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Lamb Weston Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:LW)

$83.36
+0.42 (+0.51 %)
(As of 11/19/2019 09:05 AM ET)
Today's Range
$82.47
Now: $83.36
$84.33
50-Day Range
$72.80
MA: $77.31
$83.69
52-Week Range
$58.83
Now: $83.36
$84.33
Volume2.22 million shs
Average Volume820,423 shs
Market Capitalization$12.18 billion
P/E Ratio25.89
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta0.18
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc produces, distributes, and markets value-added frozen potato products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Global, Foodservice, Retail, and Other. The company offers frozen potatoes, sweet potatoes, and appetizers under the Lamb Weston brand name, as well as various customer labels. It serves retail and foodservice customers; grocery, mass, club, and specialty retailers; and businesses, independent restaurants, regional chain restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as educational institutions. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Canned, frozen, & preserved fruits, vegetables, & food special
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIPN/A
Phone208-938-1047

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.76 billion
Cash Flow$4.38 per share
Book Value($0.03) per share
Price / Book-2,778.67

Profitability

Net Income$467.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$12.18 billion
Next Earnings Date1/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lamb Weston (NYSE:LW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lamb Weston's stock symbol?

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

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

Lamb Weston announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, November 29th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 31st. View Lamb Weston's Dividend History.

How were Lamb Weston's earnings last quarter?

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE:LW) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.01. The specialty retailer had revenue of $989 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $971.45 million. Lamb Weston had a negative return on equity of 1,426.55% and a net margin of 12.44%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.73 earnings per share. View Lamb Weston's Earnings History.

When is Lamb Weston's next earnings date?

Lamb Weston is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 3rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lamb Weston.

What price target have analysts set for LW?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Lamb Weston's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Lamb Weston's share price to reach $79.17 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Lamb Weston.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lamb Weston?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lamb Weston in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lamb Weston.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lamb Weston stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lamb Weston stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lamb Weston has lagged the industry in the past three months. Consistent rise in input, transportation and manufacturing costs along with SG&A expenses are hurdles for the company.  Notably, high input and supply chain costs exerted pressure on gross margin during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019. Such rises are likely to persist in fiscal 2020. Moreover, poor potato harvest conditions in Europe are also a worry. Nevertheless, the company is steadily gaining from solid pricing initiatives and volume growth in the Global and Foodservice units. These factors drove the top line during fourth-quarter fiscal 2019. Also, the bottom line grew year over year and topped estimates. Moreover, management’s efforts to boost capacity and supply chain efficiencies as well as continued gains from limited time offerings are encouraging. " (7/26/2019)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "We expect capacity utilization rates in North America to be tight in FY20 despite ~4% incremental capacity owing to strong domestic demand and a supply shortage internationally driven by the European crop issues. As such, we expect pricing to exceed cost inflation and for LW to continue to gain share resulting in further earnings upside. We maintain our Buy & $85 PT." (1/4/2019)

Has Lamb Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LW stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lamb Weston earned a news sentiment score of -3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Lamb Weston.

Are investors shorting Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,620,000 shares, a decline of 10.0% from the September 15th total of 8,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.4 days. Approximately 5.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Lamb Weston's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lamb Weston's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lamb Weston own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lamb Weston investors own include RADCOM (RDCM), NuStar Energy (NS), Conagra Brands (CAG), New Senior Investment Group (SNR), MaxLinear (MXL), Procter & Gamble (PG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Seagate Technology (STX), Home Depot (HD) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Lamb Weston's key executives?

Lamb Weston's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas P. Werner, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Robert M. McNutt, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Eryk J. Spytek, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Richard Allan Martin, Sr. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 62)
  • Ms. Sharon L. Miller, Sr. VP & Gen. Mang. of Global Bus. Unit (Age 53)

Who are Lamb Weston's major shareholders?

Lamb Weston's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (1.00%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.79%), Unigestion Holding SA (0.67%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.61%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.52%) and AMI Asset Management Corp (0.44%). Company insiders that own Lamb Weston stock include Bernadette M Madarieta and Peter J Bensen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lamb Weston.

Which institutional investors are selling Lamb Weston stock?

LW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamb Weston.

Which institutional investors are buying Lamb Weston stock?

LW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Calamos Advisors LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Congress Asset Management Co. MA, California Public Employees Retirement System, Grisanti Capital Management LLC and Unigestion Holding SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamb Weston.

How do I buy shares of Lamb Weston?

Shares of LW 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lamb Weston's stock price today?

One share of LW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.36.

How big of a company is Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston has a market capitalization of $12.18 billion and generates $3.76 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $467.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.22 on an earnings per share basis. Lamb Weston employs 7,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lamb Weston.

What is Lamb Weston's official website?

The official website for Lamb Weston is http://www.lambweston.com/.

How can I contact Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston's mailing address is 599 S. RIVERSHORE LANE, EAGLE ID, 83616. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 208-938-1047 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lamb Weston (NYSE LW)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  266 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  552
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lamb Weston and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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