Snyder's-Lance Company Profile (NASDAQ:LNCE)

About Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)

SnyderSnyder's-Lance, Inc. is a snack food company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sale of snack food products. Its products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle cooked chips, pretzel crackers, cookies, potato chips, tortilla chips, restaurant style crackers, popcorn, nuts and other salty snacks. It owns various names for use with its Branded products, including Snyder's of Hanover; Lance; Cape Cod; Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps; Pop Secret; Emerald; Kettle Brand; KETTLE Chips, and Late July (collectively, Core brands). Its brands also include Metcalfe's skinny; Tom's; Archway; Jays; Stella D'oro; Eatsmart Snacks; Krunchers!, and O-Ke-Doke (collectively, Allied brands), as well as a range of other marks and designs. Its products are packaged in various single-serve, multi-pack, family-size and party-size configurations. It distributes snack food products throughout the United States using its direct-store-delivery distribution network.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Processed & Packaged Goods
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LNCE
  • CUSIP: 83355110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.57 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 96,632,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.91
  • 52 Week Range: $29.51 - $40.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 70.21
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.56
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.63
  • Book Value: $19.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.91
  • Annual Dividend: $0.64
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBIDTA: $270.22 million
  • Net Margins: 0.67%
  • Return on Equity: 5.70%
  • Return on Assets: 2.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.69%
  • Current Ratio: 1.67%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.90%
  • Average Volume: 799,456 shs.
  • Beta: 0.63
  • Short Ratio: 16.7

Frequently Asked Questions for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)

What is Snyder's-Lance's stock symbol?

Snyder's-Lance trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LNCE."

How often does Snyder's-Lance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Snyder's-Lance?

Snyder's-Lance announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, May 26th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 16th. View Snyder's-Lance's Dividend History.

How were Snyder's-Lance's earnings last quarter?

Snyder's-Lance Inc (NASDAQ:LNCE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The business earned $531.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $529.53 million. Snyder's-Lance had a return on equity of 5.70% and a net margin of 0.67%. The business's revenue was up 18.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.25 EPS. View Snyder's-Lance's Earnings History.

What guidance has Snyder's-Lance issued on next quarter's earnings?

Snyder's-Lance issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.05-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.20-2.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.22 billion.

Where is Snyder's-Lance's stock going? Where will Snyder's-Lance's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Snyder's-Lance's shares. Their predictions range from $12.25 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Snyder's-Lance's share price to reach $35.21 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Snyder's-Lance.

Are investors shorting Snyder's-Lance?

Snyder's-Lance saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 9,768,835 shares, an increase of 19.7% from the April 13th total of 8,158,795 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,388,660 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 12.0% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of Snyder's-Lance's key competitors?

Who owns Snyder's-Lance stock?

Snyder's-Lance's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.85%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.85%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (4.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.53%), State Street Corp (2.75%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.51%). Company insiders that own Snyder's-Lance stock include Brian J Driscoll, Dan C Swander, Gail Sharps Myers, John E Denton, Patricia A Warehime and Peter P Brubaker. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Snyder's-Lance.

Who sold Snyder's-Lance stock? Who is selling Snyder's-Lance stock?

Snyder's-Lance's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Otter Creek Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, FMR LLC and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Snyder's-Lance stock in the last year include Brian J Driscoll, Dan C Swander, Gail Sharps Myers, John E Denton and Peter P Brubaker. View Insider Buying and Selling for Snyder's-Lance.

Who bought Snyder's-Lance stock? Who is buying Snyder's-Lance stock?

Snyder's-Lance's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, State Street Corp and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Snyder's-Lance.

How do I buy Snyder's-Lance stock?

Shares of Snyder's-Lance 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 Snyder's-Lance stock cost?

