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Lancaster Colony Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:LANC)

$139.03
+0.23 (+0.17 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$138.02
Now: $139.03
$140.24
50-Day Range
$135.35
MA: $142.17
$148.53
52-Week Range
$133.77
Now: $139.03
$194.38
Volume112,500 shs
Average Volume125,285 shs
Market Capitalization$3.82 billion
P/E Ratio27.39
Dividend Yield1.87%
Beta0.29
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
CUSIP51384710
Phone614-224-7141

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.31 billion
Cash Flow$6.24 per share
Book Value$26.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$150.55 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,200
Market Cap$3.82 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, August 21st. Investors of record on Monday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 6th. View Lancaster Colony's Dividend History.

How were Lancaster Colony's earnings last quarter?

Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 27th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.20. The business earned $323.67 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $331.56 million. Lancaster Colony had a net margin of 11.51% and a return on equity of 19.88%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.18 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lancaster Colony.

What price target have analysts set for LANC?

1 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Lancaster Colony's stock. Their predictions range from $154.00 to $154.00. On average, they anticipate Lancaster Colony's share price to reach $154.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lancaster Colony.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lancaster Colony?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lancaster Colony in the last year. There are currently 1 hold 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 been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lancaster Colony earned a news sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Lancaster Colony.

Are investors shorting Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,600,000 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the August 15th total of 1,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 112,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 14.3 days. Approximately 8.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Lancaster Colony's Current Options Chain.

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), SYSCO (SYY), Hormel Foods (HRL), Medtronic (MDT), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), PepsiCo (PEP), Becton Dickinson and (BDX), Ecolab (ECL), Illinois Tool Works (ITW) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.34%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Lancaster Colony company stock in the last year include Neeli Bendapudi and Timothy A Tate. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lancaster Colony.

Which institutional investors are buying Lancaster Colony stock?

LANC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Diversified Trust Co and Welch & Forbes 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lancaster Colony's stock price today?

One share of LANC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $139.03.

How big of a company is Lancaster Colony?

Lancaster Colony has a market capitalization of $3.82 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:  323 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  330 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  653
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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