Landec Corporation trades as part of the consumer packaged goods industry and is part of the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Albert D. Bolles. Landec Corp and its subsidiaries design, develop, manufacture and market differentiated products in food and biomaterials markets and license technology applications to partners.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The LNDC shares had a previous change of -0.59% which opened at 10.18 and closed at 10.08. It moved to an intraday high of 10.27 and a low of 9.99.

SeekingAlpha:  Landec names Albert Bolles as chief executive

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, LNDC shares returned 5.33% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.36%. Over three months, it changed -20.38%. In one year it has changed -29.01% and within that year its 52 week high was 15.60 and its 52 week low was 9.02. LNDC stock is 11.75% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 12.46 and a 50 day moving average of 10.53. Right now, LNDC stock is trading -19.11% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Landec names Albert Bolles as chief executive


The company has a market cap of $294.2m with 29.2m shares outstanding and a float of 27.9m shares. Trading volume was 217,880 shares and has experienced an average volume of 170,376 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Landec Corporation was 0.89 which ended on 31st of May 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 11.33. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.00. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.36 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.25).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Feb19Reported 04-03-2019: 0.04
Nov18Reported 01-03-2019: -0.02
Aug18Reported 10-02-2018: 0.01
May18Reported 07-31-2018: 0.22
Feb18Reported 04-03-2018: 0.57

The next earnings report will be: 07-03-2019

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Landec Corporation; it is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 20.20% over the last twelve months.

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The beta was calculated to be 0.84.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 1.57%, profit margin is 0.17%, price-to-sales is 0.73 and price-to-book is 1.10.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 1  : Past Performance Result
 2  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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