Lawson Products Company Profile (NASDAQ:LAWS)

About Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)

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 Machinery & Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LAWS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $230.72 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,874,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.40
  • 52 Week Range: $18.40 - $28.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 34.67
  • P/E Growth: 3.21
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $287.14 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.80
  • Book Value: $7.97 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.26
  • EBITDA: $6.8 million
  • Net Margins: 1.85%
  • Return on Equity: 2.54%
  • Return on Assets: 1.22%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.10%
  • Current Ratio: 2.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.52%
  • Average Volume: 12,606 shs.
  • Beta: 1.58
  • Short Ratio: 10.54

Frequently Asked Questions for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)

What is Lawson Products' stock symbol?

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

How were Lawson Products' earnings last quarter?

Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $75.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $72.41 million. Lawson Products had a return on equity of 2.54% and a net margin of 1.85%. View Lawson Products' Earnings History.

Where is Lawson Products' stock going? Where will Lawson Products' stock price be in 2017?

2 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Lawson Products' shares. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Lawson Products' share price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Lawson Products.

Who are some of Lawson Products' key competitors?

Who are Lawson Products' key executives?

Lawson Products' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ronald B. Port M.D., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Michael G. DeCata, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Ronald J. Knutson, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Neil E. Jenkins, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Shane T McCarthy, Senior Vice President- Supply Chain and Business Development
  • John Bryan King, Director
  • Andrew B. Albert, Independent Director
  • I Steven Edelson, Independent Director
  • James S. Errant, Independent Director
  • Lee S. Hillman, Independent Director

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.

What is Lawson Products' stock price today?

One share of Lawson Products stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lawson Products (NASDAQ LAWS)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  81 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  155
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lawson Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00 (3.85% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Price Target History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/17/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
4/21/2017Barrington ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$25.00LowView Rating Details
1/5/2016Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageMarket Outperform$26.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Earnings by Quarter for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Lawson Products (NASDAQ LAWS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.10$0.20$72.41 million$75.01 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2017Q1 2017$0.10$0.09$72.22 million$74.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416($0.08)($0.53)$65.46 million$67.30 millionViewN/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
10/23/2014Q3($0.02)$74.13 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.14$68.30 million$72.10 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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.01$0.10$0.06
Q2 20172$0.08$0.11$0.10
Q3 20172$0.11$0.20$0.16
Q4 20172$0.05$0.18$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 64.21%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/15/2017Matthew Jay BrownSVPSell424$23.70$10,048.80View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Neil E JenkinsEVPSell5,662$22.48$127,281.76View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Neil E JenkinsEVPSell5,604$21.52$120,598.08View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Neil E JenkinsEVPSell5,000$19.87$99,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy13,653$19.87$271,285.11View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017John Bryan KingDirectorBuy304$19.62$5,964.48View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Private Discipline Master LkcmMajor ShareholderBuy1,057$19.05$20,135.85View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017John Bryan KingDirectorBuy753$18.82$14,171.46View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017Shane MccarthySVPSell1,591$27.22$43,307.02View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Shane MccarthySVPSell1,596$27.68$44,177.28View SEC Filing  
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)


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