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LANC Lancaster Colony PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Lancaster Colony stock as of Jun 18, 2024 is 38.9. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $4.83 and the stock price of $187.9 per share. The PE ratio has decreased by 7% from the past four quarters average of 41.7.

LANC PE ratio history

How has LANC's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Lancaster Colony for the last ten years is 33.32. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 38.9 is 17% more than the historical average. In the past ten years, LANC's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2022 quarter at 53.18, when the stock price was $197.3 and the EPS was $3.71. The lowest point was recorded in the Jun 2015 quarter, when it reached 24.42 with a price of $90.85 and an EPS of $3.72.


Lancaster Colony PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 77.44% in 2014

Maximum annual decrease: -29.42% in 2015

Year PE ratio Change
2023 49.77 26%
2022 39.5 5.53%
2021 37.43 20.28%
2020 31.12 14.75%
2019 27.12 -3.42%
2018 28.08 -3.6%
2017 29.13 1.57%
2016 28.68 17.44%
2015 24.42 -29.42%
2014 34.6 77.44%

LANC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LANC for the past years

LANC's current P/E ratio is above the 5 and 10-year averages, but it is lower than the 3-year average.

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LANC PE vs peers

What is LANC's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer THS, LANC's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than CAG's and CPB's. Lancaster Colony's PE ratio is trading above the peer group average of 19.13.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SENEA Seneca Foods Corp 6.85 $412.43M
CAG Conagra Brands Inc 14.39 $13.69B
SJM J M SMUCKER Co 15.53 $11.77B
CPB Campbell Soup Co 18.1 $13.45B
JJSF J&J Snack Foods Corp 37.61 $3.26B
LANC Lancaster Colony Corp 39.07 $5.19B
THS TreeHouse Foods Inc 78.5 $1.9B
HAIN Hain Celestial Group Inc N/A $628.01M

Frequently asked questions

What is Lancaster Colony's PE ratio?

As of Jun 18, 2024, LANC stock has a price to earnings ratio of 38.9.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Lancaster Colony (LANC)?

As an average over the last 3 years, LANC stock has a PE ratio of 41.46.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Lancaster Colony (LANC)?

As an average over the last 5 years, LANC stock has a PE ratio of 37.39.

What is the highest PE ratio for LANC?

In the last ten years, the Dec 2022 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 53.18.

How does the current PE ratio for LANC compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of LANC is 17% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is LANC's PE ratio calculated (Lancaster Colony PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Lancaster Colony's stock price is $187.9. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $4.83. Therefore, Lancaster Colony's price to earnings ratio for today is 38.9. PE RATIO(38.9) = STOCK PRICE($187.9) / TTM EPS($4.83)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.