Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) went up by 0.60% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $25.18. The company’s stock price has collected -1.35% of loss in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE :FLO) Right Now?
Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 50.78 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for FLO is at 0.49. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for Flowers Foods, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $25.33, which is $0.92 above the current price. FLO currently public float of 194.12M and currently shorts hold a 3.42% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of FLO was 808.08K shares.
FLO’s Market Performance
FLO stocks went down by -1.35% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.45% and a quarterly performance of 1.92%, while its annual performance rate touched 2.90%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.69% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.90% for Flowers Foods, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.57% for FLO stocks with a simple moving average of 4.35% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of FLO
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for FLO stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for FLO by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for FLO in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $5 based on the research report published on January 23rd of the current year 2020.
Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FLO reach a price target of $5. The rating they have provided for FLO stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on January 22nd, 2020.
Deutsche Bank gave a rating of “Hold” to FLO, setting the target price at $21 in the report published on December 12th of the previous year.
FLO Trading at -0.15% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.02% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.90%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.69%, as shares sank -6.70% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +6.31% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, FLO fell by -1.35%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +8.73% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $24.19. In addition, Flowers Foods, Inc. saw 7.68% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at FLO starting from SINGER DAVID V, who sold 9,537 shares at the price of $24.29 back on Mar 18. After this action, SINGER DAVID V now owns 0 shares of Flowers Foods, Inc., valued at $231,654 using the latest closing price.
SINGER DAVID V, the Director of Flowers Foods, Inc., sold 68,962 shares at $24.07 during a trade that took place back on Mar 18, which means that SINGER DAVID V is holding 17,983 shares at $1,659,915 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for FLO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +6.55 for the present operating margin
- +44.14 for the gross margin
The net margin for Flowers Foods, Inc. stands at +3.99. The total capital return value is set at 11.20, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.97. Equity return is now at value 7.50, with 3.00 for asset returns.
Based on Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO), the company’s capital structure generated 101.69 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 50.42. Total debt to assets is 38.55, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 6.97. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 95.48.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.43, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The receivables turnover for the company is 13.45 and the total asset turnover is 1.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.05.