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NASDAQ:LESL

Leslie's - LESL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$14.15
-0.45 (-3.08%)
(As of 12/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$13.96
$14.64
50-Day Range
$12.99
$16.45
52-Week Range
$12.79
$24.40
Volume
6.53 million shs
Average Volume
3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.59 billion
P/E Ratio
16.45
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$19.70

Leslie's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.45 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
39.2% Upside
$19.70 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
19.67% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.30
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.14mentions of Leslie
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$49,425 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.19%
From $0.97 to $1.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.19 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

41st out of 143 stocks

Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

5th out of 14 stocks

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About Leslie's (NASDAQ:LESL) Stock

Leslie's, Inc. operates as a direct-to-consumer pool and spa care brand in the United States. The company markets and sells pool and spa supplies and related products and services. It offers pool chemicals consisting of chlorine, sanitizers, water balancers, specialty chemicals, and algae control; pool covers, including winter, solar and safety covers, leaf nets, cover reels, and cover alternatives; pool equipment, which comprise pool cleaners, pool pumps, pool filters, pool heating, and lighting; and pools, such as above ground pools, soft side pools, above ground pools liners and equipment, ladders and rails, and diving boards. The company also provides pool maintenance products, including pool closing and opening supplies, filter catridges, chlorine floaters, backwash and vacuum hoses, and cleaning attachments; parts, such as automatic pool cleaner parts, pool filter and pump parts, and pool heater and heat pump parts; and safety, recreational, and fitness-related products. In addition, it provides pool equipment and repair services. The company markets its products through 952 company operated locations in 38 states and e-commerce websites. It serves the residential, professional, and commercial consumers. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

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LESL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/03/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Retail stores, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LESL
Fax
N/A
Employees
3,700
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$19.70
High Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$14.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+39.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.45
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$126.63 million
Pretax Margin
13.32%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.56 billion
Cash Flow
$1.06 per share
Book Value
($1.08) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
176,439,000
Market Cap
$2.59 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.53

Key Executives

  • Mr. Michael R. EgeckMr. Michael R. Egeck (Age 63)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.11M
  • Mr. Steven M. Weddell (Age 47)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.96M
  • Ms. Paula F. BakerMs. Paula F. Baker (Age 54)
    Chief Revenue Officer
    Comp: $705.7k
  • Mr. Brad A. Gazaway
    Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Moyo LaBode
    Chief Merchandising Officer













LESL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Leslie's stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leslie's in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" LESL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LESL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Leslie's' stock price forecast for 2023?

11 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Leslie's' shares. Their LESL share price forecasts range from $14.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $19.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have LESL shares performed in 2022?

Leslie's' stock was trading at $23.66 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, LESL shares have decreased by 40.2% and is now trading at $14.15.
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When is Leslie's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 1st 2023.
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How were Leslie's' earnings last quarter?

Leslie's, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 3rd. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.06). The business had revenue of $184.82 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $165.64 million. Leslie's had a net margin of 9.74% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.59%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.17) earnings per share.

What guidance has Leslie's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Leslie's issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.78-$0.86 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.98. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.56 billion-$1.64 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.66 billion.

When did Leslie's IPO?

(LESL) raised $600 million in an IPO on Thursday, October 29th 2020. The company issued 40,000,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and BofA Securities acted as the underwriters for the IPO.

What is Leslie's' stock symbol?

Leslie's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LESL."

Who are Leslie's' major shareholders?

Leslie's' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.89%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (5.28%), Pictet Asset Management SA (2.93%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.89%) and Spyglass Capital Management LLC (2.77%). Insiders that own company stock include Brad Gazaway, Investor Aggregator L Bubbles, John Strain, Michael R Egeck, Moyo Labode, Paula Baker, Steven L Ortega, Steven M Weddell and Steven M Weddell.
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How do I buy shares of Leslie's?

Shares of LESL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Leslie's' stock price today?

One share of LESL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.15.

How much money does Leslie's make?

Leslie's (NASDAQ:LESL) has a market capitalization of $2.59 billion and generates $1.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $126.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.78 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Leslie's have?

The company employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Leslie's?

The official website for the company is lesliespool.com. The company can be reached via phone at 602 366 3999 or via email at investorrelations@lesl.com.

This page (NASDAQ:LESL) was last updated on 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff