Leslie's (LESL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$5.01
-0.05 (-0.99%)
(As of 11:40 AM ET)
Today's Range
$4.90
$5.08
50-Day Range
$3.93
$7.84
52-Week Range
$3.79
$11.15
Volume
415,601 shs
Average Volume
3.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$925.55 million
P/E Ratio
62.63
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$6.26

Leslie's MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.9% Upside
$6.26 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
15.09% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.30
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.20mentions of Leslie
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
40.00%
From $0.25 to $0.35 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.67 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

54th out of 137 stocks

Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

4th out of 14 stocks

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About Leslie's Stock (NASDAQ:LESL)

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 also offers various pool and spa maintenance items, such as chemicals, equipment and parts, cleaning and maintenance equipment, safety, recreational, and fitness related products. In addition, the company provides installation and repair services for pool and spa equipment. It also sells its products through e-commerce websites and third-party marketplaces. The company offers complimentary, commercial-grade in-store, water testing, and analysis services. It serves the residential, professional, and commercial consumers. Leslie's, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

LESL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/28/2023
Today
5/20/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Retail stores, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LESL
Fax
N/A
Employees
4,100
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$6.26
High Stock Price Target
$8.00
Low Stock Price Target
$5.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+23.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$27.24 million
Pretax Margin
1.23%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.45 billion
Cash Flow
$0.43 per share
Book Value
($1.25) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
178,277,000
Market Cap
$934.78 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.06
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LESL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

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

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leslie's in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 target for 2024?

10 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Leslie's' stock. Their LESL share price targets range from $5.00 to $8.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $6.26 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have LESL shares performed in 2024?

Leslie's' stock was trading at $6.91 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, LESL shares have decreased by 27.5% and is now trading at $5.01.
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When is Leslie's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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How were Leslie's' earnings last quarter?

Leslie's, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESL) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 28th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $432.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $419.39 million. Leslie's had a net margin of 1.06% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.55%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 EPS.

What ETFs hold Leslie's' stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Leslie's (NASDAQ:LESL) stock in their portfolio include Schwab Ariel ESG ETF (SAEF).Syntax Stratified SmallCap ETF (SSLY).

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

Leslie's updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.250-0.330 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.280. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.4 billion-$1.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.4 billion.

When did Leslie's IPO?

Leslie's (LESL) raised $600 million in an initial public offering (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 served as the underwriters for the IPO.

Who are Leslie's' major shareholders?

Leslie's' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ariel Investments LLC (13.52%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.37%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (7.83%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.96%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.45%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.29%). 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:LESL) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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