Limoneira Company operates as an agribusiness and real estate development company in the United States and internationally.
Reasonable growth potential average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Limoneira's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LMNR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LMNR underperformed the US Food industry which returned -8.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LMNR underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Limoneira's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StEarnings Release: Here's Why Analysts Cut Their Limoneira Company Price Target To US$19.20
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Limoneira (NASDAQ:LMNR) Can Afford Some Debt
1 month ago | Simply Wall StOne Thing To Remember About The Limoneira Company (NASDAQ:LMNR) Share Price
Is Limoneira undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LMNR ($12.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($6.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LMNR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LMNR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Food industry average.
PE vs Market: LMNR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LMNR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LMNR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (1.6x).
How is Limoneira forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LMNR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: LMNR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: LMNR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LMNR's revenue (14.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LMNR's revenue (14.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LMNR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Limoneira performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LMNR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LMNR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LMNR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -10% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LMNR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LMNR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (-0.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LMNR has a negative Return on Equity (-3.44%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Limoneira's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LMNR's short term assets ($43.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($30.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: LMNR's short term assets ($43.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($154.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LMNR's debt to equity ratio (58%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LMNR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 66.9% to 58% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: LMNR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LMNR's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: LMNR has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: LMNR has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Limoneira's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LMNR's dividend (2.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: LMNR's dividend (2.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LMNR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LMNR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LMNR is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LMNR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Harold Edwards (53yo)
Mr. Harold S. Edwards has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Limoneira Company since November 2004. Mr. Edwards has been a Director of Limoneira Company since 2009. Mr. Edwards served as the ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Harold's total compensation ($USD1.64M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Harold's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO, Treasurer & Corporate Secretary||2.17yrs||US$871.80k||0.34% $792.0k|
|Senior VP & COO||no data||US$999.11k||1.23% $2.8m|
|Director of Marketing||15.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Sales||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Human Resources||21.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Managing Director||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Controller||15.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LMNR's management team is seasoned and experienced (15.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||5.33yrs||US$135.00k||0.20% $470.5k|
|Independent Vice Chairman||no data||US$106.40k||0.69% $1.6m|
|Independent Non-Management Director||29.17yrs||US$98.00k||0.012% $27.5k|
|Independent Non-Management Director||7.5yrs||US$82.60k||0.14% $319.9k|
|Independent Non-Management Director||5.42yrs||US$106.50k||0.065% $150.2k|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||US$97.90k||0.033% $76.1k|
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$96.30k||0.77% $1.8m|
Experienced Board: LMNR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LMNR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.8%.
Limoneira Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Limoneira Company
- Ticker: LMNR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1893
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$230.186m
- Shares outstanding: 17.86m
- Website: https://www.limoneira.com
Number of Employees
- Limoneira Company
- 1141 Cummings Road
- Santa Paula
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LMNR||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1994|
|0JV0||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Nov 1994|
|2L2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 1994|
Limoneira Company operates as an agribusiness and real estate development company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Fresh Lemons, Lemon Packing, Avocados, Other Agribusiness, Rental Operations, and Real Estate Development. It grows, processes, packs, markets, and sells lemons. The company also grows avocado, oranges, and specialty citrus and other crops, including Moro blood oranges, Cara Cara oranges, Minneola tangelos, Star Ruby grapefruit, pummelos, pistachios, and wine grapes. It has approximately 6,200 acres of lemons planted primarily in Ventura, Tulare, and San Bernardino Counties in California, as well in Yuma County, Arizona and La Serena, Chile; 900 acres of avocados planted in Ventura County; 1,600 acres of oranges planted in Tulare County, California; and 1,000 acres of specialty citrus and other crops. In addition, the company rents residential housing units and commercial office buildings, as well as leases approximately 500 acres of its land to third-party agricultural tenants. Further, it is involved in organic recycling operations; and the development of land parcels, multi-family housing, and single-family homes. The company markets and sells its lemons directly to food service, wholesale, and retail customers; avocados to a packing and marketing company; oranges, specialty citrus, and other crops through Sunkist and other third-party packinghouses; and wine grapes to wine producers. Limoneira Company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/30 02:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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