Why The Lovesac Company (LOVE) Stock Gained Sharply Today

The Lovesac Company (NASDAQ:LOVE) is one of the best performers on the stock market today. At current price of $18.35, the shares have already added 0.92 points (5.28% higher) from its previous close of $17.43. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 146783 contracts so far this session. LOVE shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 236.58 thousand shares, but with a 10.26 million float and a 1.34% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for LOVE stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $40.67 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 121.63% from where the LOVE share price has been trading recently which is between $17.02 and $17.68.

The shorts are running away from The Lovesac Company (LOVE) stock. The latest set of short interest data was released on 15 August 2019, and the numbers show a drop in short interest in LOVE shares. While short interest still represents only 11.71% of LOVE’s float, the number of shares shorted have fallen by -19000. The number of shares shorted fell to 1201332 shares, down from 1220332 shares during the preceding fortnight. With average daily trading volumes at 238285 shares, days to cover decreased to about 5.372882 days. The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Analysts Estimate The Lovesac Company (LOVE) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for” and dated September 04, 2019.

During the recent trading session for The Lovesac Company (NASDAQ:LOVE), the company witnessed their stock rise $1.76 over a week and tumble down $-0.85 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $46.79, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 05/07/19. The recent low of $15.07 stood for a -60.78% since 09/04/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for The Lovesac Company, the two-week RSI stands at 47.36. This figure suggests that LOVE stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current LOVE readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 51.48% at this stage. This figure means that LOVE share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that The Lovesac Company (LOVE) would settle between $17.73/share to $18.04/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $17.07 mark, then the market for The Lovesac Company becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $16.72 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.69. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Stifel, assumed coverage of LOVE assigning Buy rating, according to their opinion released on June 21. DA Davidson, analysts launched coverage of The Lovesac Company (NASDAQ:LOVE) stock with a Buy recommendation, according to their flash note issued to investors on April 02. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity, made their first call for the equity with a Buy recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to November 26.

LOVE equity has an average rating of 1, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 5 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 5 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 5 analysts rated The Lovesac Company (NASDAQ:LOVE) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, LOVE stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is NA while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 7.33. The Lovesac Company current P/B ratio of 3.44 means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s 2.12.