How have the shares performed?
Liberty Latin America Ltd. (LILAK) saw downtrend of -0.35% in the recent trading with $14.38 being its most recent. The current price level -3.68% lower than the highest price of $14.93 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 92.63% higher than the lowest price of $7.47 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on LILAK appeared in ACCESSWIRE under the title “Liberty Latin America Ltd. to Host Earnings Call” on May-06-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -3.49% below one month high and is +8.28% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Liberty Latin America Ltd. (LILAK)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $13.96 while that of 5-day is reading $14.30.
Daily rise and fall of price influence many of the traders, and in order to overcome the fluctuating effect of that and to watch the stock closely, traders focus more on stock’s 200-day moving average. At various points in trading activity, investors are more likely to be making use of that measure as a strong indicator in figuring out their support and resistance levels, and LILAK’s SMA-200 as of now is $11.54.
Do analysts rate it as a buy, sell or hold?
Irrespective of recent performance, what’s important is what the future holds. In uncertain economic times, a clear picture is difficult to get. Analysts generally have a good understanding of the market works, which gives them a leg up in making predictions. Currently, the stock has been recommended as Moderate Buy by 10 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 2.20 for the stock.
Liberty Latin America Ltd. Earnings – What Happened With LILAK
Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Liberty Latin America Ltd. (LILAK) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 3/30/2021, posting a surprise factor of 511.10% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $1.16 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $1.16 billion.
LILAK – Liberty Latin America Ltd. Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NASDAQ:LILAK)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of -0.09 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 3 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was 0.37.
Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 181.15 million. LILAK does have institutional investors; and they hold 76.01% of the stock.
Liberty Latin America Ltd. – Insider Activity and Holdings
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 0 new insider purchases involving 0 shares. On the other hand, LILAK declared 0 shares have been sold in 0 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Dec 30, 2020, Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. was the top most holder in Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NASDAQ:LILAK) with an ownership of 14.22 million shares of the company or 7.85% of the stake worth $157.71 million. The filing also reveals Genesis Investment Management, LLP as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 7.76% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $182.38 million for having 14.05 million shares in hand.
Ashe Capital Management, LP also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 6.84% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 284 institutions which have possession in LILAK’s shares.
Currently, the stock has been recommended as Moderate Buy by 10 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 2.20 for the stock.
The liquidity is a key characteristic of any stock and is the main point of focus of both short-term as well as long term investors before start trading into a stock. The count was 301.89 for long-term debt to equity ratio.