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NYSE:FLO - Flowers Foods Stock Price, Forecast & News

$21.45
+0.16 (+0.75 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 11:40 AM ET)
Today's Range
$21.14
Now: $21.45
$21.46
50-Day Range
$20.82
MA: $21.51
$21.91
52-Week Range
$17.78
Now: $21.45
$24.35
Volume1.55 million shs
Average Volume883,089 shs
Market Capitalization$4.54 billion
P/E Ratio22.82
Dividend Yield3.57%
Beta0.37
Flowers Foods, Inc produces and markets bakery products in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Direct-Store-Delivery and Warehouse Delivery. The Direct-Store-Delivery segment produces and markets fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes. This segment offers its products primarily under the Nature's Own, Dave's Killer Bread, Tastykake, Wonder, and Cobblestone Bread Company brand names. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP34349810
Phone229-226-9110

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.95 billion
Cash Flow$1.63 per share
Book Value$5.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157.16 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,200
Market Cap$4.54 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Flowers Foods' stock symbol?

Flowers Foods trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FLO."

How often does Flowers Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 15th. Investors of record on Friday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, December 13th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 27th. View Flowers Foods' Dividend History.

How were Flowers Foods' earnings last quarter?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22. The company had revenue of $966.56 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $947.50 million. Flowers Foods had a return on equity of 15.74% and a net margin of 4.48%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.23 EPS. View Flowers Foods' Earnings History.

When is Flowers Foods' next earnings date?

Flowers Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Flowers Foods.

What guidance has Flowers Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

Flowers Foods issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.94-0.99 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.11-4.13 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.08 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FLO?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Flowers Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Flowers Foods' share price to reach $19.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Flowers Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Flowers Foods?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flowers Foods in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Flowers Foods.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Flowers Foods stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Flowers Foods stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Flowers Foods have outpaced the industry in the past six months. The company is benefiting from its focus on buyouts and market share gains. Notably, strength in DKB, Nature's Own and Wonder brands drove Flowers Foods’ market share in the second quarter of 2019, wherein the top line beat the consensus mark. Results also gained from the buyout of Canyon Bakehouse and solid price mix that helped counter inflationary pressures. Well, Flowers Foods has long been battling high costs and expects commodity, transport and labor cost inflation to persist in 2019. Further, management cut its earnings view for the year. Management also remains skeptical about its base business volumes, which have been weak for a while. Nonetheless, the company is set to fight these odds through savings and productivity plans like Project Centennial." (9/19/2019)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We have lost confidence that the company can improve its financial performance meaningfully – this year is just a repeat of so many before – set expectations high and disappoint in the 2H. We see little evidence that the company is not in secular decline." (2/7/2019)

Has Flowers Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FLO stock have been trending negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Flowers Foods earned a news impact score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Flowers Foods.

Are investors shorting Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 8,860,000 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the November 14th total of 8,410,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 894,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.9 days. Approximately 4.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Flowers Foods' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Flowers Foods' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Flowers Foods own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Flowers Foods investors own include JinkoSolar (JKS), Verizon Communications (VZ), The Coca-Cola (KO), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), General Electric (GE), Walmart (WMT), Procter & Gamble (PG), Array Biopharma (ARRY) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Flowers Foods' key executives?

Flowers Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Allen L. Shiver, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. R. Steve Kinsey, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stephen R. Avera, Chief Legal Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. David Keith Wheeler, Chief Sales Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Bradley K. Alexander, Pres of the Fresh Packaged Bread Bus. Unit (Age 60)

Who are Flowers Foods' major shareholders?

Flowers Foods' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC (3.11%), State Street Corp (2.27%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.45%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.86%), OLD Republic International Corp (0.67%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.64%). Company insiders that own Flowers Foods stock include David M Roach and Debo Mukherjee. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Flowers Foods.

Which major investors are selling Flowers Foods stock?

FLO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jolley Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Man Group plc, Brookstone Capital Management and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Flowers Foods.

Which major investors are buying Flowers Foods stock?

FLO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Maverick Capital Ltd., State Street Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Voya Investment Management LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Flowers Foods.

How do I buy shares of Flowers Foods?

Shares of FLO 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Flowers Foods' stock price today?

One share of FLO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.45.

How big of a company is Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods has a market capitalization of $4.54 billion and generates $3.95 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $157.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.94 on an earnings per share basis. Flowers Foods employs 9,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Flowers Foods.

What is Flowers Foods' official website?

The official website for Flowers Foods is http://www.flowersfoods.com/.

How can I contact Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods' mailing address is 1919 FLOWERS CIRCLE, THOMASVILLE GA, 31757. The company can be reached via phone at 229-226-9110.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Flowers Foods (NYSE FLO)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  446 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  528 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  974
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Flowers Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FLO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FLO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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