Lancaster Colony Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:LANC)

About Lancaster Colony Corporation

Lancaster Colony Corporation logoLancaster Colony Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice channels. The Company's food products include Salad dressings and sauces, Vegetable dips and fruit dips, Frozen garlic breads, Frozen Parkerhouse style yeast rolls and dinner rolls, Premium dry egg noodles, Frozen specialty noodles, Croutons and salad toppings, Flatbread wraps and pizza crusts, and Caviar. Its brands include Marzetti, Marzetti Simply Dressed, Cardini's, Girard's, Katherine's Kitchen, New York BRAND Bakery, Mamma Bella's, Sister Schubert's, Mary B's, Inn Maid, Amish Kitchen, Reames, Aunt Vi's, Flatout and Romanoff. It manufactures and sells other products pursuant to brand license agreements, including Olive Garden dressing, Jack Daniel's mustards and Hungry Girl flatbreads. A portion of its sales are dressing packets, frozen specialty noodles, pasta and flatbreads sold to industrial customers for use as ingredients or components in their products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LANC
  • CUSIP: 51384710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $134.38
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $135.83
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $134.71
  • 52-Week Range: $27,431,000.00 - $99.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.45
  • P/E Growth: 9.22
  • Market Cap: $3.67B
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,431,000
  • Beta: 0.85
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 11.09%
  • Return on Equity: 25.07%
  • Return on Assets: 20.18%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 3.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.82%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $148.67 (11.06% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/30/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageBuy$158.00View Rating Details
12/20/2016WedbushInitiated CoverageOutperform$160.00View Rating Details
11/4/2016Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
8/8/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$120.00 -> $128.00View Rating Details
5/9/2016BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
3/17/2015Hilliard LyonsUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017        
1/26/2017Q217$1.36$1.42$329.66 million$326.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q117$1.12$1.22$304.30 million$294.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/18/2016Q416$1.03$1.12$291.72 million$284.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q316$0.83$1.06$278.49 million$287.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q216$1.35$1.25$332.20 million$324.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q116$0.91$1.01$278.70 million$294.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2015Q415$0.85$0.93$275.52 million$277.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q315$0.74$0.75$256.50 million$263.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q215$1.28$1.20$300.50 million$303.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q115$0.83$0.83$259.00 million$260.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/21/2014Q414$0.99$0.80$257.00 million$259.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q314$0.84$0.69$250.33 million$242.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q214$1.22$1.44$326.43 million$336.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q114$0.94$0.91$282.93 million$286.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2013Q4 2013$0.94$0.93$282.93 million$269.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q3 2013$0.81$0.80$279.50 million$279.51 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q2 2013$1.25$1.28$329.77 million$326.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.94$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2012Q412$0.79$0.95$263.07 million$274.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.76$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$1.14$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.77$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2011$0.80$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.80$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$1.09$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.86 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.81$0.89$0.85
Q2 20163$1.01$1.02$1.02
Q3 20161$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q4 20162$1.05$1.06$1.06
Q1 20172$1.13$1.14$1.14
Q2 20172$1.34$1.36$1.35
Q3 20172$1.06$1.08$1.07
Q4 20172$1.08$1.13$1.11
Q1 20182$1.17$1.19$1.18
Q2 20182$1.38$1.47$1.43
Q3 20182$1.11$1.15$1.13
Q4 20182$1.19$1.23$1.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
Annual Dividend:$2.20
Dividend Yield:1.64%
Dividend Growth:-1.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:45.64% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.27% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
43.48% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:54 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/22/2017quarterly$0.551.64%3/7/20173/9/20173/31/2017
11/21/2016quarterly$0.551.58%12/7/201612/9/201612/30/2016
8/17/2016quarterly$0.501.54%9/7/20169/9/20169/30/2016
5/25/2016quarterly$0.501.66%6/7/20166/9/20166/30/2016
2/24/2016quarterly$0.501.93%3/7/20163/9/20163/31/2016
11/16/2015special$5.001.76%12/7/201512/9/201512/31/2015
8/19/2015quarterly$0.461.93%9/4/20159/9/20159/30/2015
5/27/2015quarterly$0.462.01%6/5/20156/9/20156/30/2015
2/25/2015quarterly$0.462.01%3/5/20153/9/20153/31/2015
11/18/2014quarterly$0.461.99%12/4/201412/8/201412/31/2014
8/19/2014quarterly$0.441.89%9/5/20149/9/20149/30/2014
5/28/2014quarterly$0.441.95%6/5/20146/9/20146/30/2014
2/26/2014quarterly$0.441.96%3/5/20143/7/20143/31/2014
11/18/2013quarterly$0.442.11%12/5/201312/9/201312/31/2013
8/22/2013quarterly$0.402.09%9/5/20139/9/20139/30/2013
5/22/2013quarterly$0.401.93%6/6/20136/10/20136/28/2013
2/27/2013quarterly$0.382.08%3/6/20133/8/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC)
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biz.yahoo.com logoLANCASTER COLONY CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:LANC)
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biz.yahoo.com logoLANCASTER COLONY CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:LANC)
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capitalcube.com logoLancaster Colony Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LANC-US : January 27, 2017 (NASDAQ:LANC)
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finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LANC earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:LANC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 1:01 AM
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-Lancaster Colony Q2 earnings per share $1.42 (NASDAQ:LANC)
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What is Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock symbol?

Lancaster Colony Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LANC."

How often does Lancaster Colony Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lancaster Colony Corporation?

Lancaster Colony Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 7th.

Where is Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock going? Where will Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $128.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Lancaster Colony Corporation's share price to reach $148.67 in the next year.

When will Lancaster Colony Corporation announce their earnings?

Lancaster Colony Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Who owns Lancaster Colony Corporation stock?

Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.08%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.80%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (1.27%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.80%) and Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (0.79%).

Who sold Lancaster Colony Corporation stock? Who is selling Lancaster Colony Corporation stock?

Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Royce & Associates LP, AQR Capital Management LLC and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC.

Who bought Lancaster Colony Corporation stock? Who is buying Lancaster Colony Corporation stock?

Lancaster Colony Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shelton Capital Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Martingale Asset Management L P.

How do I buy Lancaster Colony Corporation stock?

Shares of Lancaster Colony Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Lancaster Colony Corporation stock cost?

One share of Lancaster Colony Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $133.86.

Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC) Chart for Sunday, February, 26, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff