Landec Corporation (LNDC): Price and Financial Metrics

Landec Corporation (LNDC): $11.21

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LNDC Stock Summary

  • LNDC's price/sales ratio is 0.57; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 12.2% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, LNDC has reported earnings growth of 1,290.93%, putting it ahead of 98.74% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Landec Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 15.54% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Landec Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be MIND, CBT, NVT, ORBC, and AIMC.
  • LNDC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Landec Corp's official web site, go to

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LNDC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.21 52-week high $12.24
Prev. close $11.23 52-week low $7.48
Day low $11.16 Volume 51,088
Day high $11.43 Avg. volume 124,535
50-day MA $11.10 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $10.25 Market Cap 328.71M

Landec Corporation (LNDC) Company Bio

Landec Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets differentiated products in food and biomedical materials markets. It operates through three segments: Food Products Technology, Food Export, and Hyaluronan-Based Biomaterials. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

LNDC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$11.21$3.4 -70%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for LNDC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Landec Corp ranked in the 26th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 69.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Landec Corp ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 63% of its capital from equity, and 37% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than merely 24.09% of US equities in the Consumer Defensive sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Landec Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -4.96. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 12.08% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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CHEF, EPC, KO, KOF, and WBA can be thought of as valuation peers to LNDC, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Landec Corporation Mourns the Passing of Board Member Charles Macaluso

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It is with great sadness that the Landec Corporation (Nasdaq: LNDC) announces the death of board member Charles “Mac” Macaluso who passed away on February 22, 2021. “Mac was an outstanding advisor and an integral member of our Board. His breadth of knowledge was critical to rebuilding Curation Foods, our long-term growth strategies that support Lifecore, and our recent successful refinancing,” said Dr. Albert Bolles, Landec’s CEO and President. “It has been a privilege for me and the other Board members to work alongside Mac. He will be greatly missed.” “Mac served our Board with enthusiasm and integrity, and we greatly benefitted from his wisdom and experience. He leaves a legacy of incredible business acumen and passion for excell...

Yahoo | February 24, 2021

Landec Is Improving Margins As Lifecore Is Growing Sales Fast

Investment thesis Landec (LNDC) has experienced a huge increase in revenues as the company has carried out a strong M&A strategy in recent years. Still, the Curation Foods segment, which is the most significant one in terms of sales, rarely significantly exceeds 10% of gross profit margin, so the company...

Carles Diaz Caron on Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2021

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Yahoo | January 29, 2021

Landec Co. (NASDAQ:LNDC) CEO Albert D. Bolles Purchases 10,000 Shares

Landec Co. (NASDAQ:LNDC) CEO Albert D. Bolles bought 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 19th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $10.98 per share, for a total transaction of $109,800.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 36,152 shares […]

Watchlist News | January 19, 2021

Landec Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Landec Corporation (Nasdaq: LNDC), a diversified health and wellness company with two operating businesses, Curation Foods, Inc. and Lifecore Biomedical, Inc., today announced the appointment of John D. Morberg as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 18, 2021. Mr. Morberg succeeds Brian McLaughlin, Landec’s current Chief Financial Officer, who has retired. Mr. Morberg will report to Landec’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Albert Bolles, and will oversee the Company’s finance, legal and investor relations functions. Dr. Bolles stated, “We are excited to welcome John as our new Chief Financial Officer. He brings tremendous strategic and financial capabilities that we believe will be key as we continue to deliver impr...

Yahoo | January 19, 2021

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LNDC Price Returns

1-mo 5.16%
3-mo 4.28%
6-mo 10.01%
1-year 8.00%
3-year -13.44%
5-year 11.32%
YTD 3.32%
2020 -4.07%
2019 -4.48%
2018 -6.03%
2017 -8.70%
2016 16.65%

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