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: Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Manufacturing
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LNCE
  • CUSIP: 83355110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.51163 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 96,633,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.55
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.39
  • 52 Week Range: $31.03 - $40.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 68.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.50
  • P/E Growth: 1.54
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.58
  • Book Value: $19.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.85
  • Annual Dividend: $0.64
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBIDTA: $270.22 million
  • Net Margins: 2.25%
  • Return on Equity: 5.36%
  • Return on Assets: 2.62%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.62%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.97%
  • Average Volume: 628,105 shs.
  • Beta: 0.71
  • Short Ratio: 15.06
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 1.79%. 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) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $531.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $529.53 million. Snyder's-Lance had a net margin of 2.25% and a return on equity of 5.36%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 18.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.25 earnings per share. 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 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?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Snyder's-Lance's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Snyder's-Lance's share price to reach $39.40 in the next year. 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
  • Rodringo F. Troni Pena, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing 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

Who owns Snyder's-Lance stock?

Snyder's-Lance's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.81%), AMI Asset Management Corp (0.36%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%), Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC (0.10%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.09%) and Torch Wealth Management LLC (0.04%). 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Aperio Group LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Snyder's-Lance stock in the last year include Brian J Driscoll, 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC, AMI Asset Management Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, ING Groep NV, Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. and Diversified Trust Co. 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 $35.78.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ LNCE)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  231
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, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $39.40 (10.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Snyder's-Lance (NASDAQ:LNCE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$38.00LowView Rating Details
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
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 7/27/2015 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)
Most Recent Dividend:5/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:1.79%
Payout Ratio:123.08% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.18% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
47.41% (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: 65.30%
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
5/26/2017Peter 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 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 logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by UBS AG - July 18 at 3:11 PM logoCape Cod Potato Chips will continue to be made on Cape Cod - July 18 at 10:54 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 10 at 8:52 PM logo Analysts Expect Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCE) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $566.94 Million - July 1 at 8:16 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.27 Per Share - June 29 at 10:30 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. Appoints Brian Driscoll as President and Chief Executive Officer - June 28 at 7:57 PM logo​Snyder’s-Lance to keep familiar name as new CEO - June 28 at 7:57 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. Appoints Brian Driscoll as President and Chief Executive Officer - June 28 at 8:43 AM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LNCE) : June 20, 2017 - June 20 at 7:17 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LNCE-US : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 11:50 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy" - June 17 at 5:26 PM logoSnyder's-Lance: Can New Management Get Out From Under Bungled Acquisition? - June 17 at 12:15 AM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Receives Buy Rating from BMO Capital Markets - June 13 at 9:42 PM logoSnyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - June 13 at 6:26 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences - June 12 at 9:38 AM logo Analysts Expect Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $569.01 Million - June 7 at 9:04 AM logoEarnings Highlights and Review: Flowers Foods' Results Missed Market Estimates - June 6 at 9:46 AM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.29 Per Share - June 5 at 6:26 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LNCE-US : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 7:42 PM logoSnyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Director Peter P. Brubaker Purchases 1,000 Shares - May 30 at 1:31 PM logoSnyder’s-Lance Invigorates the Multi-Million Dollar Variety Pack Category with Better Snacking Options - May 23 at 5:52 PM 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



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