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Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high
Saudi oil company Aramco's half-year profits reach close to $88 billion after posting a 90% surge in second quarter
Average US gasoline price falls 45 cents to $4.10 per gallon
Biden's Plan to Confiscate Your Cash? (Ad)
S&P 500   4,280.15
DOW   33,761.05
QQQ   330.39
Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors
The Day of Financial Reckoning Is Near (Ad)
Shelling kills 1 in Ukraine; Russia wants nuke plant pledges
High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88B in first half
Ship carrying grain for hungry Ethiopia leaves Ukraine
Trading Millionaire Reveals, “2008 Was My Most Profitable Year” (Ad)
Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high
Saudi oil company Aramco's half-year profits reach close to $88 billion after posting a 90% surge in second quarter
Average US gasoline price falls 45 cents to $4.10 per gallon
Biden's Plan to Confiscate Your Cash? (Ad)
S&P 500   4,280.15
DOW   33,761.05
QQQ   330.39
Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors
The Day of Financial Reckoning Is Near (Ad)
Shelling kills 1 in Ukraine; Russia wants nuke plant pledges
High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88B in first half
Ship carrying grain for hungry Ethiopia leaves Ukraine
Trading Millionaire Reveals, “2008 Was My Most Profitable Year” (Ad)
Saudi Aramco's profits already $88B as oil prices stay high
Saudi oil company Aramco's half-year profits reach close to $88 billion after posting a 90% surge in second quarter
Average US gasoline price falls 45 cents to $4.10 per gallon
Biden's Plan to Confiscate Your Cash? (Ad)
NYSE:LEVI

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
0.39mentions of Levi Strauss & Co. in the last 14 days
Based on 4 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.

2.89 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

20th out of 224 stocks

Apparel, Finished Products From Fabrics & Similar Materials Industry

4th out of 13 stocks

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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.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

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

Levi Strauss & Co. Stock Up 0.1 %

Levi Strauss & Co. stock opened at $19.53 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $7.75 billion, a PE ratio of 13.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.41 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a current ratio of 1.53. Levi Strauss & Co. has a fifty-two week low of $15.61 and a fifty-two week high of $28.62. The firm's 50-day simple moving average is $17.79 and its 200 day simple moving average is $19.09.

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

Levi Strauss & Co. Increases Dividend

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

Insiders Place Their Bets

In related news, EVP Seth Jaffe sold 12,782 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.75, for a total transaction of $239,662.50. Following the completion of the transaction, 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 filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 3.69% of the company's stock.

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LEVI Stock News Headlines

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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
8/14/2022
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 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Levi Strauss & Co.'s stock. 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 stock has 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 in 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 short-interest 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.
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How were Levi Strauss & Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) posted its quarterly 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 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%. Levi Strauss & Co.'s revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.23 earnings per share.

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. Investors of record on Monday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, August 17th. 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. 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. issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 28th. The company provided 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 $14.00-$16.00 per share. Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan served 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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