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Levi Strauss & Co. - LEVI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.53
+0.01 (+0.05%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.28
$19.66
50-Day Range
$15.80
$19.53
52-Week Range
$15.61
$28.62
Volume
861,017 shs
Average Volume
1.62 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.75 billion
P/E Ratio
13.56
Dividend Yield
2.46%
Price Target
$26.18

Levi Strauss & Co. MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.90 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
34.1% Upside
$26.18 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.00% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.34mentions of Levi Strauss & Co. in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$436,088 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.95%
From $1.54 to $1.57 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.88 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

21st out of 221 stocks

Apparel, Finished Products From Fabrics & Similar Materials Industry

3rd out of 13 stocks

LEVI stock logo

About Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) Stock

Levi Strauss & Co. operates as an apparel company. The company designs, markets, and sells jeans, casual and dress pants, activewear, tops, shorts, skirts, dresses, jackets, footwear, and related accessories for men, women, and children in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. It also sells its products under the Levi's, Dockers, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co., and Denizen brands. In addition, the company licenses Levi's and Dockers trademarks for various product categories, including footwear, belts, wallets and bags, outerwear, sweaters, dress shirts, kids wear, sleepwear, and hosiery. Further, it sells its products through third-party retailers, such as department stores, specialty retailers, third-party e-commerce sites, and franchisees who operate brand-dedicated stores; and directly to consumers through various formats, including company-operated mainline and outlet stores, company-operated e-commerce sites, and select shop-in-shops located in department stores, and other third-party retail locations. The company also operates approximately 3,100 brand-dedicated stores and shop-in-shops. The company was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Levi Strauss & Co. Stock Up 0.1 %

LEVI opened at $19.53 on Friday. Levi Strauss & Co. has a fifty-two week low of $15.61 and a fifty-two week high of $28.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.56, a PEG ratio of 3.41 and a beta of 1.11. The company's 50-day moving average is $17.79 and its 200 day moving average is $19.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 1.53 and a quick ratio of 0.88.

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 7th. The blue-jean maker reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.43 billion. Levi Strauss & Co. had a net margin of 9.48% and a return on equity of 40.03%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.23 EPS. Research analysts expect that Levi Strauss & Co. will post 1.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Levi Strauss & Co. Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 17th. Investors of record on Monday, August 1st will be issued a $0.12 dividend. This is an increase from Levi Strauss & Co.'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 29th. Levi Strauss & Co.'s payout ratio is 33.33%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on LEVI. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price objective on shares of Levi Strauss & Co. from $26.00 to $23.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. UBS Group reduced their price objective on Levi Strauss & Co. from $31.00 to $24.00 in a research note on Friday, July 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on Levi Strauss & Co. from $27.00 to $22.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 8th. Morgan Stanley cut Levi Strauss & Co. from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company decreased their price target on shares of Levi Strauss & Co. from $25.00 to $22.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Levi Strauss & Co. currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $26.18.

Insider Activity at Levi Strauss & Co.

In related news, EVP Seth Jaffe sold 12,782 shares of Levi Strauss & Co. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.75, for a total value of $239,662.50. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 148,299 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,780,606.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 3.69% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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LEVI Stock News Headlines

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Brokerages Set Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) PT at $26.18
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LEVI Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/24 Dividend
5/05/2022
Dividend Payable
5/24/2022
Last Earnings
7/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/17 Dividend
7/29/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Dividend Payable
8/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/05/2022
Fiscal Year End
11/30/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Apparel, finished products from fabrics & similar materials
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
16,600
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$26.18
High Stock Price Forecast
$33.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$19.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.90
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$553.54 million
Pretax Margin
11.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.76 billion
Cash Flow
$1.98 per share
Book Value
$4.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
382,075,000
Market Cap
$7.75 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.11














LEVI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Levi Strauss & Co. stock right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Levi Strauss & Co. in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LEVI shares.
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What is Levi Strauss & Co.'s stock price forecast for 2022?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Levi Strauss & Co.'s shares. Their LEVI share price forecasts range from $19.00 to $33.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $26.18 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have LEVI shares performed in 2022?

Levi Strauss & Co.'s stock was trading at $25.03 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LEVI shares have decreased by 22.0% and is now trading at $19.53.
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Are investors shorting Levi Strauss & Co.?

Levi Strauss & Co. saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,080,000 shares, an increase of 16.4% from the June 30th total of 6,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,990,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days.
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When is Levi Strauss & Co.'s next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 5th 2022.
View our LEVI earnings forecast
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How were Levi Strauss & Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 7th. The blue-jean maker reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.06. The blue-jean maker had revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. Levi Strauss & Co. had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 40.03% and a net margin of 9.48%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.23 EPS.

How often does Levi Strauss & Co. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Levi Strauss & Co.?

Levi Strauss & Co. announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, August 17th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 29th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.
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Is Levi Strauss & Co. a good dividend stock?

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.46%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 33.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LEVI will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.57% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LEVI.

What guidance has Levi Strauss & Co. issued on next quarter's earnings?

Levi Strauss & Co. updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.50-$1.56 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.55. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.40 billion-$6.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.43 billion.

What is Chip Bergh's approval rating as Levi Strauss & Co.'s CEO?

674 employees have rated Levi Strauss & Co. Chief Executive Officer Chip Bergh on Glassdoor.com. Chip Bergh has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts Chip Bergh in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Levi Strauss & Co. own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Levi Strauss & Co. investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CVS Health (CVS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

When did Levi Strauss & Co. IPO?

(LEVI) raised $550 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, March 21st 2019. The company issued 36,700,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan acted as the underwriters for the IPO and BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Evercore ISI, BNP PARIBAS, Citigroup, Guggenheim Securities, HSBC, Drexel Hamilton, Telsey Advisory Group and The Williams Capital Group were co-managers.

What is Levi Strauss & Co.'s stock symbol?

Levi Strauss & Co. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LEVI."

Who are Levi Strauss & Co.'s major shareholders?

Levi Strauss & Co.'s stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Parnassus Investments LLC (1.47%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.54%), Royce & Associates LP (0.24%), Trillium Asset Management LLC (0.21%), Community Trust & Investment Co. (0.20%) and CORDA Investment Management LLC. (0.15%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley J Haas, Charles V Bergh, Christopher J Mccormick, Daniel S Haas, David A Friedman, David Sievewright Love, Elizabeth H Eisenhardt, Elizabeth H Eisenhardt, Elizabeth T O'neill, Gavin Brockett, Harmit J Singh, Jennifer A Sey, Jennifer C Haas, Jenny J Ming, Kenneth John Stephon, Marc Ostryniec, Marc Rosen, Margaret E Haas, Miriam L Haas, Patricia Salas Pineda, Peter E Jr Haas, Raphael Goszcz Crawford, Robert D Haas, Roy Bagattini, Seth Jaffe, Seth M Ellison, Shonn D Stahlecker and Walter J Haas.
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How do I buy shares of Levi Strauss & Co.?

Shares of LEVI 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 Levi Strauss & Co.'s stock price today?

One share of LEVI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.53.

How much money does Levi Strauss & Co. make?

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) has a market capitalization of $7.75 billion and generates $5.76 billion in revenue each year. The blue-jean maker earns $553.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Levi Strauss & Co. have?

The company employs 16,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Levi Strauss & Co.?

Levi Strauss & Co.'s mailing address is 1155 BATTERY STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94111. The official website for the company is www.levistrauss.com. The blue-jean maker can be reached via phone at (415) 501-6000 or via email at investor-relations@levi.com.

This page (NYSE:LEVI) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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