Farmer Brothers Company Profile (NASDAQ:FARM)

About Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)

Farmer Brothers logoFarmer Bros. Co. is a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. The Company offers private brand and consumer-branded coffee products to small independent restaurants and foodservice operators, and institutional buyers. Its product line includes organic, Direct Trade, Direct Trade Verified Sustainable (DTVS) coffees and other coffees, iced and hot teas, cappuccino, spices, and baking/biscuit mixes. Its primary brands include Farmer Brothers, Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers, Superior and Metropolitan. Its Artisan coffee products include Direct Trade, Fair Trade Certified, Rainforest Alliance Certified organic blends. It sells whole bean and roast and ground flavored and unflavored coffee products under the Un Momento, Collaborative Coffee, Cain's and McGarvey brands at retail. Its roast and ground coffee products are sold in traditional packaging, including bags and fractional packages, as well as single-serve packaging.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Processed & Packaged Goods
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FARM
  • CUSIP: 30767510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $514.76 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,605,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.14
  • 52 Week Range: $27.97 - $37.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.05
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $541.86 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.95
  • Book Value: $12.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.47
  • EBIDTA: $40.08 million
  • Net Margins: 19.91%
  • Return on Equity: 9.25%
  • Return on Assets: 4.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.91%
  • Average Volume: 73,121 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 9.28

Frequently Asked Questions for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)

What is Farmer Brothers' stock symbol?

Farmer Brothers trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FARM."

How were Farmer Brothers' earnings last quarter?

Farmer Brothers Co. (NASDAQ:FARM) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $138.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $136.88 million. Farmer Brothers had a net margin of 19.91% and a return on equity of 9.25%. Farmer Brothers's revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. View Farmer Brothers' Earnings History.

Where is Farmer Brothers' stock going? Where will Farmer Brothers' stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Farmer Brothers' stock. Their forecasts range from $39.50 to $39.50. On average, they anticipate Farmer Brothers' stock price to reach $39.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Farmer Brothers.

Are investors shorting Farmer Brothers?

Farmer Brothers saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 679,983 shares, an increase of 27.7% from the March 31st total of 532,549 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 98,566 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.9 days. Currently, 7.2% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of Farmer Brothers' key competitors?

Who owns Farmer Brothers stock?

Farmer Brothers' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include WAITE CAROL FARMER (20.90%), Wellington Management Group LLP (8.06%), Trigran Investments Inc. (5.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.97%), Royce & Associates LP (3.10%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.09%). Company insiders that own Farmer Brothers stock include Charles F Marcy, Christopher P Mottern, Mark Joseph Nelson, Michael H Keown and Richard F Farmer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Farmer Brothers.

Who sold Farmer Brothers stock? Who is selling Farmer Brothers stock?

Farmer Brothers' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC, Northpointe Capital LLC, Driehaus Capital Management LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Farmer Brothers.

Who bought Farmer Brothers stock? Who is buying Farmer Brothers stock?

Farmer Brothers' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Heartland Advisors Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Trigran Investments Inc. and Teton Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Farmer Brothers stock in the last two years include Charles F Marcy and Christopher P Mottern. View Insider Buying and Selling for Farmer Brothers.

How do I buy Farmer Brothers stock?

Shares of Farmer Brothers 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 Farmer Brothers stock cost?

