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Lumber Liquidators May Have Further To Fall

Summary

LL has recently settled with the DOJ after knowingly selling China-sourced flooring that contained dangerous levels of formaldehyde, a known cancer-causing chemical.

Disappointing shareholders is nothing new for LL.

Investors, poor management decisions + declining margins + failure to turn growing revenue into bottom-line growth + high P/E + optimistic price-implied earnings + history of missed earnings = avoid.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) is the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America. In the last year, LL investors have felt some pain, with the stock down about -69.2%.

Source: YCharts

LL has recently settled with the DOJ after knowingly selling China-sourced wood flooring containing dangerous levels of formaldehyde, from an inquiry initially launched in 2013. As the LL-exposing 60 Minutes investigation reports, formaldehyde is a known cancer-causing chemical that increases the risk of chronic respiratory irritation, alters lung function, and increases asthma risk--especially in children.

That's bad. But disappointing shareholders is nothing new for LL.

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