Lawson Products Company Profile (NASDAQ:LAWS)

About Lawson Products

Lawson Products logoLawson Products, Inc. is a distributor of products and services the industrial, commercial, institutional and government maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) market. The Company's product categories include fastening systems, fluid power, specialty chemicals, cutting tools and abrasives, electrical, aftermarket automotive supplies, safety, welding and metal repair, and other. The Company supplies a range of automotive products, including body hardware, body shop, brake/wheel, fleet/truck, repair harness assembly and other parts. The Company offers approximately 200,000 different core products for sale of which approximately 50,000 products are maintained in its distribution centers. The Company's customers operate in a range of industries, including automotive repair, commercial vehicle maintenance, government, manufacturing, food processing, distribution, construction, oil and gas, mining, wholesale and service.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LAWS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $26.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.82
  • 52-Week Range: $15.23 - $27.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 47.05
  • P/E Growth: -10.88
  • Market Cap: $231.83M
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,798,000
  • Beta: 1.61
  • Net Margins: -0.25%
  • Return on Equity: -0.85%
  • Return on Assets: -0.40%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 2.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.45%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/22/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
1/5/2016Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageMarket Outperform$26.00View Rating Details
9/11/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$32.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017($0.08)N/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.06$0.20$70.03 million$70.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.14$0.02$71.18 million$69.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.01$0.11$67.33 million$69.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.05($0.42)$66.61 million$65.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.23$0.27$70.95 million$70.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.09$0.33$73.52 million$70.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115($0.23)($0.16)$69.20 million$69.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q314$0.31$55.70 million$70.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.05ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.09$68.30 million$72.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.10($0.34)$76.30 million$69.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.06($0.41)$75.40 million$65.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.18$0.07$77.00 million$68.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.11$0.05$75.10 million$68.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.20 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20161$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q3 20162$0.15$0.31$0.23
Q4 20162($0.32)$0.06($0.13)
Q1 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q4 20171$0.18$0.18$0.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 62.09%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/13/2017Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy232,616$23.05$5,361,798.80View SEC Filing  
12/31/2016Neil E JenkinsEVPSell3,586$25.40$91,084.40View SEC Filing  
12/31/2016Ronald J KnutsonCFOSell1,443$25.40$36,652.20View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy300,000$23.45$7,035,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Ronald J KnutsonCFOSell16,211$23.54$381,606.94View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Neil E JenkinsEVPSell6,507$16.42$106,844.94View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy5,942$16.18$96,141.56View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy3,518$15.98$56,217.64View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy26,116$15.93$416,027.88View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Thomas PostekDirectorBuy10,000$16.13$161,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Shane MccarthySVPSell1,966$15.79$31,043.14View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Neil E JenkinsEVPSell503$17.01$8,556.03View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Neil E JenkinsEVPSell500$17.05$8,525.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Neil E JenkinsEVPSell304$17.35$5,274.40View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Neil E JenkinsEVPSell1,900$17.28$32,832.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy31,450$16.60$522,070.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Michael G DecataInsiderBuy1,000$18.05$18,050.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Thomas PostekDirectorBuy10,000$17.43$174,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Lee S HillmanDirectorBuy1,000$16.94$16,940.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Michael G DecataCEOBuy1,000$16.75$16,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy453$18.23$8,258.19View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy1,647$18.33$30,189.51View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy600$18.49$11,094.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy700$18.49$12,943.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy26,900$18.47$496,843.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy17,100$18.17$310,707.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell10,000$28.17$281,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell10,092$27.47$277,227.24View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell9,101$27.25$248,002.25View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell11,800$27.47$324,146.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell20,000$27.35$547,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell10,881$26.80$291,610.80View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015James S ErrantDirectorSell3,297$27.10$89,348.70View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy20,400$20.99$428,196.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy47,300$21.45$1,014,585.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy6,536$24.40$159,478.40View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy262,390$23.90$6,271,121.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy16,100$22.33$359,513.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy25,828$23.85$615,997.80View SEC Filing  
