Lifevantage Corporation (NASDAQ:LFVN) down by 9.88%, Golden Star Resources Ltd. (USA) (NYSEMKT:GSS)

Posted by Michael Korte May 10, 2013 0 Comment 1344 views


Hartford, CT 05/10/2013 (GDPInsider) – Lifevantage Corporation (NASDAQ:LFVN) is down by about 9.88% after hitting a high of $2.29 during the day, and is now hovering at $2.19. The traded volumes during the day were higher than the average volume of 0.329 million, and he current trading volume is more than 1.46 million. The beta of the stock is 1.48. With a book value per share of about 0.30 the price to book value ratio of the Lifevantage is close to 8.10 which is quite decent. The investors can get a clue about the stock’s performance from the investors holding in the company’s share which is close to 1.12% as of May 10, at the same time the institutional investors are holding about 3.52% in the company’s stock. The net profit margin over the trailing twelve months of the company is close to 2.33%.

The company released its 1Q2013 results where net revenue increased by about 39% to $50.4 million as compared to previous year. The Independent Distributors increased by 19% in 1Q2013 as Compared to a year ago. Recorded a Net income of $3.4 million and the company is intending to pursue a Repurchase Program of $30-$40 million share

The company now expects to generate YoY revenue growth for FY2013 to be in the range of 64% to 68% or $207 to $212 million as compared to the previously forecasted range of $250 to $260 million. The earnings per diluted share is expected to be in the range of $0.06 to $0.07, as compared to the previous expectations of $0.13 to $0.15.

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Golden Star Resources Ltd. (USA) (NYSEMKT:GSS) is down by about 7.10% after hitting a high of $0.82 during the day, and is now hovering at $0.780. The traded volumes during the day were lower than the average volume of 2.32 million, and the current trading volume is more than 1.55 million. The beta of the stock is 1.09. With a book value per share of about 1.67 the price to book value ratio of the Golden is close to 0.50 which is weak. The investors can get a clue about the stock’s performance from the investors holding in the company’s share which is close to 0.02% as of May 10, at the same time the institutional investors are holding about 61.39% in the company’s stock. The net profit margin over the trailing twelve months of the company is close to -1.86%. The analysts’ are expecting a price of $1.67 for the stock, thus we can expect the stock to rise further expect.

CIBC downgraded the stock to “Sector Underperformer” from “Sector Performer”. The company yesterday announced its 1Q2013 results where revenues were up by 1% to $132.9 million as compared to $131.0 million a year ago. Net loss was reported to be $6.6 million as compared to a net loss of $9.1 million a year ago.

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Michael Korte an investigative reporter at GDP Insider and is a breaking news reporter. Michael work includes investigations of misconduct by federal prosecutors and industrial air pollution around the nation's schools. His reporting has been recognized with the Hillman Prize for Newspaper Journalism, the Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment, and the Philip Meyer Journalism Award for reporting that incorporates social science methods.

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