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$16.40
-1.20 (-6.82 %)
(As of 05/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.33
$17.40
50-Day Range
$15.75
$19.00
52-Week Range
$4.71
$23.99
Volume3.33 million shs
Average Volume3.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.24

Competitors

Livent (NYSE:LTHM) Vs. OLN, HUN, CC, ASH, GRA, and UNVR

Should you be buying LTHM stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "chemicals & allied products" are considered alternatives and competitors to Livent, including Olin (OLN), Huntsman (HUN), The Chemours (CC), Ashland Global (ASH), W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA), and Univar Solutions (UNVR).

Olin (NYSE:OLN) and Livent (NYSE:LTHM) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Olin and Livent, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Olin04902.69
Livent17402.25

Olin currently has a consensus target price of $43.1538, suggesting a potential downside of 2.01%. Livent has a consensus target price of $17.9091, suggesting a potential upside of 9.20%. Given Livent's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Livent is more favorable than Olin.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.7% of Olin shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 100.0% of Livent shares are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of Olin shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Livent shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Olin and Livent's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Olin-18.47%-9.98%-2.34%
Livent-4.96%0.59%0.38%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Olin and Livent's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Olin$6.11 billion1.15$-11,300,000.00$0.6073.40
Livent$388.40 million6.19$50.20 million$0.4239.05

Livent has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Olin. Livent is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Olin, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Olin has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Livent has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Livent beats Olin on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Livent (NYSE:LTHM) and Huntsman (NYSE:HUN) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Livent and Huntsman, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Livent17402.25
Huntsman031202.80

Livent currently has a consensus target price of $17.9091, suggesting a potential upside of 9.20%. Huntsman has a consensus target price of $30.6875, suggesting a potential upside of 4.03%. Given Livent's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Livent is more favorable than Huntsman.

Risk and Volatility

Livent has a beta of 2.24, indicating that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Huntsman has a beta of 1.54, indicating that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Livent and Huntsman's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Livent$388.40 million6.19$50.20 million$0.4239.05
Huntsman$6.80 billion0.96$562 million$1.5319.28

Huntsman has higher revenue and earnings than Livent. Huntsman is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Livent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Livent and Huntsman's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Livent-4.96%0.59%0.38%
Huntsman16.55%5.27%2.06%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

100.0% of Livent shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.3% of Huntsman shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Livent shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of Huntsman shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Huntsman beats Livent on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Chemours (NYSE:CC) and Livent (NYSE:LTHM) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Chemours and Livent, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Chemours04402.50
Livent17402.25

The Chemours presently has a consensus price target of $31.3750, indicating a potential downside of 3.31%. Livent has a consensus price target of $17.9091, indicating a potential upside of 9.20%. Given Livent's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Livent is more favorable than The Chemours.

Profitability

This table compares The Chemours and Livent's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Chemours-2.35%46.27%4.51%
Livent-4.96%0.59%0.38%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Chemours and Livent's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Chemours$5.53 billion0.97$-52,000,000.00$2.5112.93
Livent$388.40 million6.19$50.20 million$0.4239.05

Livent has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Chemours. The Chemours is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Livent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

The Chemours has a beta of 2.3, meaning that its stock price is 130% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Livent has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.7% of The Chemours shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 100.0% of Livent shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of The Chemours shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Livent shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

The Chemours beats Livent on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Livent (NYSE:LTHM) and Ashland Global (NYSE:ASH) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Livent and Ashland Global's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Livent-4.96%0.59%0.38%
Ashland Global-21.84%5.40%2.43%

Volatility & Risk

Livent has a beta of 2.24, indicating that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ashland Global has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Livent and Ashland Global, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Livent17402.25
Ashland Global10702.75

Livent presently has a consensus price target of $17.9091, suggesting a potential upside of 9.20%. Ashland Global has a consensus price target of $92.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 9.71%. Given Ashland Global's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ashland Global is more favorable than Livent.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

