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

Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS): $57.38

0.28 (+0.49%)

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  • LAWS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 99.25% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LAWS is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • LAWS ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 38th percentile.

LAWS Stock Summary

  • LAWS's current price/earnings ratio is 83.82, which is higher than 90.01% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Lawson Products Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.96% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Lawson Products Inc is higher than it is for about only 11.47% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lawson Products Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be GAIA, KN, CCRN, COHU, and LGL.
  • Visit LAWS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LAWS Valuation Summary

  • LAWS's price/earnings ratio is 87.4; this is 187.5% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • LAWS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up $51.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LAWS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LAWS 2010-02-24 0.4 1.1 -18.8 -20.9
LAWS 2009-09-30 0.3 1.1 -23.0 -35.8
LAWS 2007-12-11 0.5 1.6 35.5 16.6
LAWS 2007-04-25 0.6 1.9 25.5 13.1
LAWS 2005-02-04 1.2 2.8 23.6 14.7
LAWS 2001-12-03 0.7 1.6 13.5 8.2

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 $57.38 52-week high $62.10
Prev. close $57.10 52-week low $28.26
Day low $57.00 Volume 2,247
Day high $57.38 Avg. volume 12,054
50-day MA $55.40 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $50.23 Market Cap 520.21M

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.

LAWS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$57.38$113.84 93%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for LAWS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Lawson Products Inc ranked in the 69th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Lawson Products Inc, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 97. Its equity weight surpasses that of 90.28% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 3% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 12.81% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of Lawson Products Inc? See CW, QUAD, UHAL, HXL, and RCII.

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Latest LAWS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Lawson Products Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LAWS as an investment opportunity.

Lawson Products to Present at the UBS Global Industrials and Transportation Virtual Conference

Lawson Products to Present at the UBS Global Industrials & Transportation Virtual Conference.

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

Lawson Products (LAWS) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Lawson Products, Inc. in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | May 29, 2021

Lawson Products to Participate in Two Virtual Investor Conferences

Lawson Products to Participate in Two Virtual Investor Conferences

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Lawson Products (LAWS) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Lawson Products (LAWS) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | April 22, 2021

Lawson Products, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Lawson Products to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Yahoo | April 8, 2021

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LAWS Price Returns

1-mo -5.20%
3-mo 1.34%
6-mo 10.79%
1-year 64.04%
3-year 136.13%
5-year 178.41%
YTD 12.71%
2020 -2.28%
2019 64.87%
2018 27.68%
2017 3.99%
2016 1.93%

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