SunOpta Company Profile (NASDAQ:STKL)

About SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)

SunOpta logoSunopta Inc is a Canada-based company, which operates businesses focused on a healthy products portfolio. It operates through the following segments: Global Ingredients and Consumer Products. The Global Ingredients segment aggregates its North American and international raw material sourcing and supply operating segments focused on the procurement, processing and sale of specialty and organic grains, seeds, fruits, grain- and cocoa-based ingredients, and other commodities. The Consumer Products segment provides healthy and organic food products that are consumer-packaged to retailers, foodservice distributors and food manufacturers with a range of branded and private label products. It is focused on sourcing non-genetically modified (non-GMO) and organic ingredients, and manufacturing healthy food and beverage products. It manufactures packaged products focused on the healthy beverage, healthy fruit and healthy snack categories.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food Processing - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:STKL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $830.01 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,011,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $7.96
  • 52 Week Range: $4.91 - $10.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 57.06
  • P/E Growth: 8.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.32 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.63
  • Book Value: $4.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.34
  • EBIDTA: $73.36 million
  • Net Margins: -3.95%
  • Return on Equity: 0.58%
  • Return on Assets: 0.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.64%
  • Current Ratio: 1.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.50%
  • Average Volume: 502,479 shs.
  • Beta: 1.78
  • Short Ratio: 3

Frequently Asked Questions for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)

What is SunOpta's stock symbol?

SunOpta trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STKL."

How were SunOpta's earnings last quarter?

SunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $330 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $344.20 million. SunOpta had a negative net margin of 3.95% and a positive return on equity of 0.58%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.03 earnings per share. View SunOpta's Earnings History.

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

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for SunOpta's stock. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $11.50. On average, they expect SunOpta's share price to reach $8.88 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for SunOpta.

Who are some of SunOpta's key competitors?

Who are SunOpta's key executives?

SunOpta's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Dean Hollis, Chairman of the Board
  • David J Colo, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Robert McKeracher, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Gerard Versteegh, President-International Sourcing & Supply
  • John Ruelle, Senior Vice President - Corporate Development
  • Katrina L. Houde, Director
  • Gregg A. Tanner, Director
  • M. Shan Atkins CPA, Independent Director
  • Albert D. Bolles Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Michael E. Detlefsen, Independent Director

Who owns SunOpta stock?

SunOpta's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP (16.20%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (2.22%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.52%), Aperio Group LLC (0.06%), Hollencrest Securities LLC (0.03%) and Atria Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own SunOpta stock include Albert D Bolles, David Colo, Douglas Greene, Hendrik Jacobs, Jeffrey Gough, Joseph Davidson, M Shan Atkins, Michael Detlefsen, Oaktree Huntington Investment, Richard Dean Hollis, Robert Duchscher, Steven R Bromley and Tourbillon Capital Partners, L. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SunOpta.

Who sold SunOpta stock? Who is selling SunOpta stock?

SunOpta's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Factory Mutual Insurance Co. and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for SunOpta.

Who bought SunOpta stock? Who is buying SunOpta stock?

SunOpta's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atria Investments LLC, Hollencrest Securities LLC and Aperio Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought SunOpta stock in the last two years include Albert D Bolles, David Colo, Douglas Greene, Hendrik Jacobs, Jeffrey Gough, Joseph Davidson, M Shan Atkins, Michael Detlefsen, Oaktree Huntington Investment, Richard Dean Hollis and Robert Duchscher. View Insider Buying and Selling for SunOpta.

How do I buy SunOpta stock?

Shares of SunOpta 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 SunOpta's stock price today?

