Lightinthebox Piotroski F Score

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This module uses fundamental data of Lightinthebox Holding to approximate its Piotroski F score. Lightinthebox Holding F Score is determined by combining nine binary scores representing 3 distinct fundamental categories of Lightinthebox Holding Co. These three categories are profitability, efficiency, and funding. Some research analysts and sophisticated value traders use Piotroski F Score to find opportunities outside of the conventional market and financial statement analysis.They believe that some of the new information about Lightinthebox Holding financial position does not get reflected in the current market share price suggesting a possibility of arbitrage. Additionally, see Lightinthebox Holding Altman Z Score, Lightinthebox Holding Correlation, Lightinthebox Holding Valuation, as well as analyze Lightinthebox Holding Alpha and Beta and Lightinthebox Holding Hype Analysis.
  
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Lightinthebox Holding Total Debt is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Total Debt was at 11.65 Million. The current year Debt Current is expected to grow to about 3.9 M, whereas Debt Non Current is forecasted to decline to about 7.6 M. Lightinthebox Holding Asset Turnover is projected to drop slightly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Asset Turnover was at 2.67. The current year Current Ratio is expected to grow to 0.95, whereas Book Value per Share is forecasted to decline to 0.54.
At this time, it appears that Lightinthebox Holding's Piotroski F Score is Healthy. Although some professional money managers and academia have recently criticized Piotroski F-Score model, we still consider it an effective method of predicting the state of the financial strength of any organization that is not predisposed to accounting gimmicks and manipulations. Using this score on the criteria to originate an efficient long-term portfolio can help investors filter out the purely speculative stocks or equities playing fundamental games by manipulating their earnings..
5.0
Piotroski F Score - Healthy
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Current Return On AssetsPositiveFocus
2
Change in Return on AssetsIncreasedFocus
3
Cash Flow Return on AssetsNegativeFocus
4
Current Quality of Earnings (accrual)DecreasingFocus
5
Asset Turnover GrowthIncreaseFocus
6
Current Ratio ChangeIncreaseFocus
7
Long Term Debt Over Assets ChangeHigher LeverageFocus
8
Change In Outstending SharesDecreaseFocus
9
Change in Gross MarginNo ChangeFocus

Lightinthebox Holding Piotroski F Score Drivers

The critical factor to consider when applying the Piotroski F Score to Lightinthebox Holding is to make sure Lightinthebox is not a subject of accounting manipulations and runs a healthy internal audit department. So, if Lightinthebox Holding's auditors report directly to the board (not management), the managers will be reluctant to manipulate simply due to the fear of punishment. On the other hand, the auditors will be free to investigate the ledgers properly because they know that the board has their back. Below are the main accounts that are used in the Piotroski F Score model. By analyzing the historical trends of the mains drivers, investors can determine if Lightinthebox Holding's financial numbers are properly reported.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares192.2 M224.3 M
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted198.9 M226.6 M
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations(1.9 M)(1.8 M)
Significantly Down
Increasing
Stable
Total Assets163 M195.4 M
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities109 M131.5 M
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Assets87.4 M83.9 M
Sufficiently Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities95.3 M109.9 M
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt14.2 M11.6 M
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Very volatile
Return on Average Assets0.08420.078
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.460.463
Slightly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover2.852.666
Notably Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile

Lightinthebox Holding F Score Driver Matrix

One of the toughest challenges investors face today is learning how to quickly synthesize historical financial statements and information provided by the company, SEC reporting, and various external parties in order to project the various growth rates. Understanding the correlation between Lightinthebox Holding's different financial indicators related to revenue, expenses, operating profit, and net earnings helps investors identify and prioritize their investing strategies towards Lightinthebox Holding in a much-optimized way.

About Lightinthebox Holding Piotroski F Score

F-Score is one of many stock grading techniques developed by Joseph Piotroski, a professor of accounting at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. It was published in 2002 under the paper titled Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers. Piotroski F Score is based on binary analysis strategy in which stocks are given one point for passing 9 very simple fundamental tests, and zero point otherwise. According to Mr. Piotroski's analysis, his F-Score binary model can help to predict the performance of low price-to-book stocks.

Book Value per Share

0.54

Share
Lightinthebox Holding Book Value per Share is projected to increase slightly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Book Value per Share was at 0.57

Lightinthebox Holding Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Lightinthebox Holding from analyzing Lightinthebox Holding's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Lightinthebox Holding's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Lightinthebox Holding's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Average Assets110.32 M85.5 M102.01 M133.42 M167.34 M146.81 M
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA(8.7 M)(58.69 M)3.7 M19.27 M26.24 M28.31 M
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD(8.7 M)(58.69 M)3.7 M19.27 M26.24 M28.31 M
Earnings before Tax(9.47 M)(59.57 M)1.11 M16.73 M22.93 M24.74 M
Average Equity60.49 M22.84 M(9.69 M)42.18 M57.55 M47.28 M
Enterprise Value87.43 M44.42 M102.32 M248.14 M71.84 M98.98 M
Free Cash Flow(15.39 M)(30.25 M)1.2 M26.07 M(3.55 M)(3.83 M)
Invested Capital(15.44 M)(32.59 M)(23.08 M)(31.13 M)(1.19 M)(1.28 M)
Invested Capital Average(16.93 M)(17.68 M)(20.95 M)(22.41 M)(12.94 M)(13.96 M)
Market Capitalization158.49 M82.76 M70.71 M283.97 M113.28 M139.56 M
Tangible Asset Value107.84 M65.53 M76.76 M118.87 M156.69 M134.34 M
Working Capital47.72 M(54.68 M)(14.29 M)(12.04 M)(26.03 M)(26.71 M)

About Lightinthebox Holding Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Lightinthebox Holding Co's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Lightinthebox Holding using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Lightinthebox Holding Co based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. operates as a cross-border e-commerce platform that delivers products directly from manufacturers to its customers worldwide. LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the Peoples Republic of China. Lightinthebox Holding operates under Internet Retail classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange.

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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.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.054
Market Capitalization
121 M
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
-0.15
Return On Assets
-0.057
Return On Equity
0.24
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.