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NASDAQ:LANC - Lancaster Colony Stock Price, Forecast & News

-3.16 (-2.00 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 02:51 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $155.18
50-Day Range
MA: $153.11
52-Week Range
Now: $155.18
Volume75,347 shs
Average Volume73,478 shs
Market Capitalization$4.27 billion
P/E Ratio30.16
Dividend Yield1.77%
Lancaster Colony Corporation manufactures and markets specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Retail and Foodservice. It offers frozen garlic breads under the New York BRAND Bakery brand; frozen Parkerhouse style yeast and dinner rolls under the Sister Schubert's brand name; salad dressings under the Marzetti, Simply Dressed, Simply 60, Cardini's, and Girard's brands; and vegetable dips and fruit dips under the Marzetti brand. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Canned, frozen, & preserved fruits, vegetables, & food special
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LANC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Cash Flow$6.13 per share
Book Value$26.43 per share


Net Income$150.55 million


Market Cap$4.27 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)

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Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lancaster Colony's stock symbol?

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

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

Lancaster Colony announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 13th. Investors of record on Friday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. This is a positive change from Lancaster Colony's previous quarterly dividend of $0.65. View Lancaster Colony's Dividend History.

How were Lancaster Colony's earnings last quarter?

Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC) announced its earnings results on Monday, November, 4th. The company reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.34. The company had revenue of $337.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $333.31 million. Lancaster Colony had a return on equity of 19.98% and a net margin of 11.46%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.42 EPS. View Lancaster Colony's Earnings History.

When is Lancaster Colony's next earnings date?

Lancaster Colony is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lancaster Colony.

What price target have analysts set for LANC?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lancaster Colony's shares. Their forecasts range from $154.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Lancaster Colony's share price to reach $157.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lancaster Colony.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lancaster Colony?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lancaster Colony in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lancaster Colony.

Has Lancaster Colony been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LANC stock have trended somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lancaster Colony earned a daily sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lancaster Colony.

Are investors shorting Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,570,000 shares, a drop of 7.1% from the November 14th total of 1,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 114,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 13.7 days. Currently, 8.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View Lancaster Colony's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lancaster Colony's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lancaster Colony own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lancaster Colony investors own include AFLAC (AFL), SYSCO (SYY), PepsiCo (PEP), Hormel Foods (HRL), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Ecolab (ECL), Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Medtronic (MDT) and MCCORMICK & CO /SH (MKC).

Who are Lancaster Colony's key executives?

Lancaster Colony's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John B. Gerlach Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 64)
  • Mr. David A. Ciesinski, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Fell, Transformation Program Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. David S. Nagle, Sr. VP of Supply Chain - T. Marzetti Company (Age 54)
  • Mr. Thomas K. Pigott, VP, Assistant Sec. & CFO (Age 54)

Who are Lancaster Colony's major shareholders?

Lancaster Colony's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.86%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.96%), Man Group plc (0.84%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.51%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.46%) and Dowling & Yahnke LLC (0.44%). Company insiders that own Lancaster Colony stock include Douglas A Fell, Neeli Bendapudi and Timothy A Tate. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lancaster Colony.

Which major investors are selling Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, Dowling & Yahnke LLC, Strs Ohio, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lancaster Colony.

Which major investors are buying Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Man Group plc, State Street Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, Rhumbline Advisers and Barclays PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lancaster Colony.

How do I buy shares of Lancaster Colony?

Shares of LANC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lancaster Colony's stock price today?

One share of LANC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $155.18.

How big of a company is Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony has a market capitalization of $4.27 billion and generates $1.31 billion in revenue each year. Lancaster Colony employs 3,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lancaster Colony.

What is Lancaster Colony's official website?

The official website for Lancaster Colony is http://www.lancastercolony.com/.

How can I contact Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony's mailing address is 380 POLARIS PARKWAY SUITE 400, WESTERVILLE OH, 43082. The company can be reached via phone at 614-224-7141 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ LANC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  338 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  345 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  683
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lancaster Colony and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LANC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LANC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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