A Look At Insider Reactions To LivaNova PLC (LIVN)


As of Wednesday close, LivaNova PLC’s (NASDAQ:LIVN) stock was up $0.1, moving up 0.19 percent to $53.72. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 621,500 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $2.37 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 552,240, while in the previous 50 days, it was 482,296.

Since last month, LIVN stock rose 13.07%. Shares of the company fell to $44.80 on 10/25/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $89.69 was reached on 04/20/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $41.82. Since the beginning of this year, LIVN’s stock price has dropped by -38.56% or -$33.71, and marked a new high 4 times. However, the stock has declined by -40.10% since its 52-week high.

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LIVN stock investors should be aware that LivaNova PLC (LIVN) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 237 days ago on Apr 01. Moore Daniel Jeffrey, the Director of the company, disposed of 1,000 shares for $83.42 on Apr 01. It resulted in a $83,416 divestment by the insider. McDonald Damien sold 2,784 shares at an average price of $81.50 on Mar 29. The insider now owns 76,993 shares following the transaction. On Mar 02, Director Moore Daniel Jeffrey sold 1,000 shares at $80.00 apiece. The transaction was valued at $80,000.

Valuation Metrics

The stock’s beta is 0.83. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.78, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.51, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 47.33 may also be considered.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, LivaNova PLC’s quick ratio stood at 2.50, while its current ratio was 3.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.45, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.47. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 70.90% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled -6.90%. Based on annual data, LIVN earned $705.99 million in gross profit and brought in $1.04 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -4.70%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -7.70%.

In LivaNova PLC’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $518.25 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. LIVN’s revenue fell -0.24% to $254.15 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $252.61 million. While analysts expected LivaNova PLC to report $0.52 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.53 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 1.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $15.81 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of LivaNova PLC were 1.07 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $508.13 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $53.52 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at LivaNova PLC’s (LIVN) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 49.24%, the RSI 9-day stood at 64.60% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current LivaNova PLC price is up by +4.62% percent or $2.37. At present, LIVN shares trade +10.24% above its 20-day simple moving average and -14.36% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -3.61% below its SMA50 and -28.84% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 79.61% and Stochastic coefficient D was 81.96%, while ATR was 2.53. Given the Stochastic reading of 79.39% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 60.77%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.86, while the 14-day reading stands at 2.04.

Analyst Ratings

Wolfe Research launched its rating on LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN) to an Outperform in a note to investors on April 06, 2022. LivaNova PLC (LIVN) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, LIVN is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate LivaNova PLC stock as buy, with 6 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $73.50, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $60.00 – $84.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict LivaNova PLC (LIVN) will achieve an average price target of $72.33.


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