One share of SunOpta stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.70.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SunOpta (NASDAQ STKL)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  132 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  339
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SunOpta 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 SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $8.88 (8.51% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/31/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$8.00 -> $11.50LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$8.50LowView Rating Details
3/7/2017William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
3/6/2017DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/2/2017WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> Hold$10.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
6/21/2016AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
4/13/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$10.00N/AView Rating Details
8/19/2015DesjardinsLower Price TargetHold$12.00 -> $9.50N/AView Rating Details
8/13/2015ScotiabankLower Price Target$13.50 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
8/13/2015Pi FinancialLower Price Target$13.50 -> $12.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Earnings by Quarter for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Earnings History by Quarter for SunOpta (NASDAQ STKL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/20173/31/2017($0.02)($0.01)$344.20 million$330.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/201712/31/2016$0.05($0.08)$334.99 million$297.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q316$0.06$0.07$360.50 million$348.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2016Q216$0.07$0.05$361.55 million$348.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.04$0.03$351.60 million$352.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2016Q415$0.05$0.03$359.21 million$316.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q315$0.07$0.08$306.13 million$306.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q215$0.11$0.08$335.41 million$307.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q115$0.08$0.08$315.77 million$303.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.10$0.06$300.70 million$284.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2014Q314$0.11$0.12$331.60 million$318.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014$0.12$0.13$344.87 million$338.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2014Q114$0.08$0.10$297.27 million$333.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q413$0.04$0.03$287.01 million$285.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.10$0.07$302.22 million$302.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q113$0.09$0.08$280.05 million$282.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2013Q412$0.09$0.06$264.72 million$270.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.10$0.09$276.21 million$279.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.05
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.18
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.02)$0.08$0.03
Q2 20172$0.01$0.02$0.02
Q3 20172$0.01$0.02$0.02
Q4 20172($0.02)($0.01)($0.02)
Q1 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q2 20181$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q3 20181$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q4 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.88%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.97%
Insider Trades by Quarter for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/19/2017Robert DuchscherInsiderBuy5,800$8.94$51,852.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Jeffrey GoughInsiderBuy15,000$8.49$127,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017M Shan AtkinsDirectorBuy12,500$8.02$100,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Oaktree Huntington InvestmentMajor ShareholderBuy223,946$8.00$1,791,568.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017David ColoCEOBuy74,000$6.85$506,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017Oaktree Huntington InvestmentMajor ShareholderBuy490,079$6.90$3,381,545.10View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Albert D BollesDirectorBuy40,000$7.35$294,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Richard Dean HollisDirectorBuy50,000$6.55$327,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Joseph DavidsonSVPBuy1,000$3.44$3,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Michael DetlefsenDirectorBuy4,000$3.33$13,320.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Douglas GreeneDirectorBuy50,000$3.77$188,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Hendrik JacobsCEOBuy7,000$3.85$26,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Joseph DavidsonSVPBuy1,000$4.10$4,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Michael DetlefsenDirectorBuy5,000$4.87$24,350.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Joseph DavidsonSVPBuy500$4.88$2,440.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015M Shan AtkinsDirectorBuy4,500$6.85$30,825.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015M Shan AtkinsDirectorBuy6,500$6.80$44,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Steven R. BromleyDirectorSell60,000$7.04$422,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Douglas GreeneDirectorBuy50,000$7.02$351,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Hendrik JacobsInsiderBuy15,000$6.87$103,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Tourbillon Capital Partners, LMajor ShareholderSell50,000$5.15$257,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Jeremy KendallDirectorSell5,000$13.04$65,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Jeremy KendallDirectorSell50,000$12.72$636,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015John RuelleCAOSell22,000$10.03$220,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell40,000$10.33$413,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Alan MurrayDirectorBuy19,230$10.44$200,761.20View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Steven R BromleyCEOSell34,563$10.38$358,763.94View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell60,000$9.95$597,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Jeremy KendallDirectorSell15,000$10.