$0.64 Earnings Per Share Expected for Lamb Weston Holdings (LW) This Quarter

Lamb Weston expands leadership role of Mike Smith

Lamb Weston expands leadership role of Mike Smith

The Consumer Goods stock (Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.) showed a change of -0.85 percent from opening and finally turned off its business at $61.47 by scoring 3.43 percent on 05-04-2018. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Thursday, April 5th. EPS is considered to be the only most crucial variable in determining a share's price. Zacks' sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Lamb Weston. The formula for calculating the price-earnings ratio for any stock is simple: the market value per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). Lamb Weston had a net margin of 11.75% and a negative return on equity of 69.53%. The company had revenue of $863.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $813.81 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post sales of $3.48 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $3.44 billion to $3.53 billion. The business's revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 5 and Overweight is 0 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 0 and 0, respectively. Stifel Nicolaus increased their target price on shares of Lamb Weston from $54.00 to $58.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Jefferies Group raised their price objective on shares of Lamb Weston to $64.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? Lamb Weston now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $59.71. (NYSE:LW), we could notice that the shares are trading close to the $59.43 level.

The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 3.82 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. At the moment, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.23.

The performance of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. The firm has a market cap of $8,988.40, a PE ratio of 24.30, a PEG ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 0.78.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 4th will be given a dividend of $0.1913 per share.

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On 7/21/2017 LW - Lamb Weston announced a quarterly dividend of $0.19 1.68% with an ex dividend date of 8/2/2017 which will be payable on 9/1/2017. Lamb Weston's dividend payout ratio is 32.76%.

Performance Review: Over the last 5.0 days, Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.

LW has conspicuous measure of stock oscillations; average true range may be heating up this temperature with value of 1.41. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,935 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $112,578.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

This stock (FNSR) is ahead of its 52-week low with -0.07%. The number of shares now owned by investors are 146.3 mln. The institutional investor owned 43,428 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after selling 95,632 shares during the period. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Lamb Weston by 359.7% in the third quarter. Resources Investment Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Lamb Weston by 6,905.0% in the fourth quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 458,095 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $21,480,000 after purchasing an additional 437,971 shares during the period. Furthermore, over the 90.00 days, the stock was able to yield 9.65 percent. Shareholders will be the losers if a company invest in ventures that aren't profitable enough to support upbeat growth. Lamb Weston Holdings had 5 analyst reports since November 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark and copyright legislation.

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