LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) belongs to Financial sector USA industry. The company’s Market capitalization is $6765.81 with the total Outstanding Shares of 82.53 million. On 14-05-2019 (Tuesday), shares were closed at $81.98 a share in the latest session and the stock value gain almost 2.76% since the beginning of this year. The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 1.27. The price to sales ratio is the ratio of the market value of equity to the sales. This ratio is internally not steady, since the market value of equity is divided by the total revenues of the firm.
Measure Investors’ Interest before Making Any Investment Decision (RVOL Analysis):
The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 0.71 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. The stock has relative volume of 0.95. Relative Volume (or RVOL) is a volume indicator, meaning it helps measure investor interest in a stock. RVOL compares a stock’s current volume to its prior volume over a specific period.
It’s expressed as a ratio. For example, if a stock has an RVOL of 5, it’s trading at 5-times its normal volume. Higher Relative Volume obviously indicates more traders are trading it.
Few Important Technical Indicators:
LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) stock is currently trading 21.15% away from its average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 10.27% from its 50 Days Moving Average and 6.25% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. The stock, as of last close, traded 57.56% away to its 52 week low and was at a distance of -3.55% from its 52 week high. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA)’s value Change from Open was at 2.55% with a Gap of 0.20%.
For the trailing twelve months, this company is paying dividend with the payout ratio of 1.22% to its shareholders.
Is the Stock Volatile?
ATR value of company was 2.29. Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 61.67. The stock volatility for week was 2.67% while for month was 2.75%.Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 1.53.
How Earnings Impact Valuation:
EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 94.20%.The earnings per share (EPS) formula is stated as earnings available to common shareholders divided by number of common stock shares outstanding. EPS is an indicator of company profit because the more earnings a company can generate per share, the more valuable each share is to investors.
What to Expect From LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) in Coming 5 Years?
EPS in next five years is expected to touch 16.34% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 23.10% along with sales growth of 4.60% in the last five years. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 7.05%. The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 14.53 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 10.74. The price to earnings growth is 0.89.
What Do Analysts Recommend?
Consensus rating is 2.40 by the analysts on the stock. A consensus suggestion for any specific stock observes rating from many analysts who analyze that stock. These suggestions provide a complete picture of the stock. Consensus rating based on a 1-5 numerical scale. If the consensus rating is one, it will indicate a strong sign for buy. If it shows Three, it will be a signal for hold. If the rating on the numerical scale is five, it will consider as a strong sell.
Looking into the profitability ratios of LPLA stock, an investor will find its ROE, ROA, ROI standing at 50.50%. Buy return on Asset ratio we can calculate how profitable a company is by comparing its assets 9.30% and ROI is used to show investment’s profitability. BY ROI we can easily calculate the return amount on a specific investment. 15.40% will be the ROI of the company. Therefore, Analysts reflects the investment a net gain, if the return exceeds cost to show a positive result. If the result of return exceed value is negative, then the analysts consider the investment as a net loss.