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Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) went up by 6.74% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $21.87, while FLO stocks collected +5.20% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) Worth an Investment?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 31.60 times of increase in earnings at the present.

FLO Market Performance

FLO stocks went up by 5.20% for the week, with the monthly jump of 5.00% and a quarterly performance of 9.26%, while its annual performance rate touched 4.04%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 5.49% for FLO stocks with the simple moving average of 13.37% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for FLO stocks, with Pivotal Research Group repeating the rating for FLO shares by setting it to “Sell”. The predicted price for FLO socks in the upcoming period according to Pivotal Research Group is $16 based on the research report published on November 8, 2018.

Berenberg, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FLO stock at the price of $19. The rating they have provided for FLO stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on May 21, 2018.

KeyBanc Capital Mkts gave “Overweight” rating to FLO stocks, setting the target price at $24 in the report published on March 28, 2018.

FLO Stocks 7.42% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought FLO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Flowers Foods, Inc. was able to take a rebound, for now settling with 3.62% of profit for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 1.70%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.85%, while the shares surge at the distance of +4.96% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +11.79% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, FLO went up by +5.20%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +11.13% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $21.53. In addition, Flowers Foods, Inc. saw 22.69% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

FLO Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO), starting from MUKHERJEE DEBO, who bought 1,550 shares at the price of $20.20 back on Mar 14. After this action, Rushing now owns 1,550 shares of Flowers Foods, Inc., valued at $31,310 with the latest closing price.

FLO Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +6.62 for the present operating margin and +44.09 for gross margin. The net margin for Flowers Foods, Inc. stands at +3.98. Total capital return value is set at 12.01, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.28. Equity return holds the value 12.30%, with 5.80% for asset returns.

Based on Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO), the company’s capital structure generated 80.43 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 44.58. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 34.80 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 78.73 and long-term debt to capital is 43.63.

EBITDA value lies at +74.81 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 2.49. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.38 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.21. The receivables turnover for Flowers Foods, Inc. is 13.59 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.40. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.36.