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

Life Storage, Inc. (LSI): $105.80

-0.43 (-0.40%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where LSI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.21% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LSI is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • LSI's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 16.19% of US stocks).

LSI Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of LIFE STORAGE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 12.86% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for LIFE STORAGE INC is higher than it is for about 94.25% of US stocks.
  • LSI's price/sales ratio is 8.85; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 87.68% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LIFE STORAGE INC are GATX, REG, HHC, WES, and ADC.
  • Visit LSI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LSI Valuation Summary

  • LSI's price/sales ratio is 9.3; this is 675% higher than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, LSI's price/earnings ratio has gone up 9.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LSI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LSI 2022-11-21 9.3 2.5 26.9 28.0
LSI 2022-11-18 9.3 2.5 27.0 28.0
LSI 2022-11-17 9.1 2.5 26.4 27.6
LSI 2022-11-16 9.2 2.5 26.7 27.8
LSI 2022-11-15 9.2 2.5 26.7 27.8
LSI 2022-11-14 9.2 2.5 26.7 27.8

LSI Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 53.38%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 465.7%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 142.31%.
LSI's revenue has moved up $409,910,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 984.649 567.204 338.489
2022-06-30 919.951 514.555 310.258
2022-03-31 850.167 472.152 275.51
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

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 $105.80 52-week high $154.45
Prev. close $106.23 52-week low $97.50
Day low $104.44 Volume 746,900
Day high $106.66 Avg. volume 574,953
50-day MA $106.17 Dividend yield 4.08%
200-day MA $120.66 Market Cap 8.99B

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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Life Storage (LSI) Investor Presentation - Slideshow (NYSE:LSI)

The following slide deck was published by Life Storage, Inc.

Seeking Alpha | November 21, 2022

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Life Storage Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Beats Expectations

Life Storage ( NYSE:LSI ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$275.8m (up 32% from 3Q 2021...

Yahoo | November 8, 2022

Life Storage's 'incredible growth' will continue, says new CFO

Demand for self storage boomed during the pandemic, and Life Storage's new CFO expects it to remain high.

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

Life Storage, Inc. (LSI) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Life Storage, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:LSI) Q3 2022 Results Conference Call November 03, 2022 09:00 AM ET Company Participants Alex Gress - Vice President Joseph Saffire - Chief Executive Officer…

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LSI Price Returns

1-mo 3.05%
3-mo -16.29%
6-mo -6.14%
1-year -19.36%
3-year 61.37%
5-year 111.38%
YTD -28.54%
2021 97.95%
2020 14.85%
2019 21.29%
2018 9.20%
2017 9.79%

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