NASDAQ:FIZZ - National Beverage Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $78.89 -1.08 (-1.35 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$78.89Today's Range$78.15 - $80.8052-Week Range$78.15 - $127.32Volume248,542 shsAverage Volume212,688 shsMarket Capitalization$3.73 billionP/E Ratio24.73Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email National Beverage Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, and sells a portfolio of waters, juices, energy drinks, and carbonated soft drinks primarily in the United States and Canada. The company offers beverages to the active and health-conscious consumers, including sparkling waters, energy drinks, and juices under the LaCroix, LaCroix Cúrate, LaCroix NiCola, Shasta Sparkling Water, the Rip It, Everfresh, Everfresh Premier Varietals, and Mr. Pure brands; and carbonated soft drinks under the Shasta, Faygo, Red Pop, Moon Mist, and Rock'n'Rye brands. It serves retailers, as well as various smaller up-and-down-the-street accounts through the take-home, convenience, and food-service distribution channels. National Beverage Corp. was founded in 1985 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. National Beverage Corp. is a subsidiary of IBS Partners, Ltd. Receive FIZZ News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FIZZ and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Bottled & canned soft drinks Sub-IndustrySoft Drinks SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNASDAQ:FIZZ Previous Symbol CUSIP63501710 Webwww.nationalbeverage.com Phone954-581-0922 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio4.14 Quick Ratio3.36 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.73 Forward P/E Ratio20.60 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$975.73 million Price / Sales3.77 Cash Flow$3.4495 per share Price / Cash Flow22.87 Book Value$8.94 per share Price / Book8.82 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.19 Net Income$149.77 million Net Margins16.33% Return on Equity47.17% Return on Assets34.76% Miscellaneous Employees1,500 Outstanding Shares46,640,000Market Cap$3.73 billion OptionableOptionable National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) Frequently Asked Questions What is National Beverage's stock symbol? National Beverage trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FIZZ." How often does National Beverage pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Beverage? National Beverage announced a special dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $2.90 per share on Tuesday, January 29th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. This is an increase from National Beverage's previous special dividend of $1.50. View National Beverage's Dividend History. How were National Beverage's earnings last quarter? National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 6th. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.01. The business earned $260.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $273.40 million. National Beverage had a net margin of 16.33% and a return on equity of 47.17%. View National Beverage's Earnings History. When is National Beverage's next earnings date? National Beverage is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National Beverage. What price target have analysts set for FIZZ? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for National Beverage's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect National Beverage's share price to reach $95.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for National Beverage. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National Beverage? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Beverage in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for National Beverage. What are Wall Street analysts saying about National Beverage stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about National Beverage stock: 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Market close, FIZZ reported F2Q19 (Oct) revenue and EBITDA below both our estimates and consensus. We believe LaCroix sales growth decelerated sharply in a lawsuit claimed that the product contains certain questionable ingredients. The company announced a special dividend of $2.90 per share, payable on or about the ex-dividend date was November 29, 2018. Note that the CEO owns 73% of the stock." (12/7/2018) 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "National Beverage Corp. is a holding company for various subsidiaries that develop, manufacture, market and distribute a complete portfolio of quality beverage products throughout the United States. Their brands emphasize distinctive flavor variety, including their flagship brands, Shasta(R) and Faygo(R), complete lines of multi-flavored and cola soft drinks. " (11/7/2018) Has National Beverage been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about FIZZ stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. National Beverage earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of National Beverage's key competitors? Some companies that are related to National Beverage include Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF), COCA-COLA HBC A/ADR (CCHGY), Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series B (AKO.B), Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series A (AKO.A), BRITVIC PLC/S (BTVCY), Cott (COT), Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (COKE), Celsius (CELH), Golfgear International (MCHA) and Leading Brands (LBIX). Who are National Beverage's key executives? National Beverage's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nick A. Caporella, Chairman & CEO (Age 82)Mr. Joseph G. Caporella, Pres & Director (Age 58)Mr. George R. Bracken, Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 73) Who are National Beverage's major shareholders? National Beverage's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.15%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.99%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.99%), BlackRock Inc. (1.70%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.51%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.19%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for National Beverage. Which institutional investors are selling National Beverage stock? FIZZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Teachers Advisors LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Beverage. Which institutional investors are buying National Beverage stock? FIZZ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, Tygh Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Man Group plc and Deutsche Bank AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Beverage. How do I buy shares of National Beverage? Shares of FIZZ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is National Beverage's stock price today? One share of FIZZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.89. How big of a company is National Beverage? National Beverage has a market capitalization of $3.73 billion and generates $975.73 million in revenue each year. The company earns $149.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.19 on an earnings per share basis. National Beverage employs 1,500 workers across the globe. What is National Beverage's official website? The official website for National Beverage is http://www.nationalbeverage.com. How can I contact National Beverage? National Beverage's mailing address is 8100 SW 10TH STREET SUITE 4000, Fort Lauderdale FL, 33324. The company can be reached via phone at 954-581-0922 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for National Beverage (NASDAQ FIZZ)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 174 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 160 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 334MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Beverage and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FIZZ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FIZZ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Investors Open a Backdoor Roth IRA?