Limoneira Co Company Profile (NASDAQ:LMNR)

About Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)

Limoneira Co logoLimoneira Company is engaged in agribusiness and real estate development. The Company's operations consist of fruit production, sales and marketing, rental operations, real estate development and capital investment activities. The Company's segments include lemon operations, other agribusiness, rental operations and real estate development. The Company has three business divisions: agribusiness, rental operations and real estate development. The Company operates its packinghouses in Santa Paula, California and Yuma, Arizona. The Company's water resources include water rights, usage rights and pumping rights to the water in aquifers. The Company's agribusiness includes farming, harvesting, lemon packing and lemon sales operations. The rental operations division includes residential and commercial rentals, leased land operations and organic recycling. The real estate development division includes developable land parcels, multi-family housing and single-family homes.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Agriculture Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LMNR
  • CUSIP: 53274610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $325.27 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 14,405,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.89
  • 52 Week Range: $16.39 - $24.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 38.64
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 35.73
  • P/E Growth: 1.71
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $124.91 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.60
  • Book Value: $9.62 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.34
  • Annual Dividend: $0.22
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBIDTA: $21.73 million
  • Net Margins: 7.42%
  • Return on Equity: 6.64%
  • Return on Assets: 2.69%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.70%
  • Current Ratio: 0.74%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.61%
  • Average Volume: 31,961 shs.
  • Beta: 0.9
  • Short Ratio: 11.66

Frequently Asked Questions for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)

What is Limoneira Co's stock symbol?

Limoneira Co trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LMNR."

How often does Limoneira Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Limoneira Co?

Limoneira Co declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.055 per share on Tuesday, July 18th. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 6th. This is an increase from Limoneira Co's previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. View Limoneira Co's Dividend History.

How were Limoneira Co's earnings last quarter?

Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, September, 11th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $40.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.94 million. Limoneira Co had a net margin of 7.42% and a return on equity of 6.64%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.71 earnings per share. View Limoneira Co's Earnings History.

When will Limoneira Co make its next earnings announcement?

Limoneira Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January, 9th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Limoneira Co.

What guidance has Limoneira Co issued on next quarter's earnings?

Limoneira Co issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, September, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.51-0.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.55.

Where is Limoneira Co's stock going? Where will Limoneira Co's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Limoneira Co's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.50. On average, they anticipate Limoneira Co's share price to reach $26.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Limoneira Co.

Who are some of Limoneira Co's key competitors?

Who are Limoneira Co's key executives?

Limoneira Co's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gordon E. Kimball, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Harold S. Edwards, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Robert M. Sawyer, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph D. Rumley, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary
  • Alex M. Teague, Senior Vice President
  • Lecil E. Cole, Director
  • Elizabeth Blanchard Chess, Independent Director
  • John W. H. Merriman, Independent Director
  • Ronald L. Michaelis, Independent Director
  • Donald R. Rudkin, Independent Director

Who owns Limoneira Co stock?

Limoneira Co's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.38%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (1.50%), State Street Corp (1.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.19%), Teton Advisors Inc. (0.96%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.94%). Company insiders that own Limoneira Co stock include Elizabeth Blanchard Chess, John W Blanchard, John WH Merriman and Ronald L Michaelis. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Limoneira Co.

Who sold Limoneira Co stock? Who is selling Limoneira Co stock?

Limoneira Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., California State Teachers Retirement System, New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Royal Bank of Canada and Everett Harris & Co. CA. Company insiders that have sold Limoneira Co stock in the last year include Elizabeth Blanchard Chess, John WH Merriman and Ronald L Michaelis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Limoneira Co.

Who bought Limoneira Co stock? Who is buying Limoneira Co stock?

Limoneira Co's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State Street Corp, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, Wedbush Securities Inc., Algert Global LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Limoneira Co.

How do I buy Limoneira Co stock?

Shares of Limoneira Co 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 Limoneira Co's stock price today?

