NASDAQ:LWAY - Lifeway Foods Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $2.4574 +0.04 (+1.65 %) (As of 02/19/2019 01:57 PM ET)Previous Close$2.42Today's Range$2.42 - $2.5252-Week Range$1.81 - $7.48Volume10,410 shsAverage Volume17,842 shsMarket Capitalization$38.93 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta0.84 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Lifeway 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. Receive LWAY News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LWAY and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Dairy products Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNASDAQ:LWAY Previous Symbol CUSIP53191410 Webwww.lifewaykefir.com Phone847-967-1010Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13 Current Ratio2.37 Quick Ratio1.64Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$118.89 million Price / Sales0.33 Cash Flow$0.1696 per share Price / Cash Flow14.49 Book Value$2.91 per share Price / Book0.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$-340,000.00 Net Margins-1.90% Return on Equity-4.42% Return on Assets-3.19%Miscellaneous Employees340 Outstanding Shares15,840,000Market Cap$38.93 million OptionableNot Optionable 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 has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, June 27th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $6,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 4% of its stock through a tender offer. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Lifeway Foods' earnings last quarter? Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 14th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $24.48 million for the quarter. Lifeway Foods had a negative return on equity of 4.42% and a negative net margin of 1.90%. View Lifeway Foods' Earnings History. When is Lifeway Foods' next earnings date? Lifeway Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lifeway Foods. What price target have analysts set for LWAY? 1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Lifeway Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from $14.10 to $14.10. On average, they anticipate Lifeway Foods' share price to reach $14.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 470.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for Lifeway Foods. Has Lifeway Foods been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about LWAY stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lifeway Foods earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Lifeway Foods' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Lifeway Foods include Lee Enterprises (LEE), StoneMor Partners (STON), Alkaline Water (WTER), Armanino Foods Of Distinction (AMNF), RiceBran Technologies (RIBT), Barfresh Food Group (BRFH), S&W Seed (SANW), A. H. Belo (AHC), Senomyx (SNMX), Educational Development (EDUC), AMREP (AXR), Royal Hawaiian Orchards (NNUTU), Eastside Distilling (EAST), DavidsTea (DTEA) and Coffee (JVA). Who are Lifeway Foods' key executives? Lifeway Foods' management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Julie Smolyansky, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 44)Mr. Edward P. Smolyansky, COO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 39)Mr. Eric A. Hanson, Chief Financial and Accounting OfficerMr. Douglas A. Hass, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Corp. Sec. (Age 43)Ms. Amy M. Feldman, Sr. Exec. VP of Sales (Age 44) Who are Lifeway Foods' major shareholders? Lifeway Foods' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.14%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.26%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.94%), Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd. (0.85%), Teton Advisors Inc. (0.82%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.28%). 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 Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Teton Advisors Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lifeway Foods company stock in the last year include Edward Smolyansky and Ludmila Smolyansky. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lifeway Foods. Which major investors are buying Lifeway Foods stock? LWAY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WealthTrust Axiom LLC. 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 $2.4696. How big of a company is Lifeway Foods? Lifeway Foods has a market capitalization of $39.12 million and generates $118.89 million in revenue each year. Lifeway Foods employs 340 workers across the globe. What is Lifeway Foods' official website? The official website for Lifeway Foods is http://www.lifewaykefir.com. How can I contact Lifeway Foods? Lifeway Foods' mailing address is 6431 WEST OAKTON, 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 183 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 220 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 403MarketBeat'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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are defining characteristics of a correction?