Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) shares fell to a low of $73.16 before closing at $74.29. Intraday shares traded counted 3.31 million, which was -18.15% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 2.80M. LEN’s previous close was $73.87 while the outstanding shares total 308.89M. The firm has a beta of 1.57, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 10.33, and a growth ratio of 0.91. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 48.65, with weekly volatility at 2.65% and ATR at 2.76. The LEN stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $25.42 and a $86.80 high. The stock traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 0.57% on 12/16/20.
Investors have identified the Residential Construction company Lennar Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $22.53 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Lennar Corporation (LEN) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 19.95 billion total, with 1.46 billion as their total liabilities.
LEN were able to record 2.85 billion as free cash flow during the Q4 2020 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 763.39 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 2.9 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Lennar Corporation (LEN)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q4 2020 quarter of the year, Lennar Corporation recorded a total of 5.87 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 0.22% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q4 2020 quarter increasing by 9.93%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 4.9 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 974.26 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 308.89M with the recently reported earning now reading 2.17 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q4 2020 (2.12 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 7.97 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on LEN sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of LEN attractive?
In related news, Controller, Collins David M sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Oct 05. The sale was performed at an average price of 85.00, for a total value of 1,700,000. As the sale deal closes, the President, JAFFE JONATHAN M now sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 1,648,400. Also, Executive Vice President, McCall Jeffrey Joseph sold 1,769 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Sep 29. The shares were price at an average price of 80.22 per share, with a total market value of 141,909. Following this completion of acquisition, the Director, STOWELL SCOTT D now holds 128,603 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 9,818,728. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.80%.
11 out of 21 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 8 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Lennar Corporation. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the LEN stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $89.67.