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

-0.19 (-6.76 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $2.62
50-Day Range
MA: $4.04
52-Week Range
Now: $2.62
Volume373,873 shs
Average Volume684,260 shs
Market Capitalization$235.39 million
P/E Ratio4.68
Dividend YieldN/A
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.84 million
Book Value$1.78 per share


Net Income$51.67 million


Market Cap$235.39 million
Next Earnings Date5/20/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Lithium Americas (NYSE:LAC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lithium Americas' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lithium Americas' stock was trading at $3.34 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LAC shares have decreased by 21.6% and is now trading at $2.62. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Lithium Americas' next earnings date?

Lithium Americas is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 20th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Lithium Americas.

How were Lithium Americas' earnings last quarter?

Lithium Americas Corp (NYSE:LAC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March, 13th. The company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter. Lithium Americas had a net margin of 835.26% and a negative return on equity of 19.06%. View Lithium Americas' earnings history.

Has Lithium Americas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LAC stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lithium Americas earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutLithium Americas.

Are investors shorting Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,611,100 shares, an increase of 7.2% from the February 27th total of 3,370,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 539,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 days. Approximately 6.4% of the company's stock 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), Canopy Growth (CGC), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Crispr Therapeutics (CRSP), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tesla (TSLA), Aurora Cannabis (ACB), General Electric (GE) and AT&T (T).

Who are Lithium Americas' key executives?

Lithium Americas' management team includes the following 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)

What is Lithium Americas' stock symbol?

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

Who are Lithium Americas' major shareholders?

Lithium Americas' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional 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 DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main (0.03%).

Which institutional 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 institutional 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, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, 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 $2.62.

How big of a company is Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas has a market capitalization of $235.39 million and generates $4.84 million in revenue each year. The company earns $51.67 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.22) 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 300 - 900 WEST HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER A1, V6C 1E5. 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  108 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  120 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  228
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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