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Last $116.41 USD
Change Today +0.56 / 0.48%
Volume 53.6K
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Lancaster Colony Corporation manufactures and markets specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. It offers salad dressings and sauces under the Marzetti, Cardini’s, Simply Dressed, Katherine’s Kitchen, and Girard’s brand names; fruit glazes, vegetable dips, and fruit dips under the Marzetti brand name; Greek yogurt vegetable dips and hummus under the Otria brand name; and frozen garlic breads under the New York BRAND, Mamma Bella, and Mamma Bella's brand names. The company also provides frozen Parkerhouse style yeast dinner rolls and sweet rolls, as well as biscuits under the Sister Schubert’s, Marshall’s, and Mary B’s brand names; premium dry egg noodles under the Inn Maid and Amish Kitchen brand names; frozen specialty noodles under the Reames and Aunt Vi’s brand names; croutons and related products under the New York BRAND, Texas Toast, Chatham Village, Cardini’s, Simply Dressed, and Marzetti brand names; snack sticks under the New York BRAND name; flatbread wraps and pizza crusts under the Flatout brand name; and caviar under the Romanoff brand name. In addition, it manufactures and sells other products to brand license agreements, including Olive Garden’s dressing, Jack Daniel's mustards, Hungry Girl flatbreads, and Ortalli’s balsamic vinegar. The company’s products are sold through sales personnel, food brokers, distributors, retailers, and restaurants, as well as industrial customers. Lancaster Colony Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

2,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/28/15
Founded in 1961

lancaster colony corp (LANC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $984.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Trea...
Total Annual Compensation: $379.0K
Vice President of Development and President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $508.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

lancaster colony corp (LANC) Key Developments

Lancaster Colony Corporation Announces Increases Regular Cash Dividend and Special Dividend, Payable December 31, 2015

Lancaster Colony Corporation announced that its Board of Directors voted to raise the regular quarterly cash dividend to 50 cents per common share, marking 53 consecutive years of increasing regular cash dividends. The board also approved a special cash dividend of $5.00 per common share. Both the special dividend and the regular quarterly dividend will be payable December 31, 2015 to shareholders of record on December 9, 2015.

Lancaster Colony Seeks Acquisitions

Lancaster Colony Corporation (NasdaqGS:LANC) is seeking acquisitions. John B. Gerlach, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lancaster Colony, said, "After careful consideration of the company's capital structure and likely cash needs, the board determined that the payment of a special dividend provides an appropriate return of value to shareholders while the company retains the financial resources to support future growth opportunities, including potential acquisitions."

Lancaster Colony Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended September 30, 2015

Lancaster Colony Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales of $294,085,000 compared to $259,987,000 a year ago. Operating income was $41,888,000 compared to $34,604,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $42,010,000 compared to $34,612,000 a year ago. Net income was $27,628,000 compared to $22,761,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted net income per common share was $1.01 compared to $0.83 a year ago.


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