NASDAQ:LWAY - Lifeway Foods Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$6.18 +0.07 (+1.15 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.11
Today's Range$6.04 - $6.40
52-Week Range$4.76 - $10.75
Volume16,700 shs
Average Volume19,515 shs
Market Capitalization$96.22 million
P/E Ratio-308.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.51
Lifeway Foods logoLifeway Foods, Inc. produces and markets probiotic-based products in the United States and internationally. Its primary product is drinkable kefir, a cultured dairy product in various organic and non-organic sizes, flavors, and types, including low fat, non-fat, whole milk, protein, BioKefir, and kefir with oats. The company also offers European-style soft cheeses; cream and other products; ProBugs, a line of kefir products in drinkable, frozen, and freeze dried formats for children; cupped kefir and Icelandic Skyr, a line of strained kefir and yogurt products; and frozen kefir in bars and pint-size containers. It sells its products primarily through direct sales force, brokers, and distributors. Lifeway Foods, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Morton Grove, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Dairy products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:LWAY
CUSIP53191410
Phone847-967-1010

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13
Current Ratio2.32
Quick Ratio1.57

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-308.50
Forward P/E Ratio618.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$118.89 million
Price / Sales0.83
Cash Flow$0.1759 per share
Price / Cash35.13
Book Value$2.91 per share
Price / Book2.12

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.02)
Net Income$-340,000.00
Net Margins-0.35%
Return on Equity-0.84%
Return on Assets-0.61%

Miscellaneous

Employees340
Outstanding Shares15,880,000

Lifeway Foods (NASDAQ:LWAY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lifeway Foods' stock symbol?

Lifeway Foods trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LWAY."

How will Lifeway Foods' stock buyback program work?

Lifeway Foods announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Tuesday, June 27th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $6,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 4% of its shares through a tender offer. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lifeway Foods' earnings last quarter?

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 15th. The company reported $0.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.07. The firm earned $28.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $26.50 million. Lifeway Foods had a negative return on equity of 0.84% and a negative net margin of 0.35%. View Lifeway Foods' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for LWAY?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Lifeway Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.10 to $14.10. On average, they expect Lifeway Foods' share price to reach $14.10 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Lifeway Foods.

Who are some of Lifeway Foods' key competitors?

Who are Lifeway Foods' key executives?

Lifeway Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Julie Smolyansky, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 43)
  • Mr. John P. Waldron, VP of Fin., CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Edward P. Smolyansky, COO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 38)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Hass, Gen. Counsel and Assistant Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Ms. Jennifer Reilly, Sr. Exec. VP of Sales (Age 44)

Has Lifeway Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LWAY stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lifeway Foods earned a news impact score of -0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.64 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Lifeway Foods' major shareholders?

Lifeway Foods' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Algert Global LLC (0.15%). Company insiders that own Lifeway Foods stock include Edward Smolyansky, Julie Smolyansky and Ludmila Smolyansky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lifeway Foods.

Which major investors are selling Lifeway Foods stock?

LWAY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Algert Global LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lifeway Foods company stock in the last year include Edward Smolyansky, Julie Smolyansky and Ludmila Smolyansky. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lifeway Foods.

How do I buy shares of Lifeway Foods?

Shares of LWAY 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lifeway Foods' stock price today?

One share of LWAY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.18.

How big of a company is Lifeway Foods?

Lifeway Foods has a market capitalization of $96.22 million and generates $118.89 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-340,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.02) on an earnings per share basis. Lifeway Foods employs 340 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Lifeway Foods?

Lifeway Foods' mailing address is 6431 WEST OAKTON STREET, MORTON GROVE IL, 60053. The company can be reached via phone at 847-967-1010 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lifeway Foods (LWAY)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  149 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  171 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  320
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lifeway Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LWAY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LWAY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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