What Facts Should You Know About Lamb Weston Holdings?

Shares of Lamb Weston Holdings, moved 4.5% today, and are now trading at a price of $82.38. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 0.2% change and the Dow Industrial Average posted a 0.3% performance. Today's trading volume was 4,186,326 compared to the stock's average volume of 1,418,759.

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. produces, distributes, and markets value-added frozen potato products worldwide. The company has 8,000 full time employees and a market cap of $11,839,817,728. Lamb Weston Holdings currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.2% per year.

The company is now trading -4.05% away from its average analyst target price of $85.86 per share. The 7 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $72 to $98, and on average give Lamb Weston Holdings, a rating of buy.

Over the last year, LW shares have gone up 26.5%, which represents a difference of 39.6% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $83.65 per share whereas its 52 week low is $49.71. With its gross margins declining an average -8.7% over the last four years, Lamb Weston Holdings may not have a strong enough business to maintain this trend.

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