Why Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $38.11 on Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $2.29 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter. Valuation Estimates Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) stands at N/A. Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Legg Mason, Inc. Common Stock, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 0.87. Technical Analysis The technical analysis highlights that Legg Mason, Inc. Common Stock current price is trading $1.56 points away +4.96% from $31.47, which stands as the 50-day moving average of the firm. The stock’s 200-day MA is $31.80 and, for now, the stock price is trading $1.23 or +3.87% away from that point. The 52-week high of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) was $52.57 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $24.93. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-19.54, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of $+32.49% points drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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