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NASDAQ:LANC

Lancaster Colony - LANC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$203.49
+0.01 (+0.00%)
(As of 12/2/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$200.70
$205.37
50-Day Range
$150.28
$209.06
52-Week Range
$116.85
$214.00
Volume
123,264 shs
Average Volume
192,323 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.61 billion
P/E Ratio
58.14
Dividend Yield
1.57%
Price Target
$153.67

Lancaster Colony MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.5% Downside
$153.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.31% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.89
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of Lancaster Colony in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.49 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
20.56%
From $5.69 to $6.86 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.70 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

13th out of 143 stocks

Canned, Frozen, & Preserved Fruits, Vegetables, & Food Special Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) Stock

Lancaster Colony Corporation engages in the manufacturing and marketing of food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. It operates in two segments, Retail and Foodservice. The company offers frozen garlic bread under the New York BRAND Bakery; frozen Parkerhouse style yeast and dinner rolls under the Sister Schubert's brand; salad dressings under the Marzetti, Simply Dressed, Cardini's, and Girard's; vegetable and fruit dips under the Marzetti brand; croutons and salad toppings under the New York BRAND Bakery, Chatham Village, and Marzetti; and frozen pasta under the Marzetti Frozen Pasta brand. It also manufactures and sells other shelf-stable products to brand license agreements, including Olive Garden dressings, Buffalo Wild Wings sauces and Chick-fil-A sauces. The company sells its products through sales personnel, food brokers, and distributors to retailers and restaurants. Lancaster Colony Corporation was incorporated in 1961 and is based in Westerville, Ohio.

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LANC Stock News Headlines

Lancaster Colony VP Trades $1.82M In Company Stock
Lancaster Colony Raises Dividend to 85c per Share
Recap: Lancaster Colony Q1 Earnings
Lancaster Colony Corp. Q1 Net Income Rises; Net Sales Up 8.5%
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LANC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/03/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/08/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/30 Dividend
12/02/2022
Today
12/04/2022
Dividend Payable
12/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/02/2023
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Canned, frozen, & preserved fruits, vegetables, & food special
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LANC
CUSIP
51384710
Employees
3,200
Year Founded
1961

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$153.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$181.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$140.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-24.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$89.59 million
Pretax Margin
7.07%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.68 billion
Cash Flow
$5.90 per share
Book Value
$31.29 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
19,315,000
Market Cap
$5.61 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.21

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Key Executives

  • Mr. John B. Gerlach Jr.Mr. John B. Gerlach Jr. (Age 67)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $314.46k
  • Mr. David A. Ciesinski (Age 56)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Mr. Thomas K. Pigott (Age 57)
    VP, Assistant Sec. & CFO
    Comp: $818.36k
  • Mr. David S. Nagle (Age 57)
    Chief Supply Chain Officer of T. Marzetti Company
    Comp: $602.07k
  • Mr. Carl R. Stealey (Age 51)
    Pres of Retail Division at T. Marzetti Company
    Comp: $694.04k
  • Ms. Kristin J. Bird (Age 51)
    Pres of Foodservice Division of T. Marzetti Company
    Comp: $633.32k
  • Dale N. Ganobsik
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Matthew R. Shurte (Age 54)
    Gen. Counsel, Chief Ethics Officer & Sec.
  • Mr. Douglas A. Fell (Age 60)
    Transformation Program Officer
  • Janet A. Murch
    Corp. Controller













LANC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lancaster Colony stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lancaster Colony in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" LANC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LANC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Lancaster Colony's stock price forecast for 2023?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Lancaster Colony's shares. Their LANC share price forecasts range from $140.00 to $181.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $153.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.5%.
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How have LANC shares performed in 2022?

Lancaster Colony's stock was trading at $165.60 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LANC stock has increased by 22.9% and is now trading at $203.49.
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Are investors shorting Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 799,100 shares, a decrease of 36.1% from the October 31st total of 1,250,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 205,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Approximately 4.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Lancaster Colony's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 2nd 2023.
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How were Lancaster Colony's earnings last quarter?

Lancaster Colony Co. (NASDAQ:LANC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.63 by $0.52. The business earned $392.06 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $406.80 million. Lancaster Colony had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.40% and a net margin of 5.64%. The business's revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.45 EPS.

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

Lancaster Colony announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 9th. Investors of record on Monday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.85 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $3.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 2nd. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80.
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Is Lancaster Colony a good dividend stock?

Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) pays an annual dividend of $3.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 59 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 91.43%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, LANC will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.65% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Jay Gerlach Jr.'s approval rating as Lancaster Colony's CEO?

2 employees have rated Lancaster Colony Chief Executive Officer Jay Gerlach Jr. on Glassdoor.com. Jay Gerlach Jr. has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Jay Gerlach Jr. in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (8.87%), BlackRock Inc. (8.80%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.55%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.93%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.73%) and London Co. of Virginia (1.51%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan F Harris, David Alan Ciesinski, David S Nagle, John B Gerlach Jr and K Pigott Thomas.
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How do I buy shares of Lancaster Colony?

Shares of LANC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Lancaster Colony's stock price today?

One share of LANC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $203.49.

How much money does Lancaster Colony make?

Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) has a market capitalization of $5.61 billion and generates $1.68 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $89.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lancaster Colony have?

The company employs 3,200 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 official website for the company is www.lancastercolony.com. The company can be reached via phone at (614) 224-7141, via email at ir@lancastercolony.com, or via fax at 614-469-8219.

This page (NASDAQ:LANC) was last updated on 12/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff