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NASDAQ:LNDC

Landec Competitors

$10.83
-0.19 (-1.72 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$10.74
Now: $10.83
$11.01
50-Day Range
$10.13
MA: $10.85
$11.77
52-Week Range
$7.48
Now: $10.83
$11.89
Volume2,784 shs
Average Volume151,910 shs
Market Capitalization$317.57 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.04

Competitors

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) Vs. SHW, ECL, ALB, CE, IFF, and RPM

Should you be buying LNDC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to Landec, including The Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Ecolab (ECL), Albemarle (ALB), Celanese (CE), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), and RPM International (RPM).

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) and The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Landec and The Sherwin-Williams' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landec$590.37 million0.54$-38,190,000.00($0.26)-41.65
The Sherwin-Williams$17.90 billion3.68$1.54 billion$21.1234.35

The Sherwin-Williams has higher revenue and earnings than Landec. Landec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Sherwin-Williams, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Landec and The Sherwin-Williams' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landec-8.85%-0.04%-0.02%
The Sherwin-Williams10.41%56.69%10.66%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.9% of Landec shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of Landec shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Landec and The Sherwin-Williams, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landec01302.75
The Sherwin-Williams151602.68

Landec presently has a consensus target price of $12.75, suggesting a potential upside of 17.73%. The Sherwin-Williams has a consensus target price of $708.05, suggesting a potential downside of 2.41%. Given Landec's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Landec is more favorable than The Sherwin-Williams.

Volatility and Risk

Landec has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Sherwin-Williams has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

The Sherwin-Williams beats Landec on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) and Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Landec and Ecolab's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landec$590.37 million0.54$-38,190,000.00($0.26)-41.65
Ecolab$14.91 billion4.04$1.56 billion$5.8236.21

Ecolab has higher revenue and earnings than Landec. Landec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ecolab, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Landec and Ecolab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landec-8.85%-0.04%-0.02%
Ecolab-8.21%18.14%6.75%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.9% of Landec shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Ecolab shares are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of Landec shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Ecolab shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Landec and Ecolab, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landec01302.75
Ecolab111602.28

Landec presently has a consensus target price of $12.75, suggesting a potential upside of 17.73%. Ecolab has a consensus target price of $201.1538, suggesting a potential downside of 4.56%. Given Landec's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Landec is more favorable than Ecolab.

Volatility and Risk

Landec has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ecolab has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ecolab beats Landec on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) and Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Landec and Albemarle's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landec$590.37 million0.54$-38,190,000.00($0.26)-41.65
Albemarle$3.59 billion5.34$533.23 million$6.0429.82

Albemarle has higher revenue and earnings than Landec. Landec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Albemarle, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Landec and Albemarle's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landec-8.85%-0.04%-0.02%
Albemarle11.77%11.96%4.97%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.9% of Landec shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.4% of Albemarle shares are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of Landec shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Albemarle shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Landec and Albemarle, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landec01302.75
Albemarle611602.00

Landec presently has a consensus target price of $12.75, suggesting a potential upside of 17.73%. Albemarle has a consensus target price of $100.00, suggesting a potential downside of 44.49%. Given Landec's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Landec is more favorable than Albemarle.

Volatility and Risk

Landec has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Albemarle has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Albemarle beats Landec on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) and Celanese (NYSE:CE) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Landec and Celanese's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landec$590.37 million0.54$-38,190,000.00($0.26)-41.65
Celanese$6.30 billion2.49$852 million$9.5314.07

Celanese has higher revenue and earnings than Landec. Landec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Celanese, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Landec and Celanese's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landec-8.85%-0.04%-0.02%
Celanese10.46%31.41%9.42%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Landec and Celanese, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landec01302.75
Celanese171202.55

Landec currently has a consensus target price of $12.75, suggesting a potential upside of 17.73%. Celanese has a consensus target price of $118.8947, suggesting a potential downside of 11.33%. Given Landec's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Landec is more favorable than Celanese.

Risk & Volatility

Landec has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Celanese has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.9% of Landec shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.5% of Celanese shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.9% of Landec shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Celanese shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Celanese beats Landec on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) and International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Landec and International Flavors & Fragrances' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landec$590.37 million0.54$-38,190,000.00($0.26)-41.65
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion2.45$455.87 million$6.1719.08

International Flavors & Fragrances has higher revenue and earnings than Landec. Landec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than International Flavors & Fragrances, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Landec and International Flavors & Fragrances' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landec-8.85%-0.04%-0.02%
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Landec and International Flavors & Fragrances, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landec01302.75
International Flavors & Fragrances14702.50

Landec currently has a consensus target price of $12.75, suggesting a potential upside of 17.73%. International Flavors & Fragrances has a consensus target price of $139.2833, suggesting a potential upside of 18.32%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than Landec.

Risk & Volatility

Landec has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.9% of Landec shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.9% of Landec shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

International Flavors & Fragrances beats Landec on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) and RPM International (NYSE:RPM) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Landec and RPM International's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landec$590.37 million0.54$-38,190,000.00($0.26)-41.65
RPM International$5.51 billion2.04$304.39 million$3.0728.10

RPM International has higher revenue and earnings than Landec. Landec is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RPM International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Landec and RPM International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landec-8.85%-0.04%-0.02%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Landec and RPM International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landec01302.75
RPM International05402.44

Landec currently has a consensus target price of $12.75, suggesting a potential upside of 17.73%. RPM International has a consensus target price of $91.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 6.26%. Given Landec's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Landec is more favorable than RPM International.

Risk & Volatility

Landec has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.9% of Landec shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.9% of Landec shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

RPM International beats Landec on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Landec Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The Sherwin-Williams logo
SHW
The Sherwin-Williams
2.0$725.55-0.9%$66.13 billion$17.90 billion35.81High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
Ecolab logo
ECL
Ecolab
2.3$210.77-0.8%$60.16 billion$14.91 billion-57.12Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Albemarle logo
ALB
Albemarle
2.1$180.14-1.2%$19.18 billion$3.59 billion50.32Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Celanese logo
CE
Celanese
2.2$134.08-2.6%$15.67 billion$6.30 billion27.76Analyst Report
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5$117.72-1.9%$12.99 billion$5.14 billion35.25
RPM International logo
RPM
RPM International
2.2$86.27-0.1%$11.42 billion$5.51 billion26.14
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$84.98-1.6%$5.15 billion$2.33 billion-10.12Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Quaker Chemical logo
KWR
Quaker Chemical
2.0$271.27-3.3%$4.85 billion$1.13 billion753.55
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$422.79-0.4%$4.62 billion$2.19 billion18.41Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.0$63.25-7.3%$4.19 billion$1.96 billion301.19High Trading Volume
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.6$122.15-1.3%$3.95 billion$643.71 million47.90Increase in Short Interest
PolyOne logo
POL
PolyOne
2.2$42.83-3.5%$3.91 billion$2.86 billion5.73
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$75.13-0.6%$3.16 billion$1.32 billion47.25Increase in Short Interest
Stepan logo
SCL
Stepan
2.0$122.59-1.4%$2.80 billion$1.86 billion24.04Increase in Short Interest
H.B. Fuller logo
FUL
H.B. Fuller
2.2$53.02-1.8%$2.74 billion$2.90 billion24.10Upcoming Earnings
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
2.0$97.27-2.6%$2.43 billion$1.51 billion65.28Analyst Report
Minerals Technologies logo
MTX
Minerals Technologies
1.9$66.30-2.0%$2.29 billion$1.79 billion20.72Decrease in Short Interest
Ferro logo
FOE
Ferro
1.1$15.56-4.8%$1.31 billion$1.02 billion-259.29
Kraton logo
KRA
Kraton
1.2$31.77-7.1%$1.01 billion$1.80 billion-4.46
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$13.87-2.3%$614.59 million$205.23 million5.33
Flotek Industries logo
FTK
Flotek Industries
0.9$1.86-1.6%$135.96 million$119.35 million-0.73
Advanced Emissions Solutions logo
ADES
Advanced Emissions Solutions
0.9$5.50-0.4%$102.03 million$70.09 million-8.33
This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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