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John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) Competitors

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(As of 07/12/2024 ET)


Should you be buying John B. Sanfilippo & Son stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of John B. Sanfilippo & Son include Whole Earth Brands (FREE), Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF), J&J Snack Foods (JJSF), Cal-Maine Foods (CALM), Tootsie Roll Industries (TR), TreeHouse Foods (THS), The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), B&G Foods (BGS), Seneca Foods (SENEA), and Calavo Growers (CVGW).

John B. Sanfilippo & Son vs.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) and Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ:FREE) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Whole Earth Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

John B. Sanfilippo & Son received 141 more outperform votes than Whole Earth Brands when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.97% of users gave John B. Sanfilippo & Son an outperform vote while only 53.13% of users gave Whole Earth Brands an outperform vote.

John B. Sanfilippo & SonOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Whole Earth BrandsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

In the previous week, Whole Earth Brands had 2 more articles in the media than John B. Sanfilippo & Son. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Whole Earth Brands and 2 mentions for John B. Sanfilippo & Son. John B. Sanfilippo & Son's average media sentiment score of 1.44 beat Whole Earth Brands' score of 0.22 indicating that John B. Sanfilippo & Son is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
John B. Sanfilippo & Son Positive
Whole Earth Brands Neutral

John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a beta of 0.09, indicating that its share price is 91% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Whole Earth Brands has a beta of 0.58, indicating that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a net margin of 6.29% compared to Whole Earth Brands' net margin of -5.05%. John B. Sanfilippo & Son's return on equity of 21.48% beat Whole Earth Brands' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
John B. Sanfilippo & Son6.29% 21.48% 14.22%
Whole Earth Brands -5.05%-11.20%-3.35%

John B. Sanfilippo & Son has higher revenue and earnings than Whole Earth Brands. Whole Earth Brands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than John B. Sanfilippo & Son, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
John B. Sanfilippo & Son$999.69M1.12$62.86M$5.5617.29
Whole Earth Brands$550.91M0.38-$38.10M-$0.65-7.48

70.6% of John B. Sanfilippo & Son shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.1% of Whole Earth Brands shares are held by institutional investors. 23.5% of John B. Sanfilippo & Son shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Whole Earth Brands shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


John B. Sanfilippo & Son beats Whole Earth Brands on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding JBSS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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JBSS vs. The Competition

MetricJohn B. Sanfilippo & SonSugar & confectionery products IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.12B$8.34B$14.88B$8.73B
Dividend Yield0.83%1.98%2.75%4.03%
P/E Ratio17.2911.7619.2214.01
Price / Sales1.121.645.6779.99
Price / Cash13.3316.0432.4933.15
Price / Book3.803.586.004.46
Net Income$62.86M$518.20M$580.86M$215.59M
7 Day Performance1.85%1.77%4.93%5.35%
1 Month Performance-1.16%0.60%4.18%4.39%
1 Year Performance-11.88%-19.79%-3.42%1.77%

John B. Sanfilippo & Son Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Whole Earth Brands
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A+22.7%$211.36M$550.91M-7.46590Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A-62.8%$13.00M$27.95M-3.01136Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
J&J Snack Foods
3.6151 of 5 stars
3.62 / 5 stars
+4.7%$3.22B$1.56B37.415,000Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Cal-Maine Foods
3.9705 of 5 stars
3.97 / 5 stars
+42.9%$3.06B$3.15B11.052,976Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
Tootsie Roll Industries
0.1758 of 5 stars
0.18 / 5 stars
N/A-13.4%$2.15B$763.25M23.022,300Short Interest ↑
Negative News
TreeHouse Foods
2.6348 of 5 stars
2.63 / 5 stars
-26.2%$2.01B$3.43B83.027,400News Coverage
The Hain Celestial Group
4.9045 of 5 stars
4.90 / 5 stars
-45.9%$629.78M$1.80B-6.872,837Positive News
B&G Foods
2.8562 of 5 stars
2.86 / 5 stars
-41.3%$616.59M$2.06B-5.422,912Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Seneca Foods
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A+62.6%$416.42M$1.46B7.102,900Positive News
Calavo Growers
3.6489 of 5 stars
3.65 / 5 stars
-27.2%$392.67M$971.95M-245.113,064News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:JBSS) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by Staff

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