Lithium Americas Stock Price, News & Analysis (TSE:LAC)

C$9.30 -0.38 (-3.93 %)
(As of 01/23/2018 02:59 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$9.68
Today's RangeC$9.15 - C$9.84
52-Week RangeC$3.85 - C$14.06
Volume622,752 shs
Average Volume766,598 shs
Market CapitalizationC$822.81 million
P/E Ratio-16.03
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.5

About Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC)

Lithium Americas logoLithium Americas Corp., formerly Western Lithium USA Corp., is a resource company. The Company is focused on development of two lithium development projects: the Cauchari-Olaroz project, which is located in Jujuy province of Argentina and the Lithium Nevada project, which is located in north-western Nevada, the United States. Its segments are Organoclay, Lithium Nevada, Cauchari-Olaroz and Corporate. Its geographical segments are Canada, the United States, Germany and Argentina. The Cauchari-Olaroz project is a lithium brine mineral project. The Lithium Nevada project is a smectite clay-based lithium project. In addition, its plant facility located in Fernley, Nevada, is constructed to manufacture specialty organoclay products (Hectatone products), derived from hectorite and other clays. Hectatone specialty organoclay products, derived from its hectorite clay and other clays, are used by oil and gas industry as specialty viscosifier additives for drilling fluids and in other sectors.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial Metals & Minerals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolTSE:LAC
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-778-6565820

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-16.0344827586207
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSC($0.58)
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-1,204.82%
Return on Equity-52.25%
Return on Assets-50.06%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares88,456,000

Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lithium Americas' stock symbol?

Lithium Americas trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "LAC."

How were Lithium Americas' earnings last quarter?

Lithium Americas Corp (TSE:LAC) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 14th. The company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.01. Lithium Americas had a negative return on equity of 52.25% and a negative net margin of 1,204.82%. View Lithium Americas' Earnings History.

Where is Lithium Americas' stock going? Where will Lithium Americas' stock price be in 2018?

2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Lithium Americas' stock. Their predictions range from C$2.30 to C$11.00. On average, they anticipate Lithium Americas' stock price to reach C$6.65 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Lithium Americas.

Who are some of Lithium Americas' key competitors?

Who are Lithium Americas' key executives?

Lithium Americas' management team includes the folowing people:

  • George Ireland, Chairman of the Board
  • John A. Kanellitsas, President, Director (Age 52)
  • W. Thomas Hodgson, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 62)
  • Eduard K. Epshtein, Chief Financial Officer
  • Franco Mignacco, Director; President - Minera Exar S.A.
  • Myron G. Manternach, Executive Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development
  • David S. Deak, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Silvio Bertolli, Senior Vice President - Project Development
  • Dennis Bryan, Senior Vice President - Development
  • Tracy Hansen, Vice President, Corporate Secretary

How do I buy Lithium Americas stock?

Shares of Lithium Americas and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Lithium Americas' stock price today?

One share of Lithium Americas stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$9.30.

How big of a company is Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas has a market capitalization of C$822.81 million.

How can I contact Lithium Americas?

Lithium Americas' mailing address is 355 Burrard St Suite 1100, VANCOUVER, BC V6C 2G8, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-778-6565820.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lithium Americas (LAC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  150
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lithium Americas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.502.502.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: C$6.65C$2.10C$2.10C$1.25
Price Target Upside: 28.03% downside4.48% upside4.48% upside35.87% upside

Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC)

Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/19/2018Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> Speculative BuyC$12.00 -> C$11.00View Rating Details
10/25/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$1.90 -> C$2.30View Rating Details
6/13/2016Dundee SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$1.60 -> C$1.90View Rating Details
(Data available from 1/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC)

Lithium Americas (TSE LAC) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/14/2017Q3 2017C($0.05)C($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2017Q2 2017C($0.20)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2017Q1 2017C($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q3 2016C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q2 2016C($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2016Q1 2016C($0.25)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q4 2015C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/16/2015Q3 2015C($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q2 2015C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2015Q1 2015C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q4 2014C($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4 2013C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/18/2013Q3 2013C$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2013Q1 2013C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/24/2012Q3 2012C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2012Q2 2012C($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2012Q1 2012C($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Dividend History for Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC)


