Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY): Price and Financial Metrics

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY)

Today's Latest Price: $6.41 USD

0.12 (-1.84%)

Updated Dec 3 12:11pm

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Ranked of 58 in Food Makers

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LWAY Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -37.68%, Lifeway Foods Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 8.37% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Lifeway Foods Inc is reporting a growth rate of -280.84%; that's higher than only 7.34% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Lifeway Foods Inc's share price is greater than that of 92.68% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LWAY, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LEJU, CTHR, CATO, TORM, and PFIN.
  • LWAY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lifeway Foods Inc's official web site, go to

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LWAY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.41 52-week high $8.89
Prev. close $6.53 52-week low $1.43
Day low $6.37 Volume 11,347
Day high $6.61 Avg. volume 78,656
50-day MA $5.58 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $3.62 Market Cap 100.02M

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY) Company Bio

Lifeway Foods manufactures and sells probiotic, cultured, and functional dairy and nondairy health food products in the United States. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Morton Grove, Illinois.

LWAY Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$6.41$1.95 -70%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Lifeway Foods Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Lifeway Foods Inc ranked in the 22th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 70%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Lifeway Foods Inc, consider:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 3.76% of its sector Consumer Defensive.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 3% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 11.68% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • LWAY's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 47.07% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

EL, RAD, TWNK, UTI, and KOF can be thought of as valuation peers to LWAY, 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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Insights into the Kefir Products Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Liberte, Lifeway Foods & Nourish Kefir Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Kefir Products - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 6th edition of this report. The 188-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed. Global Kefir Products Market to Reach $2.6 Billion by 2027 Amid the COVI

Business Wire | August 21, 2020

A Look Into Lifeway Foods's Price Over Earnings

In the current session, Lifeway Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: LWAY) is trading at $3.67, after a 10.7% spike. Over the past month, the …

Benzinga | August 13, 2020

Lifeway Foods, Inc. Appoints Dorri McWhorter to its Board of Directors

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY), the leading U.S. supplier of kefir fermented dairy and probiotic plant-based products, announced its appointment of Dorri McWhorter, CPA and CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, to its board of directors. Since 2013, as the current CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, McWhorter has expanded the company’s digital services to transform the 140-year-old social service agency into a 21st century social enterprise.

Yahoo | July 6, 2020

Lifeway Foods reports Q1 results

Lifeway Foods (LWAY): Q1 GAAP EPS of $0.01.Revenue of $25.39M (+3.1% Y/Y)Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | June 26, 2020

Lifeway Foods, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

Delivers Another Sequential Quarter of Sales Improvement with Strong Industry Tailwinds First Quarter Net Sales Increase 3% In-Line with Expectations MORTON GROVE, Ill.,.

Yahoo | June 26, 2020

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LWAY Price Returns

1-mo 32.44%
3-mo 30.82%
6-mo 164.88%
1-year 240.96%
3-year -36.91%
5-year -43.02%
YTD 222.11%
2019 5.85%
2018 -76.50%
2017 -30.50%
2016 3.69%
2015 -40.10%

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