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NYSE:LWLamb Weston Stock Price, Forecast & News

$57.22
+1.39 (+2.49 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$55.72
Now: $57.22
$57.36
50-Day Range
$50.20
MA: $57.41
$64.89
52-Week Range
$39.06
Now: $57.22
$96.32
Volume1.29 million shs
Average Volume1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.36 billion
P/E Ratio17.61
Dividend Yield1.61%
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
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIPN/A
Phone208-938-1047

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.76 billion
Cash Flow$4.35 per share
Book Value($0.03) per share
Price / Book-1,907.33

Profitability

Net Income$467.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$8.36 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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LW stock has decreased by 19.9% and is now trading at $57.22. 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 1st. The specialty retailer reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.15. The specialty retailer earned $937.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $953.62 million. Lamb Weston had a return on equity of 342.27% and a net margin of 12.12%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.95 earnings per share. 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 paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, June 5th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 7th. View Lamb Weston's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for LW?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Lamb Weston's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Lamb Weston's stock price to reach $58.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Lamb Weston.

Has Lamb Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LW stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lamb Weston earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutLamb Weston.

Are investors shorting Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston saw a increase in short interest in 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 trading volume of 1,650,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days. Currently, 4.1% 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 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 institutional and retail 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 acquired 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 $57.22.

How big of a company is Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston has a market capitalization of $8.36 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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