One share of Limoneira Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.51.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ LMNR)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  81 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  165
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Limoneira Co 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 Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $26.25 (16.61% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/7/2017Roth CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$26.50HighView Rating Details
1/11/2017Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$22.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$23.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Earnings by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ LMNR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/11/2017Q3 2017$0.53$0.52$37.94 million$40.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2017Q2 2017$0.18$0.24$33.31 million$36.89 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/13/2017Q1 2017($0.18)($0.16)$24.64 million$28.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/10/2017Q416($0.06)($0.01)$15.40 million$19.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/8/2016Q316$0.62$0.71$37.69 million$39.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/9/2016Q216$0.20$0.08$28.40 million$27.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q116($0.09)($0.29)$23.82 million$25.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/11/2016Q415($0.12)$0.04$12.47 million$14.21 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/9/2015Q315$0.43$0.36$26.05 million$29.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/9/2015Q215$0.14$0.17$25.66 million$28.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2015Q1($0.09)($0.11)$25.85 million$28.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/12/2015Q414($0.07)($0.21)$15.37 million$16.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2014Q214$0.40$0.61$24.85 million$36.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/9/2014Q2 14$0.13$0.15$26.46 million$24.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2014Q1 14($0.16)($0.09)$15.93 million$25.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/13/2014Q4 13$0.44($0.08)$17.64 million$14.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2013Q313$0.44$0.49$30.60 million$29.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.46
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173($0.22)($0.13)($0.17)
Q2 20173$0.12$0.20$0.17
Q3 20173$0.50$0.58$0.53
Q4 20173($0.15)($0.02)($0.07)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Most Recent Dividend:7/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.22
Dividend Yield:0.98%
Payout Ratio:37.29% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.31% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
34.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ LMNR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 26.51%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/11/2017Elizabeth Blanchard ChessDirectorSell494$24.00$11,856.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.19$33,285.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.70$34,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$23.44$35,160.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2017Elizabeth Blanchard ChessDirectorSell3,506$23.43$82,145.58View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$20.00$30,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$20.26$30,390.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$20.37$30,555.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell3,000$20.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$21.17$31,755.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2016Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell3,000$20.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016John W.H. MerrimanDirectorSell9,867$19.54$192,801.18View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016John W BlanchardDirectorSell791$15.25$12,062.75View SEC Filing  
4/11/2016John W.H. MerrimanDirectorSell2,338$14.78$34,555.64View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016John W BlanchardDirectorSell900$15.25$13,725.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016John W BlanchardDirectorSell600$15.25$9,150.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Keith W RenkenDirectorBuy1,000$16.46$16,460.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2015John W BlanchardDirectorSell1,320$20.55$27,126.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Keith W RenkenDirectorBuy500$21.00$10,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.10$33,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,294$22.24$28,778.56View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.84$34,260.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.00$33,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015John W.H. MerrimanDirectorSell1,436$22.81$32,755.16View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.00$33,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.00$33,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Keith W RenkenDirectorBuy1,100$20.23$22,253.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$24.95$37,425.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$25.52$38,280.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014John W BlanchardDirectorSell1,000$25.50$25,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014John W BlanchardDirectorSell2,000$25.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$23.51$35,265.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014John W BlanchardDirectorSell2,000$25.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$24.36$36,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.00$33,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.00$33,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$23.23$34,845.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014John W BlanchardDirectorSell2,000$23.00$46,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell1,500$22.81$34,215.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Alan M TeagueDirectorSell29,900$22.66$677,534.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014John W.H. MerrimanDirectorSell1,591$22.26$35,415.66View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014John W BlanchardDirectorSell2,000$21.90$43,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Keith W RenkenDirectorBuy1,000$23.02$23,020.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014Lecil E ColeDirectorBuy50,000$22.73$1,136,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Alex M TeagueSVPSell8,450$21.88$184,886.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Alex M TeagueSVPSell7,837$23.60$184,953.20View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Allan M PinkertonDirectorBuy1,000$18.50$18,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell2,517$18.01$45,331.17View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Ronald L MichaelisDirectorSell3,204$18.00$57,672.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
