Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): $124.49

-0.90 (-0.72%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where LANC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.2% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LANC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • LANC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 11.73% of US stocks).

LANC Stock Summary

  • Lancaster Colony Corp's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.38% of US equities in our set.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for LANC is currently 33.55, higher than 83.45% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Lancaster Colony Corp is higher than it is for about merely 12.52% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Lancaster Colony Corp are FHI, INUV, TAYD, MMI, and AIR.
  • LANC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lancaster Colony Corp's official web site, go to

LANC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, LANC's price/sales ratio is 22.22% higher, now standing at 3.3.
  • LANC's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • LANC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 17.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LANC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LANC 2021-09-03 3.3 5.7 33.9 25.1
LANC 2021-09-02 3.3 5.8 34.2 25.3
LANC 2021-09-01 3.3 5.7 33.9 25.0
LANC 2021-08-31 3.3 5.8 34.3 25.4
LANC 2021-08-30 3.3 5.8 34.3 25.4
LANC 2021-08-27 3.4 5.9 34.8 25.7

LANC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 9.82%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 26.71%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 19.61%.
Over the past 52 months, LANC's revenue has gone up $353,901,000.

The table below shows LANC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,563.298 125.313 125.648
2021-09-30 1,509.886 149.374 135.908
2021-06-30 1,467.067 174.189 142.332
2021-03-31 1,402.355 190.33 140.991
2020-12-31 1,366.469 156.246 134.523
2020-09-30 1,346.571 154.317 133.317

LANC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LANC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 68.06% of graded US stocks.
  • LANC's asset turnover comes in at 1.392 -- ranking 14th of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • FLO, BRID, and LNDC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LANC.

The table below shows LANC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.392 0.256 0.364
2021-06-30 1.381 0.264 0.404
2021-03-31 1.355 0.270 0.420
2020-12-31 1.345 0.268 0.413
2020-09-30 1.348 0.266 0.418
2020-06-30 1.357 0.268 0.442

LANC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LANC, see our LANC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $202.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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LANC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $124.49 52-week high $201.31
Prev. close $125.39 52-week low $118.99
Day low $123.91 Volume 301,400
Day high $127.70 Avg. volume 114,276
50-day MA $147.11 Dividend yield 2.57%
200-day MA $161.38 Market Cap 3.43B

Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) Company Bio

Lancaster Colony manufactures and markets specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

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Below are the latest news stories about Lancaster Colony Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LANC as an investment opportunity.

Lancaster Colony declares $0.80 dividend

Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) declares $0.80/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 1.97% Payable March 31; for shareholders of record March 9; ex-div March 8. See LANC Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022


Lancaster Colony Corporation (Nasdaq: LANC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 80 cents per common share, payable March 31, 2022 to shareholders of record on March 9, 2022.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Is Lancaster Colony Corporation's (NASDAQ:LANC) Shareholder Ownership Skewed Towards Insiders?

If you want to know who really controls Lancaster Colony Corporation ( NASDAQ:LANC ), then you'll have to look at the...

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Diamond Hill Capital Management Buys Becton, Dickinson and Co, SS&C Technologies Holdings ...

Investment company Diamond Hill Capital Management (Current Portfolio) buys Becton, Dickinson and Co, SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc, Texas Instruments Inc, Coterra Energy Inc, Nasdaq Inc, sells Charles Schwab Corp, Gilead Sciences Inc, First Republic Bank, MetLife Inc, Cadence Bank during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Diamond Hill Capital Management.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Lancaster Colony GAAP EPS of $1.25, revenue of $428.4M

Lancaster Colony press release (NASDAQ:LANC): Q2 GAAP EPS of $1.25. Revenue of $428.4M (+14.2% Y/Y). "We anticipate the unfavorable impacts of higher input costs, increased freight and warehousing costs, elevated expenditures attributed to the enduring supply chain challenges, and higher labor costs will remain a headwind to our financial results...

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

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LANC Price Returns

1-mo -19.10%
3-mo -25.58%
6-mo -20.19%
1-year -32.41%
3-year -10.10%
5-year 8.27%
YTD -24.46%
2021 -8.26%
2020 16.75%
2019 -7.88%
2018 39.22%
2017 -6.99%

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