Lifeway Stock Story

LWAY
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USD 6.63  0.98  12.88%   

Lifeway Foods PPandE Turnover is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Lifeway Foods reported PPandE Turnover of 3.78 in 2021. Accrued Expenses Turnover is likely to rise to 60.96 in 2022, whereas Net Income Per Employee is likely to drop (11.3 K) in 2022. As many baby boomers are still indifferent towards consumer defensive space, it makes sense to break down Lifeway Foods. We will cover the possibilities of making Lifeway Foods into a steady grower in June. In this post, I will also go over some essential variables affecting Lifeway Foods' products, and show how it may impact Lifeway Foods outlook for active traders this year.
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Is Lifeway Foods (NASDAQ:LWAY) turning things around?

The company secures a Beta (Market Risk) of 0.6465, which conveys possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Lifeway's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, Lifeway Foods returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Lifeway Foods will be expected to be smaller as well. Even though it is essential to pay attention to Lifeway Foods price patterns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity historical price patterns. Our philosophy towards estimating any stock's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. Lifeway Foods exposes twenty-one different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance. Lifeway Foods has an expected return of -0.16%. Please be advised to verify Lifeway Foods semi deviation, jensen alpha, as well as the relationship between the Jensen Alpha and semi variance to decide if Lifeway Foods performance from the past will be repeated at some point in the near future.

How important is Lifeway Foods's Liquidity

Lifeway Foods financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Lifeway Foods ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Lifeway Foods 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 Lifeway Foods's total debt and its cash.

How does Lifeway utilize its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Lifeway Foods, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Lifeway Foods is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Lifeway Foods cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Lifeway Foods Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Lifeway Foods reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 5.56 Million in 2021

What did Lifeway Foods file with SEC?

The SEC filings are financial statements or other formal documents of Lifeway Foods that are regularly submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Public companies, certain insiders, and broker-dealers are required to make SEC filings and fintech professionals rely on these filings for information about companies they are evaluating for investment purposes. Please note, most SEC filings are available online through the SEC's EDGAR database.
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29th of July 2022
Financial Statements and Exhibits. Unclassified Corporate Event. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
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7th of June 2022
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5th of May 2022
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17th of March 2022
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Please note, although all public domestic companies are required to submit their filings via EDGAR, not all public companies are available through our service. Also, keep in mind that the actual annual reports to Lifeway shareholders may or may not be submitted as SEC does not always require it.

Payment of 1578 shares by Amy Feldman of Lifeway Foods subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Lifeway Foods 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:
Lifeway insider trading alert for payment of common stock no par value by Amy Feldman, Sr. Exec VP of Sales, on 13th of July 2022. This event was filed by Lifeway Foods Inc with SEC on 2022-07-13. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Amy Feldman currently serves as senior executive vice president - sales of Lifeway Foods [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.

Breaking down Lifeway Foods Indicators

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Lifeway Foods has an asset utilization ratio of 166.66 percent. This suggests that the company is making $1.67 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Lifeway Foods is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Can Lifeway Foods build up on the current rise?

The value at risk is down to -4.84 as of today. Lifeway Foods shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Lifeway Foods further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Lifeway Foods future alpha. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Lifeway Foods' stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Lifeway Foods' stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Lifeway Foods Implied Volatility

Lifeway Foods' implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Lifeway Foods stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Lifeway Foods' implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Lifeway Foods stock will not fluctuate a lot when Lifeway Foods' options are near their expiration.

Our Final Take On Lifeway Foods

While many of the other players in the packaged foods industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Lifeway may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. To conclude, as of the 30th of May 2022, our ongoing 90 days buy-sell recommendation on the company is Buy. We believe Lifeway Foods is undervalued with low probability of distress for the next two years.

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