100.0% of Livent shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.9% of Ashland Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Livent shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.1% of Ashland Global shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Livent and Ashland Global's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Livent$388.40 million6.19$50.20 million$0.4239.05
Ashland Global$2.33 billion2.20$-508,000,000.00$2.8030.09

Livent has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Ashland Global. Ashland Global is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Livent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Ashland Global beats Livent on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) and Livent (NYSE:LTHM) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares W. R. Grace & Co. and Livent's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
W. R. Grace & Co.0.76%55.80%5.10%
Livent-4.96%0.59%0.38%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.8% of W. R. Grace & Co. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 100.0% of Livent shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of W. R. Grace & Co. shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Livent shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

W. R. Grace & Co. has a beta of 1.47, indicating that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Livent has a beta of 2.24, indicating that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for W. R. Grace & Co. and Livent, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
W. R. Grace & Co.05302.38
Livent17402.25

W. R. Grace & Co. presently has a consensus target price of $66.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.34%. Livent has a consensus target price of $17.9091, indicating a potential upside of 9.20%. Given Livent's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Livent is more favorable than W. R. Grace & Co..

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares W. R. Grace & Co. and Livent's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
W. R. Grace & Co.$1.96 billion2.31$126.30 million$4.3815.59
Livent$388.40 million6.19$50.20 million$0.4239.05

W. R. Grace & Co. has higher revenue and earnings than Livent. W. R. Grace & Co. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Livent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

W. R. Grace & Co. beats Livent on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Univar Solutions (NYSE:UNVR) and Livent (NYSE:LTHM) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Univar Solutions has a beta of 1.98, suggesting that its share price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Livent has a beta of 2.24, suggesting that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Univar Solutions and Livent's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Univar Solutions0.38%12.65%3.32%
Livent-4.96%0.59%0.38%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.6% of Univar Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 100.0% of Livent shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Univar Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Livent shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Univar Solutions and Livent, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Univar Solutions11102.00
Livent17402.25

Univar Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $26.75, suggesting a potential upside of 5.77%. Livent has a consensus target price of $17.9091, suggesting a potential upside of 9.20%. Given Livent's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Livent is more favorable than Univar Solutions.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Univar Solutions and Livent's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Univar Solutions$9.29 billion0.46$-100,200,000.00$1.4018.06
Livent$388.40 million6.19$50.20 million$0.4239.05

Livent has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Univar Solutions. Univar Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Livent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Livent Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Olin logo
OLN
Olin
1.6$44.04-6.6%$7.01 billion$6.11 billion-6.85Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Huntsman logo
HUN
Huntsman
2.3$29.50-5.0%$6.54 billion$6.80 billion6.64Analyst Report
The Chemours logo
CC
The Chemours
1.9$32.45-5.8%$5.37 billion$5.53 billion-45.07Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$84.26-2.9%$5.12 billion$2.33 billion-10.03Analyst Report
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.2$68.28-0.2%$4.52 billion$1.96 billion325.14Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
Univar Solutions logo
UNVR
Univar Solutions
0.9$25.29-3.3%$4.29 billion$9.29 billion140.51Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.8$128.27-1.7%$4.16 billion$643.71 million50.30
Ingevity logo
NGVT
Ingevity
1.7$85.39-1.7%$3.42 billion$1.29 billion19.81Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
2.0$98.23-3.2%$2.42 billion$1.51 billion65.93Insider Selling
PQ Group logo
PQG
PQ Group
1.7$15.15-1.4%$2.07 billion$1.57 billion47.35Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
GCP Applied Technologies logo
GCP
GCP Applied Technologies
1.5$25.01-4.5%$1.83 billion$1.01 billion17.37
Hawkins logo
HWKN
Hawkins
2.0$32.01-3.7%$679.32 million$540.20 million10.19Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Loop Industries logo
LOOP
Loop Industries
1.4$7.96-3.9%$337.62 millionN/A-18.95Upcoming Earnings
GURE
Gulf Resources
0.6$6.09-6.6%$60.89 million$10.60 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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