Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [NYSE: LW] stock went on an upward path that rose over 1.57% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -11.73%. The company report on July 27, 2021 that Lamb Weston Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results; Provides Fiscal Year 2022 Outlook.
Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2021 Highlights.
Net sales increased 19% to $1,008 million.
Over the last 12 months, LW stock rose by 7.05%. The one-year Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 26.3. The average equity rating for LW stock is currently 1.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $9.66 billion, with 146.50 million shares outstanding and 144.96 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 877.96K shares, LW stock reached a trading volume of 2957979 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for LW shares is $90.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on LW stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Jefferies have made an estimate for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 08, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stifel raised their target price from $80 to $89. The new note on the price target was released on May 21, 2021, representing the official price target for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $84 to $81, while Goldman kept a Neutral rating on LW stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. is set at 2.36, with the Price to Sales ratio for LW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.75. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 21.69, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.94. Price to Free Cash Flow for LW in the course of the last twelve months was 27.79 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.00.
LW Stock Performance Analysis:
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -11.73. With this latest performance, LW shares dropped by -16.35% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -8.94% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 7.05% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for LW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 26.54, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 23.33, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 29.85 for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 79.39, while it was recorded at 71.75 for the last single week of trading, and 77.40 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.69 and a Gross Margin at +23.61. Lamb Weston Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.65.
Return on Total Capital for LW is now 17.75, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 12.95. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 310.88, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.49. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 1,547.13. Additionally, LW Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 93.93, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 79.64. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 1,307.17, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 79.36.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW] managed to generate an average of $47,519 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 11.12 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.98.Lamb Weston Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.00 and a Current Ratio set at 3.00.
LW Stock EPS
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for LW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. go to 10.65%.
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [LW] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $8,410 million, or 88.40% of LW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LW stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 15,539,269, which is approximately -0.106% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS, holding 10,728,931 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $716.91 million in LW stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $670.51 million in LW stock with ownership of nearly 2.254% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 287 institutional holders increased their position in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. [NYSE:LW] by around 11,188,612 shares. Additionally, 242 investors decreased positions by around 11,174,217 shares, while 132 investors held positions by with 103,501,412 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 125,864,241 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LW stock had 66 new institutional investments in for a total of 971,907 shares, while 57 institutional investors sold positions of 608,246 shares during the same period.