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

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW): $83.71

1.64 (+2.00%)

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LW POWR Grades

  • LW scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 77.27% of US stocks.
  • LW's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • LW's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 19.85% of US stocks).

LW Stock Summary

  • Lamb Weston Holdings Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 96.01% of US listed stocks.
  • LW's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 94.13% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LW is more volatile than only 8.81% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Lamb Weston Holdings Inc are BERY, IPG, LAMR, SLGN, and ALSN.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 126.98% higher, now standing at 48.8.
  • LW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up $21.8 over the prior 56 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LW 2020-04-07 2.0 29.8 16.8 14.2
LW 2019-05-28 2.4 -158.2 19.0 15.9
LW 2019-01-30 2.9 -63.6 22.0 18.5
LW 2017-06-16 2.2 -9.4 23.1 20.8
LW 2017-02-22 1.9 -7.7 20.4 19.0
LW 2017-02-09 1.9 -7.5 20.0 18.7

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 $88.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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LW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $83.71 52-week high $86.41
Prev. close $82.07 52-week low $58.67
Day low $81.60 Volume 974,600
Day high $83.73 Avg. volume 929,101
50-day MA $80.05 Dividend yield 1.12%
200-day MA $75.39 Market Cap 12.25B

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW) Company Bio

Lamb Weston is a world leading brand in high quality potato products, and is sold in over 100 countries around the world. In a collaboration between with ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Lamb Weston / Meijer. The company Lamb Weston / Meijer serves the EMEA region and is based in The Netherlands. Supplying frozen potato products like Twisters, Potato Dippers and Connoisseur Fries as well as dehydrated potato flakes to customers in the Foodservice, Quick Service, Industry and Retail segments.

LW Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$83.71$27.77 -65%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. To summarize, we found that Lamb Weston Holdings Inc ranked in the 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 65.17%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LW, they are:

  • Lamb Weston Holdings Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.77% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 55.86% of stocks in its sector (Consumer Defensive).

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

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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.

Could The Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LW) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?

Every investor in Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. ( NYSE:LW ) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups...

Yahoo | May 27, 2021

Lamb Weston announces CFO transition

Lamb Weston (LW) announces that  senior VP and CFO, Robert McNutt is to retire effective August 6, 2021. Bernadette Madarieta, VP and Controller, will succeed Mr. McNutt as Senior VP and CFO, effective same date.She has served the company since November 2016 when the company was spun off from Conagra.Ms. Madarieta will report to Tom Werner, President and...

Seeking Alpha | May 24, 2021

Lamb Weston Announces Chief Financial Officer Succession

Robert McNutt, SVP and Chief Financial Officer, to retire Aug. 6. Bernadette Madarieta, Vice President and Controller, to succeed him in the role.

Yahoo | May 24, 2021

Barclays Stick to Their Buy Rating for Lamb Weston Holdings By

Barclays Stick to Their Buy Rating for Lamb Weston Holdings | April 9, 2021

Lamb Weston Dips 4% On 3Q Earnings Miss, Sales Beat Expectations

Shares of Lamb Weston Holdings dipped 3.6% to close at $77.99 on April 7 after the food processing company reported lower-than-expected fiscal 3Q earnings, impacted by higher costs. Meanwhile, revenues outpaced analysts’ expectations. Lamb Weston’s (LW) 3Q net sales declined 4% on a year-over-year basis to $896 million but topped analysts’ expectations of $816.45 million. Adjusted earnings decreased 41% to $0.45 per share and missed the Street estimates of $0.51 per share. The company’s SG&A expenses grew 9.3% in the quarter, while interest expenses surged 16.3%. Sales volume dropped 6% as pandemic-driven restrictions resulted in lower demand.

Priti Ramgarhia on TipRanks | April 8, 2021

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LW Price Returns

1-mo 6.24%
3-mo 1.46%
6-mo 9.55%
1-year 30.54%
3-year 31.76%
5-year N/A
YTD 6.95%
2020 -7.23%
2019 18.27%
2018 31.81%
2017 51.78%
2016 N/A

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