Latest Sortino Ratio is up to -0.02. Price may dip again. Lumentum Holdings shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Lumentum Holdings further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Lumentum Holdings future alpha.

Our Takeaway on Lumentum Holdings Investment

Although many of the other players in the communication equipment industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Lumentum Holdings may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. To sum up, as of the 11th of August 2020, our research shows that Lumentum Holdings is a rather very steady investment opportunity with a low chance of bankruptcy in the next two years. From a slightly different view, the entity currently appears to be overvalued. Our concluding 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the firm is Strong Hold.

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