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NYSE:LW - Lamb Weston Stock Price, Forecast & News

$84.22
-0.19 (-0.23 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$84.14
Now: $84.22
$84.96
50-Day Range
$74.32
MA: $80.12
$84.59
52-Week Range
$58.83
Now: $84.22
$84.99
Volume687,588 shs
Average Volume1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.30 billion
P/E Ratio26.16
Dividend Yield0.95%
Beta0.21
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$4.37 per share
Book Value($0.03) per share
Price / Book-2,807.33

Profitability

Net Income$467.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$12.30 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.95%. 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 data on Wednesday, October, 2nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.01. The specialty retailer had revenue of $989 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $971.45 million. Lamb Weston had a net margin of 12.44% and a negative return on equity of 1,426.55%. The firm's revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.73 EPS. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lamb Weston's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Lamb Weston's share price to reach $79.17 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.0%. 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 articles about LW stock have trended neutral on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lamb Weston earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lamb Weston.

Are investors shorting Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston saw a decrease in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,870,000 shares, a decrease of 9.8% from the October 31st total of 7,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 939,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.3 days. Currently, 4.7% of the shares of the company 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), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Conagra Brands (CAG), NuStar Energy (NS), New Senior Investment Group (SNR), MaxLinear (MXL), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Boeing (BA) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.49%), 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%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.52%). Company insiders that own Lamb Weston stock include Bernadette M Madarieta and Peter J Bensen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lamb Weston.

Which major investors are selling Lamb Weston stock?

LW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barclays PLC, Millennium Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Voya Investment Management LLC, Man Group plc and TimesSquare Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamb Weston.

Which major investors are buying Lamb Weston stock?

LW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Calamos Advisors LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Congress Asset Management Co. MA, California Public Employees Retirement System and Grisanti Capital Management LLC. 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 $84.22.

How big of a company is Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston has a market capitalization of $12.30 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:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  559
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 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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