Lifetime Brands President Sells $104,760 in Stock (LCUT)
Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) President Daniel Siegel sold 6,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.46, for a total value of $104,760.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now directly owns 291,863 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,095,928. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) traded down 1.42% on Thursday, hitting $17.41. The stock had a trading volume of 43,086 shares. Lifetime Brands has a 52 week low of $13.50 and a 52 week high of $19.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $16.73 and its 200-day moving average is $16.56. The company has a market cap of $236.7 million and a P/E ratio of 55.36.
Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.14. The company had revenue of $115.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $118.12 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Lifetime Brands will post $1.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, November 14th. Investors of record on Friday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.0375 per share. This represents a $0.15 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 29th.
Separately, analysts at Sidoti initiated coverage on shares of Lifetime Brands in a research note on Monday, July 21st. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.
Lifetime Brands, Inc designs, sources and sells branded kitchenware, tabletop and other products used in the home.
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