Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) went down by -6.88% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $25.08 and move down -41.38%, while FLO stocks collected -24.19% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/14/20 that Flowers Foods Declares Dividend
Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) Worth an Investment?
Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.86 times of increase in earnings at the present.
FLO Market Performance
FLO stocks went down by -24.19% for the week, with the monthly drop of -18.21% and a quarterly performance of -19.00%, while its annual performance rate touched -15.72%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -19.97% for FLO stocks with the simple moving average of -20.67% 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 Jefferies repeating the rating for FLO shares by setting it to “Hold”. The predicted price for FLO socks in the upcoming period according to Jefferies is $42 based on the research report published on January 23, 2020.
Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FLO stock at the price of $42. The rating they have provided for FLO stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on January 22, 2020.
Deutsche Bank gave “Hold” rating to FLO stocks, setting the target price at $21 in the report published on December 12, 2019.
FLO Stocks -19.60% 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 unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -29.27% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 7.28%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 9.82%, while the shares sank at the distance of -20.31% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -19.14% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, FLO went down by -24.19%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -22.16% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $21.94. In addition, Flowers Foods, Inc. saw -18.40% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
FLO Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO), starting from SINGER DAVID V, who sold 9,537 shares at the price of $24.29 back on Mar 18. After this action, Rushing now owns 0 shares of Flowers Foods, Inc., valued at $231,654 with the latest closing price.
SINGER DAVID V, the Director of Flowers Foods, Inc., sold 68,962 shares at the value of $24.07 during a trade that took place back on Mar 18, which means that SINGER DAVID V is holding 17,983 shares at the value of $1,659,915 based on the most recent closing price.
FLO Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +6.55 for the present operating margin and +44.14 for gross margin. The net margin for Flowers Foods, Inc. stands at +3.99. Total capital return value is set at 11.20, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.97. Equity return holds the value 12.90%, with 5.10% for asset returns.
Based on Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO), the company’s capital structure generated 100.60 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 50.15. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 38.55 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 24.96 and long-term debt to capital is 95.48.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.51 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The receivables turnover for Flowers Foods, Inc. is 25.85 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.05.