Lumber Liquidators (LL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media coverage about Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lumber Liquidators earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.8338171881885 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

LL has been the topic of several analyst reports. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Lumber Liquidators from $32.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Oppenheimer reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares of Lumber Liquidators in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Wedbush increased their target price on shares of Lumber Liquidators from $35.00 to $39.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lumber Liquidators from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Lumber Liquidators and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.89.

Shares of Lumber Liquidators (NYSE LL) opened at $30.33 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.84, a quick ratio of 0.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. Lumber Liquidators has a 12-month low of $15.00 and a 12-month high of $41.33.

Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. Lumber Liquidators had a negative net margin of 4.57% and a negative return on equity of 2.39%. analysts forecast that Lumber Liquidators will post -1.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Lumber Liquidators Company Profile

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc is a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories. The Company offers hardwood species, engineered hardwood, laminate and resilient vinyl flooring direct to the consumer. Its product categories include Solid and Engineered Hardwood; Laminate; Bamboo, Cork, Vinyl Plank and Other, Moldings and Accessories, and Non-Merchandise Services.

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