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

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$69.51 +0.54 (+0.78 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$69.51
Today's Range$69.00 - $69.89
52-Week Range$53.29 - $83.86
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.18 billion
P/E Ratio26.13
Dividend Yield1.16%
Beta-0.14
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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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$3.42 billion
Cash Flow$3.7251 per share
Book Value($2.29) per share

Profitability

Net Income$414.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,200
Market Cap$10.18 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, December 21st. Investors of record on Friday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 31st. This is a boost from Lamb Weston's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. View Lamb Weston's Dividend History.

How were Lamb Weston's earnings last quarter?

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE:LW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 4th. The specialty retailer reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.10. The specialty retailer earned $911.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $897.08 million. Lamb Weston had a negative return on equity of 160.25% and a net margin of 13.13%. Lamb Weston's revenue was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.54 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 Thursday, April 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lamb Weston.

What price target have analysts set for LW?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Lamb Weston's stock. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Lamb Weston's share price to reach $75.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. 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 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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. 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)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lamb Weston has surpassed the industry in the past six months, driven by its stellar record that was retained in first-quarter fiscal 2019. Both the top and the bottom lines grew year over year and topped estimates for the eighth straight time. While earnings gained from lower tax rate and higher operating income, sales were backed by strong volumes and price/mix. The company expects the operating environment to be favorable in fiscal 2019, wherein it expects solid global demand growth for frozen potato products. However, SG&A expenses are expected to remain high in fiscal 2019. Also, management expects production cost inflation to be a hurdle, which may hurt gross margin. Management also anticipates to face headwinds like a poor potato crop at its European joint venture, though it expects to offset the same through solid pricing and cost-saving initiatives. All said, the company is confident of fiscal 2019 sales growth." (10/24/2018)

Has Lamb Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LW stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lamb Weston earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Lamb Weston's key competitors?

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 BlackRock Inc. (7.45%), Millennium Management LLC (1.98%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.92%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.47%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (1.06%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.06%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., American International Group Inc., Employees Retirement System of Texas, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Carbonado Capital. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lamb Weston.

Which institutional investors are buying Lamb Weston stock?

LW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Northern Trust Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P and Paloma Partners Management Co. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lamb Weston's stock price today?

One share of LW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.51.

How big of a company is Lamb Weston?

Lamb Weston has a market capitalization of $10.18 billion and generates $3.42 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $414.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.66 on an earnings per share basis. Lamb Weston employs 7,200 workers across the globe.

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:  244 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  217 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  461
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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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