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Latest Performance: Lydall (NYSE: LDL)


Lydall trades as part of the autos industry and is part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Dale G. Barnhart. Lydall Inc, through its subsidiaries designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers, medical filtration media and devices.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The LDL stock showed a previous change of -1.21% with an open at 20.00 and a close of 19.59. It reached an intraday high of 20.36 and a low of 19.47.

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The stock has a market cap of $343.4m with 17.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 16.1m shares. Trading volume reached 163,421 shares compared to its average volume of 115,895 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Lydall shares returned -0.81% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -12.15%. Over three months, it changed -18.34%. In one year it has changed -53.91% and within that year its 52-week high was 48.45 and its 52-week low was 17.90. LDL stock is 9.44% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 27.34 and a 50 day moving average of 22.17. Currently LDL stock is trading -28.35% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.02 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.70. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.38. The TTM EPS is 2.43, which comes to a TTM PE of 8.06. Historically, the PE high was 30.40 and the PE low was 6.50. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 15.80, which is a decrease of -19.35%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/30/2019): 0.22
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/25/2019): 0.42
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/05/2018): 0.36
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/31/2018): 0.60
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/01/2018): 0.64

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 27.79, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 29.51%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 422,045, which was 2.41% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.31. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.91.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.82%, return on assets is 3.84%, profit margin is 3.44%, price-to-sales is 0.43 and price-to-book is 0.93.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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