Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): $197.52

-0.57 (-0.29%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where LANC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.06% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LANC is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • LANC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 19.85% of US stocks).

LANC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 3,326.85, Lancaster Colony Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 98.76% of US stocks.
  • For LANC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 11.45% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of Lancaster Colony Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 1.87% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LANC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are XYL, TRNS, RJF, MBWM, and CMRE.
  • Visit LANC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LANC Valuation Summary

  • LANC's price/sales ratio is 3.9; this is 44.44% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, LANC's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.8.
  • LANC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 20.3 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 2018-10-05 3.3 6.2 29.8 22.0
LANC 2014-09-02 2.3 4.6 32.2 17.3
LANC 2013-06-11 1.9 4.6 20.2 12.8
LANC 2005-08-17 1.3 2.5 16.1 9.2
LANC 2003-12-24 1.4 2.8 14.2 8.0
LANC 2002-05-07 1.3 3.0 18.6 11.1

LANC Growth Metrics

  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 0.99%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 36.93%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -10.84%.
LANC's revenue has moved up $68,632,000 over the prior 15 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
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
2020-06-30 1,334.388 170.769 136.983
2020-03-31 1,337.204 173.313 139.608
2019-12-31 1,333.723 189.762 147.783

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 $205.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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LANC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $197.52 52-week high $201.31
Prev. close $198.09 52-week low $156.14
Day low $197.00 Volume 19,802
Day high $198.88 Avg. volume 90,008
50-day MA $193.23 Dividend yield 1.51%
200-day MA $181.79 Market Cap 5.44B

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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Hedge Funds Are Betting On Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC)

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Yahoo | July 20, 2021

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Yahoo | July 13, 2021

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Business Wire | July 7, 2021

Returns On Capital At Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ:LANC) Paint A Concerning Picture

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LANC Price Returns

1-mo 0.99%
3-mo 8.05%
6-mo 10.99%
1-year 28.29%
3-year 43.48%
5-year 67.73%
YTD 8.37%
2020 16.75%
2019 -7.88%
2018 39.22%
2017 -6.99%
2016 24.51%

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