Bob Evans Farms Company Profile (NASDAQ:BOBE)

About Bob Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms logoBob Evans Farms, Inc. (Bob Evans) is a full-service restaurant company. The Company produces and distributes pork sausage products and a range of home-style refrigerated side dishes and frozen food items under the Bob Evans, Owens and Country Creek brand names. These food products are distributed to customers throughout the United States. Additionally, the Company manufactures and sells similar products to foodservice customers, including Bob Evans Restaurants and other restaurants and food sellers. The Company operates in two segments: Bob Evans Restaurants and BEF Foods. As of April 29, 2016, the Company operated 527 Bob Evans Restaurants in 18 states. The BEF Foods segment offers a range of wholesome food products to retail and foodservice customers. The Company produces food products in its four manufacturing facilities. It produces sausage products at its plants located in Hillsdale, Michigan, and Xenia, Ohio.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: BOBE
  • CUSIP: 09676110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $56.85
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.91
  • 52-Week Range: $35.63 - $60.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 49.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.53
  • P/E Growth: 2.29
  • Market Cap: $1.12B
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,765,000
  • Beta: 0.45
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 1.74%
  • Return on Equity: 19.59%
  • Return on Assets: 5.18%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.57%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $59.00 (3.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/4/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
1/4/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradePositive -> Market PerformView Rating Details
12/7/2016Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$58.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
5/11/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00View Rating Details
12/3/2015StephensUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$40.00View Rating Details
6/25/2015Miller TabakUpgradeHold -> Buy$50.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
3/6/2015KeyCorpSet Price TargetSell$45.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
3/4/2015Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/27/2017        
12/5/2016Q217$0.45$0.56$316.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/31/2016Q117$0.44$0.48$310.89 million$306.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/14/2016Q416$0.43$0.48$345.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2016Q3$0.54$0.62$347.52 million$346.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/1/2015Q2$0.39$0.41$325.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/1/2015Q116$0.30$0.51$321.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/16/2015Q415$0.41$0.56$332.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q315$0.70$0.60$358.83 million$367.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2014Q215$0.33$0.36$333.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2014Q115$0.10$0.10$328.61 million$326.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/8/2014Q115$0.41$0.61$333.31 million$326.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q314$0.57$0.30$350.54 million$340.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/3/2013Q2$0.57$0.35$334.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2013Q1 2014$0.57$0.58$333.49 million$329.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/4/2013Q4 2013$0.64$0.71$331.41 million$353.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q3 2013$0.55$0.56$434.21 million$434.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2012Q312$0.61$0.53$414.20 million$410.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2012$0.60$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2012$0.73$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.60$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2011$0.53$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2011$0.51$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/7/2011$0.66$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.64$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.26 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.53 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.55$0.56$0.56
Q2 20165$0.33$0.50$0.42
Q1 20172$0.43$0.46$0.45
Q2 20172$0.43$0.45$0.44
Q3 20172$0.70$0.73$0.72
Q4 20172$0.46$0.51$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:2.39%
Dividend Growth:5.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:121.43% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.18% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
53.75% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:9 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/29/2016quarterly$0.343.05%12/8/201612/12/201612/23/2016
8/24/2016quarterly$0.343.59%8/31/20169/5/20169/19/2016
5/26/2016quarterly$0.343%6/2/20166/6/20166/20/2016
2/18/2016quarterly$0.343.3%2/25/20162/29/20163/14/2016
11/19/2015quarterly$0.343.36%11/25/201511/30/201512/14/2015
8/19/2015quarterly$0.312.77%9/2/20159/7/20159/21/2015
5/21/2015quarterly$0.312.68%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/23/2015quarterly$0.312.17%3/5/20153/9/20153/23/2015
11/20/2014quarterly$0.312.34%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/20/2014quarterly$0.312.54%9/4/20149/8/20149/22/2014
5/22/2014quarterly$0.312.63%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014
2/24/2014quarterly$0.312.43%3/6/20143/10/20143/24/2014
11/21/2013quarterly$0.312.2%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013
8/20/2013quarterly$0.312.36%8/29/20139/3/20139/16/2013
5/24/2013quarterly$0.282.35%5/30/20136/3/20136/17/2013
2/26/2013quarterly$0.282.68%3/7/20133/11/20133/25/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.28%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/4/2016Kevin M SheehanDirectorBuy5,000$38.03$190,150.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015Mark E HoodCFOBuy2,200$44.72$98,384.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Scott C TaggartVPSell1,000$51.70$51,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Thomas Alan AshworthSVPSell1,805$51.00$92,055.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Larry S McwilliamsDirectorBuy2,145$46.29$99,292.05View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Douglas N BenhamDirectorBuy3,500$46.79$163,765.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Mark E HoodCFOBuy2,500$47.13$117,825.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Mark E HoodCFOBuy3,500$44.43$155,505.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Michael Feder WeinsteinDirectorBuy2,000$43.94$87,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Charles M ElsonDirectorBuy2,300$43.50$100,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Steven A DavisCEOBuy15,000$43.12$646,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014G Robert LucasDirectorSell5,070$43.56$220,849.20View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Thomas Alan AshworthVPSell1,600$43.43$69,488.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Randall HicksInsiderSell5,003$49.76$248,949.28View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014E Ingram IIIDirectorSell2,153$50.22$108,123.66View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013G Robert LucasDirectorSell2,153$57.96$124,787.88View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013J Michael TownsleyInsiderSell28,487$57.87$1,648,542.69View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Harvey Brownlee, Jr.InsiderSell2,131$52.77$112,452.87View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Randall J HicksInsiderSell13,764$52.60$723,986.40View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Harvey Brownlee JrInsiderSell8,624$49.79$429,388.96View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013G Robert LucasDirectorSell2,564$52.46$134,507.44View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013J Michael TownsleyInsiderSell6,984$47.14$329,225.76View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Randall J HicksInsiderSell20,163$48.01$968,025.63View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE)
DateHeadline
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realmoney.thestreet.com - February 21 at 3:21 PM
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What is Bob Evans Farms' stock symbol?

