NASDAQ:LAWS - Lawson Products Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.65 +1.95 (+6.57 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 01:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$31.65
Today's Range$29.55 - $32.10
52-Week Range$21.00 - $32.10
Volume10,277 shs
Average Volume12,769 shs
Market Capitalization$266.22 million
P/E Ratio62.06
Dividend YieldN/A
Lawson Products logoLawson Products, Inc. distributes products and services to the industrial, commercial, institutional, and government maintenance, repair, and operations marketplace in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. It operates in two segments, Lawson and Bolt. The company's products include fastening systems, fluid power products, specialty chemicals, cutting tools and abrasives, electrical products, aftermarket automotive supplies, safety products, welding and metal repair products, and other products. It serves customers operating in the automotive repair, commercial vehicle maintenance, government, manufacturing, food processing, distribution, construction, oil and gas, mining, wholesale, service, and other industries. The company sells its products through sales representatives, as well as directly from its Website or through fax or phone. Lawson Products, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Machinery, equipment, & supplies
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06
Current Ratio1.74
Quick Ratio0.89


Trailing P/E Ratio62.06
Forward P/E Ratio29.86
P/E Growth1.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$305.91 million
Price / Sales0.92
Cash Flow$1.3648 per share
Price / Cash23.19
Book Value$10.52 per share
Price / Book3.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.51
Net Income$29.68 million
Net Margins7.85%
Return on Equity7.01%
Return on Assets3.47%


Outstanding Shares8,920,000
Market Cap$266.22 million

Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) Frequently Asked Questions

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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.12. The industrial products company earned $90.38 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $87.01 million. Lawson Products had a net margin of 7.85% and a return on equity of 7.01%. View Lawson Products' Earnings History.

When is Lawson Products' next earnings date?

Lawson Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lawson Products.

What price target have analysts set for LAWS?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lawson Products' shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Lawson Products' stock price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lawson Products.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lawson Products?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lawson Products in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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:
  • Mr. Michael G. DeCata, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ronald J. Knutson, CFO, Exec. VP, Controller & Treasurer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Neil E. Jenkins, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 68)
  • Mr. Matthew J. Brown, Sr. VP of Sales (Age 54)
  • Mr. Shane T. McCarthy, Sr. VP of Supply Chain & Bus. Devel. (Age 49)

Has Lawson Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LAWS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lawson Products earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.70 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Lawson Products.

Who are Lawson Products' major shareholders?

Lawson Products' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.55%), BlackRock Inc. (5.72%), Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA (3.25%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.27%), Cadence Capital Management LLC (1.11%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.46%). Company insiders that own Lawson Products stock include John Bryan King, Matthew Jay Brown, Michael G Decata, Neil E Jenkins, Private Discipline Master Lkcm, Ronald B Port, Ronald J Knutson, Shane Mccarthy and Thomas Postek. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lawson Products.

Which major investors are selling Lawson Products stock?

LAWS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lawson Products.

Which major investors are buying Lawson Products stock?

LAWS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Cadence Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Ramsey Quantitative Systems. Company insiders that have bought Lawson Products stock in the last two years include John Bryan King, Michael G Decata, Private Discipline Master Lkcm and Thomas Postek. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lawson Products.

How do I buy shares of Lawson Products?

Shares of LAWS 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lawson Products' stock price today?

One share of LAWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.65.

How big of a company is Lawson Products?

Lawson Products has a market capitalization of $266.22 million and generates $305.91 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $29.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.51 on an earnings per share basis. Lawson Products employs 1,720 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Lawson Products?

Lawson Products' mailing address is 8770 WEST BRYN MAWR AVENUE SUITE 900, CHICAGO IL, 60631. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 773-304-5050 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lawson Products (NASDAQ LAWS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  157 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  133 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  290
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lawson Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAWS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAWS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by Staff

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