The Lion Electric Company (NYSE:LEV) does about 1.16M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 699553 shares change hands in Tuesday trading. The company now has a market cap of 571.26M USD. Its current market price is $2.91, marking a decrease of -1.02% compared to the previous close of $2.94. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $11.63 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $2.36. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $2.96 and a low of $2.86.
The Lion Electric Company (LEV) has a 20-day trading average at $3.12 and the current price is -74.98% off the 52-week high compared with 23.31% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $2.99 and its 200-day simple moving average is $5.25. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 4.94%, which increases to 7.07% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 44.32 to suggest the stock is neutral.
9 analysts observing the The Lion Electric Company (LEV) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $2.50 and $8.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $4.33, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 32.79% over the period. The median price target is 35.33% away from the current levels at $4.50.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 9 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 1 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 4 analysts have rated it as a buy and 4 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Overweight and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on October 21, 2022 when Canaccord Genuity downgraded the stock to “Hold” and issued a price target of between $8 and $2.50. DA Davidson initiated its price target at $7.
The current price level is -6.52%, -3.07%, and -44.85% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the LEV price moving above the 50-day SMA on November 22. The Lion Electric Company (LEV) stock is down -14.16% over the week and 17.34% over the past month. Its price is -70.72% year-to-date and -73.83% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 9/29/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.09 above consensus estimates by $0.03. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 02/23/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.1 and -$0.01 for whole year. Expected sales for next quarter are $59.12 million, which analysts say will come at $141.92 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $329.16 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $48.87 million.
Its 12-month price target is $4.50. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 32.79 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $2.50, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $8.00.
Outstanding shares total 191.79M with insiders holding 56.70% of the shares and institutional holders owning 9.62% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -27.00% and return on equity of 13.00%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 11.19. Price to book ratio is 1.40 and price to sales ratio is 4.92.
Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy E isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Gre, which sold off 1662.0 shares to end up with 1,160,419 shares worth $3.52 million.