Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LL) rose 5.7% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $17.84 and last traded at $17.21, with a volume of 2,570,142 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.28.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Raymond James Financial Inc. reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings in a research note on Monday, June 20th. Topeka Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. They set a “sell” rating and a $9.00 target price for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $13.60 target price (up previously from $11.00) on shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $26.03.

The stock’s market cap is $458.56 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $16.18 and its 200 day moving average is $13.95.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE:LL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported ($0.45) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.20. The company had revenue of $238.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $240.56 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.75) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. will post ($1.92) EPS for the current year.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (Lumber Liquidators) is a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories. The Company offers an assortment of exotic and domestic hardwood species, engineered hardwood, laminate and resilient vinyl flooring direct to the consumer.

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