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Insider Trades

Lithium Americas (TSE LAC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Lithium Americas (TSE:LAC)

Lithium Americas (TSE LAC) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/20/2017Gabriel RubachaDirectorBuy15,000C$9.61C$144,150.00
11/17/2017Gabriel RubachaDirectorBuy15,000C$9.23C$138,450.00
10/25/2017Jonathan David EvansDirectorBuy5,000C$1.61C$8,050.00
10/6/2017Franco MignaccoDirectorSell25,000C$1.70C$42,500.00
9/25/2017William Thomas HodgsonDirectorBuy70,000C$1.46C$102,200.00
9/1/2017Deepak Singh GillInsiderBuy3,920C$1.27C$4,978.40
8/30/2017Eduard EpshteinInsiderSell171,122C$0.00C$0.00
8/23/2017Jonathan David EvansDirectorBuy50,000C$0.84C$42,000.00
8/16/2017Eduard EpshteinInsiderSell50,356C$1.05C$52,873.80
7/25/2017Tracy HansenInsiderSell50,000C$0.98C$49,000.00
7/21/2017George R IrelandDirectorBuy100,000C$0.91C$91,000.00
7/20/2017George R IrelandDirectorBuy100,000C$0.91C$91,000.00
7/19/2017George R IrelandDirectorBuy100,000C$0.91C$91,000.00
7/7/2017John KanellitsasDirectorBuy100,000C$0.67C$67,000.00
5/16/2017Gabriel RubachaDirectorBuy275,000C$0.97C$266,750.00
4/19/2017Gabriel RubachaDirectorBuy10,820C$0.95C$10,279.00
4/18/2017Gabriel RubachaDirectorBuy239,180C$0.93C$222,437.40
4/17/2017David DeakInsiderBuy51,000C$0.94C$47,940.00
2/9/2017Gabriel RubachaDirectorBuy50,000C$0.77C$38,500.00
1/24/2017John KanellitsasDirectorBuy100,000C$1.00C$100,000.00
1/23/2017George R IrelandDirectorBuy100,000C$1.03C$103,000.00
10/30/2015Terry KrepiakevichDirectorBuy10,000C$0.39C$3,850.00
10/27/2015Jay ChmelauskasInsiderBuy25,000C$0.30C$7,500.00
10/27/2015Terry KrepiakevichDirectorBuy10,000C$0.30C$2,950.00
10/21/2015John KanellitsasDirectorBuy59,000C$0.21C$12,390.00
10/7/2015Eduard EpshteinInsiderBuy30,000C$0.28C$8,400.00
9/24/2015William Thomas HodgsonDirectorSell100,000C$0.34C$34,000.00
9/23/2015William Thomas HodgsonDirectorSell50,500C$0.34C$17,170.00
9/22/2015William Thomas HodgsonDirectorSell228,500C$0.34C$77,690.00
8/18/2015John KanellitsasDirectorBuy200,000C$0.31C$62,000.00
2/25/2015William Morris SheriffDirectorSell20,000C$0.78C$15,600.00
10/24/2014Sheldon InwentashInsiderSell11,000C$0.26C$2,860.00
10/23/2014Sheldon InwentashInsiderSell239,500C$0.27C$63,467.50
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Lithium Americas (TSE LAC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Lithium Americas Announces Filing of Canadian Base Shelf Prospectus and US Shelf Registration Statement - GlobeNewswire (press release)Lithium Americas Announces Filing of Canadian Base Shelf Prospectus and US Shelf Registration Statement - GlobeNewswire (press release)
www.globenewswire.com - January 19 at 5:46 PM
Lithium Americas To Commence Trading on NYSE and Provides Corporate Development Update - GlobeNewswire (press release)Lithium Americas To Commence Trading on NYSE and Provides Corporate Development Update - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - January 19 at 5:46 PM
Lithium Americas (LAC) Rating Increased to Outperform at National Bank FinancialLithium Americas (LAC) Rating Increased to Outperform at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
Lithium Americas (LAC) Upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to Speculative BuyLithium Americas (LAC) Upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to Speculative Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
Lithium Americas Announces Filing of Canadian Base Shelf Prospectus and U.S. Shelf Registration StatementLithium Americas Announces Filing of Canadian Base Shelf Prospectus and U.S. Shelf Registration Statement
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 10:23 AM
Lithium Americas To Commence Trading on NYSE and Provides Corporate Development UpdateLithium Americas To Commence Trading on NYSE and Provides Corporate Development Update
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 10:23 AM
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www.fool.ca - January 3 at 4:30 PM
What Are Analysts Saying About Lithium Americas Corp’s (TSE:LAC) Earnings Outlook?What Are Analysts Saying About Lithium Americas Corp’s (TSE:LAC) Earnings Outlook?
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 4:24 PM
Lithium Americas Provides Update on NYSE Listing - GlobeNewswire (press release)Lithium Americas Provides Update on NYSE Listing - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 29 at 10:37 AM
