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NASDAQ:LESL

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

$7.89
+0.09 (+1.15%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$7.79
$8.00
50-Day Range
$6.49
$8.18
52-Week Range
$4.39
$12.99
Volume
2.63 million shs
Average Volume
2.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.46 billion
P/E Ratio
78.91
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$6.04

Leslie's MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.5% Downside
$6.04 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
12.72% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.30
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of Leslie
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
56.52%
From $0.23 to $0.36 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.

2.87 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

81st out of 137 stocks

Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

5th out of 13 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

LESL Stock News Headlines

Leslie Walker NP
Detecting Cancer in Mere Seconds: Early Investment Opportunity
A revolutionary cancer diagnostic tool is likely to come to fruition with anticipated FDA approval expected in just months. With the ability to detect cancer's "molecular fingerprint" in just seconds, it also offers far superior accuracy to current detection methods and reduces the need for invasive biopsies.
Leslie B. Pearson NP
Leslie N. Prosser NP
Remembering Leslie Lee Priester
Leslie's (NASDAQ:LESL) Trading Down 4.7%
Detecting Cancer in Mere Seconds: Early Investment Opportunity
A revolutionary cancer diagnostic tool is likely to come to fruition with anticipated FDA approval expected in just months. With the ability to detect cancer's "molecular fingerprint" in just seconds, it also offers far superior accuracy to current detection methods and reduces the need for invasive biopsies.
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
3/05/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
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
$6.04
High Stock Price Target
$7.00
Low Stock Price Target
$5.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-23.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$27.24 million
Pretax Margin
1.65%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.43 billion
Cash Flow
$0.43 per share
Book Value
($0.88) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
178,055,000
Market Cap
$1.46 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.93
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LESL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

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

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leslie's in the last twelve months. There are currently 9 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?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Leslie's' shares. Their LESL share price targets range from $5.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $6.04 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 23.5%.
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How have LESL shares performed in 2024?

Leslie's' stock was trading at $6.91 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LESL shares have increased by 14.2% and is now trading at $7.89.
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When is Leslie's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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.

How were Leslie's' earnings last quarter?

Leslie's, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The company reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $173.96 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169.17 million. Leslie's had a net margin of 1.25% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.00%.

What ETF holds Leslie's' stock ?

Schwab Ariel ESG ETF holds 17,727 shares of LESL stock, representing 1.38% of its portfolio.

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

Leslie's issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.250-0.330 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 0.410. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.4 billion-$1.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.5 billion.

When did Leslie's IPO?

(LESL) raised $600 million in an initial public offering 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.

Who are Leslie's' major shareholders?

Leslie's' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.36%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.18%), Northern Trust Corp (1.53%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.43%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (1.21%) and Capital Research Global Investors (1.19%). 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 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff