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

Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS): $40.42

-0.73 (-1.77%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where LAWS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.03% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LAWS is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • LAWS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 39th percentile.

LAWS Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for LAWS is currently 61.31, higher than 91.84% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of Lawson Products Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 164%, Lawson Products Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 93.31% 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 HZO, MIXT, GAIA, ZYXI, and ZUMZ.
  • 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

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -1.72%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -5.04%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 65.81%.
LAWS's revenue has moved up $61,212,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
2021-12-31 417.733 5.449 9.406
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

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 $40.42 52-week high $62.10
Prev. close $41.15 52-week low $33.92
Day low $39.81 Volume 18,000
Day high $41.21 Avg. volume 21,763
50-day MA $37.91 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $47.21 Market Cap 368.47M

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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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 (LAWS) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates

Lawson Products (LAWS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 10.64% and 0.31%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Lawson Products Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

CHICAGO, February 24, 2022--Lawson Products Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Alerts Shareholders of Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS) Investigation

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Attorney Advertising--Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Lawson Products, Inc. ("Lawson" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: LAWS) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the company’s merger with TestEquity and Gexpro Services, portfolio companies of LKCM Headwater Investments. Such investors are encouraged to obtain additional information and assist th

Business Wire | February 8, 2022

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

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lawson Products to Report Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Business Wire | February 3, 2022

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Seeking Alpha | January 14, 2022

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LAWS Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo N/A
6-mo -7.48%
1-year -23.72%
3-year -0.32%
5-year 75.93%
YTD -26.17%
2021 7.54%
2020 -2.28%
2019 64.87%
2018 27.68%
2017 3.99%

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