7/10/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy79,942$23.49$1,877,837.58View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy14,917$23.48$350,251.16View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy26,756$23.45$627,428.20View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy22,600$23.44$529,744.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy1,719$22.74$39,090.06View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015King Luther Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy76,793$23.48$1,803,099.64View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Ronald B PortDirectorSell150,000$23.50$3,525,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell77,000$26.47$2,038,190.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,000$25.24$50,480.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,000$24.89$49,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,000$23.00$46,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,000$25.08$50,160.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,000$24.84$49,680.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Ronald B PortDirectorSell4,770$23.00$109,710.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Ronald B PortDirectorSell5,540$23.01$127,475.40View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Ronald B PortDirectorSell4,740$23.01$109,067.40View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Ronald B PortDirectorSell1,183$23.00$27,209.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy20,657$21.69$448,050.33View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Ronald B PortDirectorSell9,359$24.75$231,635.25View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Kdi Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,208$21.57$155,476.56View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013James S ErrantDirectorSell7,500$12.37$92,775.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013James S ErrantDirectorSell10,000$12.58$125,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Neil E JenkinsEVPBuy4,000$11.99$47,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Michael G DecataCEOBuy2,000$12.19$24,380.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2012Ronald B PortDirectorBuy584,677$8.68$5,074,996.36View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Andrew B AlbertDirectorBuy15,000$7.34$110,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Michael G DecataCEOBuy5,500$7.27$39,985.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012Robert G RettigDirectorBuy2,000$7.04$14,080.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
DateHeadline logoLAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 18 at 5:32 PM logoLAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 17 at 4:24 PM
News IconElectronic tags move automated cash registers up a gear at Lawson (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 15 at 5:43 AM
News IconJAPAN: Lawson In Franchise Deal With Save On chain (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 6 at 11:23 PM
News IconLawson’s Finest Liquids Expands Distribution Throughout the Northeast (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 3 at 12:04 AM
News IconFife Lake company drives forward (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 2 at 6:59 PM logoLawson Products, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 2 at 6:59 PM logoElliott Seeks Ouster of CEO at Former Alcoa Unit Arconic (NASDAQ:LAWS) - February 1 at 5:17 AM
News IconApple Inc. Faces Lawsuit For Using Jamie XX Song in iPhone Ad (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 26 at 7:59 PM
News IconApple Sued Over Use of Jamie XX Song in iPhone TV Commercial (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 26 at 5:42 AM
News IconApple Sued Over Use of Jamie XX Song in iPhone Advertisement (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 26 at 5:42 AM logoWhy Lawson Products (LAWS) Could Be an Impressive Growth Stock (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 20 at 4:32 PM
News IconGov. Scott: Ken Lawson Will Fight for Florida Tourism (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 11 at 12:06 AM
News IconUNIQLO to launches convenience store pickup service at Seven Eleven, FamilyMart, and Lawson stores throughout Japan (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 11 at 12:06 AM
News IconUNIQLO to Launch Nationwide Convenience Store Pickup Service (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 6 at 11:54 PM logoFast Retailing : UNIQLO to Launch Nationwide Convenience Store Pickup Service (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 6 at 5:36 AM logoForm 4 LAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/ For: Dec 31 Filed by: JENKINS NEIL E (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 4 at 7:05 PM logo30 Under 30 2017: The Young Innovators Transforming Enterprise Tech (NASDAQ:LAWS) - January 3 at 11:14 AM logoCommencement of Tender Offer for Lawson (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 21 at 6:42 AM
