Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LW) on August 04, 2022, started off the session at the price of $81.21, plunging -1.37% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $81.685 and dropped to $80.08 before settling in for the closing price of $81.75. Within the past 52 weeks, LW’s price has moved between $49.71 and $82.26.
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Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Consumer Defensive sector was 5.30%. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of -36.30%. With a float of $140.31 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $144.60 million.
Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 8000 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +20.30, operating margin of +10.92, and the pretax margin is +6.91.
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock
Observing investor behavior towards Packaged Foods industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. is 0.30%, while institutional ownership is 88.80%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jul 07, was worth 290,025. In this transaction SVP, GEN COUNSEL of this company sold 3,867 shares at a rate of $75.00, taking the stock ownership to the 37,955 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Jan 12, when Company’s SVP, CHIEF SUPPLY CHAIN OFF sold 3,768 for $69.35, making the entire transaction worth $261,319. This insider now owns 20,119 shares in total.
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW) Recent Fiscal highlights
As on 5/30/2022, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $0.51) by $0.14. This company achieved a net margin of +4.90 while generating a return on equity of 47.77. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.7 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -36.30% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 26.00% during the next five years compared to -9.10% drop over the previous five years of trading.
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LW) Trading Performance Indicators
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. A quick ratio of 1.60 was reported for the most recent quarter. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 2.74. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 42.61.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 1.38, a number that is poised to hit 0.50 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 3.75 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW)
Compared to the last year’s volume of 1.33 million, its volume of 1.35 million showed improvement in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 90.97%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.88.
During the past 100 days, Lamb Weston Holdings Inc.’s (LW) raw stochastic average was set at 94.99%, which indicates a significant increase from 82.25% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 21.12% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 28.22% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $71.63, while its 200-day Moving Average is $63.80. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $81.52 in the near term. At $82.40, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $83.12. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $79.91, it is likely to go to the next support level at $79.19. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $78.31.
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LW) Key Stats
Market capitalization of the company is 11.22 billion based on 143,748K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 4,099 M and income totals 200,900 K. The company made 1,153 M in profit during its latest quarter, and 32,000 K in sales during its previous quarter.