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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
NYSE:LW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:LW: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:LW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.06
0.02
0.51
Equity-to-Asset -0.09
NYSE:LW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NYSE:LW: -0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:LW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.32  Med: -0.13 Max: 0.67
Current: -0.09
-0.32
0.67
Debt-to-Equity -9.69
NYSE:LW's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NYSE:LW: -9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:LW' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.69  Med: -3.66 Max: 0.1
Current: -9.69
-9.69
0.1
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.19
NYSE:LW's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. NYSE:LW: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:LW' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.87
Current: 3.19
0.27
3.87
Interest Coverage 5.39
NYSE:LW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. NYSE:LW: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:LW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.33  Med: 62.52 Max: 64.95
Current: 5.39
5.33
64.95
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.54
Beneish M-Score: -2.26
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 16.90
NYSE:LW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NYSE:LW: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:LW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.47  Med: 13.04 Max: 16.94
Current: 16.9
12.47
16.94
Net Margin % 12.53
NYSE:LW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1531 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NYSE:LW: 12.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:LW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.17  Med: 9.53 Max: 12.53
Current: 12.53
9.17
12.53
ROA % 16.22
NYSE:LW's ROA % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. NYSE:LW: 16.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:LW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.54  Med: 15 Max: 26.1
Current: 16.22
13.54
26.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 33.69
NYSE:LW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. NYSE:LW: 33.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:LW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.74  Med: 34.37 Max: 55.41
Current: 33.69
26.74
55.41
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.20
NYSE:LW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. NYSE:LW: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 4.6 Max: 5.2
Current: 5.2
4
5.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.70
NYSE:LW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NYSE:LW: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 13.45 Max: 14.7
Current: 14.7
12.2
14.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 15.50
NYSE:LW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. NYSE:LW: 15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.75 Max: 15.5
Current: 15.5
0
15.5
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Lamb Weston Holdings Inc NYSE:LW.
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

LW Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Joel Greenblatt 9,298 sh (New)
Jim Simons 868,400 sh (+52.54%)
First Eagle Investment 6,587 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 34,747 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 269,439 sh (-0.26%)
Mario Gabelli 589,652 sh (-0.61%)
John Griffin 2,479,200 sh (-2.55%)
George Soros 282,431 sh (-11.18%)
Steven Cohen 111,200 sh (-42.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,000 sh (-64.97%)
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Q4 2017

LW Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 1,312,100 sh (+51.09%)
Steven Cohen 162,322 sh (+45.97%)
Pioneer Investments 297,460 sh (+10.40%)
First Eagle Investment 6,587 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 34,622 sh (-0.36%)
Mario Gabelli 581,230 sh (-1.43%)
John Griffin 1,740,000 sh (-29.82%)
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Q1 2018

LW Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jim Simons 1,466,000 sh (+11.73%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 296,560 sh (-0.30%)
Jeff Auxier 34,372 sh (-0.72%)
Mario Gabelli 554,627 sh (-4.58%)
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Q2 2018

LW Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jeff Auxier 34,314 sh (-0.17%)
Pioneer Investments 270,245 sh (-8.87%)
Mario Gabelli 503,798 sh (-9.16%)
Jim Simons 1,186,500 sh (-19.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2018-06-30 Reduce -9.16%0.02%$58.07 - $68.72 $ 77.1518%503,798
Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Reduce -4.58%0.01%$53.51 - $60.32 $ 77.1536%554,627
First Eagle Investment 2018-03-31 Sold Out $53.51 - $60.32 $ 77.1536%0
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.43%$47.17 - $56.88 $ 77.1546%581,230
George Soros 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.4%$47.17 - $56.88 $ 77.1546%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$47.17 - $56.88 $ 77.1546%0
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311412    SIC: 2038
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Traded in other countries:0L5.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc is a producer, provider, and marketer of value-added frozen potato products. It is a supplier of frozen potato products internationally. Its products include puff, chips, steak cut fries, trim fries, appetizers, among others.

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc is a producer, distributor, and marketer of value-added frozen potato products. It is engaged in four reportable segments: Global, Foodservice, Retail, and Other. Global segment includes branded and private label frozen potato products sold in North America and international markets. Foodservice segment includes branded and private label frozen potato products sold throughout the United States and Canada. Retail segment includes consumer facing retail branded and private label frozen potato products sold primarily to grocery, mass merchants, club, and specialty retailers.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 25.80
LW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.86 vs. LW: 25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.95  Med: 21.24 Max: 27.8
Current: 25.8
10.95
27.8
PE Ratio without NRI 25.80
LW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
63% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. LW: 25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.95  Med: 21.24 Max: 27.8
Current: 25.8
10.95
27.8
PS Ratio 3.21
LW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LW: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.22
Current: 3.21
1.42
3.22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 41.11
LW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
85% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. LW: 41.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.65  Med: 40.48 Max: 59.74
Current: 41.11
27.65
59.74
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.08
LW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. LW: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.76  Med: 15.69 Max: 21.65
Current: 20.08
11.76
21.65
EV-to-EBIT 22.75
LW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. LW: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16  Med: 18.9 Max: 22.77
Current: 22.75
16
22.77
EV-to-EBITDA 18.12
LW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. LW: 18.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13  Med: 15.3 Max: 18.15
Current: 18.12
13
18.15
EV-to-Revenue 3.83
LW's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
82% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. LW: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LW' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.1 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.83
2.2
3.8
Current Ratio 1.90
LW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LW: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 1.76 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.9
1.55
2.31
Quick Ratio 1.04
LW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. LW: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.04
Current: 1.04
0.53
1.04
Days Inventory 77.97
LW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.84 vs. LW: 77.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.11  Med: 77.17 Max: 78.21
Current: 77.97
38.11
78.21
Days Sales Outstanding 34.32
LW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 41.67 vs. LW: 34.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.34  Med: 22.12 Max: 34.32
Current: 34.32
21.34
34.32
Days Payable 37.82
LW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 47.90 vs. LW: 37.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.5  Med: 37.04 Max: 45.07
Current: 37.82
36.5
45.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.98
LW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. LW: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.98
0.44
1.45
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.25
LW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. LW: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LW' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.25
0.17
0.27
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.00
LW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LW: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.98
LW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. LW: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.98
0.44
1.45

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.39
LW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LW: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.39
0.69
1.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.39
LW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. LW: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.39  Med: 5.3 Max: 6.2
Current: 4.39
4.39
6.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,521.10
EPS (TTM) $ 2.99
Volatility20.15%
52-Week Range $50.08 - 76.84
Shares Outstanding (Mil)146.45

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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