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell10,000$11.85$118,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Jeremy KendallDirectorSell10,000$13.50$135,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell15,000$12.14$182,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell10,000$12.04$120,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell25,000$13.16$329,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell10,000$13.23$132,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Vic HepburnDirectorSell10,000$13.38$133,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell35,000$13.50$472,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Michael DetlefsenDirectorBuy5,000$12.31$61,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014John RuelleCAOSell12,000$12.20$146,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell75,000$10.52$789,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Michael DetlefsenDirectorBuy5,000$9.35$46,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Michael DetlefsenDirectorBuy5,000$9.05$45,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Hendrik JacobsCOOSell50,000$9.05$452,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013West Face Capital Inc.major shareholderSell1,110,200$9.00$9,991,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell25,000$7.51$187,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell20,000$7.84$156,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell10,000$8.02$80,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Michael DetlefsenDirectorBuy1,000$7.89$7,890.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Allan Glen RouthDirectorSell10,000$7.41$74,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Jeremy KendallDirectorSell10,000$7.50$75,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Jeremy KendallDirectorSell10,000$7.32$73,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012West Face Capital Inc.major shareholderBuy130,300$5.94$773,982.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
Latest Headlines for SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL)
DateHeadline logoInitiating Research Reports on Processed and Packaged Goods Equities ... - July 21 at 7:26 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 17 at 12:32 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy" - July 15 at 7:24 AM logo$339.77 Million in Sales Expected for SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) This Quarter - July 7 at 3:03 PM logo Analysts Expect SunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) to Announce $0.01 EPS - July 5 at 9:50 AM logoOaktree Capital Acquires Additional 1.39M Securities of SunOpta (STKL) in Q2 - June 22 at 6:50 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - June 20 at 12:46 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Short Interest Update - June 14 at 7:12 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $339.77 Million - June 11 at 10:30 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) to Post $0.01 EPS - June 9 at 9:54 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest - June 6 at 9:20 AM logoCitigroup Inc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) - May 31 at 9:56 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 26 at 1:15 PM logoInsider Buying: SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Insider Acquires 5,800 Shares of Stock - May 23 at 10:24 AM logoYoung Guns of Activism Join Boards at AIG, SunOpta and DepoMed - May 23 at 9:07 AM logoETFs with exposure to SunOpta, Inc. : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 12:51 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. :STKL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 8:00 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Major Shareholder Purchases $1,791,568.00 in Stock - May 16 at 7:14 PM logoInsider Buying: SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Insider Buys 15,000 Shares of Stock - May 16 at 4:38 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Director Acquires $100,250.00 in Stock - May 15 at 4:22 PM logo Brokerages Expect SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $340.54 Million - May 14 at 8:47 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Will Announce Earnings of $0.04 Per Share - May 12 at 10:20 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. Forecasted to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.01 Per Share (STKL) - May 12 at 8:34 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 12 at 7:30 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 10 at 4:38 PM logoSunOpta Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results - May 10 at 10:33 AM logoSunOpta reports 1Q loss - May 10 at 10:33 AM logoInvestor Network: Sunopta Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 10 at 10:33 AM logoSunOpta Announces Oaktree Permitted to Acquire Additional Common Shares - May 8 at 10:57 AM logoSunOpta (STKL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 2 at 9:04 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 1 at 4:24 PM logoSunOpta (STKL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 28 at 5:10 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:STKL) : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 8:27 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $360.9 Million - April 26 at 2:20 PM logoSunOpta Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Release and Conference Call - April 26 at 9:10 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STKL-US : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 9:10 AM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Receives Buy Rating from BMO Capital Markets - April 26 at 8:08 AM logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact SunOpta (STKL) Stock Price - April 25 at 1:08 PM logoSunOpta Announces Additional Information Available for Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders - April 25 at 9:36 AM logo$0.02 Earnings Per Share Expected for SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) This Quarter - April 24 at 10:12 AM logoSunOpta (STKL) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.56 - April 21 at 5:23 PM logoSunOpta (STKL) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.34 - April 18 at 3:38 PM logoSunOpta (STKL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 15 at 12:57 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 4 at 2:01 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Short Interest Up 83.7% in March - March 26 at 7:05 AM logoSUNOPTA INC. Files SEC form 8-K/A, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 13 at 7:39 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Upgraded by William Blair to “Outperform” - March 13 at 2:48 PM logoSunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - March 9 at 10:00 PM logoDavid Colo Buys 74,000 Shares of SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) Stock - March 8 at 10:04 PM logoSUNOPTA INC. Financials - March 8 at 8:23 PM



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