Leslie’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESL) Shares Sold by Jump Financial LLC

Jump Financial LLC lowered its position in Leslie’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESLFree Report) by 55.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,200 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,841 shares during the period. Jump Financial LLC’s holdings in Leslie’s were worth $70,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Everpar Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Leslie’s in the 4th quarter valued at $171,000. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in Leslie’s by 12.1% in the fourth quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,858,936 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,845,000 after purchasing an additional 201,082 shares during the period. Natixis Advisors L.P. increased its position in shares of Leslie’s by 136.6% in the fourth quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 2,230,959 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,415,000 after buying an additional 1,288,013 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Leslie’s by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 63,449 shares of the company’s stock valued at $438,000 after buying an additional 3,947 shares in the last quarter. Finally, GAMMA Investing LLC acquired a new stake in Leslie’s in the 4th quarter valued at $101,000.

Leslie’s Price Performance

Shares of LESL stock opened at $5.67 on Friday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $5.11 and a two-hundred day moving average of $6.15. The firm has a market cap of $1.05 billion, a P/E ratio of 70.88, a P/E/G ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 1.06. Leslie’s, Inc. has a 1-year low of $3.79 and a 1-year high of $11.15.

Leslie’s (NASDAQ:LESLGet Free Report) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.18). Leslie’s had a net margin of 1.06% and a negative return on equity of 12.55%. The company had revenue of $188.66 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $202.69 million. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Leslie’s, Inc. will post 0.25 EPS for the current year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on LESL. William Blair reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Leslie’s in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Mizuho lowered their price target on shares of Leslie’s from $7.00 to $6.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 9th. Telsey Advisory Group reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $6.00 price objective on shares of Leslie’s in a report on Thursday, May 9th. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on Leslie’s from $5.40 to $6.30 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Loop Capital boosted their price objective on Leslie’s from $6.00 to $8.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 5th. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.26.

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About Leslie’s

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Leslie's, Inc operates as a direct-to-consumer pool and spa care brand in the United States. The company markets and sells pool and spa supplies and related products and services. It also offers various pool and spa maintenance items, such as chemicals, equipment and parts, cleaning and maintenance equipment, safety, recreational, and fitness related products.

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