One share of Snyder's-Lance stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.93.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $35.21 (4.66% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$44.00LowView Rating Details
4/17/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$45.00 -> $30.00HighView Rating Details
2/15/2017Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageBuy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
2/8/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Axiom SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> Buy$16.00 -> $12.25N/AView Rating Details
5/25/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightN/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015BB&T Co.UpgradeHold -> Buy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Earnings by Quarter for Snyder`s-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017Q1 17$0.14$0.13$529.53 million$531.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2017Q416$0.40$0.38$635.89 million$652.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q3$0.30$0.35$611.98 million$588.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.26$0.28$616.28 million$609.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.23$0.25$472.20 million$463.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q4 15$0.34$0.10$405.85 million$405.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.34$0.26$435.40 million$416.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.26$0.27$430.12 million$431.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q115$0.18$0.17$400.30 million$402.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.31$0.30$423.47 million$439.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.29$0.24$418.97 million$409.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.28$0.29$450.23 million$460.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.23$0.26$436.30 million$437.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2014Q114$0.36$0.33$457.77 million$451.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.31$0.32$461.18 million$453.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.24$446.38 million$439.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.28$431.80 million$419.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.26$0.11$424.33 million$420.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.26$0.28$411.72 million$407.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.20$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2012$0.25$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.23$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.17$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.14$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2011$0.35$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.26
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.31
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.13$0.34$0.22
Q2 20174$0.28$0.39$0.31
Q3 20174$0.30$0.38$0.33
Q4 20174$0.36$0.43$0.40
Q1 20182$0.17$0.19$0.18
Q2 20182$0.32$0.33$0.33
Q3 20182$0.33$0.36$0.35
Q4 20182$0.44$0.47$0.46
Q1 20191$0.23$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Next Dividend:5/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:1.73%
Payout Ratio:711.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.66% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
47.76% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Snyder`s-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.85%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Snyder`s-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Snyder`s-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Gail Sharps MyersSVPSell292$36.58$10,681.36View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Patricia A WarehimeDirectorBuy14,000$39.09$547,260.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Brian J. DriscollDirectorSell5,000$36.25$181,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016John E. DentonDirectorSell6,932$33.95$235,341.40View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Peter P. BrubakerDirectorSell4,000$36.00$144,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Gail Sharps MyersSVPSell200$32.08$6,416.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Dan C SwanderDirectorSell7,500$31.03$232,725.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Patricia A WarehimeDirectorBuy17,240$29.31$505,304.40View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Dan C SwanderDirectorSell2,500$31.00$77,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Brian J DriscollDirectorSell31,850$31.54$1,004,549.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Margaret E WicklundVPSell3,500$29.75$104,125.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Jeffrey A AtkinsDirectorSell5,800$30.50$176,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Jeffrey A AtkinsDirectorSell1,200$30.52$36,624.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014James W JohnstonDirectorSell12,000$30.26$363,120.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Isaiah TidwellDirectorSell2,500$30.02$75,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Margaret E WicklundVPSell1,000$28.00$28,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Kevin A HenryInsiderSell1,999$27.25$54,472.75View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Jeffrey AtkinsDirectorSell4,000$25.72$102,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014John DentonDirectorSell8,000$25.53$204,240.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Isaiah TidwellDirectorSell2,000$28.13$56,260.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Peter P BrubakerDirectorSell4,000$27.22$108,880.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Latest Headlines for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
DateHeadline logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - May 19 at 7:02 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. : LNCE-US: Dividend Analysis : May 18th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 6:03 PM logoETFs with exposure to Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 6:10 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) SVP Gail Sharps Myers Sells 292 Shares - May 16 at 1:40 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. :LNCE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 5:43 PM logoEdited Transcript of LNCE earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 12 at 6:57 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $569.01 Million - May 12 at 4:50 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Snyder's-Lance Inc Boosted by SunTrust Banks (LNCE) - May 11 at 8:14 AM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Snyder's-Lance Inc Issued By Jefferies Group (LNCE) - May 11 at 8:14 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.28 Per Share - May 11 at 8:14 AM logoShort Interest in Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Expands By 19.7% - May 11 at 7:02 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference - May 10 at 5:54 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.30 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (LNCE) - May 10 at 9:08 AM logoSunTrust Banks Equities Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) - May 10 at 9:06 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.24 Per Share - May 10 at 8:04 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 9 at 11:59 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 8 at 2:00 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 8 at 11:22 AM logoInvestor Network: Snyder's-Lance, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 8 at 10:49 AM logoSnyder's posts 1Q profit - May 8 at 7:30 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend - May 5 at 6:16 PM logoFood Stocks' Earnings on May 8: SYY, TSN, POST and LNCE - May 5 at 6:16 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Plans $0.16 Quarterly Dividend - May 5 at 5:12 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Share Price - May 3 at 5:46 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 8, 2017 - May 2 at 7:30 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Share Price - April 30 at 4:11 PM logoSnyder's-Lance (LNCE) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.47 - April 27 at 10:48 AM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Share Price - April 24 at 2:44 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold - April 23 at 7:26 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Stock Price - April 21 at 9:58 PM logo Brokerages Expect Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $530.75 Million - April 21 at 3:13 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.14 Per Share - April 21 at 8:03 AM logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for Snyder's-Lance Inc's Q2 2017 Earnings (LNCE) - April 20 at 10:33 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LNCE) : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 6:25 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.13 Per Share - April 19 at 7:25 AM logoSnyder's-Lance (LNCE) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 18 at 7:59 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Snyder's-Lance Inc Reduced by SunTrust Banks (LNCE) - April 18 at 1:10 PM logoLNCE, DISH and INCY stock got the new trading week started on the wrong foot - April 18 at 10:39 AM logoSnyder's-Lance (LNCE) Investor Alert: Investigation of Public Statements Announced by Peiffer Rosca Wolf - April 18 at 10:39 AM logoEdited Transcript of LNCE earnings conference call or presentation 17-Apr-17 12:30pm GMT - April 18 at 10:39 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Plummets on Weak Preliminary Earnings, CEO Retires (LNCE) - April 18 at 10:39 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LNCE-US : April 18, 2017 - April 18 at 10:39 AM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Investigation of Snyder’s-Lance Announced by Holzer & Holzer, LLC - April 17 at 5:37 PM logoWhy Snyder's-Lance Inc Shares Tumbled Today - April 17 at 5:37 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance CEO retires suddenly, interim leader named - April 17 at 5:37 PM logoSunTrust Banks, Inc. Lowers Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) to Hold - April 17 at 12:58 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. Announces CEO Transition and Reports Preliminary First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - April 17 at 10:28 AM logo[$$] Snyder's-Lance Swaps CEOs, Warns of Weakness - April 17 at 10:28 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance - April 17 at 10:12 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 17 at 10:12 AM


Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

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