Latest Headlines for Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Limoneira Co. : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 8:03 PM logoLimoneira Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LMNR-US : September 14, 2017 - September 16 at 6:03 AM logoLimoneira Co. :LMNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : September 14, 2017 - September 16 at 6:03 AM logoBloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson’s Stock of the Day for Sept. 12 - September 13 at 5:54 AM logoEdited Transcript of LMNR earnings conference call or presentation 11-Sep-17 8:30pm GMT - September 13 at 5:54 AM logoElizabeth Blanchard Chess Sells 494 Shares of Limoneira Co (LMNR) Stock - September 12 at 4:36 PM logo3 Stocks to Watch on Tuesday: Kroger Co (KR), Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) and Limoneira Company (LMNR) - September 12 at 8:37 AM logoLimoneira Co. (LMNR) Is Down After Q3 Earnings Met Expectations - September 11 at 10:37 PM logoLimoneira Company Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results - September 11 at 10:37 PM logoLimoneira posts 3Q profit - September 11 at 10:37 PM logoLimoneira Co (LMNR) Releases Earnings Results, Hits Expectations - September 11 at 6:04 PM logoLimoneira Co (LMNR) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - September 11 at 5:20 PM logoEarnings Scheduled For September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 4:48 AM logoLimoneira Co (LMNR) Director Ronald L. Michaelis Sells 1,500 Shares - September 5 at 8:32 PM logoLimoneira Company (LMNR) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday - September 4 at 3:00 AM logoLimoneira Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LMNR-US : September 1, 2017 - September 2 at 5:29 AM logoLimoneira and Suntreat Advance Their Alliance to the Next Level - August 31 at 6:59 AM logoLet’s Get Juiced! Limoneira and The Intercollegiate Tennis Association Celebrate Their Partnership on National Lemon Juice Day - August 30 at 6:08 AM logoLimoneira to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on September 11, 2017 - August 28 at 8:11 PM logoLimoneira Co (LMNR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 27 at 10:04 AM logoLimoneira Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LMNR) : August 21, 2017 - August 22 at 8:34 PM logoLimoneira Co. : LMNR-US: Dividend Analysis : July 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 22, 2017 - August 22 at 3:33 PM logoLimoneira Co (LMNR) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub - August 19 at 5:20 PM logoLimoneira Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LMNR-US : August 9, 2017 - August 10 at 2:34 AM logoAnalyzing Landec Corporation (LNDC) and Limoneira (NASDAQ:LMNR) - July 20 at 2:37 PM logoAmira Nature Foods (ANFI) Catches Eye: Stock Gains 7.9% - July 17 at 12:57 PM logoComparing Limoneira (LMNR) and Landec Corporation (LNDC) - July 9 at 10:24 PM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) and Limoneira (NASDAQ:LMNR) Financial Contrast - July 9 at 8:23 AM logo$36.88 Million in Sales Expected for Limoneira Co (LMNR) This Quarter - July 5 at 9:50 AM logoMonsanto (MON) Slips to Hold, Currency & Pricing Woes Linger - July 4 at 6:19 PM logoInsider Selling: Limoneira Co (LMNR) Director Sells 1,500 Shares of Stock - July 3 at 7:28 PM logoVale S.A. (VALE) Looks Bearish on Lingering Macro Headwinds - June 30 at 11:46 PM logoLimoneira Co (LMNR) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.06 - June 30 at 10:14 AM logoElizabeth Blanchard Chess Sells 3,506 Shares of Limoneira Co (LMNR) Stock - June 29 at 8:11 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Limoneira Co (LMNR) to Buy - June 28 at 12:38 AM logoETFs with exposure to Limoneira Co. : June 26, 2017 - June 26 at 8:19 PM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Limoneira Co (LMNR) to Hold - June 17 at 7:24 AM logoThe Andersons (ANDE) versus Limoneira (LMNR) Head-To-Head Survey - June 14 at 2:14 PM logoETFs with exposure to Limoneira Co. : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 6:16 PM logoLimoneira Co. :LMNR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 3:36 PM logoDan Bissett Joins Limoneira’s Global Sales Team - June 12 at 9:39 AM logoLimoneira Co to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.51 Per Share, Feltl & Co. Forecasts (LMNR) - June 12 at 7:26 AM logoLimoneira (LMNR) Tops Q2 EPS by 6c, Beats on Revenues; Raises FY17 EPS Guidance - June 9 at 6:32 PM logoEdited Transcript of LMNR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Jun-17 8:30pm GMT - June 9 at 6:32 PM logoCalavo Growers (CVGW) & Limoneira Company (LMNR) Critical Contrast - June 9 at 2:16 PM logoLimoneira Company (LMNR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $36.82 Million - June 9 at 1:30 PM logoLimoneira Company (LMNR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - June 9 at 8:26 AM logoRoth Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Limoneira Company (LMNR) - June 9 at 7:24 AM logoLimoneira's (LMNR) CEO Harold Edwards on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - June 9 at 12:16 AM logoInsider Selling: Limoneira Company (LMNR) Director Sells 1,500 Shares of Stock - June 8 at 8:20 PM



Limoneira Co (LMNR) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

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