Lithium Americas Provides Update on NYSE ListingLithium Americas Provides Update on NYSE Listing
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 10:06 AM
Top TSX Growth Stocks To BuyTop TSX Growth Stocks To Buy
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 12:16 PM
Battery Makers’ Great Hope for Cheap Lithium Faces Talent CrunchBattery Makers’ Great Hope for Cheap Lithium Faces Talent Crunch
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 8:08 AM
Lithium Americas Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:LAC) : December 20, 2017Lithium Americas Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:LAC) : December 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 4:26 PM
Lithium Americas Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LAC-CA : December 18, 2017Lithium Americas Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LAC-CA : December 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 9:52 AM
Canadian Junior Miners Seeing Major Increase in Value - Baystreet.caCanadian Junior Miners Seeing Major Increase in Value - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - December 7 at 4:43 PM
Macris Buy Argentina Mission Prompts Oil, Lithium Listings - BloombergMacri's 'Buy Argentina' Mission Prompts Oil, Lithium Listings - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - December 6 at 4:29 PM
Tesla Completes Worlds Largest Lithium Battery Ahead of Schedule - PR Newswire (press release)Tesla Completes World's Largest Lithium Battery Ahead of Schedule - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - December 6 at 4:29 PM
Macris ‘Buy Argentina’ Mission Prompts Oil, Lithium ListingsMacri's ‘Buy Argentina’ Mission Prompts Oil, Lithium Listings
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 4:29 PM
Should You Be Concerned About Lithium Americas Corp’s (TSX:LAC) -16.9% Earnings Decline?Should You Be Concerned About Lithium Americas Corp’s (TSX:LAC) -16.9% Earnings Decline?
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 4:26 PM
Lithium Americas Appoints New Independent DirectorLithium Americas Appoints New Independent Director
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 5:11 PM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Purchases C$138,450.00 in StockLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Purchases C$138,450.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 4:21 AM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Gabriel Rubacha Buys 15,000 SharesLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Gabriel Rubacha Buys 15,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 4:21 AM
National Bank Financial Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Lithium Americas Corp (LAC)National Bank Financial Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Lithium Americas Corp (LAC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 7:44 PM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Rating Lowered to Sector Perform at National Bank FinancialLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Rating Lowered to Sector Perform at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 3:38 PM
The Demand for Lithium Has Companies Scrambling from the Congo to Canada - Baystreet.caThe Demand for Lithium Has Companies Scrambling from the Congo to Canada - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - November 8 at 1:29 PM
Lithium Mining Projects Forecasted to Grow as Soaring Demand for Lithium-ion Battery Power Rises Globally - PR Newswire (press release)Lithium Mining Projects Forecasted to Grow as Soaring Demand for Lithium-ion Battery Power Rises Globally - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - November 8 at 1:29 PM
Lithium Americas Announces Share Consolidation and Application to List on the NYSE American Stock Exchange in ... - MarketWatchLithium Americas Announces Share Consolidation and Application to List on the NYSE American Stock Exchange in ... - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - November 5 at 4:23 AM
How Financially Strong Is Lithium Americas Corp (TSX:LAC)?How Financially Strong Is Lithium Americas Corp (TSX:LAC)?
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 5:16 AM
National Bank Financial Weighs in on Lithium Americas Corps FY2017 Earnings (LAC)National Bank Financial Weighs in on Lithium Americas Corp's FY2017 Earnings (LAC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 27 at 6:54 AM
National Bank Financial Brokers Raise Earnings Estimates for Lithium Americas Corp (LAC)National Bank Financial Brokers Raise Earnings Estimates for Lithium Americas Corp (LAC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 4:50 PM
National Bank Financial Increases Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Price Target to C$2.30National Bank Financial Increases Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Price Target to C$2.30
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 2:18 PM
Lithium Americas Provides Update on the Lithium Nevada ProjectLithium Americas Provides Update on the Lithium Nevada Project
finance.yahoo.com - October 23 at 8:05 PM
RBC at New 52-Week High on New Corporate Funds - Baystreet.caRBC at New 52-Week High on New Corporate Funds - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - October 21 at 5:43 AM
RBC, Linamar at 52-Week Highs - Baystreet.caRBC, Linamar at 52-Week Highs - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - October 20 at 3:05 AM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Franco Mignacco Sells 25,000 SharesLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Franco Mignacco Sells 25,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 10:34 PM
Canaccord Genuity Downgrades Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) to HoldCanaccord Genuity Downgrades Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 9:06 PM
3 Lithium Stocks to Profit From the Tesla-Led Electric-Car Revolution3 Lithium Stocks to Profit From the Tesla-Led Electric-Car Revolution
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:28 PM
William Thomas Hodgson Buys 70,000 Shares of Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) StockWilliam Thomas Hodgson Buys 70,000 Shares of Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 26 at 4:24 PM
Lithium Suppliers Benefit From Growing Lithium-Ion Battery Market - PR Newswire (press release)Lithium Suppliers Benefit From Growing Lithium-Ion Battery Market - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 21 at 3:57 PM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Price Target Raised to C$1.90 at National Bank FinancialLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Price Target Raised to C$1.90 at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 1:32 PM
Centerra at 52-Week High on Deal - Baystreet.caCenterra at 52-Week High on Deal - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - September 11 at 10:05 PM
Baystreet.ca - Nemaska Lithium and Lithium Americas at Highs on ... - Baystreet.caBaystreet.ca - Nemaska Lithium and Lithium Americas at Highs on ... - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - September 11 at 10:05 PM
Fridays TSX breakouts: A stock with 7 buy calls and 77% upside forecast - The Globe and MailFriday's TSX breakouts: A stock with 7 buy calls and 77% upside forecast - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 9 at 3:45 AM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Price Target Raised to C$1.65 at National Bank FinancialLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Price Target Raised to C$1.65 at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 3:08 PM
Tuesdays TSX breakouts: This stock is up 61% this year with a ... - The Globe and MailTuesday's TSX breakouts: This stock is up 61% this year with a ... - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 5 at 3:46 PM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Jonathan David Evans Purchases 50,000 SharesLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Director Jonathan David Evans Purchases 50,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 7:58 AM
Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Insider Eduard Epshtein Sells 50,356 SharesLithium Americas Corp (LAC) Insider Eduard Epshtein Sells 50,356 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 4:32 AM
Lithium Americas Announces Results of 2017 Annual General MeetingLithium Americas Announces Results of 2017 Annual General Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 5:02 AM
The $10 Billion Treasure Hidden In A Dead Volcano - Baystreet.caThe $10 Billion Treasure Hidden In A Dead Volcano - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - August 8 at 8:08 PM
Lithium Americas Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:LAC) : August 7, 2017Lithium Americas Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:LAC) : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 7:45 PM

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