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  • Last Close 18.35
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Specialty Chemicals
  • Investment Style Small Growth
  • Day Range 17.32  –  18.00
  • Year Range 17.32  –  35.81
  • Market Cap 3.1235 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 3.3 Mil /  2.7 Mil
  • Price / Sales 4.08
  • Price / Book 2.00
  • Forward Div Yield
  • Trailing Div Yield

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We Forecast 40% Electric Vehicle Adoption by 2030, Up From 10% in 2022

Seth Goldstein Strategist

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In 2022, battery electric vehicles represented nearly 10% of global auto sales, up from a little less than 6% in 2021. Much of the growth occurred in China, which has been a leader in EV sales over the past decade. However, with national EV subsidies in China expiring in 2022 and far lower sales in the U.S. and Europe, the market questions if EV sales can continue to grow without subsides.

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Company Profile LTHM

Business Description

Livent is a pure-play lithium producer that was formed when FMC spun off its lithium business in October 2018. The company plans to merge with another pure-play lithium producer, Allkem, in an all-stock transaction that should close by the end of 2023. Livent should benefit from increased lithium demand via higher electric vehicle adoption, as lithium is a key component of EV batteries. The company's low-cost lithium carbonate production comes from brine resources in Argentina. Livent also operates downstream lithium hydroxide conversion plants in the United States and China and has a 50% stake in a fully integrated Canadian lithium project.

1818 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Employees 1,350

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FAQs for Livent Corp Stock

No. LTHM does not currently have a forward dividend yield.
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LTHM’s market cap is 3.12 Bil.
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LTHM’s stock style is Small Growth.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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LTHM’s price/sales is 4.08.
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LTHM’s price/forward earnings is 10.49.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

LTHM’s price/book is 2.00.
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LTHM’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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