Analyst Cuts Lumber Liquidators to 'Sell'
New York, NY, Nov. 13, 2012 -- Analyst Stifel Nicolaus has cut its rating on Lumber Liquidators to sell, based on stock valuation.
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"We believe fair value is in the $40 range, or 20 times our 2013 EPS estimate," the firm said.
"This is 26% down-side from last night’s close and based on assumptions that most everything “goes right” fundamentally from here forward."
The stock has risen 212% year to date.
Comparable store sales gains in the last two quarters have been 12.8% and 12.0% and "are not sustainable at those rates," Stifel said.