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NYSE:LWLamb Weston Stock Price, Forecast & News

$60.06
+0.44 (+0.74 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$58.00
Now: $60.06
$60.35
50-Day Range
$52.09
MA: $57.99
$64.89
52-Week Range
$39.06
Now: $60.06
$96.32
Volume6.60 million shs
Average Volume1.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.77 billion
P/E Ratio18.48
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta0.84
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. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Eagle, Idaho.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.93 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.76 billion
Cash Flow$4.36 per share
Book Value($0.03) per share
Price / Book-2,002.00

Profitability

Net Income$467.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$8.77 billion
Next Earnings Date7/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lamb Weston (NYSE:LW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lamb Weston's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lamb Weston's stock was trading at $71.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LW shares have decreased by 15.9% and is now trading at $60.06. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lamb Weston?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lamb Weston in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Lamb Weston.

When is Lamb Weston's next earnings date?

Lamb Weston is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Lamb Weston.

How were Lamb Weston's earnings last quarter?

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE:LW) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 1st. The specialty retailer reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.15. The specialty retailer had revenue of $937.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $953.62 million. Lamb Weston had a net margin of 12.12% and a return on equity of 342.27%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.95 EPS. View Lamb Weston's earnings history.

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

Lamb Weston declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 19th. Investors of record on Friday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, June 5th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 7th. View Lamb Weston's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for LW?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Lamb Weston's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Lamb Weston's share price to reach $58.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%. View analysts' price targets for Lamb Weston.

Has Lamb Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LW stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Lamb Weston earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutLamb Weston.

Are investors shorting Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,900,000 shares, an increase of 19.0% from the April 30th total of 4,960,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,650,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 4.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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 Home Depot (HD), Conagra Brands (CAG), RADCOM (RDCM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Amgen (AMGN), Honeywell International (HON) and AT&T (T).

Who are Lamb Weston's key executives?

Lamb Weston's management team includes the following 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)

What is Lamb Weston's stock symbol?

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

Who are Lamb Weston's major shareholders?

Lamb Weston's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.34%), Capital Research Global Investors (8.10%), State Street Corp (4.70%), APG Asset Management N.V. (2.39%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.90%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.72%). Company insiders that own Lamb Weston stock include Bernadette M Madarieta, Eryk J Spytek, Michael Jared Smith, Robert Mcnutt and William G Jurgensen. 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Capital International Investors, Wells Fargo & Company MN, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold Lamb Weston company stock in the last year include Bernadette M Madarieta, Eryk J Spytek, Michael Jared Smith, and Robert Mcnutt. View insider buying and selling activity 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 BlackRock Inc., Unigestion Holding SA, Capital Research Global Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Girard Partners LTD., London Co. of Virginia, and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $60.06.

How big of a company is Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston has a market capitalization of $8.77 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.

What is Lamb Weston's official website?

The official website for Lamb Weston is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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