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Lancaster Colony Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.61 (+0.33 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $183.00
50-Day Range
MA: $177.59
52-Week Range
Now: $183.00
Volume63,128 shs
Average Volume141,920 shs
Market Capitalization$5.04 billion
P/E Ratio36.82
Dividend Yield1.54%
Lancaster Colony Corporation manufactures and markets specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Foodservice. It offers frozen garlic bread under the New York BRAND Bakery; frozen Parkerhouse style yeast and dinner rolls under the Sister Schubert's; frozen mini stuffed bagels under the Bantam Bagels; salad dressings under the Marzetti, Simply Dressed, Simply 60, Cardini's, Tastefully Dressed, and Girard's; and vegetable and fruit dips under the Marzetti brand names. The company also provides flatbread wraps and pizza crusts under the Flatout; sprouted grain bakery products under the Angelic Bakehouse; croutons and salad toppings under the New York BRAND Bakery, Chatham Village, and Marzetti; and frozen pasta under the Marzetti Frozen Pasta brand names. In addition, it manufactures and sells other products to brand license agreements, including Olive Garden's dressings, Chick-fil-A, and Buffalo Wild Wings sauces. The company sells its products through sales personnel, food brokers, and distributors to retailers and restaurants. Lancaster Colony Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Westerville, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Cash Flow$6.63 per share
Book Value$28.47 per share


Net Income$136.98 million


Market Cap$5.04 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Confirmed)
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Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lancaster Colony's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Lancaster Colony's stock was trading at $144.38 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LANC stock has increased by 26.7% and is now trading at $183.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lancaster Colony?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lancaster Colony in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Lancaster Colony's next earnings date?

Lancaster Colony is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How can I listen to Lancaster Colony's earnings call?

Lancaster Colony will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Lancaster Colony's earnings last quarter?

Lancaster Colony Co. (NASDAQ:LANC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 27th. The company reported $1.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.37. The company earned $320.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $305.13 million. Lancaster Colony had a net margin of 10.27% and a return on equity of 17.66%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.20 earnings per share.
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How often does Lancaster Colony pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 8th.
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What price target have analysts set for LANC?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Lancaster Colony's stock. Their forecasts range from $160.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect Lancaster Colony's stock price to reach $160.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.6%.
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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 Medtronic (MDT), AFLAC (AFL), Hormel Foods (HRL), MSA Safety (MSA), PepsiCo (PEP), Sysco (SYY), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC), Becton, Dickinson and (BDX) and Ecolab (ECL).

Who are Lancaster Colony's key executives?

Lancaster Colony's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John B. Gerlach Jr., Exec. Chairman (Age 65, Pay $716.95k)
  • Mr. David A. Ciesinski, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $1.84M)
  • Mr. Thomas K. Pigott, VP, Assistant Sec. & CFO (Age 55, Pay $940.08k)
  • Mr. David S. Nagle, Chief Supply Chain Officer of T. Marzetti Company (Age 55, Pay $704.27k)
  • Mr. Carl R. Stealey, Pres of Retail Division at T. Marzetti Company (Age 49, Pay $773.45k)
  • Ms. Kristin J. Bird, Pres of Foodservice Division of T. Marzetti Company (Age 49, Pay $912.35k)
  • Dale N. Ganobsik, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Matthew R. Shurte, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics Officer & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Fell, Transformation Program Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. David M. Segal, Sr. Corp. Counsel and Assistant Sec.

What is Lancaster Colony's stock symbol?

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

Who are Lancaster Colony's major shareholders?

Lancaster Colony's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.84%), Dowling & Yahnke LLC (0.35%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.35%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Dearborn Partners LLC (0.09%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%). Company insiders that own Lancaster Colony stock include Neeli Bendapudi and Timothy A Tate.
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Which major investors are selling Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Dowling & Yahnke LLC, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, CWM LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Dearborn Partners LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., GW Henssler & Associates Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Welch & Forbes LLC, and NEXT Financial Group Inc.
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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 $183.00.

How big of a company is Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony has a market capitalization of $5.04 billion and generates $1.33 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $136.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.93 on an earnings per share basis. Lancaster Colony employs 3,200 workers across the globe.

What is Lancaster Colony's official website?

The official website for Lancaster Colony is 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]

This page was last updated on 10/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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