Lightinthebox Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

LITB -  USA Stock  

USD 1.10  0.08  6.78%

Given the investment horizon of 90 days and your above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding Lightinthebox Holding Co is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Lightinthebox Holding buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding LITB positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Lightinthebox Holding's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
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For the selected time horizon Lightinthebox Holding Co has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0472, Jensen Alpha of 0.1651, Total Risk Alpha of 0.3246, Sortino Ratio of 0.0399 and Treynor Ratio of 0.1523
We provide investment recommendation to complement the last-minute expert consensus on Lightinthebox Holding Co. Our dynamic recommendation engine harnesses a multidimensional algorithm to analyze the entity's potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Lightinthebox Holding is not overpriced, please verify all Lightinthebox Holding Co fundamentals, including its shares owned by institutions, net income, short ratio, as well as the relationship between the price to sales and debt to equity . Given that Lightinthebox Holding is a hitting penny stock territory we strongly suggest to closely look at its number of shares shorted.

Lightinthebox Holding Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Lightinthebox Holding generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Lightinthebox Holding may become a speculative penny stock
Lightinthebox Holding has high historical volatility and very poor performance
The company currently holds 11.73 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.18, which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. Lightinthebox Holding has a current ratio of 0.74, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when due. Debt can assist Lightinthebox Holding until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Lightinthebox Holding's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Lightinthebox Holding sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Lightinthebox to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Lightinthebox Holding's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
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Lightinthebox Holding Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Lightinthebox Holding's historical returns is an attempt to chart the future uncertainty of Lightinthebox Holding's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Lightinthebox Holding stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Lightinthebox Holding Co price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Lightinthebox Holding returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Lightinthebox Holding stock.
Mean Return0.12Value At Risk-6.25
Potential Upside6.12Standard Deviation4.12
 Return Density 
Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Lightinthebox Holding historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Lightinthebox Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as Lightinthebox Holding is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading Lightinthebox Holding Co backward and forwards among themselves. Lightinthebox Holding's institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase Lightinthebox Holding's securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Idg China Venture Capital Fund Iv Associates LpCommon Shares5.4 M5.7 M
Tb Alternative Assets LtdCommon Shares2.1 M2.2 M
Renaissance Technologies LlcCommon Shares1.4 M1.5 M
Virtu Financial LlcCommon Shares31.9 K33 K
Susquehanna International Group LlpCommon Shares23.6 K25 K
Millennium Management LlcCommon Shares23.2 K24 K
Envestnet Asset Management IncCommon Shares20.3 K21 K
Concourse Financial Group Securities IncPut Options0.00.0
Concourse Financial Group Securities IncCall Options0.00.0
Note, although Lightinthebox Holding's institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

Lightinthebox Holding Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(556 K)(387 K)(681 K)(3.24 M)(1.78 M)(1.92 M)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion769 K870 K2.52 M2.44 M3.3 M2.71 M
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents(21.4 M)(29.94 M)650 K23.79 M(4.83 M)(4.96 M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(3.06 M)(3.34 M)(251 K)(2.69 M)268 K275.05 K
Net Cash Flow from Financing(3.06 M)(3.37 M)(551 K)(3.69 M)(1.32 M)(1.35 M)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(3.51 M)3.3 M(681 K)(1.84 M)(1.74 M)(1.88 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations(14.83 M)(29.87 M)1.88 M29.31 M(1.77 M)(1.91 M)
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash340 K(275 K)(7 K)1.29 M(1.09 M)(1.12 M)
Share Based Compensation1.86 M405 K2.06 M3.61 M1.38 M1.74 M

Lightinthebox Holding Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Lightinthebox Holding or Consumer Cyclical sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Lightinthebox Holding stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Lightinthebox stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW0.75
Overall volatility
Information ratio 0.0444

Lightinthebox Holding Volatility Alert

Lightinthebox Holding Co exhibits above-average semi-deviation for your current time horizon. We encourage investors to investigate Lightinthebox Holding Co individually to make sure intended market timing strategies and available technical indicagtors are consistent with their estimates about Lightinthebox Holding future systematic risk. Lightinthebox Holding Co is a potential penny stock. Although Lightinthebox Holding may be in fact a good instrument to invest, many penny stocks are speculative in nature and are subject to artificial price hype. Please make sure you totally understand the upside potential and downside risk of investing in Lightinthebox Holding Co. We encourage investors to look for the signals such us email spams, message board hypes, claims of breakthroughs, volume upswings, sudden news releases, promotions that are not reported, or demotions released before SEC filings. Please also check biographies and work history of current and past company officers before investing in high volatility instruments, penny stocks, or equities with microcap classification. You can indeed make money on Lightinthebox instrument if you perfectly time your entry and exit. However, remember that penny stocks that have been the subject of an artificial hype usually unable to maintain its increased share price for more than just a few days. The price of a promoted high volatility instrument will almost always revert back. The only way to increase shareholder value is through legitimate performance backed up by solid fundamentals.

Lightinthebox Holding Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Lightinthebox Holding's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Lightinthebox Holding's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Lightinthebox Holding and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Lightinthebox Holding or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Lightinthebox Holding's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Lightinthebox Holding by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsLightinthebox HoldingPeer Average
Return On Equity23.76 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset(5.70) %(0.14) %
Profit Margin2.94 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin(3.61) %(5.51) %
Current Valuation78.28 M16.62 B
Shares Outstanding112.1 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders6.66 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions8.55 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted641.68 K4.71 M
Price to Earning90.00 X28.72 X
Price to Book2.38 X9.51 X
Price to Sales0.29 X11.42 X
Revenue446.1 M9.43 B
Gross Profit206.71 M27.38 B
EBITDA(13.67 M)3.9 B
Net Income13.13 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents55.94 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.50 X5.01 X
Total Debt11.73 M5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.18 %48.70 %
Current Ratio0.76 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share0.49 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations29.31 M971.22 M
Short Ratio5.60 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share0.013 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth4.44 X4.89 X
Number of Employees1.01 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization131.16 M19.03 B
Total Asset55.49 M29.47 B
Retained Earnings(223.62 M)9.33 B
Working Capital(7.88 M)1.48 B
Current Asset49.74 M9.34 B

Lightinthebox Holding Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Lightinthebox . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.
Accumulation Distribution7433.7
Daily Balance Of Power(0.67)
Rate Of Daily Change0.93
Day Median Price1.14
Day Typical Price1.13
Market Facilitation Index0.0
Price Action Indicator(0.08)

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 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Current Assets57.38 M84.81 M83.9 M87.42 M
Total Assets113.2 M158.03 M195.37 M162.95 M

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Is Lightinthebox Holding's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Lightinthebox Holding. If investors know Lightinthebox will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Lightinthebox Holding listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Lightinthebox Holding is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Lightinthebox that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Lightinthebox Holding's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Lightinthebox Holding's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Lightinthebox Holding's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Lightinthebox Holding's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Lightinthebox Holding's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Lightinthebox Holding value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Lightinthebox Holding's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.