Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE:LAC) shares, rose in value on Thursday, July 22, with the stock price down by -4.51% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $13.55.
Actively observing the price movement in the recent trading, the stock is buoying the session at $14.19, falling within a range of $13.53 and $14.28. The value of beta (5-year monthly) is 1.39. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $28.75, and the low was $5.42. On the whole, LAC has fluctuated by 2.68% over the past month.
With the market capitalization of Lithium Americas Corp. currently standing at about $1.69 billion, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Aug 12, 2021 – Aug 16, 2021.
Revisions could be a useful indicator to get insight on short-term price movement; so for the company, there were no upward and no downward review(s) in last seven days. We see that LAC’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a 100% Sell on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 100% Sell while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a 100% Sell.
7 analyst(s) have assigned their ratings of the stock’s forecast evaluation on a scale of 1.00-5.00 to indicate a strong buy to a strong sell recommendation. The stock is rated as a Hold by 2 analyst(s), 5 recommend it as a Buy and 0 called the LAC stock Overweight. In the meantime, 0 analyst(s) believe the stock as Underweight and 0 think it is a Sell. Thus, investors eager to increase their holdings of the company’s stock will have an opportunity to do so as the average rating for the stock is Overweight.
The stock’s technical analysis shows that the PEG ratio is about 0, with the price of LAC currently trading nearly -4.86% and -4.80% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 46.18, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 6.30% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 6.09%. Furthermore, Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC)’s average true range (ATR) is 0.89. The company’s stock has been forecasted to trade at an average price of $21.28 over the course of the next 52 weeks, with a low of $16.28 and a high of $25.00. Based on these price targets, the low is -20.15% off current price, whereas the price has to move -84.5% to reach the yearly target high. Additionally, analysts’ median price of $22.00 is likely to be welcomed by investors because it represents a decrease of -62.36% from the current levels.
Data on historical trading for Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE:LAC) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 2.57 million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 119.42 million shares outstanding.
Nearly 16.75% of Lithium Americas Corp.’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 21.50% of the company’s shares. The stock has risen by 13.07% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the LAC stock heading into the next quarter.