LGL Group trades as part of the technology sector and trades as part of the computer hardware industry. The company CEO is Michael J. Ferrantino. LGL Group Inc is a U.S based holding company. It operates through electronic components segment, which includes all products manufactured and sold by its subsidiaries.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The LGL shares had a previous change of -4.47% which opened at 8.30 and closed at 8.12. It moved to an intraday high of 8.50 and a low of 8.10.

Business Wire:  LGL to Expand Efforts in the Defense and Aerospace Industries

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, LGL shares returned -9.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 15.34%. Over three months, it changed 13.73%. In one year it has changed 51.78% and within that year its 52 week high was 9.65 and its 52 week low was 5.10. LGL stock is 59.22% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 7.06 and a 50 day moving average of 7.66. Right now, LGL stock is trading 15.05% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  LGL to Expand Efforts in the Defense and Aerospace Industries

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $39.6m with 4.9m shares outstanding and a float of 4.0m shares. Trading volume was 26,317 shares and has experienced an average volume of 20,502 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for LGL Group was 0.29 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 28.00.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-08-2019: 0.12
4thQtr 2018Reported 03-13-2019: 0.05
3rdQtr 2018Reported 11-07-2018: 0.10
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-09-2018: 0.10
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-10-2018: 0.04

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 23.66, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 65.67%.

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of LGL Group; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -23.00% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 19.00% of insider ownership and 24.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 8,608, which was 0.18% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.65. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

The beta was calculated to be 0.96.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 5.97%, profit margin is 7.02%, price-to-sales is 1.62 and price-to-book is 1.48.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 4  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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