Landec Story

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LNDC -- USA Stock  

USD 10.25  0.25  2.50%

As many rational traders are trying to avoid consumer defensive space, it makes sense to go over Landec a little further and understand how it stands against Farmer Brothers and other similar entities. We are going to analyze some of the competitive aspects of both Landec and Farmer.
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Are retail investors taking in Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) or Farmer Brothers?
By analyzing existing technical and fundamental indicators between Landec and Farmer, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in Farmer with a short position in Landec. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Landec has an asset utilization ratio of 172.29 percent. This suggests that the company is making $1.72 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Landec is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Out of tens of thousands of stocks, funds, and ETFs that trade on global exchanges each represent an individual company which you can analyze using comparative analysis. To determine which one of the two companies, such as Landec or Farmer is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

How important is Landec's Liquidity

Landec financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Landec ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Landec financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Landec's total debt and its cash.

Correlation Between Landec and Farmer Brothers

In general, stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make individual buying and selling decisions. Stock correlation analysis is also essential because it can help investors realize that they may not be as diversified as they think. Risk management strategies are usually required to make sure all portfolios are properly aligned against their risk tolerance level. You can consider holding Landec together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add Farmer Brothers to your portfolio. If Farmer Brothers is not perfectly correlated to Landec it will diversify some of the market risks out of the positively correlated stocks in your portfolio. However, the disadvantage of this sort of hedging is that it can potentially affect your investment returns throughout market cycles. When Landec for example, for example, performs excellent and delivers stable returns, the negatively correlated position you locked in as a hedge may drag your returns down. Please check pair correlation details between LNDC and FARM for more information.

Landec exotic insider transaction detected

Legal trades by Landec insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Landec insider trading alert for general transaction of common stock by Walsh Patrick D, the corporate stakeholder, on 21st of October 2020. This event was filed by Landec Corp with SEC on 2020-10-21. Initial filing of beneficial ownership - SEC Form 3 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

What is driving Landec Investor Appetite?

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Let me now analyze Landec revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Landec reported 590.37 M of revenue. This is 96.03% lower than that of the Consumer Defensive sector and 92.9% lower than that of the Packaged Foods industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 93.74% higher than that of Landec. As for Farmer Brothers we see revenue of 501.32 M, which is 93.97% lower than that of the Packaged Foods

8.3 B
LNDC590.37 Million6.27
Sector8.32 Billion88.4
FARM501.32 Million5.33

Are Landec technical ratios showing a relapse?

Current semi deviation is at 3.32. Landec shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Landec further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Landec future alpha.

Our Conclusion on Landec

Whereas some other companies under the packaged foods industry are still a bit expensive, Landec may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. On the whole, as of the 6th of October 2020, our analysis shows that Landec moves indifferently to market moves. The company is undervalued and projects below average probability of bankruptcy for the next 2 years. Our up-to-date 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Cautious Hold.

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