LILAK stock: buy or sell?
August 22nd, 2019
Liberty Latin America Ltd. provides various telecommunications services. Its services primarily include video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, and mobile services.
Should I buy LILAK stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Liberty Latin America stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Liberty Latin America stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for LILAK stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
LILAK stock analysis
Liberty Latin America closed today at $16.61 and escalated a shining 2.85%.
Liberty Latin America shares escalated 2.85% to $16.61 today. Since last June when LILAK stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-2.04 per share (-10.94%). Since May when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, LILAK price slipped $-1.41 per share (-7.82%).
Liberty Latin America closed this week at $16.61 and slipped a fateful -3.49%. Late June LILAK plummed a spooky -9.89% in just one week.
Since early May when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, LILAK price slipped $-4.78 per share (-22.35%).
LILAK stock price history
LILAK IPO was on July 2nd, 2015 at $46.26 per share1. Since then, LILAK stock lost a -64.10%, with a yearly average of -16.00%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
LILAK stock historical price chart
LILAK stock reached 52-week highs on April at $21.93, and all-time highs 2015-07-02 with a price of 55.
LILAK stock price target is $27.00Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. Currently, only 1 price forecast for Liberty Latin America stock was published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince February, when Liberty Latin America presented its last earnings report, it slipped a godawful -11.88%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Liberty Latin America annual sales gained a decent 3.22% to $3,705.70 million dollars from $3,590.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) rocketed a 12.36% to -9.32%.
|2014||$1,205 M||-||$12 M1.0%||-|
|2015||$1,217 M||1.05%||$44 M3.6%||265.83%|
|2016||$2,724 M||123.76%||$-235.80 M-8.7%||-637.13%|
|2017||$3,590 M||31.80%||$-778.10 M-21.7%||229.98%|
|2018||$3,706 M||3.22%||$-345.20 M-9.3%||-55.64%|
Quarterly financial resultsLiberty Latin America posted $948.50 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 2.52% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-233.00 million with a profit margin of -24.57%. Profit margin plummed a -21.81% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -2.76%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Liberty Latin America sales marked a cool increase and boosted a 11.58%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Liberty Latin America posted 4 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$911 M||-||$-5.80 M-0.6%||-|
|2017-Q2||$921 M||1.10%||$-28.20 M-3.1%||386.21%|
|2017-Q3||$908 M||-1.39%||$-331.20 M-36.5%||1,074.47%|
|2017-Q4||$850 M||-6.39%||$-400.80 M-47.1%||21.01%|
|2018-Q1||$910 M||7.03%||$-44.50 M-4.9%||-88.90%|
|2018-Q2||$922 M||1.34%||$-42.20 M-4.6%||-5.17%|
|2018-Q3||$925 M||0.34%||$-25.50 M-2.8%||-39.57%|
|2018-Q4||$949 M||2.52%||$-233.00 M-24.6%||813.73%|
Liberty Latin America ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to check its ownership structure.
Liberty Latin America shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 7.01% of all shares.
Bearish positions for LILAK stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Liberty Latin America:
|Market cap||$2.2 B|
|Total shares||130.9 M|
|Float shares||135.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||84.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||7.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, August 22nd, 2019|
|Day range||$16.26 - $16.68|
|Average true range||$0.57|
|50d mov avg||$18.38|
|100d mov avg||$19.09|
|200d mov avg||$18.52|
Liberty Latin America performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Liberty Latin America stock.
|LILAKLiberty Latin Ame...||-19.84%||-1.25%||-19.33%|