Lamb Weston Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:LW)

About Lamb Weston Holdings (LW)

Lamb Weston Holdings logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (Lamb Weston), is a supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. The Company's segments include Global, Foodservice, Retail and Other. The Global segment includes operations associated with Lamb Weston's business with large chain restaurant customers, whether those results are generated in the United States or abroad, as well as operations associated with retail and foodservice customers located outside of the United States and Canada. The Foodservice segment includes sales to a line of foodservice distribution customers in the United States and Canada. The Retail reporting segment includes sales to grocery, mass, club, and specialty retailers primarily in the United States. The Other segment includes the operations from Lamb Weston's frozen vegetable business. It also includes the operations from Lamb Weston's dairy business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LW
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $42.87
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $37.36
  • 52-Week Range: $28.75 - $43.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.59
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.86
  • P/E Growth: 5.34
  • Market Cap: $6.20B
  • Outstanding Shares: 146,058,000
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -3.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.53%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $37.50 (11.64% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
2/8/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$38.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$34.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
11/26/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$32.00N/AView Rating Details
11/16/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageBuy$34.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$35.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
Earnings by Quarter for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
Earnings History by Quarter for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/10/2017Q217$0.56$0.63$790.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.25 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20161$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q4 20161$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q1 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q2 20171$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q4 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q1 20181$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q2 20181$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q3 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20181$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q1 20191$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q2 20191$0.67$0.67$0.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
Most Recent Dividend:3/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.75
Dividend Yield:1.77%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:33.63% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.33% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)

Dividend History by Quarter for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/16/2016special$0.191/26/20171/30/20173/1/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
Latest Headlines for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
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finance.yahoo.com logoConagra's profit beats on reduced discounting, higher prices (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 8:57 AM
News IconLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (NYSE:LW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 7:40 AM
businesswire.com logoLamb Weston Announces Details of Fiscal 2017 Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:LW)
www.businesswire.com - March 15 at 6:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Announces Details of Fiscal 2017 Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 6:38 PM
News IconLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (NYSE:LW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 11:36 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMoody's Affirms Five Classes of GS Mortgage Securities Corporation Trust 2016-ICE2 (NYSE:LW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 10 at 7:38 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoGS Mortgage Securities Corporation Trust 2016-ICE2 -- Moody's Affirms Five Classes of GS Mortgage Securities Corporation Trust 2016-ICE2 (NYSE:LW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 10 at 7:38 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Reports on Food Equities -- Lamb Weston, Pinnacle Foods, Blue Buffalo Pet Products, and Amplify Snack ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:LW)
www.prnewswire.com - March 7 at 11:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSysco (SYY) Prospects Look Good: Should You Hold the Stock? (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 6:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral Mills (GIS) Invests in Denver Protein Bar Maker (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 9:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCampbell's Strategic Efforts Bode Well: Should You Hold? (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCampbell Soup (CPB) Tops Q2 Earnings, Keeps FY17 Guidance (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 1:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Brown-Forman (BF.B) Overcome Hurdles in Growth Path? - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 7:30 PM
zacks.com logoCan Brown-Forman (BF.B) Overcome Hurdles in Growth Path? (NYSE:LW)
www.zacks.com - February 13 at 10:30 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Lamb Weston by Goldman (NYSE:LW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 12:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Lamb Weston Sales Up 7%, Adjusted EPS Jumped 26% (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 12:13 AM
nasdaq.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:LW)
www.nasdaq.com - January 25 at 7:48 PM
marketwatch.com logoLamb Weston beats in first quarterly report (NYSE:LW)
www.marketwatch.com - January 11 at 8:42 PM
baystreet.ca logoLamb Weston Holdings (LW) Gains Ahead of Quarterly Earnings (NYSE:LW)
www.baystreet.ca - January 11 at 8:42 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLamb Weston Holdings' (LW) CEO Tom Werner on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:LW)
seekingalpha.com - January 11 at 8:42 PM
businesswire.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2017 Results - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:LW)
www.businesswire.com - January 11 at 3:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LW.N earnings conference call or presentation 10-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 1:57 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2017 Results (NYSE:LW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 10 at 7:18 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:34 am Lamb Weston beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides FY17 EPS above consensus, raises sales outlook (NYSE:LW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 10 at 7:18 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAMB WESTON HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an (NYSE:LW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 10 at 7:18 PM
thestreet.com logoPromises, Promises: Can Trump Deliver for Investors? (NYSE:LW)
www.thestreet.com - January 7 at 8:43 PM
thestreet.com logoStrong Revenue Mix, Recent Performance Make Lamb Weston a Good Bet Ahead of Earnings (NYSE:LW)
www.thestreet.com - January 6 at 7:02 PM
wsj.com logoConAgra Revenue Falls As it Cuts Discounting (NYSE:LW)
www.wsj.com - December 22 at 6:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Announces Details of Fiscal 2017 Second-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 21 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoConagra (CAG) Looks Bearish: Should You Sell the Stock? (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 12:03 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Reports on Consumer Goods Stocks -- Lamb Weston, Archer-Daniels ... (NYSE:LW)
www.prnewswire.com - December 16 at 6:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnergy Reduction Efforts Recognized: Seven Lamb Weston Facilities Receive ENERGY STAR® Certification (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 8:31 AM
reuters.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW.N) (NYSE:LW)
www.reuters.com - November 21 at 6:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Names Robert McNutt Chief Financial Officer (NYSE:LW)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 5:41 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)

What is Lamb Weston Holdings' stock symbol?

Lamb Weston Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LW."

How often does Lamb Weston Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lamb Weston Holdings?

Lamb Weston Holdings declared a special dividend on Friday, December 16th. Investors of record on Monday, January 30th will be given a dividend of $0.1875 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 26th.

How were Lamb Weston Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE:LW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 10th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.07. The company earned $790.70 million during the quarter. The business's quarterly revenue was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year.

What guidance has Lamb Weston Holdings issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lamb Weston Holdings updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.20-2.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.11.

Where is Lamb Weston Holdings' stock going? Where will Lamb Weston Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Lamb Weston Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Lamb Weston Holdings' stock price to reach $37.50 in the next twelve months.

What are analysts saying about Lamb Weston Holdings stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lamb Weston Holdings stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. is a supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers. Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Eagle, Idaho. " (3/15/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "We hosted investor meetings with an expert in charge of negotiating contract prices for potatoes used to make fries. 1) LW enjoys a significant structural cost advantage that is sustainable & hard to replicate; 2) several competitor plants are already cost disadvantaged & likely to close as new plants are added; 3) potato costs will likely be a tailwind for at least the next 8 qtrs; & 4) LW is a strategic asset with M&A optionality. LW remains our top pick." (3/6/2017)

Who owns Lamb Weston Holdings stock?

Lamb Weston Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.31%), Southpoint Capital Advisors LP (1.74%), Discovery Capital Management LLC CT (1.56%), Gates Capital Management Inc. (1.18%), Numeric Investors LLC (1.14%) and FMR LLC (1.01%).

Who bought Lamb Weston Holdings stock? Who is buying Lamb Weston Holdings stock?

Lamb Weston Holdings' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Southpoint Capital Advisors LP, Discovery Capital Management LLC CT, Gates Capital Management Inc., Numeric Investors LLC, FMR LLC, Norges Bank and Systematic Financial Management LP.

How do I buy Lamb Weston Holdings stock?

Shares of Lamb Weston Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Lamb Weston Holdings stock cost?

One share of Lamb Weston Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.44.

Lamb Weston Holdings (LW) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff