Lancaster Colony Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.34 (+0.17 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume66,509 shs
Average Volume90,087 shs
Market Capitalization$5.45 billion
P/E Ratio38.63
Dividend Yield1.52%
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About Lancaster Colony

Lancaster Colony Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty food products. It operates through the following segments: Retail and Foodservice. The Retail and Foodservices segments focuses in the manufacture and selling of frozen breads, refrigerated dressings and dips and shelf-stable dressings and croutons under the brand name New York BRAND Bakery, Sister Schubert's, Marzetti Frozen Pasta and Flatout. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Westerville, OH.


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Overall MarketRank

2.66 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

51st out of 330 stocks

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

2nd out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lancaster Colony a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lancaster Colony in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Lancaster Colony stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lancaster Colony?

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When is Lancaster Colony's next earnings date?

Lancaster Colony is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 26th 2021.
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How were Lancaster Colony's earnings last quarter?

Lancaster Colony Co. (NASDAQ:LANC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.21. The business had revenue of $357.25 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $337.65 million. Lancaster Colony had a net margin of 10.05% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.74%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.96 earnings per share.
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How has Lancaster Colony's stock 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. Since then, LANC shares have increased by 37.0% and is now trading at $197.76.
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How often does Lancaster Colony pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 8th.
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Is Lancaster Colony a good dividend stock?

Lancaster Colony pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. Lancaster Colony has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Lancaster Colony is 60.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lancaster Colony will have a dividend payout ratio of 48.08% next year. This indicates that Lancaster Colony will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for LANC?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Lancaster Colony's stock. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $205.00. On average, they anticipate Lancaster Colony's share price to reach $205.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lancaster Colony's key executives?

Lancaster Colony's management team includes the following people:
  • David Alan Ciesinski, President, CEO, Chief Operating Officer & Director
  • Thomas K. Pigott, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Dale N. Ganobsik, Vice President-Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Matthew R. Shurte, Secretary, Chief Ethics Officer & General Counsel

What is Jay Gerlach Jr.'s approval rating as Lancaster Colony's CEO?

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

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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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.33%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.02%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.01%) and Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lancaster Colony stock include David S Nagle, John B Gerlach Jr and Neeli Bendapudi.
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Which institutional investors are selling Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lancaster Colony company stock in the last year include David S Nagle, and John B Gerlach Jr.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Welch & Forbes LLC, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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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 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 $197.76.

How much money does Lancaster Colony make?

Lancaster Colony has a market capitalization of $5.45 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.

How many employees does Lancaster Colony have?

Lancaster Colony employs 3,200 workers across the globe.

When was Lancaster Colony founded?

Lancaster Colony was founded in 1961.

What is Lancaster Colony's official website?

The official website for Lancaster Colony is

Where are Lancaster Colony's headquarters?

Lancaster Colony is headquartered at 380 POLARIS PARKWAY SUITE 400, WESTERVILLE OH, 43082.

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 7/28/2021 by Staff
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