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) pushed the Retail industry lower today making it today's featured Retail laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.5%. By the end of trading, Lumber Liquidators Holdings fell $13.55 (-11.8%) to $101.81 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 3,733,094 shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 522,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $100.30-$115.95 after having opened the day at $115.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $115.36. Other companies within the Retail industry that declined today were:
), down 18.9%,
), down 14.9%,
), down 12.3% and
), down 8.5%.
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Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories. Lumber Liquidators Holdings has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 118.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Lumber Liquidators Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Lumber Liquidators Holdings
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value.
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On the positive front,
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), up 7.2% and
), up 6.8% , were all gainers within the retail industry with
) being today's featured retail industry leader.
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