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NYSE:LAC - Lithium Americas Stock Price, Forecast & News

$5.85
+0.29 (+5.22 %)
(As of 02/20/2020 02:10 AM ET)
Today's Range
$5.56
Now: $5.85
$6.03
50-Day Range
$3.17
MA: $4.16
$5.71
52-Week Range
$2.75
Now: $5.85
$6.03
Volume1.21 million shs
Average Volume681,481 shs
Market Capitalization$525.58 million
P/E Ratio11.25
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.3
Lithium Americas Corp. operates as a resource company in the United States. The company explores for lithium deposits. It primarily holds interests in the Cauchari-Olaroz Project located in Jujuy province of Argentina; and owns a 100% interest in the Thacker Pass lithium project located in Nevada. The company also manufactures and sells organoclay products that are used in complex oil and gas drilling and other applications. The company was formerly known as Western Lithium USA Corporation and changed its name to Lithium Americas Corp. in March 2016. Lithium Americas Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone778-656-5820

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.84 million
Book Value$0.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-28,270,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees448
Market Cap$525.58 million
Next Earnings Date4/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Lithium Americas (NYSE:LAC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lithium Americas' stock symbol?

Lithium Americas trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LAC."

How were Lithium Americas' earnings last quarter?

Lithium Americas Corp (NYSE:LAC) released its earnings results on Monday, April, 1st. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $1.47 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 million. Lithium Americas had a negative return on equity of 21.08% and a net margin of 835.26%. View Lithium Americas' Earnings History.

When is Lithium Americas' next earnings date?

Lithium Americas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lithium Americas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lithium Americas?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lithium Americas in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lithium Americas.

Has Lithium Americas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LAC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lithium Americas earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Lithium Americas.

Are investors shorting Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,480,000 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the January 15th total of 2,270,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 218,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 11.4 days. Approximately 4.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View Lithium Americas' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lithium Americas' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lithium Americas own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lithium Americas investors own include Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Canopy Growth (CGC), Crispr Therapeutics (CRSP), Aurora Cannabis (ACB), General Electric (GE) and NIO (NIO).

Who are Lithium Americas' key executives?

Lithium Americas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William Thomas Hodgson MBA, CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. John Anthony Kanellitsas MBA, B.S., Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jonathan D. Evans, Pres & COO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Eduard K. Epshtein CA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Gabriel Marcelo Rubacha, Pres of South American Operations & Director (Age 53)

Who are Lithium Americas' major shareholders?

Lithium Americas' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of America Corp DE (0.23%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.05%), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. (0.04%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.04%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.04%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.03%).

Which major investors are selling Lithium Americas stock?

LAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Ingalls & Snyder LLC.

Which major investors are buying Lithium Americas stock?

LAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Toronto Dominion Bank.

How do I buy shares of Lithium Americas?

Shares of LAC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lithium Americas' stock price today?

One share of LAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.85.

How big of a company is Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas has a market capitalization of $525.58 million and generates $4.84 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-28,270,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.26) on an earnings per share basis. Lithium Americas employs 448 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lithium Americas.

What is Lithium Americas' official website?

The official website for Lithium Americas is http://www.lithiumamericas.com/.

How can I contact Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas' mailing address is SUITE 1100 - 355 BURRARD STREET, VANCOUVER A1, V6C 2G8. The company can be reached via phone at 778-656-5820 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lithium Americas (NYSE LAC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  101 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  116 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  217
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lithium Americas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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