Life Storage, Inc. (LSI): Price and Financial Metrics

Life Storage, Inc. (LSI): $109.81

0.43 (+0.39%)

POWR Rating

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  • LSI scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 96.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LSI is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • LSI ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

LSI Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Life Storage Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 13.7% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For LSI, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.88% of US equities we're observing.
  • LSI's price/sales ratio is 15.12; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 90.55% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Life Storage Inc are HHC, BRX, GATX, WES, and KIM.
  • LSI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Life Storage Inc's official web site, go to

LSI Valuation Summary

  • LSI's price/sales ratio is 14.7; this is 764.71% higher than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, LSI's price/earnings ratio has gone up 40.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, LSI's price/earnings ratio has gone up 40.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LSI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LSI 2021-09-02 14.7 3.7 54.5 45.6
LSI 2021-09-01 14.4 3.7 53.6 45.0
LSI 2021-08-31 14.3 3.6 53.1 44.6
LSI 2021-08-30 14.3 3.6 53.0 44.5
LSI 2021-08-27 14.0 3.6 52.2 44.0
LSI 2021-08-26 14.0 3.5 52.0 43.9

LSI Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -14.46%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 166.39%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 120.14%.
LSI's revenue has moved up $408,247,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows LSI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 788.565 433.901 249.317
2021-09-30 733.91 395.345 216.76
2021-06-30 681.964 351.456 183.581
2021-03-31 641.715 321.026 162.522
2020-12-31 616.771 298.966 151.571
2020-09-30 597.819 290.564 153.486

LSI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LSI has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 31.52% of graded US stocks.
  • LSI's asset turnover comes in at 0.143 -- ranking 131st of 444 Trading stocks.
  • AFIN, SITC, and PZN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LSI.

The table below shows LSI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.143 0.678 0.042
2021-06-30 0.140 0.668 0.038
2021-03-31 0.138 0.662 0.037
2020-12-31 0.137 0.662 0.036
2020-09-30 0.136 0.659 0.036
2020-06-30 0.138 0.662 0.054

LSI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LSI, see our LSI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $131.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.35 (Strong Buy)

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LSI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $109.81 52-week high $154.45
Prev. close $109.38 52-week low $96.42
Day low $107.93 Volume 513,500
Day high $110.88 Avg. volume 538,832
50-day MA $133.50 Dividend yield 3.64%
200-day MA $131.45 Market Cap 9.26B

Life Storage, Inc. (LSI) Company Bio

Life Storage Inc. is in the business of acquiring and managing self storage facilities. The company’s self-storage properties offer storage space to residential and commercial users, as well as offer outside storage for automobiles, recreational vehicles, and boats. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Williamsville, New York.

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Latest LSI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Life Storage Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LSI as an investment opportunity.

Life Storage (LSI) Q4 FFO and Revenues Surpass Estimates

Life Storage (LSI) delivered FFO and revenue surprises of 4.44% and 1.71%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Life Storage, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

BUFFALO, N.Y., February 24, 2022--Life Storage reports operating results for fourth quarter of 2021. The Company operates just under 1,100 self-storage facilities in 35 states.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Life Storage Q4 2021 Earnings Preview (NYSE:LSI)

Life Storage (NYSE:LSI) is scheduled to announce Q4 earnings results on Thursday, February 24th, after market close.The consensus FFO Estimate is $0.84 (-17.6% Y/Y) and the…

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Expert Ratings For Life Storage

Within the last quarter, Life Storage (NYSE: LSI ) has observed the following analyst ratings: Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 0 3 2 0 0 Last 30D 0 0 1 0 0 1M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 2M Ago 0 1 0 0 0 3M Ago 0 2 1 0 0 In the last 3 months, 5 analysts have offered 12-month price targets for Life Storage. The company has an average price target of $154.6 with a high of $186.00 and a low of $140.00. Below is a summary of how these 5 analysts rated Life Storage over the Full story available on

Benzinga | February 22, 2022

Life Storage's (NYSE:LSI) five-year total shareholder returns outpace the underlying earnings growth

The most you can lose on any stock (assuming you don't use leverage) is 100% of your money. But on the bright side, if...

Yahoo | February 20, 2022

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LSI Price Returns

1-mo -25.91%
3-mo -12.77%
6-mo -16.15%
1-year 16.39%
3-year 88.03%
5-year 164.20%
YTD -27.31%
2021 97.95%
2020 14.85%
2019 21.29%
2018 9.20%
2017 9.79%

LSI Dividends

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