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: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Manufacturing
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LNCE
  • CUSIP: 83355110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.576 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 96,649,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.72
  • 52 Week Range: $31.03 - $40.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 100.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 29.09
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.62
  • Book Value: $19.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.92
  • Annual Dividend: $0.64
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • EBIDTA: $265.8 million
  • Net Margins: 0.85%
  • Return on Equity: 0.93%
  • Return on Assets: 0.53%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
  • Average Volume: 521,666 shs.
  • Beta: 0.71
  • Short Ratio: 14.85

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, August 4th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 18th. View Snyder's-Lance's Dividend History.

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

Snyder's-Lance Inc (NASDAQ:LNCE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.01. The company earned $579.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $565.66 million. Snyder's-Lance had a return on equity of 0.93% and a net margin of 0.85%. The business's revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. View Snyder's-Lance's Earnings History.

When will Snyder's-Lance make its next earnings announcement?

Snyder's-Lance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Snyder's-Lance.

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

Snyder's-Lance issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.10-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.20-2.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.21 billion.

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

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Snyder's-Lance's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Snyder's-Lance's share price to reach $40.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Snyder's-Lance.

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

Who are Snyder's-Lance's key executives?

Snyder's-Lance's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James W. Johnston, Chairman of the Board
  • Brian J. Driscoll, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Alexander W. Pease, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Frank B. Schuster, President, DSD Division
  • Andrea L. Frohning, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Gail Sharps Myers, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Margaret E. Wicklund, Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Assistant Secretary
  • Patricia A. Warehime, Director
  • Jeffrey A. Atkins, Independent Director
  • Peter P. Brubaker, Independent Director

Who owns Snyder's-Lance stock?

Snyder's-Lance's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.97%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.75%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (4.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.44%), State Street Corp (2.90%) 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, Isaiah Tidwell, 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, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Falcon Point Capital LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Snyder's-Lance stock in the last year include Brian J Driscoll, Gail Sharps Myers and Isaiah Tidwell. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., UBS Oconnor LLC and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Snyder's-Lance stock in the last two years include Patricia A Warehime and Peter P Brubaker. 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.

What is Snyder's-Lance's stock price today?

One share of Snyder's-Lance stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ LNCE)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  110 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  165 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  275
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Snyder's-Lance 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 Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $40.00 (8.25% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$38.00 -> $43.00LowView Rating Details
7/29/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$44.00HighView 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
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 CorporationUpgradeHold -> Buy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 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
11/6/2017$0.35N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.26$0.27$565.66 million$579.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $1.28
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.24
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.13$0.34$0.22
Q2 20174$0.28$0.39$0.31
Q3 20174$0.33$0.38$0.35
Q4 20174$0.36$0.44$0.41
Q1 20182$0.13$0.16$0.15
Q2 20182$0.29$0.30$0.30
Q3 20182$0.35$0.36$0.36
Q4 20182$0.41$0.47$0.44
Q1 20191$0.21$0.21$0.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
Most Recent Dividend:8/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:1.73%
Payout Ratio:177.78% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
50.39% (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: 13.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.21%
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
8/22/2017Isaiah TidwellDirectorSell1,500$37.35$56,025.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Patricia A WarehimeDirectorBuy21,263$37.25$792,046.75View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017Patricia A WarehimeDirectorBuy18,839$37.24$701,564.36View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Peter P BrubakerDirectorBuy1,000$37.10$37,100.00View SEC Filing  
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 logo Brokerages Expect Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $552.81 Million - September 21 at 9:24 AM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - LNCE - September 20 at 2:32 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. : LNCE-US: Dividend Analysis : August 22nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 19, 2017 - September 20 at 2:32 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.34 Per Share - September 19 at 4:12 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LNCE-US : September 12, 2017 - September 13 at 6:06 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance to donate up to $250,000 — plus snacks — for Hurricane Harvey relief - September 2 at 7:22 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $552.81 Million - September 2 at 10:58 AM logoSnyder's-Lance to Present at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release) - September 2 at 5:35 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LNCE-US : September 1, 2017 - September 2 at 5:35 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance to Present at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference - September 1 at 2:32 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) to Announce $0.34 Earnings Per Share - August 31 at 4:22 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Snyder’s-Lance’s Q2 Results Provided a Positive Surprise - August 31 at 6:57 AM logoAnalysts Anticipate FNX To Hit $65 - August 30 at 6:08 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 29 at 8:06 PM logoETFs with exposure to Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. : August 24, 2017 - August 25 at 7:57 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Director Isaiah Tidwell Sells 1,500 Shares - August 24 at 10:32 AM logoHershey Company (HSY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August ... - Nasdaq - August 22 at 3:34 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Director Patricia A. Warehime Acquires 21,263 Shares - August 21 at 10:20 PM logoJefferies Group Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) - August 18 at 11:16 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 18 at 6:26 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Lifted by Jefferies Group - August 17 at 8:22 AM logoInsider Buying: Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Director Buys 18,839 Shares of Stock - August 16 at 4:54 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $552.81 Million - August 15 at 12:16 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. :LNCE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 15 at 1:07 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.33 Per Share - August 13 at 6:06 AM logoSnyder's-Lance's (NASDAQ:LNCE) Neutral Rating Reiterated at UBS AG - August 10 at 5:02 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.33 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (NASDAQ:LNCE) - August 10 at 7:06 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LNCE-US : August 9, 2017 - August 10 at 2:47 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? - August 10 at 2:47 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LNCE) : August 9, 2017 - August 10 at 2:47 AM logoEdited Transcript of LNCE earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT - August 10 at 2:47 AM logoSnyder's-Lance (LNCE) Tops Q2 EPS by 3c; Updates Outlook - - August 9 at 1:21 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc. (LNCE) Is Climbing Following Q2 Report - Nasdaq - August 9 at 1:21 AM logoSnyder's-Lance (LNCE) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 8 at 8:20 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Provides 2020 Financial Targets - August 8 at 8:19 PM logoSnyder's tops Street 2Q forecasts - August 8 at 8:19 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCE) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS - August 8 at 3:48 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - August 8 at 9:00 AM logoMarketing officer out at Snyder’s-Lance - August 7 at 8:52 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 4 at 8:44 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCE) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 - August 4 at 2:23 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) PT Set at $44.00 by Jefferies Group LLC - July 30 at 7:14 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $566.94 Million - July 28 at 9:34 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LNCE-US : July 26, 2017 - July 27 at 3:59 AM logo Analysts Expect Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCE) to Post $0.27 EPS - July 26 at 9:13 AM logoSnyder's-Lance (LNCE) Begins Performance Transformation Plan - - July 26 at 4:04 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance Begins Performance Transformation Plan - July 25 at 11:03 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 8, 2017 - July 25 at 11:03 PM logoUpdated: Snyder’s-Lance to lay off 250 employees, shutter Florida plant - July 25 at 11:03 PM logoBaptista's Bakery expanding, adding 125 jobs in Franklin - July 19 at 2:47 AM



Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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