Landec Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:LNDC)

About Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)

Landec Corporation logoLandec Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and sells a range of health and wellness products for food and biomaterials markets. The Company licenses technology applications to partners. The Company operates through three segments: Packaged Fresh Vegetables, Food Export and Biomaterials. The Packaged Fresh Vegetables segment markets and packs specialty packaged whole and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, the majority of which incorporate the BreatheWay specialty packaging for the retail grocery, club store and food services industry. The Food Export segment is engaged in the purchase and sale of whole commodity fruit and vegetable products primarily to Asia. The Biomaterials segment sells products utilizing hyaluronan, a polysaccharide that is distributed in the extracellular matrix of connective tissues in both animals and humans, and non-hyaluronan (HA) products for medical use primarily in the ophthalmic, orthopedic and other markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Agriculture Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LNDC
  • CUSIP: 51476610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $357.58 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,507,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.49
  • 52 Week Range: $11.20 - $15.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.31
  • P/E Growth: 2.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $532.26 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.67
  • Book Value: $8.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.58
  • EBITDA: $28.51 million
  • Net Margins: 1.80%
  • Return on Equity: 4.17%
  • Return on Assets: 2.67%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 1.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.04%
  • Average Volume: 63,563 shs.
  • Beta: 1.29
  • Short Ratio: 17.92

Frequently Asked Questions for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)

What is Landec Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Landec Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September, 26th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $123.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $123 million. Landec Corporation had a net margin of 1.80% and a return on equity of 4.17%. The company's revenue was down 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.12 earnings per share. View Landec Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Landec Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Landec Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Landec Corporation.

What guidance has Landec Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Landec Corporation updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.52-0.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.55. Landec Corporation also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.06-0.08 EPS.

Where is Landec Corporation's stock going? Where will Landec Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Landec Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Landec Corporation's stock price to reach $15.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Landec Corporation.

Who are some of Landec Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Landec Corporation's key executives?

Landec Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Steven D. Goldby, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Molly A. Hemmeter, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gregory S. Skinner, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance and Administration
  • James G. Hall, President of Lifecore
  • Ronald Lane Midyett, Chief Operating Officer
  • Steven P. Bitler Ph.D., Vice President - Corporate Technology
  • Deborah B. Carosella, Director
  • Albert D. Bolles Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Frederick Frank, Independent Director
  • Tonia Pankopf, Independent Director

How do I buy Landec Corporation stock?

