Shares Touching Low Point for the Year: Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. (:LIND)

Shares of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. :LIND touched its 52-Week Low in a recent trade, dipping down to $8.46 during the session.

A 52-week low indicates the lowest price that a stock has traded for during the previous year.  Both Traders and investors see the 52-week low as an important benchmark when determining both a stock’s current value and guessing its future price. 

Investors show an increased interest at a stock’s 52-week price range when a price nears either its high or low.  There are many stock traders who like to sell when the price falls below its 52-week low, because they rationalize that as the price moves out, there is enough momentum to cause the price to move in a negative direction.  Some traders like to buy when price reaches its 52-week low because they assume that the price will rise. 

Some analysts propose that selling a stock hitting its 52-week low is a reasonable strategy.  Statistically speaking, there is validity to that assertion.  Conversely, buying a stock hitting its 52-week high is considered to be a winning strategy. 

Take care, however, and note that the 52-week time period is an arbitrary time period, selected for convenience only.  Some suggest that investors and traders place a disproportionate amount of emphasis on this number that has limited or no actual meaning.  This is referred to as “anchoring.”

The 52-week time period is useful in trend identification.  A stock at its 52-week high, indicates a positive trend.  A stock is near its 52-week indicates a negative trend.  Investors who buy with the trend and the 52-week high are known as “momentum investors.” 


Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company’s earnings allocated to each share of common stock.  EPS is calculated by dividing net income earned by the total number of shares outstanding during a given time period.  A weighted average is used because the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate.  EPS is a heavily scrutinized indicator that is often used to gauge a company’s profitability per shareholder ownership. EPS is a key influencer on share prices.  The firm has posted a trailing 12 months EPS of 0.22 and analysts are expecting EPS growth of 39.62% next year. Analysts on a consensus basis have a mean recommendation of 2.00 on the stock. 


We see here that the stock is -5.88% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average.  Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of -7.22% from current levels.  Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is -13.17% difference from today’s price.  Currently, the stock is -15.06% from its 50-Day High and -0.47% from the 50-day low. 


Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc.’s stock has performed at -23.22%.  Breaking that down further, it has performed -6.88% for the week, -6.78% for the month, -14.53% over the last quarter, -12.51% for the past half-year and -13.58% for this last year. 

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