Monitor The Insider Activity Of Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN)

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As of Wednesday close, Lumen Technologies Inc.’s (NYSE:LUMN) stock was up $0.05, moving up 0.86 percent to $5.88. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 15,761,120 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.06 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 25,178,920, while in the previous 50 days, it was 22,272,006.

Since last month, LUMN stock retreated -15.03%. Shares of the company fell to $5.68 on 11/21/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $14.00 was reached on 01/10/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $5.68. Since the beginning of this year, LUMN’s stock price has dropped by -53.15% or -$6.67, and marked a new high 6 times. However, the stock has declined by -58.00% since its 52-week high.


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LUMN stock investors should be aware that Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 14 days ago on Nov 11. CLONTZ STEVEN T, the Director of the company, purchased of 5,000 shares for $6.31 on Nov 11. It resulted in a $31,550 investment by the insider. Bejar Martha Helena added 12,500 shares at an average price of $6.36 on Nov 08. The insider now owns 101,430 shares following the transaction. On Nov 04, Director GLENN T MICHAEL bought 20,000 shares at $5.92 apiece. The transaction was valued at $118,400.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) has a P/E ratio of about 2.94. The stock’s beta is 1.06. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.33, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.47, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 4.24 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.25 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.25. On Friday March 1 2019, a $0.29 dividend decrease was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, Lumen Technologies Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.10, while its current ratio was 1.10, 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 September 29 was 1.73, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 2.01. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 56.10% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 24.60%. Based on annual data, LUMN earned $4.29 billion in gross profit and brought in $19.69 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 8.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 16.60%.

In Lumen Technologies Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $27.96 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. LUMN’s revenue fell -11.12% to $4.89 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $4.61 billion. While analysts expected Lumen Technologies Inc. to report $0.37 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.14 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -62.20%. During the quarter, the company generated $2.19 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of Lumen Technologies Inc. were 42.24 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $25.63 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $1.03 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Lumen Technologies Inc.’s (LUMN) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 29.41%, the RSI 9-day stood at 36.55% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Lumen Technologies Inc. price is up by +1.03% percent or $0.06. At present, LUMN shares trade -16.71% below its 20-day simple moving average and -46.93% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -34.30% below its SMA50 and -53.63% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 12.41% and Stochastic coefficient D was 10.08%, while ATR was 0.30. Given the Stochastic reading of 18.60% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 36.48%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.15, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.24.

Analyst Ratings

Lumen Technologies Inc. downgraded its rating on Lumen Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LUMN) to an Equal weight in a note to investors on October 05, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Overweight rating on the stock.Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) has been rated Underweight by analysts. According to 4 brokerage firms, LUMN is a sell, and 6 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 2 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Lumen Technologies Inc. stock as buy, with 1 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $7.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $5.00 – $8.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Lumen Technologies Inc. (LUMN) will achieve an average price target of $6.70.

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