Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) shares, rose in value on Thursday, May 25, with the stock price up by 1.00% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $76.81.
Actively observing the price movement in the recent trading, the stock is buoying the session at $76.05, falling within a range of $75.16 and $78.41. The PE ratio was 53.59 over 12-month period. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $96.82, and the low was $43.41. On the whole, LSCC has fluctuated by -10.48% over the past month.
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With the market capitalization of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation currently standing at about $10.63 billion, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Jul 31, 2023 – Aug 04, 2023. As a result, investors might want to see an improvement in the stock’s price before the company announces its earnings report. Analysts are projecting the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be $0.51, which is expected to increase to $0.55 for fiscal year $2.07 and then to about $2.46 by fiscal year 2024. Data indicates that the EPS growth is expected to be 18.30% in 2024, while the next year’s EPS growth is forecast to be 18.80%.
Analysts have estimated the company’s revenue for the quarter at $188.04 million, with a low estimate of $187 million and a high estimate of $188.6 million. According to the average forecast, sales growth in current quarter could jump up 16.50%, compared to the corresponding quarter of last year. Wall Street analysts also predicted that in 2024, the company’s y-o-y revenues would reach $761.27 million, representing an increase of 15.30% from the revenues reported in the last year’s results.
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 LSCC’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a 50% Sell on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 50% Buy while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a Hold.
12 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 4 analyst(s), 7 recommend it as a Buy and 1 called the LSCC 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 3.57, with the price of LSCC currently trading nearly -6.39% and -12.48% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 37.17, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 3.60% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 4.10%. Furthermore, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC)’s beta value is 1.27, and its average true range (ATR) is 3.37.
A comparison of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC) with its peers suggests the former has fared considerably weaker in the market. LSCC showed an intraday change of 1.00% in today’s session so far, and over the past year, it grew by 61.57%%. In comparison, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) has moved lower at -0.17% today and is down -0.64% over the past 12 months. On the other hand, the price of Semtech Corporation (SMTC) has risen 0.24% today. The stock, however, is off -64.37% from where it was a year ago. Additionally, there is a gain of 9.41% for Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) in recent trading while the stock has seen an overall depriciation of 29.95%% over the past year. The PE ratio stands at 53.59 for Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, compared to 18.75 for Texas Instruments Incorporated, and 21.80 for Semtech Corporation. Other than that, the overall performance of the S&P 500 during the today’s session so far shows that it gained 0.65%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Slipped by -0.35%.
Data on historical trading for Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 2.82 million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 1.90 million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 137.42 million shares outstanding.
Nearly 1.00% of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 103.74% of the company’s shares. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 9.08 million shares as on May 14, 2023, resulting in a short ratio of 4.02. According to the data, the short interest in Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC) stood at 6.60% of shares outstanding as of May 14, 2023; the number of short shares registered in Apr 13, 2023 reached 5.66 million. The stock has risen by 18.39% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the LSCC stock heading into the next quarter.