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NASDAQ:LNDCLandec Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.03 (+0.29 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.32
50-Day Range
MA: $9.13
52-Week Range
Now: $10.32
Volume89,614 shs
Average Volume165,736 shs
Market Capitalization$301.14 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Landec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells differentiated health and wellness products for food and biomaterials markets. It operates through Curation Foods and Lifecore segments. The Curation Foods segment engages in processing, marketing, and selling of vegetable-based salads, and fresh-cut and whole vegetable products primarily under the Eat Smart brand, O branded olive oils and wine vinegars, and Yucatan and Cabo Fresh guacamole and avocado food products, as well as various private labels. It serves retail grocery chains, club stores, and food service operators. The Lifecore segment engages in the manufacture of pharmaceutical-grade sodium hyaluronate (HA) in bulk form, as well as formulated and filled syringes and vials for injectable products used in treating a range of medical conditions and procedures. It also provides services, including technology transfer, material component changes, analytical method development, formulation development, pilot studies, stability studies, process validation, and production of materials for clinical studies to its partners for HA-based and non-HA based aseptically formulated and filled products. This segment sells its non-HA products for medical use primarily in the ophthalmic, orthopedic, and other markets. It sells its products directly to partners in the medical device and pharmaceutical markets. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Canned fruits & specialties
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LNDC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$557.56 million
Cash Flow$0.85 per share
Book Value$9.26 per share


Net Income$410,000.00


Market Cap$301.14 million
Next Earnings Date8/11/2020 (Confirmed)
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Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Landec's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Landec's stock was trading at $9.54 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LNDC shares have increased by 8.2% and is now trading at $10.32.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Landec?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Landec in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Landec's next earnings date?

Landec is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 11th 2020.
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How can I listen to Landec's earnings call?

Landec will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 11th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Landec's earnings last quarter?

Landec Co. (NASDAQ:LNDC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $152.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $147.15 million. Landec had a negative net margin of 3.97% and a negative return on equity of 1.84%.
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What guidance has Landec issued on next quarter's earnings?

Landec issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, June, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.01-0.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.24. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $156.1 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $150.69 million.

What price target have analysts set for LNDC?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Landec's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Landec's stock price to reach $12.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has Landec been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LNDC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Landec earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Landec?

Landec saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,380,000 shares, an increase of 13.1% from the July 15th total of 1,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 158,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.7 days. Currently, 4.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Landec's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Landec own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Landec investors own include Honda Motor (HMC), Comerica (CMA), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Albemarle (ALB), General Electric (GE), General Mills (GIS), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walt Disney (DIS), Ring Energy (REI) and Ring Energy (REI).

Who are Landec's key executives?

Landec's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Albert D. Bolles, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 62, Pay $506.71k)
  • Mr. Brian F. McLaughlin, Chief Financial Officer (Age 65, Pay $351.53k)
  • Mr. James G. Hall, VP (Age 57, Pay $455.55k)
  • Mr. Parker K. Javid, VP (Age 50, Pay $321.91k)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Burgess, Sr. VP of Operations

What is Landec's stock symbol?

Landec trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LNDC."

Who are Landec's major shareholders?

Landec's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (10.40%), AltraVue Capital LLC (1.17%), John G Ullman & Associates Inc. (1.15%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.33%), Swiss National Bank (0.21%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.20%). Company insiders that own Landec stock include Albert D Bolles, Catherine A Sohn, Gregory S Skinner, Nelson Obus, Steven D Goldby and Timothy P Burgess.
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Which major investors are selling Landec stock?

LNDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AltraVue Capital LLC, John G Ullman & Associates Inc., and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Landec stock?

LNDC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Swiss National Bank, SG Americas Securities LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Landec stock in the last two years include Albert D Bolles, Catherine A Sohn, Gregory S Skinner, Nelson Obus, Steven D Goldby, and Timothy P Burgess.
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How do I buy shares of Landec?

Shares of LNDC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Landec's stock price today?

One share of LNDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.32.

How big of a company is Landec?

Landec has a market capitalization of $301.14 million and generates $557.56 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $410,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis. Landec employs 736 workers across the globe.

What is Landec's official website?

The official website for Landec is www.landec.com.

How can I contact Landec?

Landec's mailing address is 5201 GREAT AMERICA PKWY SUITE 232, SANTA CLARA CA, 95054. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 650-306-1650 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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