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

+1.84 (+1.19 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $156.95
50-Day Range
MA: $157.41
52-Week Range
Now: $156.95
Volume481,956 shs
Average Volume134,570 shs
Market Capitalization$4.32 billion
P/E Ratio29.23
Dividend Yield1.81%
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$6.33 per share
Book Value$28.09 per share


Net Income$150.55 million


Market Cap$4.32 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 5th. This is an increase 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 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company reported $1.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.18. The company earned $355.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $365.51 million. Lancaster Colony had a net margin of 11.08% and a return on equity of 19.40%. Lancaster Colony's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.73 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, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lancaster Colony.

What price target have analysts set for LANC?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Lancaster Colony's shares. Their forecasts range from $154.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Lancaster Colony's stock price to reach $157.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lancaster Colony.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lancaster Colony?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lancaster Colony in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lancaster Colony earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Lancaster Colony.

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), Medtronic (MDT), MSA Safety (MSA), SYSCO (SYY), PepsiCo (PEP), Hormel Foods (HRL), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Ecolab (ECL) and Illinois Tool Works (ITW).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (6.51%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.79%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.06%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.00%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.77%). 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 Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and FMR LLC. 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 Champlain Investment Partners LLC, State Street Corp, ProShare Advisors LLC, UBS Group AG, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Eaton Vance Management, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Maverick Capital Ltd.. 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 $156.95.

How big of a company is Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony has a market capitalization of $4.32 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:  360 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  371 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  731
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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