Lamb Weston Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:LW)

About Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE: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
  • Symbol: NYSE:LW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.lambweston.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $6.67 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 146,064,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $42.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.22
  • 52 Week Range: $29.62 - $45.92
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.50
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.85
  • P/E Growth: 4.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.11 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.14
  • Book Value: ($4.80) per share
  • Price / Book: -9.51
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.75
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $578.7 million
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -3.14%
  • Current Ratio: 1.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.53%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.09 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 1.24
 

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 quarterly dividend on Friday, March 24th. Investors of record on Sunday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.1875 per share on Friday, June 2nd. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 26th. View Lamb Weston Holdings' Dividend History.

How were Lamb Weston Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE:LW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 6th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.05. The company earned $768.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $759.74 million. Lamb Weston Holdings's revenue was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. View Lamb Weston Holdings' Earnings History.

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

Lamb Weston Holdings issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.20-2.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.26.

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

8 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Lamb Weston Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Lamb Weston Holdings' stock price to reach $42.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Lamb Weston Holdings.

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. " (5/26/2017)
  • 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)

Are investors shorting Lamb Weston Holdings?

Lamb Weston Holdings saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,965,581 shares, an increase of 46.1% from the March 31st total of 1,345,059 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,362,225 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of Lamb Weston Holdings' key competitors?

Who owns Lamb Weston Holdings stock?

Lamb Weston Holdings' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.09%), BlackRock Inc. (7.95%), State Street Corp (2.61%), FMR LLC (2.28%), Sasco Capital Inc. CT (2.09%) and Ruffer LLP (1.73%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lamb Weston Holdings.

Who sold Lamb Weston Holdings stock? Who is selling Lamb Weston Holdings stock?

Lamb Weston Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Southpoint Capital Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Morgan Stanley, TPG Group Holdings SBS Advisors Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamb Weston Holdings.

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

Lamb Weston Holdings' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Ruffer LLP, Kensico Capital Management Corp, FMR LLC, Blue Ridge Capital L.L.C., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Teachers Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamb Weston Holdings.

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.

What is Lamb Weston Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Lamb Weston Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.66.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE LW)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  58 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  22 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  80
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lamb Weston Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $42.50 (6.92% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageStrong-Buy -> Strong-Buy$55.00MediumView Rating Details
5/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$50.00 -> $53.00LowView Rating Details
5/16/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$49.00HighView Rating Details
4/7/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$42.00 -> $44.00LowView Rating Details
2/8/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$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 5/29/2015 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
4/6/2017Q3 2017$0.54$0.59$759.74 million$768.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/10/2017Q217$0.55$0.63$772.10 million$790.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lamb Weston Holdings (NYSE:LW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.11
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.46
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q1 20181$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q2 20181$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
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)
Next Dividend:6/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.75
Dividend Yield:1.64%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.61% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.61% (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
3/24/2017quarterly$0.191.76%4/26/20174/30/20176/2/2017
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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americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 12:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 12:38 AM
benzinga.com logoBenzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 24, 2017 - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - May 24 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at CL King
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 5:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $816.6 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings' (LW) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 2:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.48 EPS Expected for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Begins Coverage on Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:LW) : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 6:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LW-US : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 7:06 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLamb Weston strikes potato deal in Europe
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 6:58 PM
streetinsider.com logoLamb Weston (LW) European JV Reports Acquisition of Oerlemans Foods' Potato Division
www.streetinsider.com - April 27 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston's European Joint Venture Announces Acquisition of Oerlemans Foods' Potato Division
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.48 Earnings Per Share Expected for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Altria's (MO) e-Vapor Products Help Lift the Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 7:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 8:50 PM
bizjournals.com logoResearch Reports on Food Equities -- Kraft Heinz, Lamb Weston, Pilgrim's Pride, and Blue Buffalo
www.bizjournals.com - April 10 at 10:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc Lifted by Jefferies Group (LW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 7:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:04 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLamb Weston Holdings' (LW) CEO Thomas Werner on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 6:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Price Target Raised to $50.00 at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 5:31 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Lamb Weston Holdings reports Q3 earnings per share $0.57
www.reuters.com - April 7 at 11:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LW.N earnings conference call or presentation 6-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 5:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 4:24 PM
marketbeat.com logoLamb Weston beats 3Q profit forecasts
marketbeat.com - April 6 at 8:54 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAMB WESTON HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - March 27 at 5:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.19 (LW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 5:49 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLamb Weston Holdings, Inc. declares $0.1875 dividend
seekingalpha.com - March 23 at 6:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoConagra's profit beats on reduced discounting, higher prices
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 8:57 AM
businesswire.com logoLamb Weston Announces Details of Fiscal 2017 Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call - Business Wire (press release)
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
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages
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
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
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)
www.prnewswire.com - March 7 at 11:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSysco (SYY) Prospects Look Good: Should You Hold the Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 6:23 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 9:57 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 11:04 AM
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www.zacks.com - February 13 at 10:30 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Lamb Weston by Goldman
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%
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 12:13 AM

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