About Lifeway Foods (NASDAQ:LWAY)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Dairy products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Trailing P/E Ratio-303.00
Forward P/E Ratio606.00
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$118.89 million
Price / Sales0.81
Cash Flow$0.1725 per share
Price / Cash35.13
Book Value$2.91 per share
Price / Book2.08
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.02)
Return on Equity-0.84%
Return on Assets-0.61%
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 authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, June 27th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $6,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4% of its shares through a tender offer. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Lifeway Foods' earnings last quarter?
Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:LWAY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 15th. The company reported $0.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $28.74 million for 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.
Who are some of Lifeway Foods' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Lifeway Foods include Limoneira (LMNR), Smart & Final Stores (SFS), Daily Journal (DJCO), Cadiz (CDZI), Seneca Foods Corp Class A (SENEA), Alico (ALCO), Celsius (CELH), StoneMor Partners (STON), Crimson Wine Group (CWGL), BRASILAGRO COMP/S (LND), Alliance One International (AOI), Lee Enterprises (LEE), Bridgford Foods (BRID), A. H. Belo (AHC) and DavidsTea (DTEA).
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?
Media headlines about LWAY stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lifeway Foods earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.46 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are Lifeway Foods' major shareholders?
Lifeway Foods' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional 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 $6.06.
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]
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