Bob Evans Farms trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BOBE."

How often does Bob Evans Farms pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bob Evans Farms?

Bob Evans Farms announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, December 23rd. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 8th.

Where is Bob Evans Farms' stock going? Where will Bob Evans Farms' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Bob Evans Farms' stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Bob Evans Farms' stock price to reach $59.00 in the next year.

When will Bob Evans Farms announce their earnings?

Bob Evans Farms is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns Bob Evans Farms stock?

Bob Evans Farms' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.60%), State Street Corp (2.64%), Managed Asset Portfolios LLC (1.71%), Prudential PLC (1.11%), Netols Asset Management Inc. (0.86%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.49%). Company insiders that own Bob Evans Farms stock include Douglas N Benham, Kevin M Sheehan, Larry S Mcwilliams, Mark E Hood, Scott C Taggart and Thomas Alan Ashworth.

Who sold Bob Evans Farms stock? Who is selling Bob Evans Farms stock?

Bob Evans Farms' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, Netols Asset Management Inc., Menta Capital LLC, Pacific Global Investment Management CO and Bayesian Capital Management LP.

Who bought Bob Evans Farms stock? Who is buying Bob Evans Farms stock?

Bob Evans Farms' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Graham Capital Management L.P., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Managed Asset Portfolios LLC, PEAK6 Investments L.P., Folger Hill Asset Management LP and Capstone Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Bob Evans Farms stock in the last two years include Douglas N Benham, Kevin M Sheehan, Larry S Mcwilliams and Mark E Hood.

How do I buy Bob Evans Farms stock?

Shares of Bob Evans Farms can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Bob Evans Farms stock cost?

One share of Bob Evans Farms stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.01.

Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff