Investors may find better financial performance in Leslies Inc (LESL)

As of right now, Leslies Inc [LESL] is trading at $5.74, up 6.69%. It is a good measure of the stock’s recent performance to check whether the stock’s short-term value is rising or falling. The LESL shares have gain 23.97% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 4.94%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 14, November 2023, Leslie’s, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2023 Financial Results on November 28, 2023. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Leslie’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: LESL), the largest and most trusted direct-to-consumer brand in the U.S. pool and spa care industry, today announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2023 will be released after market close on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. The Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Leslies Inc [NASDAQ: LESL] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on July 18, 2023, when Loop Capital downgraded its rating to a Hold and also revised its price target to $6 from $16.

Through the last year, Leslies Inc’s stock price ranged from $4.39 to $17.12. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $7.72 within the next 12 months. Leslies Inc [NASDAQ: LESL] shares were valued at $5.74 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 34.49% based on the average LESL price forecast.

Analyzing the LESL fundamentals

For Leslies Inc, (LESL), the latest quarter sales were 610.89 billion, which represents an -9.31% decrease. In the same period, the company’s revenue per employee was $371,933, whereas its income per employee was $37,864. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +43.13% with Operating Margin at +15.28%, Pretax Margin comes in at +13.32%, and Net Margin reading is +10.18%. An extended look at the Principal structure reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital of 123.85 and enduring liabilities to assets of 87.28.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 5.49 points at the first support level, and at 5.24 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 5.88, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 6.01.

Leslies Inc [LESL] reported earnings per share of $0.41 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2023. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.44/share, meaning a difference of -$0.03 and a surprise factor of -6.80%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2023 were -$0.14 per share as compared to estimates of -$0.11 per share, a difference of -$0.03 representing a surprise of -27.30%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It is important to note that Leslies Inc [NASDAQ:LESL] has a current ratio of 1.70. Further, the Quick Ratio stands at 0.52, while the Cash Ratio is 0.32. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.75 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 15.52.

Transactions by insiders

Recent insider trading involved Egeck Michael R., Chief Executive Officer, that happened on Aug 07 when 50000.0 shares were purchased., Weddell Steven M completed a deal on Aug 07 to buy 25000.0 shares. Meanwhile, Former 10% Owner Bubbles Investor Aggregator, L sold 9.34 million shares on Dec 12.