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Lakeland Financial - LKFN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$80.34
+1.10 (+1.39%)
(As of 08/15/2022 05:19 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$77.75
$80.34
50-Day Range
$65.01
$79.24
52-Week Range
$62.44
$85.71
Volume
59,618 shs
Average Volume
146,861 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.04 billion
P/E Ratio
21.09
Dividend Yield
2.02%
Price Target
N/A

Lakeland Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Bearish
8.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.88mentions of Lakeland Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$95,718 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.00%
From $4.00 to $4.08 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.31 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

481st out of 929 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

110th out of 193 stocks

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About Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN) Stock

Lakeland Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Lake City Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company accepts various deposit products, such as noninterest bearing, interest-bearing checking, savings, money market, NOW, and demand deposits. Its loan products include commercial and industrial, commercial real estate and multi-family residential, agri-business and agricultural, consumer 1-4 family mortgage, and other consumer loans. The company also offers retail and merchant credit card services; corporate treasury management, wealth advisory, and trust services; retail brokerage services, including various financial and investment products, such as annuities and life insurance; and mobile business banking and on-line treasury management services. It serves commercial real estate, manufacturing, agriculture, construction, retail, wholesale, finance and insurance, accommodation and food services, and health care industries. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 51 offices in fifteen counties, including 45 offices in northern Indiana and six offices in central Indiana. Lakeland Financial Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana.

Lakeland Financial Stock Up 0.4 %

NASDAQ:LKFN opened at $79.24 on Monday. Lakeland Financial has a 1-year low of $62.44 and a 1-year high of $85.71. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.80 and a beta of 0.77. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $70.00 and a 200 day simple moving average of $73.91.

Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.96 by $0.04. Lakeland Financial had a return on equity of 15.27% and a net margin of 40.50%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.95 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Lakeland Financial will post 4 earnings per share for the current year.

Lakeland Financial Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 25th were given a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 22nd. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. Lakeland Financial's payout ratio is presently 41.99%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded Lakeland Financial from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Lakeland Financial news, Director Robert E. Bartels, Jr. acquired 755 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, June 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $67.29 per share, for a total transaction of $50,803.95. Following the transaction, the director now owns 26,213 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,763,872.77. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In other Lakeland Financial news, Director Robert E. Bartels, Jr. acquired 755 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, June 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $67.29 per share, for a total transaction of $50,803.95. Following the transaction, the director now owns 26,213 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,763,872.77. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Lisa M. O'neill sold 1,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.98, for a total value of $76,980.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 25,420 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,956,831.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 4.00% of the company's stock.

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LKFN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 8/5 Dividend
7/22/2022
Last Earnings
7/25/2022
Dividend Payable
8/05/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/24/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LKFN
CUSIP
51165610
Employees
585
Year Founded
1872

Profitability

Net Income
$95.73 million
Pretax Margin
49.24%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$237.94 million
Cash Flow
$4.37 per share
Book Value
$27.86 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
24,338,000
Market Cap
$2.04 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.77

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LKFN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have LKFN shares performed in 2022?

Lakeland Financial's stock was trading at $80.14 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, LKFN shares have decreased by 1.1% and is now trading at $79.24.
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When is Lakeland Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 24th 2022.
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How were Lakeland Financial's earnings last quarter?

Lakeland Financial Co. (NASDAQ:LKFN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.96 by $0.04. Lakeland Financial had a net margin of 40.50% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.27%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.95 EPS.

How often does Lakeland Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lakeland Financial?

Lakeland Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 12th. Investors of record on Monday, July 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, August 5th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 22nd.
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Is Lakeland Financial a good dividend stock?

Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.02%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 41.99%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LKFN will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LKFN.

What other stocks do shareholders of Lakeland Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lakeland Financial investors own include Franklin Resources (BEN), Dominion Energy (D), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), Intel (INTC), KeyCorp (KEY), Kohl's (KSS), Pfizer (PFE), Philip Morris International (PM), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Lakeland Financial's stock symbol?

Lakeland Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LKFN."

Who are Lakeland Financial's major shareholders?

Lakeland Financial's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.33%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.59%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (2.22%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (2.02%), Northern Trust Corp (1.72%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.47%). Insiders that own company stock include Batty Jill A De, Brian J Smith, Brok A Lahrman, Daniel F Evans, Emily E Pichon, Eric H Ottinger, James Rickard Donovan, Jonathan P Steiner, Kevin L Deardorff, Kristin Pruitt, Lisa M O'neill, M Scott Welch, Michael E Gavin, Michael E Gavin, Michael L Kubacki, Michael L Kubacki, Robert E Bartels Jr, Stephanie R Leniski, Steven D Ross and Thomas Hiatt.
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How do I buy shares of Lakeland Financial?

Shares of LKFN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Lakeland Financial's stock price today?

One share of LKFN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.24.

How much money does Lakeland Financial make?

Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN) has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion and generates $237.94 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $95.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.81 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lakeland Financial have?

The company employs 585 workers across the globe.

When was Lakeland Financial founded?

Lakeland Financial was founded in 1872.

How can I contact Lakeland Financial?

Lakeland Financial's mailing address is 202 E CENTER ST, WARSAW IN, 46580. The official website for the company is www.lakecitybank.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (574) 267-6144, via email at tina.rensberger@lakecitybank.com, or via fax at 574-267-6063.

This page (NASDAQ:LKFN) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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