Rpo LLC Takes $84,000 Position in Leslie’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESL)

Rpo LLC bought a new stake in Leslie’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:LESLFree Report) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 12,168 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $84,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in LESL. Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its position in Leslie’s by 17.9% during the fourth quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 59,201 shares of the company’s stock valued at $409,000 after buying an additional 8,980 shares during the period. Aigen Investment Management LP grew its position in Leslie’s by 149.4% during the fourth quarter. Aigen Investment Management LP now owns 81,580 shares of the company’s stock valued at $564,000 after buying an additional 48,872 shares during the period. Everpar Advisors LLC bought a new position in Leslie’s during the fourth quarter valued at about $171,000. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. grew its position in Leslie’s by 12.1% during 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 buying an additional 201,082 shares during the period. Finally, Natixis Advisors L.P. grew its position in Leslie’s by 136.6% during 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 during the period.

Leslie’s Trading Down 1.7 %

Shares of LESL stock traded down $0.09 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $5.34. 267,840 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,410,279. The company has a market capitalization of $986.51 million, a PE ratio of 67.88, a PEG ratio of 0.76 and a beta of 1.06. Leslie’s, Inc. has a 12-month low of $3.79 and a 12-month high of $11.15. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $5.18 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.16.

Leslie’s (NASDAQ:LESLGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.18). Leslie’s had a net margin of 1.06% and a negative return on equity of 12.55%. The firm had revenue of $188.66 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $202.69 million. Equities analysts anticipate that Leslie’s, Inc. will post 0.25 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

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

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Leslie’s Company Profile

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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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