In today’s session Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (LL) registered an unusually high (375) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the January, 2017 call, expecting serious LL increase. With 375 contracts traded and 1864 open interest for the Jan, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: LL170120C00016000 closed last at: $1.85 or 2.8% up. About 187,893 shares traded hands. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) has risen 23.28% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.95% the S&P500.
Analysts await Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $-0.28 EPS, up 61.64% or $0.45 from last year’s $-0.73 per share. After $-0.68 actual EPS reported by Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -58.82% EPS growth.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE:LL), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 20% are positive. Lumber Liquidators Holdings has been the topic of 7 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Stephens given on Thursday, August 6. The firm has “” rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Tuesday, May 24. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of LL in a report on Tuesday, August 4 with “Equal Weight” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Goldman Sachs.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Lumber Liquidators, Inc. is a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. The Company offers a selection of hardwood flooring products under multiple brands. Lumber Liquidators sells its products through more than 110 Lumber Liquidators stores across the U.S., a call center, its Website and catalog. The Company offers hardwood flooring products from more than twenty five domestic and exotic wood species in both prefinished and unfinished brands of various widths and lengths. Lumber Liquidators also offers an assortment of flooring enhancements and installation accessories including moldings, noise-reducing underlays and adhesives. The Company’s product offering is substantially comprised of its own brands, including its Bellawood brand, as well as its Builder’s Pride, Virginia Mill Works, Schon, Morning Star Bamboo and Dream Home brands.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.86 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 16 funds sold all Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc shares owned while 47 reduced positions. 13 funds bought stakes while 41 increased positions. They now own 19.01 million shares or 2.92% less from 19.58 million shares in 2016Q1.
Voya Inv Mngmt Lc last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Tradewinds Cap Ltd Company, a Washington-based fund reported 87 shares. Hudock Cap Group Inc Lc accumulated 42 shares or 0% of the stock. Ls Inv Advsr Lc, a Michigan-based fund reported 910 shares. Century Management Lc has 0.62% invested in the company for 361,862 shares. Commercial Bank Of New York Mellon last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas accumulated 3,773 shares or 0% of the stock. California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0% of its portfolio in Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL). State Street Corp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 493,433 shares. Invesco Ltd accumulated 90,539 shares or 0% of the stock. Apriem Advsr, a California-based fund reported 1,200 shares. Tower Capital Ltd Liability Co (Trc) accumulated 0% or 1,059 shares. Gam Ag last reported 10,000 shares in the company. Geode Mgmt Limited, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 170,707 shares. Da Davidson & Comm, a Montana-based fund reported 137 shares.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. is a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories. The company has a market cap of $523.56 million. The Firm offers an assortment of exotic and domestic hardwood species, engineered hardwood, laminate and resilient vinyl flooring direct to the consumer. It currently has negative earnings. It also features the renewable flooring products, bamboo and cork, and provides a selection of flooring enhancements and accessories, including moldings, noise-reducing underlay, adhesives and flooring tools.
LL Company Profile
Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (Lumber Liquidators), incorporated in November 12, 2009, is a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories. The Firm offers an assortment of exotic and domestic hardwood species, engineered hardwood, laminate and resilient vinyl flooring direct to the consumer. The Firm also features the renewable flooring products, bamboo and cork, and provides a selection of flooring enhancements and accessories, including moldings, noise-reducing underlay, adhesives and flooring tools. The Firm also provides in-home delivery and installation services to certain of its customers. The Company’s product categories include Solid and Engineered Hardwood; Laminate; Bamboo, Cork and Vinyl Plank, and Moldings and Accessories. The Firm sells its products primarily to homeowners or to contractors on behalf of homeowners. Lumber Liquidators operates over 375 stores located in over 50 states and Canada. In addition to its stores in Ontario, Canada, the Company has over 370 the United States stores in operation.
More notable recent Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. Stock Dropped 21.1% in October” on November 11, 2016, also Wsj.com with their article: “Lumber Liquidators Announces New CEO” published on November 07, 2016, Fool.com published: “Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. Stock Up 14% on Favorable Ruling: Here’s What …” on April 05, 2016. More interesting news about Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) were released by: Wsj.com and their article: “Lumber Liquidators Won’t Resume Sales of Chinese-Made Laminate” published on June 17, 2016 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. Stock Popped 17.7% in June” with publication date: July 12, 2016.
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