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Lifeway Foods Inc LWAY

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$12.37 −0.07 (0.56%)
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Price vs Fair Value

LWAY is trading at a 717% premium.
Price
$12.48
Fair Value
$62.36
Uncertainty
Extreme
1-Star Price
$18.98
5-Star Price
$3.11
Economic Moat
Tmj
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$12.44
Day Range
$11.9112.53
52-Week Range
$5.7728.61
Bid/Ask
$11.88 / $12.38
Market Cap
$181.93 Mil
Volume/Avg
142,815 / 213,502

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
14.58
Price/Sales
1.12
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
Dividend Yield (Forward)
Total Yield

Company Profile

Lifeway Foods Inc is engaged in manufacturing probiotic, cultured, functional dairy health food products. Its primary product is drinkable kefir which is a cultured dairy product. Its product categories are Drinkable Kefir which is the key revenue-driving product, European-style soft cheeses, Cream, ProBugs, Frozen Kefir and Other dairy. The company manufacture and market products under the Lifeway and Fresh Made brand names, as well as under private labels on behalf of customers. It sells the products primarily through direct sales force, brokers, and distributors.
Sector
Consumer Defensive
Industry
Packaged Foods
Stock Style Box
Small Growth
Total Number of Employees
289

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
LWAY
JBSS
267980
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
14.5817.965.20
Price/Book Value
2.863.500.57
Price/Sales
1.121.100.17
Price/Cash Flow
10.4612.252.53
Price/Earnings
LWAY
JBSS
267980

Financial Strength

Metric
LWAY
JBSS
267980
Quick Ratio
1.850.771.82
Current Ratio
2.532.822.71
Interest Coverage
57.8552.0115.42
Quick Ratio
LWAY
JBSS
267980

Profitability

Metric
LWAY
JBSS
267980
Return on Assets (Normalized)
18.33%14.51%5.98%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
25.28%21.96%11.17%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
23.67%20.31%7.69%
Return on Assets
LWAY
JBSS
267980
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