Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS): Price and Financial Metrics

Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS): $47.95

1.75 (+3.79%)

POWR Rating

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  • LAWS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 91.61% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LAWS is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 169 days.
  • LAWS's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 35.05% of US stocks).

LAWS Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LAWS is 3.08 -- better than 84.72% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Lawson Products Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.9% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 123.1%, Lawson Products Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 91.89% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lawson Products Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be LYTS, ZYXI, SGC, HZO, and MIXT.
  • LAWS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lawson Products Inc's official web site, go to

LAWS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, LAWS's EV/EBIT ratio is 92.06% higher, now standing at 41.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, LAWS's price/earnings ratio has gone up 44.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, LAWS's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LAWS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LAWS 2021-08-26 1.2 3.7 56.7 41.1
LAWS 2021-08-25 1.2 3.6 56.1 40.7
LAWS 2021-08-24 1.2 3.7 57.5 41.7
LAWS 2021-08-23 1.2 3.7 57.0 41.3
LAWS 2021-08-20 1.2 3.7 56.5 41.0
LAWS 2021-08-19 1.2 3.7 56.5 41.0

LAWS Growth Metrics

    The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -60.43%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 29.34%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 58.85%.
Over the past 49 months, LAWS's revenue has gone up $121,210,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 413.799 18.67 10.41
2021-06-30 398.506 33.983 8.492
2021-03-31 364.112 37.94 6.176
2020-12-31 351.591 32.528 15.113
2020-09-30 342.024 21.178 11.884
2020-06-30 346.526 19.266 14.92

LAWS'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.
  • LAWS has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 90.71% of graded US stocks.
  • LAWS's asset turnover comes in at 1.623 -- ranking 47th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • USFD, PFGC, and INT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LAWS.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.623 0.525 0.115
2021-06-30 1.568 0.523 0.113
2021-03-31 1.505 0.528 0.087
2020-12-31 1.560 0.531 0.186
2020-09-30 1.610 0.530 0.137
2020-06-30 1.719 0.533 0.161

LAWS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LAWS, see our LAWS 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 $64.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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LAWS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.95 52-week high $62.10
Prev. close $46.20 52-week low $44.15
Day low $46.20 Volume 69,400
Day high $48.25 Avg. volume 38,421
50-day MA $49.05 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $52.45 Market Cap 435.29M

Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS) Company Bio

Lawson Products is an industrial distributor of maintenance and repair products, serving the industrial, commercial, institutional and government maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) market. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Seeking Alpha | January 14, 2022

Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates CERN, LAWS, TMX, MIME; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies: Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN ) concerning potential violations of the federal securities laws and/or breaches of fiduciary duties relating to its sale to Oracle Corporation for $95.00 per share. If you are a Cerner shareholder, click here to learn more about your rights and options . Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAWS ) concerning potential violations of the federal securities laws and/or breaches of fiduciary duties relating to its merger with TestEquity and Gexpro Full story available on

Benzinga | January 13, 2022

Barrington Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on Lawson Products (LAWS)

In a report released today, Kevin Steinke from Barrington maintained a Buy rating on Lawson Products (LAWS – Research Report), with a price target of $61.00. The company's shares closed last Thursday at $49.69. According to, Steinke is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.3% and a 53.5% success rate. Steinke covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Cross Country Healthcare, Heritage-Crystal Clean, and Heidrick & Struggles. Currently, the analyst consensus on Lawson Products is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $61.00.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | January 7, 2022

NOTICE - IMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith Reminds Investors of Investigations Related to the Following Companies: Enterprise Diversified, Inc. (OTC - SYTE), Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE - CSLT), Lawson Products, Inc. (Nasdaq - LAWS)

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brodsky & Smith reminds investors of investigations it is conducting regarding the following companies for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of federal and state law with respect to proposed acquisition transactions. If you own shares of any of the below-referenced stocks and wish to discuss the legal ramifications of the investigation, or have any questions, you may e-mail or call the law office of Brodsky & Smith who will, without obligation or cost to you, attempt to answer your questions. You may contact Jason L. Brodsky, Esquire, or Marc L. Ackerman, Esquire at Brodsky & Smith, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 805, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, or calling toll free 855-576-4847. There is no cost or financial obligation to you.

GlobeNewswire | January 5, 2022

Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates LAWS, ADTX, EPAY, SKIL, HXOH; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:

Yahoo | December 30, 2021

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LAWS Price Returns

1-mo -11.71%
3-mo -5.42%
6-mo -8.68%
1-year -3.31%
3-year 60.64%
5-year 95.32%
YTD -12.42%
2021 7.54%
2020 -2.28%
2019 64.87%
2018 27.68%
2017 3.99%

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