One share of Farmer Brothers stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.00.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $39.50 (27.42% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$39.50LowView Rating Details
4/8/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/4/2015Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Earnings by Quarter for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Earnings History by Quarter for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q3 2017$0.20$0.17$136.88 million$138.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q2 2017$0.30$0.12$143.85 million$139.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q116$0.25$0.21$136.23 million$130.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/12/2016Q415$0.32$0.23$135.56 million$134.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q1 2016$0.25$0.25$139.86 million$133.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2015Q4$0.16$0.23$135.59 million$132.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q315$0.10$0.06$131.91 million$132.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q115$0.34$0.23$149.80 million$144.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q1 2015$0.22$0.16$141.72 million$135.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2014Q4$0.26$0.19$134.00 million$130.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q3 2014$0.21$0.16$134.00 million$124.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q214$0.24$0.29$143.25 million$142.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/9/2013Q4 13($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q2 2013($0.27)($0.47)$132.23 million$135.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.01
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.11
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.25$0.26$0.25
Q2 20173$0.31$0.33$0.32
Q3 20173$0.19$0.23$0.21
Q4 20173$0.14$0.29$0.24
Q1 20182$0.20$0.21$0.21
Q2 20182$0.27$0.40$0.34
Q3 20182$0.20$0.33$0.27
Q4 20182$0.19$0.41$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 38.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 48.28%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/10/2017Michael H KeownCEOSell12,000$31.66$379,920.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Michael H KeownCEOSell12,000$35.59$427,080.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Michael H KeownCEOSell12,000$32.59$391,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Michael H KeownCEOSell12,000$30.14$361,680.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Richard F FarmerMajor ShareholderSell600,000$25.00$15,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Charles F MarcyDirectorBuy1,000$28.81$28,810.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Christopher P MotternDirectorBuy1,000$29.35$29,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015Richard F FarmerMajor ShareholderSell8,180$32.06$262,250.80View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Richard F FarmerMajor ShareholderSell11,820$31.98$378,003.60View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Richard F FarmerMajor ShareholderSell20,000$31.97$639,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Mark Joseph NelsonCFOSell6,045$29.60$178,932.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Mark Joseph NelsonCFOSell11,248$29.52$332,040.96View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Mark Joseph NelsonCFOSell7,584$29.55$224,107.20View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Christopher P MotternDirectorBuy1,000$24.00$24,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Michael H KeownCEOSell5,702$23.99$136,790.98View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Thomas W MortensenSVPSell3,123$24.02$75,014.46View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Thomas W MortensenSVPSell3,000$23.92$71,760.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Charles F MarcyDirectorBuy2,000$24.33$48,660.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Thomas J Mattei JrGeneral CounselBuy300$25.00$7,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Christopher P MotternDirectorBuy1,500$19.96$29,940.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Michael H KeownCEOSell4,046$21.02$85,046.92View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Thomas W MortensenInsiderSell18,305$20.98$384,038.90View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Christopher P MotternDirectorBuy2,000$22.03$44,060.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Randy E ClarkDirectorBuy5,040$19.03$95,911.20View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Randy E ClarkDirectorBuy1,409$15.50$21,839.50View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Michael H KeownCEOSell4,958$15.04$74,568.32View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Jeffrey A WahbaCFOSell43,500$13.31$578,985.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
Latest Headlines for Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM)
DateHeadline logoFaithful+Gould And Farmer Brothers Receive CMAA Project Achievement Award For Project Evolution - May 25 at 7:11 PM logoFarmer Brothers (FARM) Presents At B. Riley & Co. Institutional Investor Conference - Slideshow - May 25 at 7:11 PM logoETFs with exposure to Farmer Brothers Co. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 5:06 PM logoFarmer Bros. Co. to Present at the 18th Annual B. Riley Conference - May 16 at 5:06 PM logoWhat Makes Farmer Brothers (FARM) a Strong Sell? - May 16 at 11:47 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. :FARM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 4:49 PM logoFarmer Brothers' (FARM) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at B. Riley - May 13 at 8:28 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. (FARM) to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.14 Per Share, B. Riley Forecasts - May 12 at 3:26 PM logoFarmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - May 11 at 9:36 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Reduced by Analyst - May 11 at 11:24 AM logo Analysts Set $39.25 Target Price for Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM) - May 11 at 8:18 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results - May 10 at 10:22 PM logoEdited Transcript of FARM earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 10 at 10:16 PM logoFarmer Brothers posts 3Q profit - May 10 at 8:47 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:FARM) : May 9, 2017 - May 10 at 8:47 AM logoInvestor Network: Farmer Bros. Co. to Host Earnings Call - May 9 at 5:02 PM logoFarmer Bros. Co. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results - May 9 at 5:02 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Will Announce Earnings of $0.20 Per Share - May 8 at 1:16 PM logoCoffee Holding Company - A Stock That Would Make Peter Lynch Proud - May 8 at 9:04 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FARM-US : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 9:04 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Farmer Brothers (FARM) Share Price - May 3 at 5:08 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Farmer Brothers (FARM) Share Price - April 30 at 10:51 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest - April 29 at 7:16 AM logoBRIEF-Farmer Bros Co says Guenter Berger and Hamideh Assadi will not seek re-election to the board of directors - April 27 at 10:41 PM logoFarmer Brothers (FARM) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.56 - April 27 at 8:56 AM logoFarmer Bros. Co. to Report Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results - April 25 at 8:19 AM logoFarmer Bros. Co. Announces Guenter W. Berger and Hamideh Assadi Will Not Seek Re-election to the Board of Directors - April 24 at 4:57 PM logoFarmer Brothers (FARM) Earning Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 23 at 3:13 PM logo$139.1 Million in Sales Expected for Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM) This Quarter - April 19 at 11:10 AM logoFarmer Brothers (FARM) Earning Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Study Finds - April 18 at 8:54 AM logoFarmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.20 Per Share - April 17 at 3:04 PM logoMarijuana Goes Industrial in California - April 16 at 4:47 PM logoMarijuana Goes Industrial in California - April 16 at 4:47 PM logoFarmer Brothers (FARM) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 14 at 12:04 PM logoNBA's Chris Paul, other celebrity athletes, invest for a cause - March 21 at 5:19 PM logoGeert Wilders, Donald Trump, Federal Reserve: Your Thursday Briefing - March 16 at 3:33 AM logoFARMER BROTHERS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - March 13 at 5:12 PM logoFarmer Bros. Co. to Present at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference - March 7 at 4:58 PM logoBIOLASE Names Mark J. Nelson Chief Financial Officer - March 1 at 4:52 PM logoFarmer Brothers moves past shareholder revolt to open $90M-plus North Texas headquarters - February 27 at 7:21 PM logoFARMER BROTHERS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 23 at 5:06 PM logoFarmer Bros. Co. Announces New Sales Model to Strengthen DSD Organization - GlobeNewswire (press release) - February 22 at 10:24 PM logoFarmer Bros. Co. Appoints Ellen D. Iobst as Chief Operations Officer - GlobeNewswire (press release) - February 22 at 10:24 PM logoBRIEF-Farmer Bros appoints Ellen D. Iobst as COO - February 22 at 9:10 AM logoFarmer Bros. Co. Announces New Sales Model to Strengthen DSD Organization - February 22 at 9:10 AM logoFarmer Bros. Co. Appoints Ellen D. Iobst as Chief Operations Officer - February 22 at 9:10 AM logoFARMER BROTHERS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities, Regulation FD Disclosure, O - February 22 at 9:10 AM logoBRIEF-Farmer Bros announces executive management changes - February 18 at 4:48 PM logoFARMER BROTHERS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - February 18 at 10:37 AM logo8:00 am Farmer Brothers Co announces the appointment of David Robson as CFO effective Feb 20, 2017 - February 17 at 9:20 AM



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