Find Out How LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) Insiders Are Trading Their Stock?


As of Wednesday close, LSI Industries Inc.’s (NASDAQ:LYTS) stock was up $0.02, moving up 0.18 percent to $11.01. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 114,360 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.57 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 149,175, while in the previous 50 days, it was 98,576.

Since last month, LYTS stock rose 52.49%. Shares of the company fell to $6.55 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $11.14 was reached on 11/23/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $5.41. Since the beginning of this year, LYTS’s stock price has risen by 60.50% or $4.15, and marked a new high 26 times. However, the stock has declined by -1.17% since its 52-week high.

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LYTS stock investors should be aware that LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 70 days ago on Sep 15. Bastian Jeffery S., the Chief Accounting Officer of the company, disposed of 2,612 shares for $8.30 on Sep 15. It resulted in a $21,680 divestment by the insider. Galeese James E sold 4,865 shares at an average price of $8.30 on Sep 15. The insider now owns 107,365 shares following the transaction. On Sep 13, Executive VP; CFO Galeese James E sold 14,130 shares at $8.60 apiece. The transaction was valued at $121,518.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) has a P/E ratio of about 17.15. The stock’s beta is 1.04. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.64, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.98, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 43.82 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.05 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.05. On Thursday January 28 2016, a $0.01 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, LSI Industries Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.10, while its current ratio was 2.10, 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 0.49, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.51. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 25.10% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 5.60%. Based on annual data, LYTS earned $109.21 million in gross profit and brought in $455.12 million 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 7.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 12.50%.

In LSI Industries Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $73.98 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. LYTS’s revenue rose 16.26% to $127.47 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $127.06 million. While analysts expected LSI Industries Inc. to report $0.13 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.21 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 61.50%. During the quarter, the company generated $12.44 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of LSI Industries Inc. were 165.77 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $90.63 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $27.78 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at LSI Industries Inc.’s (LYTS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 37.08%, the RSI 9-day stood at 77.88% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current LSI Industries Inc. price is up by +5.46% percent or $0.57. At present, LYTS shares trade +48.78% above its 20-day simple moving average and +79.61% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +35.26% above its SMA50 and +53.34% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 92.58% and Stochastic coefficient D was 91.07%, while ATR was 0.54. Given the Stochastic reading of 88.19% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 75.01%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.38, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.59.

Analyst Ratings

LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, LYTS is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate LSI Industries Inc. stock as buy, with 2 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $14.25, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $12.00 – $16.50. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) will achieve an average price target of $14.25.


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