Freshpet Company Profile (NASDAQ:FRPT)

About Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)

Freshpet logoFreshpet, Inc. is a manufacturer of fresh, refrigerated pet food distributed across North America. The Company operates in the segment of manufacturing, marketing and distribution of pet food and pet treats for dogs and cats. The Company's products consist of dog food, cat food, and dog and cat treats. Its recipes include real, fresh meat and varying combinations of vegetables, leafy greens and anti-oxidant rich fruits, without the use of preservatives, additives or artificial ingredients. All of its products are sold under the Freshpet brand name, with ingredients, packaging and labeling customized by class of retail. It also offers fresh treats across all classes of retail under the Dognation and Dog Joy labels. The Company's products are available in various forms, including slice and serve rolls, bagged meals and tubs. All of the Company's products are manufactured in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FRPT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $465.87 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,800,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.83
  • 52 Week Range: $7.60 - $15.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 104.64
  • P/E Growth: -9.33
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $136.11 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.42
  • Book Value: $3.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.70
  • EBIDTA: $7.51 million
  • Net Margins: -1.25%
  • Return on Equity: -1.56%
  • Return on Assets: -1.36%
  • Current Ratio: 0.98%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.66%
  • Average Volume: 209,221 shs.
  • Beta: 2.01
  • Short Ratio: 29.26

Frequently Asked Questions for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)

What is Freshpet's stock symbol?

Freshpet trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FRPT."

How were Freshpet's earnings last quarter?

Freshpet Inc (NASDAQ:FRPT) posted its earnings results on Thursday, March, 9th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04. The firm had revenue of $34.06 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.18 million. Freshpet had a negative net margin of 1.25% and a negative return on equity of 1.56%. The company's revenue was up 12.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.08 EPS. View Freshpet's Earnings History.

Where is Freshpet's stock going? Where will Freshpet's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Freshpet's shares. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Freshpet's share price to reach $11.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Freshpet.

Who are some of Freshpet's key competitors?

Who owns Freshpet stock?

Freshpet's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.24%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (6.88%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.33%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.33%), Emerald Advisers Inc. PA (1.81%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.67%). Company insiders that own Freshpet stock include Associates Spc Midocean, Cathal Walsh, Mary Kathryn Winstanley, Michael Hieger, Richard C Thompson, Scott James Morris, Stephen Macchiaverna, Thomas J Farina, Walter N George and William B Cyr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Freshpet.

Who sold Freshpet stock? Who is selling Freshpet stock?

Freshpet's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Riverbridge Partners LLC, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, Citadel Advisors LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Blair William & Co. IL and Boston Partners. Company insiders that have sold Freshpet stock in the last year include Cathal Walsh, Mary Kathryn Winstanley, Michael Hieger, Scott James Morris and Stephen Macchiaverna. View Insider Buying and Selling for Freshpet.

Who bought Freshpet stock? Who is buying Freshpet stock?

Freshpet's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Alliancebernstein L.P., Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Credit Suisse AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc. and KBC Group NV. Company insiders that have bought Freshpet stock in the last two years include Associates Spc Midocean, Richard C Thompson, Thomas J Farina, Walter N George and William B Cyr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Freshpet.

How do I buy Freshpet stock?

Shares of Freshpet 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 Freshpet stock cost?

