Wall Street brokerages expect Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) to post ($0.14) earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have issued estimates for Lumber Liquidators’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.17) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.11). Lumber Liquidators posted earnings per share of ($0.07) in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 100%. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Tuesday, April 30th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Lumber Liquidators will report full-year earnings of $0.50 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.25 to $0.68. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $0.63 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.33 to $0.92. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Lumber Liquidators.

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) last posted its earnings results on Monday, March 18th. The specialty retailer reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $268.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $272.59 million. Lumber Liquidators had a positive return on equity of 7.50% and a negative net margin of 5.01%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.10 EPS.

LL has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded Lumber Liquidators from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Lumber Liquidators from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 21st. Evercore ISI began coverage on Lumber Liquidators in a research note on Wednesday, March 20th. They set an “in-line” rating and a $10.00 target price on the stock. Wedbush set a $11.00 price target on Lumber Liquidators and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $10.00 price target on Lumber Liquidators and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and fourteen have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.30.

Shares of LL traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $12.27. 2,102,000 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,100,993. The company has a market cap of $355.70 million, a PE ratio of 21.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.70. The company has a current ratio of 1.51, a quick ratio of 0.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. Lumber Liquidators has a 12 month low of $8.81 and a 12 month high of $26.92.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC grew its position in Lumber Liquidators by 9.9% in the third quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 445,590 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $6,902,000 after acquiring an additional 40,121 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its stake in Lumber Liquidators by 8.7% during the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 65,521 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,020,000 after purchasing an additional 5,236 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its stake in Lumber Liquidators by 20.1% during the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 80,271 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $764,000 after purchasing an additional 13,446 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Lumber Liquidators by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 44,074 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $420,000 after acquiring an additional 2,552 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gagnon Securities LLC raised its stake in shares of Lumber Liquidators by 16.0% in the fourth quarter. Gagnon Securities LLC now owns 1,124,911 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $10,709,000 after acquiring an additional 155,279 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.84% of the company’s stock.

Lumber Liquidators Company Profile

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, and hard-surface flooring enhancements and accessories. The company offers hardwood species, engineered hardwood, laminates, resilient vinyl flooring, waterproof vinyl plank, and porcelain tile; renewable flooring, and bamboo and cork products; and a selection of flooring enhancements and accessories, including moldings, noise-reducing underlay, adhesives, and flooring tools under the Bellawood brand.

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