Taking a Look at the Data Behind Lennar Corporation (LEN)

Lennar Corporation (LEN) is an interesting player in the Industrial Goods space, with a focus on Residential Construction. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $57.13, up from yesterday’s close by 0.33%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Lennar Corporation (LEN) currently trades with a market capitalization of $18.09 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 27.52 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $818.67 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.51 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.16% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.



Technical Analysis

Sometimes, we can understand most about a stock by simply looking at how it has been trading. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Lennar Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $72.17. It is now trading 15.04% off that level. The stock is trading $59.18 its 50-day moving average by 2.05%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $48.50.

In recent action, Lennar Corporation (LEN) has made a move of -3.51% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 13.41, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 4.60% with $298.32 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of LEN.

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