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: Pet Food Manufacturing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FRPT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $461.1 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,800,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.33
  • 52 Week Range: $7.60 - $18.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 103.57
  • P/E Growth: -6.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $143.08 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.22
  • Book Value: $3.13 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.63
  • EBIDTA: $8.06 million
  • Net Margins: -2.57%
  • Return on Equity: -3.44%
  • Return on Assets: -2.90%
  • Current Ratio: 1.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.65%
  • Average Volume: 200,852 shs.
  • Beta: 1.89
  • Short Ratio: 18.18

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 quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.01. The business earned $39.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $38.09 million. Freshpet had a negative net margin of 2.57% and a negative return on equity of 3.44%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 21.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.10) EPS. View Freshpet's Earnings History.

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

6 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Freshpet's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Freshpet's stock price to reach $15.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Freshpet.

Who are some of Freshpet's key competitors?

Who are Freshpet's key executives?

Freshpet's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Charles A. Norris, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Scott Morris, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • William B. Cyr, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Richard A. Kassar, Chief Financial Officer
  • Stephen Weise, Executive Vice President - Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • Stephen Macchiaverna, Senior Vice President, Controller, Secretary
  • Thomas J. Farina, Senior Vice President - Sales
  • Michael Hieger, Senior Vice President - Manufacturing Operations
  • Cathal Walsh, Senior Vice President - Cooler Operations
  • Edward Young, Senior Vice President - Grocery & Mass Sales

Who owns Freshpet stock?

Freshpet's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.98%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (6.50%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.94%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.44%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.11%) and Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.65%). Company insiders that own Freshpet stock include Associates Spc Midocean, Cathal Walsh, Mary Kathryn Winstanley, Michael Hieger, Richard A Kassar, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Boston Partners, Broadview Advisors LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Blair William & Co. IL and UBS Oconnor LLC. Company insiders that have sold Freshpet stock in the last year include Michael Hieger, Richard A Kassar, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Summit Partners Public Asset Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA and Timpani Capital Management LLC. 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.

What is Freshpet's stock price today?

One share of Freshpet stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Freshpet (NASDAQ FRPT)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  145 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  144 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  289
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Freshpet and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $15.75 (8.62% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/8/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$15.00 -> $20.00HighView Rating Details
7/20/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$14.00 -> $20.00LowView Rating Details
7/20/2017Imperial CapitalInitiated CoverageIn -> In-Line$16.50LowView Rating Details
6/16/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$12.00 -> $15.00MediumView 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, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$9.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuy$11.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 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
8/7/2017Q2 2017($0.07)($0.08)$38.09 million$39.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $0.04
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.08
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175($0.12)$0.03($0.04)
Q2 20176($0.07)$0.05($0.02)
Q3 20176($0.02)$0.08$0.02
Q4 20176$0.04$0.15$0.08
Q1 20181($0.07)($0.07)($0.07)
Q2 20183($0.08)$0.06($0.01)
Q3 20183$0.02$0.09$0.06
Q4 20183$0.08$0.13$0.11
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.81%
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
9/15/2017Scott James MorrisInsiderSell2,101$15.80$33,195.80View SEC Filing  
9/15/2017Stephen MacchiavernaVPSell6,000$15.81$94,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Richard A KassarCFOSell437$16.00$6,992.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017Richard A KassarCFOSell23,239$16.00$371,824.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017Richard A KassarCFOSell200$16.00$3,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Richard A KassarCFOSell8,977$16.00$143,632.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Scott James MorrisInsiderSell5,000$16.73$83,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017Richard A KassarCFOSell15,125$15.26$230,807.50View SEC Filing  
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 logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for Freshpet, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (FRPT) - September 22 at 6:38 AM logoRSI Alert: Freshpet Now Oversold - September 21 at 6:56 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. Amends Credit Facility - September 21 at 6:56 PM logoQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Lowered by SunTrust Banks - September 21 at 12:52 PM logoIs It Too Late To Buy Freshpet Inc (FRPT)? - September 19 at 11:51 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Insider Sells $33,195.80 in Stock - September 19 at 8:32 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) VP Stephen Macchiaverna Sells 6,000 Shares - September 19 at 8:08 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $41.24 Million - September 13 at 8:05 AM logoFreshpet Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:FRPT) : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 5:27 AM logoFreshpet (FRPT) vs. Petiq (PETQ) Critical Survey - September 10 at 10:22 PM logoFreshpet (FRPT) and Petiq (PETQ) Critical Contrast - September 10 at 2:44 AM logoFreshpet Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRPT-US : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 7:19 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 29 at 4:32 AM logo$41.24 Million in Sales Expected for Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT) This Quarter - August 26 at 7:06 PM logoETFs with exposure to Freshpet Inc. : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 2:43 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT) to Post -$0.01 EPS - August 24 at 2:06 AM logoHead-To-Head Review: PETIQ INC (PETQ) and Freshpet (FRPT) - August 17 at 6:28 AM logoRichard A. Kassar Sells 8,977 Shares of Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Stock - August 16 at 8:46 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) CFO Richard A. Kassar Sells 23,239 Shares - August 16 at 8:28 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - August 12 at 3:56 PM logoFreshpet Inc Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($0.12) Per Share (FRPT) - August 11 at 12:02 PM logoFreshpet Inc. :FRPT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017 - August 10 at 8:07 PM logoImperial Capital Weighs in on Freshpet, Inc.'s Q3 2018 Earnings (NASDAQ:FRPT) - August 10 at 12:38 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Freshpet, Inc. Decreased by William Blair (NASDAQ:FRPT) - August 10 at 9:10 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($0.08) Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts - August 10 at 9:10 AM logoSunTrust Banks Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) - August 10 at 9:10 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) to Hold - August 9 at 10:26 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.01 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts - August 9 at 8:08 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Freshpet, Inc. Decreased by Analyst (NASDAQ:FRPT) - August 9 at 8:08 AM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Freshpet, Inc. Issued By Oppenheimer Holdings (NASDAQ:FRPT) - August 9 at 8:08 AM logoEdited Transcript of FRPT earnings conference call or presentation 7-Aug-17 8:30pm GMT - August 8 at 11:37 PM logoFreshpet Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRPT-US : August 8, 2017 - August 8 at 6:33 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS - August 8 at 1:36 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Given New $20.00 Price Target at SunTrust Banks, Inc. - August 8 at 8:30 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 7 at 8:58 PM logoFreshpet reports 2Q loss - August 7 at 8:58 PM logoInvestor Network: Freshpet Inc. to Host Earnings Call - August 7 at 3:56 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $37.76 Million - August 7 at 8:32 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.07 Per Share - August 5 at 6:26 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Downgraded by BidaskClub - August 4 at 11:52 PM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - August 4 at 8:18 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - July 24 at 10:56 PM logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for Freshpet, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:FRPT) - July 24 at 7:10 AM logoFreshpet (FRPT) versus Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Head to Head Review - July 24 at 12:05 AM logoContrasting Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) & Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT) - July 21 at 8:14 AM logoFreshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Now Covered by Analysts at Imperial Capital - July 20 at 10:46 PM logoFreshpet's (FRPT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus - July 20 at 3:26 PM logoComparing Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) & Freshpet (FRPT) - July 17 at 10:33 PM logoEdited Transcript of FRPT earnings conference call or presentation 9-Mar-17 9:30pm GMT - July 17 at 7:44 PM logoFreshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT) versus Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Critical Contrast - July 17 at 12:23 PM



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