News IconPanasonic's New Checkout Machine Will Also Bag Your Items (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 14 at 6:54 PM
News IconPanasonic Tests Self-Service Shopping Basket (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 13 at 6:40 PM
News IconNew machine even bags your shopping, but it can't talk, yet (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 13 at 6:40 PM
News Icon5 Companies That Took Huge Risks--and Succeeded Because of Them (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 8 at 6:49 PM logoZacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Health Insurance Innovations, MoneyGram, Lawson Products, Applied Industrials and AK Steel (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 6 at 10:17 AM logoHuge Trump Rally Doesn’t Slow Insider Buying: Skechers, Home Depot, Lawson Products, Amtrust Financial, Datawatch and More (NASDAQ:LAWS) - December 4 at 10:09 AM logoEarnings Estimates Moving Higher for Lawson (LAWS): Time to Buy? (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 22 at 5:56 PM logoLAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Financial Stateme (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 21 at 6:21 PM
News IconCustomers can now pickup purchases from Rakuten’s online bookstore at Lawson stores across Japan (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 19 at 5:58 PM logoLawson Products : Acquires Mattic Industries (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 18 at 5:29 PM
News IconProducts from Rakuten Books Now Available for Pickup at Lawson Stores around Japan (Rakuten Inc) (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 17 at 9:27 AM logoLawson Products (LAWS) Acquires Distribution Company Mattic Industries (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 17 at 9:27 AM
News IconProducts from Rakuten Books (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 17 at 9:27 AM logoLawson (LAWS): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 17 at 9:27 AM logoLawson Products Acquires Mattic Industries (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 15 at 6:28 PM logoLawson Products Up 29.0% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (LAWS) (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 15 at 9:33 AM
News IconLawson Products to Close New Jersey Facility (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 10 at 5:32 PM logoLAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 10 at 8:32 AM logoLAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities, Financial Statemen (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 9 at 8:06 AM logoLawson Products Announces Closure of Its Fairfield, New Jersey Facility (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 8 at 5:29 PM
News IconMan alleges Louisiana Rehab Products Inc. brace caused ulcer (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 7 at 6:22 PM logoU.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:LAWS) - November 4 at 5:08 PM logoWhy Lawson (LAWS) Could Be Positioned for a Surge (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 28 at 5:42 PM logoLAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ Financials (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 25 at 5:54 PM logoWill in Lawson Products (LAWS) Continue to Surge Higher? (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 25 at 10:53 AM logoLawson Products, Inc. :LAWS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 25 at 10:53 AM logoBRIEF-Lawson products reports third quarter 2016 results (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 21 at 9:16 AM logoEdited Transcript of LAWS earnings conference call or presentation 20-Oct-16 1:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 21 at 9:16 AM
News IconLawson Products (LAWS) Crushes Estimates with Q3 Earnings Release (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 20 at 6:10 PM logoLawson Products : beats 3Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 20 at 11:36 AM
News IconLawson Products Sales Flat in 3Q (NASDAQ:LAWS) - October 20 at 11:36 AM


What is Lawson Products' stock symbol?

Lawson Products trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LAWS."

When will Lawson Products announce their earnings?

Lawson Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

Who owns Lawson Products stock?

Lawson Products' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.92%), Teton Advisors Inc. (3.01%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.48%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.09%), State Street Corp (0.75%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.63%). Company insiders that own Lawson Products stock include James S Errant, Kdi Capital Partners Llc, King Luther Capital Management, Lee S Hillman, Michael G Decata, Neil E Jenkins, Private Discipline Master Lkcm, Ronald B Port, Ronald J Knutson, Shane Mccarthy and Thomas Postek.

Who sold Lawson Products stock? Who is selling Lawson Products stock?

Lawson Products' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Lawson Products stock in the last year include Neil E Jenkins, Ronald J Knutson and Shane Mccarthy.

Who bought Lawson Products stock? Who is buying Lawson Products stock?

Lawson Products' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cadence Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Lawson Products stock in the last two years include King Luther Capital Management, Lee S Hillman, Michael G Decata, Private Discipline Master Lkcm and Thomas Postek.

How do I buy Lawson Products stock?

Shares of Lawson Products can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Lawson Products stock cost?

One share of Lawson Products stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.35.

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Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by Staff