Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): $165.66

1.61 (-0.96%)

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LANC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $165.66 52-week high $220.65
Prev. close $167.27 52-week low $149.76
Day low $164.55 Volume 120,460
Day high $167.81 Avg. volume 149,322
50-day MA $178.94 Dividend yield 2%
200-day MA $193.51 Market Cap 4.56B

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  • Stability is the dimension where LANC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.65% of US stocks.
  • LANC's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • LANC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

LANC Stock Summary

  • LANC's current price/earnings ratio is 42.82, which is higher than 85.45% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • For LANC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 12.07% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LANC is more volatile than only 13.45% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LANCASTER COLONY CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be ESE, FHI, PCYG, THR, and EPAC.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 100% higher, now standing at 39.4.
  • LANC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 23 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 2023-09-08 2.4 5.1 39.4 30.1
LANC 2023-09-07 2.4 5.1 39.6 30.3
LANC 2023-09-06 2.5 5.2 40.6 31.0
LANC 2023-09-05 2.5 5.3 40.9 31.3
LANC 2023-09-01 2.5 5.3 41.0 31.4
LANC 2023-08-31 2.5 5.3 40.9 31.2

LANC Growth Metrics

    The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -34.56%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -49.74%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -25.5%.
LANC's revenue has moved up $421,634,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
2022-12-31 1,758.838 200.273 102.126
2022-09-30 1,709.871 153.849 96.523
2022-06-30 1,676.39 101.813 89.586
2022-03-31 1,609.543 94.141 92.268
2021-12-31 1,563.298 125.313 125.648
2021-09-30 1,509.886 149.374 135.908

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)

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 Appoints George Knight to Board of Directors

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, September 20, 2023--Lancaster Colony Corporation (Nasdaq: LANC) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed George F. Knight III to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Knight spent 25 years with chemical company Hexion, Inc. and its predecessor company Borden, Inc., most recently serving as Hexion’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure at Hexion and Borden, he held roles of increasing responsibility including Vice President of

Yahoo | September 20, 2023

We Wouldn't Be Too Quick To Buy Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend

Lancaster Colony Corporation ( NASDAQ:LANC ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days. The ex-dividend date is one...

Yahoo | September 2, 2023

Analysts Just Trimmed Price Targets for These 10 Stocks

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Yahoo | August 25, 2023

Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript August 23, 2023 Operator: Good morning. My name is Tanya, and I will be your conference call facilitator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Lancaster Colony Corporation Fiscal Year 2023 Fourth Quarter Conference Call. Conducting today’s call will be Dave […]

Yahoo | August 24, 2023

Q4 2023 Lancaster Colony Corp Earnings Call

Q4 2023 Lancaster Colony Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | August 24, 2023

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LANC Price Returns

1-mo 0.78%
3-mo -15.26%
6-mo -16.08%
1-year 5.87%
3-year -2.61%
5-year 21.21%
YTD -14.86%
2022 21.59%
2021 -8.26%
2020 16.75%
2019 -7.88%
2018 39.22%

LANC Dividends

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