Investor’s Toolkit: Key Ratios for Assessing Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW)’s Performance

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Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE: LW) closed the day trading at $83.83 up 0.81% from the previous closing price of $83.16. In other words, the price has increased by $0.81 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.65 million shares were traded. LW stock price reached its highest trading level at $84.1 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $82.37.


For a better understanding of LW, let’s look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.52 and its Current Ratio is at 1.19. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.21 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.81.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Exane BNP Paribas on March 11, 2024, initiated with a Outperform rating and assigned the stock a target price of $128.

On February 01, 2024, Citigroup started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $132.

On December 12, 2023, Wells Fargo started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $120.Wells Fargo initiated its Overweight rating on December 12, 2023, with a $120 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Oct 16 ’23 when JURGENSEN WILLIAM G bought 3,000 shares for $84.35 per share. The transaction valued at 253,050 led to the insider holds 162,835 shares of the business.

Spytek Eryk J sold 6,319 shares of LW for $652,310 on Aug 02 ’23. The GEN COUNSEL & CHIEF COMPL OFF now owns 1,052 shares after completing the transaction at $103.23 per share. On May 19 ’23, another insider, Miller Sharon L., who serves as the SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT of the company, sold 4,350 shares for $115.00 each. As a result, the insider received 500,250 and left with 49,859 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, LW now has a Market Capitalization of 12104298496 and an Enterprise Value of 15826057216. As of this moment, Lamb’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 11.20, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 13.42. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.77. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.85 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 6.88. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.416 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.533.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, LW has reached a high of $117.38, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $77.41. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -9.41%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -13.91%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, LW traded about 2.51M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, LW traded about 1978040 shares per day. A total of 145.67M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 141.42M. Insiders hold about 2.06% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 89.81% stake in the company. Shares short for LW as of 1713139200 were 7254555 with a Short Ratio of 2.89, compared to 1710460800 on 4153842. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7254555 and a Short% of Float of 5.71.

Dividends & Splits

LW’s forward annual dividend rate is 1.28, up from 1.2 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.014430014The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.23.

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