NASDAQ:LANC - Lancaster Colony Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$135.31 -0.60 (-0.44 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 03:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$135.91
Today's Range$134.58 - $137.05
52-Week Range$113.33 - $137.05
Volume56,200 shs
Average Volume104,985 shs
Market Capitalization$3.73 billion
P/E Ratio29.29
Dividend Yield1.77%
Lancaster Colony logoLancaster Colony Corporation manufactures and markets specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. It offers salad dressings and sauces under the Marzetti, Marzetti Simply Dressed, Cardini's, and Girard's brands; vegetable dips and fruit dips under the Marzetti brand; frozen garlic breads under the New York BRAND Bakery, Mamma Bella, and Mamma Bella's brands; and frozen Parkerhouse style yeast and dinner rolls under the Sister Schubert's and Mary B's brands. The company also provides dry egg noodles under the Inn Maid and Amish Kitchen brands; frozen specialty noodles under the Reames and Aunt Vi's brands; croutons and salad toppings under the New York BRAND Bakery, New York BRAND Bakery Texas Toast, Chatham Village, Cardini's, Marzetti Simply Dressed, and Marzetti brands; sprouted grain bakery products under the Angelic Bakehouse and Flatzza brands; flatbread wraps and pizza crusts under the Flatout brand; and caviar under the Romanoff brand name. In addition, it manufactures and sells other products to brand license agreements, including Olive Garden's dressings and Jack Daniel's mustards, as well as endorsement agreements, such as Hungry Girl flatbreads. The company's products are sold through sales personnel, food brokers, and distributors to retailers and restaurants, as well as to industrial customers. Lancaster Colony Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Westerville, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.85
Quick Ratio2.92


Trailing P/E Ratio29.29
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales3.09
Cash Flow$5.5094 per share
Price / Cash24.56
Book Value$20.99 per share
Price / Book6.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.62
Net Income$115.31 million
Net Margins10.91%
Return on Equity19.32%
Return on Assets15.50%


Outstanding Shares27,480,000

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 Thursday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. View Lancaster Colony's Dividend History.

How were Lancaster Colony's earnings last quarter?

Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.05. The firm earned $296.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $291.50 million. Lancaster Colony had a net margin of 10.91% and a return on equity of 19.32%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.95 earnings per share. 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, August, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lancaster Colony.

Who are some of Lancaster Colony's key competitors?

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 52)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Fell, CFO, VP & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Dale N. Ganobsik, Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Planning
  • Mr. Matthew R. Shurte, Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics Officer and Sec. (Age 50)

Has Lancaster Colony been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LANC stock has trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lancaster Colony earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.39 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Lancaster Colony's major shareholders?

Lancaster Colony's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.45%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.02%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (1.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.85%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.49%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.16%). 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 Citadel Advisors LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dowling & Yahnke LLC, Aperio Group LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Eaton Vance Management, Millennium Management LLC and Dean Investment Associates LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lancaster Colony's stock price today?

One share of LANC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.31.

How big of a company is Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony has a market capitalization of $3.73 billion and generates $1.20 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $115.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.62 on an earnings per share basis. Lancaster Colony employs 2,800 workers across the globe.

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 (LANC)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  242 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  261 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  503
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 6/22/2018 by Staff

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