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

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$4.42 -0.20 (-4.33 %)
(As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.42
Today's Range$4.42 - $4.7595
52-Week Range$4.25 - $10.75
Volume7,782 shs
Average Volume53,954 shs
Market Capitalization$70.18 million
P/E Ratio-221.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.52
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
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-221.00
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$118.89 million
Price / Sales0.59
Cash Flow$0.1725 per share
Price / Cash25.62
Book Value$2.91 per share
Price / Book1.52

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
Market Cap$70.18

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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 initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, June 27th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $6,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4% of its shares through a tender offer. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lifeway Foods' earnings last quarter?

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 15th. The company reported $0.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $28.74 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.50 million. Lifeway Foods had a negative net margin of 0.35% and a negative return on equity of 0.84%. View Lifeway Foods' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for LWAY?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 219.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Lifeway Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lifeway Foods?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lifeway Foods in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. Edward P. Smolyansky, COO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 38)
  • Mr. Eric A. Hanson, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Interim CFO
  • Mr. Douglas A. Hass, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Ms. Jennifer Reilly, Sr. Exec. VP of Sales (Age 44)

Has Lifeway Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LWAY stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lifeway Foods earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 $4.42.

How big of a company is Lifeway Foods?

Lifeway Foods has a market capitalization of $70.18 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 (NASDAQ LWAY)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  154 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  334
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 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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