Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW): Price and Financial Metrics

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW): $86.15

-0.25 (-0.29%)

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LW POWR Grades

  • LW scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 88.24% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LW is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • LW's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 26.4% of US stocks).

LW Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LW is 8.31 -- better than 95.63% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.8% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • LW's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 91.19% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be SLGN, BG, PTVE, ADNT, and HRI.
  • LW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC's official web site, go to

LW Valuation Summary

  • LW's price/sales ratio is 2.8; this is 40% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 73 months, LW's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LW 2022-11-15 2.8 22.9 29.0 20.0
LW 2022-11-14 2.7 22.6 28.6 19.7
LW 2022-11-11 2.8 23.1 29.2 20.1
LW 2022-11-10 2.9 23.9 30.2 20.6
LW 2022-11-09 2.8 23.5 29.7 20.4
LW 2022-11-08 2.9 24.0 30.4 20.8

LW'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.
  • LW has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.32% of graded US stocks.
  • LW's asset turnover comes in at 0.906 -- ranking 26th of 58 Food Products stocks.
  • JJSF, BRID, and FRPT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LW.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-29 0.906 0.203 0.086
2021-05-30 0.874 0.227 0.101
2021-02-28 0.814 0.212 0.083
2020-11-29 0.858 0.225 0.097
2020-08-30 0.926 0.234 0.109
2020-05-31 1.024 0.236 0.120

LW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LW, see our LW 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 $85.43 Average Broker Recommendation 1.36 (Strong Buy)

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LW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.15 52-week high $88.04
Prev. close $86.40 52-week low $49.71
Day low $85.63 Volume 493,800
Day high $86.76 Avg. volume 1,391,337
50-day MA $82.37 Dividend yield 1.14%
200-day MA $72.22 Market Cap 12.39B

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW) Company Bio

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. is an American food processing company that is one of the world's largest producers and processors of frozen french frieswaffle fries, and other frozen potato products. It is headquartered in Eagle, Idaho, a suburb of Boise. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LW as an investment opportunity.

Has J & J Snack Foods (JJSF) Outpaced Other Consumer Staples Stocks This Year?

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Inter Parfums' (IPAR) 2023 View Indicates Sales & EPS Growth

Inter Parfums (IPAR) discloses expectations for 2023. Net sales and earnings per diluted share are expected to grow 8% and 9%, respectively.

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

5 Consumer Staples Stocks Near 52-Week High With More Upside

We have selected five consumer staple stocks that are currently trading near their 52-week highs with more upside left.These are: MGPI, LW, GIS, CAG and SJM.

Yahoo | November 23, 2022 featured highlights include Lamb Weston, Tecnoglass, Hudson Technologies and Northeast Community Bancorp

Lamb Weston, Tecnoglass, Hudson Technologies and Northeast Community Bancorp are part of the Zacks Screen of the Week article.

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

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Yahoo | November 22, 2022

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LW Price Returns

1-mo 1.08%
3-mo 7.43%
6-mo 28.23%
1-year 65.52%
3-year 6.78%
5-year 69.85%
YTD 37.76%
2021 -18.40%
2020 -7.23%
2019 18.27%
2018 31.81%
2017 51.78%

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