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Trade-Ideas LLC identified
) as a pre-market mover with heavy volume candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Lakeland Industries as such a stock due to the following factors:
- LAKE has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $70.5 million.
- LAKE traded 529,890 shares today in the pre-market hours as of 8:11 AM, representing 12.6% of its average daily volume.
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More details on LAKE:
Lakeland Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market worldwide.
The average volume for Lakeland Industries has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lakeland has a market cap of $67.5 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. The stock has a beta of -0.16 and a short float of 44.1% with 0.53 days to cover. Shares are up 132.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
rates Lakeland Industries as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins.
Highlights from the ratings report include:
- Compared to its closing price of one year ago, LAKE's share price has jumped by 172.98%, exceeding the performance of the broader market during that same time frame. Regarding the stock's future course, our hold rating indicates that we do not recommend additional investment in this stock despite its gains in the past year.
- LAKELAND INDUSTRIES INC has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. This company has not demonstrated a clear trend in earnings over the past 2 years, making it difficult to accurately predict earnings for the coming year. During the past fiscal year, LAKELAND INDUSTRIES INC turned its bottom line around by earning $0.00 versus -$4.88 in the prior year.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to -$1.90 million or 459.11% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
- The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 109.3% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $4.17 million to -$0.39 million.
- You can view the full Lakeland Industries Ratings Report.