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

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW): $92.19

0.81 (+0.89%)

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LW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $92.19 52-week high $117.38
Prev. close $91.38 52-week low $76.56
Day low $90.80 Volume 1,954,300
Day high $92.48 Avg. volume 1,412,104
50-day MA $98.83 Dividend yield 1.19%
200-day MA $102.87 Market Cap 13.44B

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LW POWR Grades

  • LW scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 82.43% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LW is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • LW's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 26.56% of US stocks).

LW Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $13,699,953,417, LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC has a greater market value than 87.37% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.23% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, LW has reported earnings growth of 209.59%, putting it ahead of 93.42% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be STLD, CLW, HLX, BR, and OII.
  • Visit LW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, LW's price/sales ratio is 44.44% higher, now standing at 2.6.
  • LW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 2.2 over the prior 84 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LW 2023-09-22 2.6 9.7 13.6 12.6
LW 2023-09-21 2.6 9.9 13.8 12.7
LW 2023-09-20 2.7 10.1 14.2 13.0
LW 2023-09-19 2.6 10.0 14.0 12.9
LW 2023-09-18 2.7 10.2 14.3 13.1
LW 2023-09-15 2.7 10.3 14.4 13.2

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)

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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Lamb Weston (LW) Up More Than 20% in a Year: Will It Stay?

Lamb Weston (LW) benefits from strategic pricing actions amid an inflationary environment. The company is boosting production capacity to fuel long-term growth.

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

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Lamb Weston (LW) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

Lamb Weston (LW) closed the most recent trading day at $94.05, moving -1.75% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

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LW Price Returns

1-mo -4.66%
3-mo -19.58%
6-mo -11.33%
1-year 17.98%
3-year 43.50%
5-year 47.31%
YTD 4.00%
2022 42.89%
2021 -18.40%
2020 -7.23%
2019 18.27%
2018 31.81%

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