One share of Freshpet stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.65.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $11.20 (23.55% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetNeutral$10.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
3/25/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$13.00MediumView Rating Details
10/5/2016DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$10.00N/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$10.00 -> $11.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutral$9.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
3/10/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$9.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuy$11.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
11/12/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$18.00 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
8/13/2015William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Earnings by Quarter for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/9/2017Q4 2016$0.04$0.04$34.18 million$34.06 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3($0.01)$0.02$35.57 million$34.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2($0.04)($0.10)$32.92 million$33.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1($0.05)($0.05)$31.48 million$31.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q4($0.02)$0.08$30.11 million$30.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q315($0.03)($0.05)$30.20 million$30.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q215($0.05)($0.07)$27.22 million$28.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.05)($0.08)$26.60 million$27.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/31/2015Q414($0.02)($0.01)$23.90 million$24.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/9/2014Q3($0.18)($0.14)$22.50 million$22.52 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.04$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011($0.04)($0.19)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2011$0.15$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.06
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175($0.12)$0.03($0.04)
Q2 20175($0.07)$0.05($0.01)
Q3 20175$0.02$0.08$0.04
Q4 20175$0.04$0.15$0.08
Q2 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20182$0.06$0.07$0.07
Q4 20182$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.84%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2017William B CyrCEOBuy7,300$13.75$100,375.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Scott James MorrisInsiderSell5,000$14.20$71,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Stephen MacchiavernaVPSell10,000$14.13$141,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Scott James MorrisInsiderSell10,000$14.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017William B CyrCEOBuy17,850$11.07$197,599.50View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Michael HiegerSVPSell10,361$9.50$98,429.50View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016William B CyrCEOBuy50,382$9.89$498,277.98View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Mary Kathryn WinstanleyVPSell7,920$10.01$79,279.20View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Walter N GeorgeDirectorBuy2,500$9.80$24,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Stephen MacchiavernaVPSell10,052$10.76$108,159.52View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Cathal WalshVPSell37,639$10.69$402,360.91View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Scott James MorrisInsiderSell22,315$10.64$237,431.60View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Michael HiegerSVPSell887$9.42$8,355.54View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Mary Kathryn WinstanleyVPSell7,171$9.86$70,706.06View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Stephen MacchiavernaVPSell3,600$9.14$32,904.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Thomas J FarinaVPBuy3,500$7.10$24,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Associates Spc MidoceanMajor ShareholderBuy343,820$6.34$2,179,818.80View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Richard C. ThompsonCEOBuy7,800$6.22$48,516.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Walter N GeorgeDirectorBuy1,000$13.27$13,270.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Walter N GeorgeDirectorBuy2,500$14.25$35,625.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Kayne Anderson Capital AdvisorMajor ShareholderSell2,165,365$20.34$44,043,524.10View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Latest Headlines for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
DateHeadline logoInsider Buying: Freshpet Inc (FRPT) CEO Purchases 7,300 Shares of Stock - May 19 at 8:29 PM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 19 at 11:46 AM logoETFs with exposure to Freshpet Inc. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 5:13 PM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) Insider Scott James Morris Sells 5,000 Shares - May 15 at 8:21 PM logoFreshpet Inc. :FRPT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 4:55 PM logoStephen Macchiaverna Sells 10,000 Shares of Freshpet Inc (FRPT) Stock - May 11 at 8:27 PM logoInsider Selling: Freshpet Inc (FRPT) Insider Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock - May 11 at 8:26 PM logoFRESHPET (FRPT) Shows Strength: Stock Adds 5.3% in Session - May 9 at 10:51 AM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 8 at 8:30 PM logoQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for Freshpet Inc Lifted by SunTrust Banks (FRPT) - May 8 at 11:36 AM logoWilliam Blair Comments on Freshpet Inc's Q3 2017 Earnings (FRPT) - May 8 at 8:58 AM logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Freshpet Inc (FRPT) - May 5 at 7:38 PM logoFreshpet reports 1Q loss - May 5 at 5:29 PM logoEdited Transcript of FRPT earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 8:30pm GMT - May 5 at 5:29 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 4 at 5:25 PM logoInvestor Network: Freshpet Inc to Host Earnings Call - May 4 at 12:17 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of -0.04 - May 3 at 12:14 PM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.11 Per Share - May 2 at 8:30 AM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Earns News Impact Score of -0.03 - April 30 at 1:53 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.30 - April 28 at 12:04 AM logoETFs with exposure to Freshpet Inc. : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 5:52 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.29 - April 24 at 8:48 PM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 24 at 12:05 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Receiving Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Report Finds - April 21 at 4:12 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2017 Results on Thursday, May 4, 2017 - April 20 at 5:25 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.34 - April 17 at 3:18 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of -0.08 - April 14 at 9:53 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Freshpet Inc (FRPT) to Post -$0.10 EPS - April 11 at 12:20 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. Names Edward Young as Senior Vice President of Grocery & Mass Sales - April 10 at 5:03 PM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) PT Set at $13.00 by Robert W. Baird - April 1 at 10:18 PM logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Freshpet Inc (FRPT) Issued By Oppenheimer Holdings - March 24 at 11:26 AM logoPremium Pet Food Is the New Norm - March 23 at 5:47 PM logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for Freshpet Inc's Q1 2017 Earnings (FRPT) - March 23 at 9:47 AM logoFRESHPET, INC. Financials - March 18 at 4:57 PM logoInsider Buying: Freshpet Inc (FRPT) CEO Buys 17,850 Shares of Stock - March 16 at 8:27 PM logoFRESHPET, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 14 at 4:35 PM logoFreshpet's (FRPT) CEO Billy Cyr on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 9 at 10:46 PM logo4:10 pm Freshpet reports EPS in-line, revs in-line; guides FY17 revs above consensus - March 9 at 10:46 PM logoQ4 2016 Freshpet Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - March 9 at 5:44 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results - March 9 at 5:44 PM logoFreshpet Inc (FRPT) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - March 8 at 9:19 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results on Thursday, March 9, 2017 - February 9 at 5:54 PM logoFRESHPET, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - January 10 at 6:16 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. to Participate in the 2017 ICR Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release) - January 3 at 7:34 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. to Participate in the 2017 ICR Conference - January 3 at 7:34 PM



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