An interesting stock that came up in some of our conversations today is Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIND). At current price of $5.41, the shares have already added 0.4 points (7.98% higher) from its previous close of $5.01. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 460441 contracts so far this session. LIND shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 319.19 thousand shares, but with a 30.43 million float and a 33.96% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for LIND stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $13 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 140.3% from where the LIND share price has been trading recently.
During the recent trading session for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIND), the company witnessed their stock rise $1.51 over a week and tumble down $-7.14 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $19.29, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 08/22/19. The recent low of $3.01 stood for a -71.95% since 03/23/20, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.62 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater 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 Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 33.9. This figure suggests that LIND 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 LIND readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 21.87% at this stage. This figure means that LIND share price today is being overbought.
Technical chart claims that Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (LIND) would settle between $6.22/share to $7.42/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $3.89 mark, then the market for Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $2.76 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 Sidoti raised their recommendation on shares of LIND from Neutral to Buy in their opinion released on March 25. Craig Hallum analysts have lowered their rating of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIND) stock from Buy to Hold in a separate flash note issued to investors on March 16. Analysts at Sidoti lowered the stock to a Neutral call from its previous Buy recommendation, in a research note that dated back to January 14.
LIND equity has an average rating of 1.86, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 5 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 2 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 3 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. 3 analysts rated Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIND) 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, LIND stock price is currently trading at 11.31X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 17.9 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 9.3. Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. current P/B ratio of 2 means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s 1.5.
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (LIND)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly -6.9% to hit $88.33 million, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 9.4% from $343090 to a noteworthy $375200. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -54.8% to hit $0.14 per share. For the fiscal year, LIND’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 10.7% to hit $0.31 per share.