Shares of Landec Corporation 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 Landec Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Landec Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ LNDC)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  111 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  114 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  225
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Landec Corporation 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 Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $15.50 (19.23% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Price Target History for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/28/2017WedbushReiterated RatingHold$13.00LowView Rating Details
9/26/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$18.00MediumView Rating Details
4/6/2017Griffin SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
2/27/2016Roth CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/25/2016SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
12/8/2015Feltl & Co.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$15.00 -> $11.60N/AView Rating Details
11/18/2015WunderlichInitiated CoverageBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Earnings by Quarter for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ LNDC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/2/2018$0.07N/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2017Q1 2018$0.06$0.08$123.00 million$123.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q4 2017$0.09$0.09$135.46 million$127.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/4/2017Q3 2017$0.12$0.13$135.86 million$136.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/4/2017Q2 2017$0.06$0.05$139.64 million$135.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/27/2016Q1$0.10$0.12$131.78 million$132.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q4$0.15$0.17$130.02 million$135.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/29/2016Q316$0.03$0.01$137.83 million$130.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/5/2016Q216$0.06$0.07$141.30 million$140.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/29/2015Q116$0.13$0.11$141.46 million$135.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q415$0.19$0.15$135.14 million$134.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/31/2015Q315$0.17$0.17$135.70 million$138.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/6/2015Q215$0.12$0.12$130.71 million$132.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/7/2014Q115$0.09$0.09$120.96 million$133.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q414$0.18$0.17$112.60 million$120.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2014Q314$0.22$0.24$124.90 million$126.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/2/2014Q2$0.13$0.13$124.23 million$120.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/24/2013Q114$0.23$0.18$108.62 million$109.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q4 2013$0.16$0.17$103.39 million$107.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/26/2013Q3 2013$0.17$0.18$109.50 million$117.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/2/2013Q2 2013$0.16$0.34$102.69 million$114.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2012Q113$0.08$0.10$91.77 million$102.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.09$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/26/2012$0.13$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/3/2012$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/4/2011$0.06$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/29/2011$0.07$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/4/2011$0.08$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.53
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.66
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.67
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.10$0.15$0.12
Q2 20174$0.07$0.18$0.11
Q3 20174$0.12$0.18$0.15
Q4 20175$0.09$0.22$0.16
Q1 20183$0.05$0.20$0.10
Q2 20184$0.07$0.14$0.10
Q3 20184$0.23$0.27$0.24
Q4 20184$0.15$0.29$0.22
Q1 20191$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q2 20191$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q3 20191$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q4 20191$0.15$0.15$0.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.62%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.18%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/10/2017Gary T SteeleDirectorSell26,708$14.00$373,912.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2017Fred FrankDirectorSell3,025$14.00$42,350.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2017Ronald Lane MidyettCOOSell20,000$13.76$275,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2017Steven P BitlerVPSell8,000$13.58$108,640.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Steven P BitlerVPSell2,574$12.26$31,557.24View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Larry D. HiebertInsiderSell11,704$12.59$147,353.36View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Gregory S SkinnerVPSell50,000$13.99$699,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Gary T SteeleDirectorSell34,484$12.47$430,015.48View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Ronald Lane MidyettCOOSell7,000$12.02$84,140.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Fred FrankDirectorSell4,573$12.00$54,876.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Fred FrankDirectorSell5,627$12.00$67,524.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015Fred FrankDirectorSell20,000$14.71$294,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Fred FrankDirectorSell88,464$12.10$1,070,414.40View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Fred FrankDirectorSell52,117$12.18$634,785.06View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Fred FrankDirectorSell20,551$12.19$250,516.69View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Ronald Lane MidyettEVPSell6,000$11.59$69,540.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Nicholas TompkinsDirectorSell10,000$11.51$115,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Fred FrankDirectorSell25,741$12.06$310,436.46View SEC Filing  
4/8/2014Molly HemmeterCOOSell6,972$11.50$80,178.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013Duke BristowDirectorSell4,271$11.75$50,184.25View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
Latest Headlines for Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC)
DateHeadline logoLandec Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LNDC-US : October 9, 2017 - October 9 at 4:31 PM logo Analysts Expect Landec Corporation (LNDC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $137.97 Million - October 8 at 11:30 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) to Post Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.23 Per Share, Griffin Securities Forecasts - October 2 at 7:20 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.07 Per Share, Wedbush Forecasts - October 2 at 6:02 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Calavo Growers Reported Better Than Expected Revenue - September 29 at 6:55 PM logoQ2 2018 EPS Estimates for Landec Corporation (LNDC) Cut by Griffin Securities - September 29 at 10:00 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Given "Hold" Rating at Wedbush - September 28 at 8:20 PM logoLandec's (LNDC) CEO Molly Hemmeter on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - September 28 at 6:36 PM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Posts Earnings Results - September 27 at 7:30 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 26 at 10:10 PM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Earns Buy Rating from Maxim Group - September 26 at 9:32 PM logoLandec Corporation Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Results - September 26 at 5:49 PM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance - September 26 at 5:04 PM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance - September 26 at 5:04 PM logoEAT SMART® Donates 28,000 Salads to Victims of Hurricane Irma - September 22 at 11:37 AM logoEat Smart® Launches Online Home Delivery Service - September 21 at 3:59 PM logoLandec Corporation Provides Update on Impact from Extreme Weather Events - September 20 at 2:38 AM logo Analysts Expect Landec Corporation (LNDC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $123.00 Million - September 19 at 7:38 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) to Release Earnings on Monday - September 18 at 1:34 AM logoLandec Corporation Sets First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Conference Call for September 27, 2017 at 8 a.m. PT and Earnings Release set for September 26, 2017 After Market - September 6 at 9:48 AM logoEAT SMART® Donates 24,000 Salads to Victims of Hurricane Harvey - September 2 at 5:36 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.06 Per Share - August 29 at 10:26 PM logoLandec Corp. :LNDC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 15 at 1:07 AM logoLandec Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LNDC) : August 8, 2017 - August 8 at 9:44 PM logoGriffin Securities Comments on Landec Corporation's Q1 2018 Earnings (LNDC) - July 31 at 8:45 AM logoQ1 2018 Earnings Estimate for Landec Corporation Issued By Wedbush (NASDAQ:LNDC) - July 31 at 8:45 AM logoGriffin Securities Comments on Landec Corporation's Q2 2018 Earnings (LNDC) - July 28 at 5:48 PM logoLandec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) Forecasted to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.10 Per Share - July 28 at 5:48 PM logoLandec Corporation's (LNDC) CEO Molly Hemmeter on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 28 at 2:26 AM logoEdited Transcript of LNDC earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 3:00pm GMT - July 28 at 2:26 AM logoLandec Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LNDC-US : July 27, 2017 - July 28 at 2:26 AM logoInvestor Network: Landec Corporation to Host Earnings Call - July 27 at 3:59 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - July 26 at 2:03 PM logoLandec Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2017 Results - July 25 at 11:03 PM logoLandec meets 4Q profit forecasts - July 25 at 11:03 PM logoLandec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance - July 25 at 10:12 PM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance - July 25 at 10:12 PM logoLandec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.09 Per Share - July 24 at 9:57 AM logoComparing Limoneira (LMNR) & Landec Corporation (LNDC) - July 20 at 8:56 AM logoCritical Survey: Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) & Limoneira (LMNR) - July 19 at 10:10 PM logoLandec Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LNDC-US : July 11, 2017 - July 12 at 2:30 AM logoLandec Corporation (LNDC) & Limoneira (LMNR) Financial Analysis - July 6 at 2:44 PM logoLandec Corporation Sets Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2017 Conference Call for July 26, 2017 at 8 a.m. PT and Earnings Release set for July 25, 2017 After Market - July 5 at 3:51 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Landec Corporation (LNDC) & Limoneira (LMNR) - July 1 at 10:04 PM logoLandec beats by $0.06, beats on revenue - April 4 at 4:27 PM logoLandec Corporation acquires O Olive Oil - March 2 at 12:54 PM logoLANDEC CORP \CA\ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - January 24 at 7:02 PM logoETFs with exposure to Landec Corp. : January 11, 2017 - January 11 at 6:58 PM logoEdited Transcript of LNDC earnings conference call or presentation 5-Jan-17 4:00pm GMT - January 6 at 12:45 AM logoLANDEC CORP \CA\ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - January 5 at 7:43 PM



Landec Corporation (LNDC) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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