Stock Research Report for Yamana Gold Inc LEG as of 11/17/11 - Chaikin Power Tools


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Stock Research Report for Yamana Gold Inc LEG as of 11/17/11 - Chaikin Power Tools

  1. 1. Leggett & Platt (LEG) Price: $22.29 Industry: Home Furnishing-Appliance Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Thu Nov 17 14:24 EST 2011 LEG Leggett & Platt $22.29 Power Gauge Rating LEG - Very Bearish TM The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for LEG is very bearish due to very poor financial metrics, very weak earnings performance and very negative expert opinions. Financial Metrics LEGs earnings performance is very weak as a result of poor EPS growth over Earnings Performance the past 3-5 years. Price/Volume Activity LEGs financial metrics are very poor due to a high long term debt to equity ratio. Expert Opinions News Sentiment Rating Bullish LEG Leggett & Pla.. November 10, 2011 TM Chaikin Sentiment Gauge for LEG is bullish. There is currently a significant positive sentiment within news stories concerning LEG. News Sentiment :Positive Power Trend - 5 Year Chart The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stocks potential. High Potential Neutral Low PotentialI want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  2. 2. Financials & Earnings Financial Metrics Financial Metrics Rating LT Debt/Equity Ratio Very Bearish Price to Book Value LEGs financial metrics are very poor. The company is carrying too much long term debt and may be overvalued. Return on Equity The rank is based on a high long term debt to equity ratio, high price to book value ratio, high price to sales ratio and relatively low cash flow. Price to Sales Ratio Business Value Assets and Liabilities Valuation Returns Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Current Ratio 2.14 Price/Book 2.36 Return on Invest 7.6% LT Debt/Equity 0.50 Price/Sales 0.94 Return on Equity 12.0% Earnings Performance Earnings Performance Rating Earnings Growth Very Bearish Earnings Surprise LEGs earnings performance has been very weak. The company has a history of weak earnings growth and has not met analysts earnings estimates. Earnings Trend The rank is based on poor EPS growth over the past 3-5 years, worse than expected earnings in recent quarters, a relatively poor trend in earnings this year, Projected P/E Ratio a relatively high projected P/E ratio and inconsistent earnings over the past 5 years. Earnings Consistency 5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth EPS Estimates 12/06 12/07 12/08 12/09 12/10 Factor Actual EPS Prev EST EPS Current Change Revenue(M) 5,505.40 4,306.40 4,076.10 3,055.10 3,359.10 Quarterly EPS $0.21 $0.21 0.00 Rev % Growth 3.89% -21.78% -5.35% -25.05% 9.95% Yearly EPS $1.17 $1.18 +0.01 EPS $1.61 $-0.06 $0.62 $0.70 $1.17 Factor Actual EPS Growth Est EPS Growth Change EPS % Growth 23.85% -103.73% 1,133.33% 12.90% 67.14% 3-5 year EPS -7.67% 15.00% +22.67 EPS Surprise EPS Quarterly Results Estimate Actual Difference % Difference FY Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Total Latest Qtr $0.36 $0.31 $-0.05 -13.89 12/09 $0.06 $0.12 $0.34 $0.23 $0.75 1 Qtr Ago $0.37 $0.35 $-0.02 -5.41 12/10 $0.30 $0.35 $0.31 $0.21 $1.17 2 Qtr Ago $0.20 $0.30 $0.10 50.00 12/11 $0.30 $0.37 $0.31 - - 3 Qtr Ago $0.23 $0.21 $-0.02 -8.70 Fiscal Year End Month is December. I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  3. 3. Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity Price/Volume Activity Rating Relative Strength vs Market Neutral Chaikin Money Flow Price and volume activity for LEG is neutral. LEG has a rising price trend and is in a decelerating price trend compared to 4 months ago. Price Trend The rank for LEG is based on a positive Chaikin price trend and a negative Price Trend ROC Chaikin price trend ROC. Volume Trend Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index Chaikin Money Flow Chart shows whether LEG is performing better or worse than the market. Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a companys stock. Price Activity Price Activity Volume Activity Factor Value Factor Value Factor Value 52 Week High 26.37 % Change Price - 4 Weeks 0.91% Average Volume 20 Days 1,846,685 52 Week Low 17.87 % Change Price - 24 Weeks -11.30% Average Volume 90 Days 2,012,044 % Change YTD Rel S&P 500 -0.97% % Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P -1.30% Chaikin Money Flow Persistency 50% % Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P -5.73% Expert Opinions Expert Opinions Earnings Estimate Revisions Very Bearish Short Interest Expert opinions about LEG are very negative. Analysts are lowering their EPS estimates for LEG and insiders are not net buyers of LEGs stock. Insider Activity The rank for LEG is based on analysts revising earnings estimates downward, insiders not purchasing significant amounts of stock and optimistic analyst Analyst Opinions opinions. Relative Strength vs Industry Earnings Estimate Revisions Analyst Recommendations EPS Estimates Revision Summary Current 7 Days Ago % Change Factor Value Last Week Last 4 Weeks Current Qtr 0.21 0.21 0.00% Mean this Week Hold Up Down Up Down Next Qtr 0.34 0.34 0.00% Mean Last Week Hold Curr Qtr 0 0 0 6 Curr Yr 0 0 0 6 Current 30 Days Ago % Change Change 0.00 Next Qtr 0 0 0 2 Current FY 1.19 1.34 -0.15 Mean 5 Weeks Ago Hold Next Yr 0 0 0 6 I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  4. 4. The Company & Its Competitors LEGs Competitors in Home Furnishing-Appliance News Headlines for LEG Company Power Historic EPS Projected EPS Profit Margin PEG PE Revenue(M) No significant news stories at this time. Gauge growth growth LEG -7.67% 15.00% 4.91% 1.25 19.05 3,359 LZB -8.91% - 5.80% - 21.54 1,187 ZZ -5.95% 12.50% 0.07% 1.98 22.13 1,219 KBALB 1.42% - 0.37% - 42.62 1,203 NTZ -2.13% 15.00% 0.05% 0.24 96.00 688 FBN -12.78% - -7.00% - - 1,160 TPX 7.29% 16.80% 15.60% 1.22 21.53 1,105 Company Details Company Profile LEGGETT & PLATT Leggett & Platt, Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of engineered products serving NO. 1 LEGGETT ROAD several major markets. Sales and production are focused on residential furnishings, CARTHAGE, MO 64836 commercial furnishings, aluminum products, industrial materials, and specialized USA products. The company has facilities throughout North America and in numerous Phone: (417) 358-8131 international locations. (Company Press Release) Fax: 417-359-5114 Website: http:// Full Time Employees: 19,000 Sector: Consumer Discretionary Power Gauge Ratings are created using a relative ranking system that assigns a rank of 0 to 100 (100 being the highest) to each stock in the universe. Rank is calculated by evaluating each of the stocks factors and combining them into a single number using a weighting formula. A stocks rank ranges from 100-0, where 100 is the strongest, and a rank of 95 indicates the stock is better than 95% of the stocks in the universe. Chaikin Stock Research(CSR) is not registered as a securities broker dealer or investment advisor with either the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state securities regulatory authority. CSR is not responsible for trades executed by users of this research report, our web site or mobile app based on the information included herein. The information presented in this report does not represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks or any financial instrument nor is it intended as an endorsement of any security or investment. The information in this report is generic by nature and is not personalized to the specific financial situation of any individual. The user bears complete responsibility for their own investment research and should seek the advice of a qualified investment professional before making any investment decisions. Copyright (c) 1978-(Present) by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc ("ZACKS"). The information, data, analyses and opinions contained herein (1) includes the confidential and proprietary information of ZACKS, (2) may not be copied or redistributed, for any purpose, (3) does not constitute investment advice offered by ZACKS, (4) are provided solely for informational purposes, and (5) are not warranted or represented to be correct, complete, accurate or timely. ZACKS shall not be responsible for investment decisions, damages or other losses resulting from, or related to, use of this information, data, analyses or opinions. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. ZACKS is not affiliated with Chaikin Power Tools. This report from Chaikin Power Tools is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell securities. LM 2.3 DS 3.0 LS 2.1 Data Provided by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc., Special offers to trade stocks from optionsXpress: