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NYSE:FLO

Flowers Foods - FLO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$27.58
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$27.48
$28.01
50-Day Range
$24.36
$28.50
52-Week Range
$22.72
$29.73
Volume
1.18 million shs
Average Volume
1.55 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.85 billion
P/E Ratio
27.04
Dividend Yield
3.19%
Price Target
$28.00

Flowers Foods MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.5% Upside
$28.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.27% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.18
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.31mentions of Flowers Foods in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.60%
From $1.25 to $1.32 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.09 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

85th out of 147 stocks

Food & Kindred Products Industry

8th out of 16 stocks

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About Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Stock

Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets packaged bakery products in the United States. It offers fresh breads, buns, rolls, snack cakes, and tortillas, as well as frozen breads and rolls under the Nature's Own, Dave's Killer Bread, Wonder, Canyon Bakehouse, Mrs. Freshley's, and Tastykake brand names. The company distributes its products through a direct-store-delivery distribution and a warehouse delivery system, as well as operates 46 bakeries comprising 44 owned and two leased. Its customers include mass merchandisers, supermarkets and other retailers, convenience stores, national and regional restaurants, quick-serve chains, retail in-store bakeries, foodservice distributors, food wholesalers, institutions, dollar stores, and vending companies. The company was formerly known as Flowers Industries and changed its name to Flowers Foods, Inc. in 2001. Flowers Foods, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Thomasville, Georgia.

Flowers Foods Stock Performance

Flowers Foods stock traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $27.53. 64,936 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 898,831. The firm's fifty day moving average is $26.57 and its two-hundred day moving average is $26.74. The company has a market capitalization of $5.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.04 and a beta of 0.27. Flowers Foods has a fifty-two week low of $22.72 and a fifty-two week high of $29.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 1.52 and a quick ratio of 1.25.

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 19th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.40 billion. Flowers Foods had a return on equity of 18.97% and a net margin of 4.93%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Flowers Foods will post 1.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Flowers Foods Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 9th were given a dividend of $0.22 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 8th. This is a positive change from Flowers Foods's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.20%. Flowers Foods's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 86.28%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Flowers Foods from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their target price on Flowers Foods from $27.00 to $26.00 in a research note on Monday, May 23rd.

Insider Buying and Selling at Flowers Foods

In other Flowers Foods news, CEO Ryals Mcmullian sold 66,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.54, for a total value of $1,751,640.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,934,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $51,328,360. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 11.79% of the company's stock.

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FLO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/23 Dividend
6/08/2022
Dividend Payable
6/23/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Food & kindred products
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
CUSIP
34349810
Employees
8,900
Year Founded
1919

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$26.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+1.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$206.19 million
Pretax Margin
6.41%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.33 billion
Cash Flow
$1.88 per share
Book Value
$6.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
187,042,000
Market Cap
$5.85 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.27

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Key Executives

  • Mr. A. Ryals McMullian Jr. (Age 52)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.34M
  • Mr. R. Steve Kinsey (Age 61)
    CFO & Chief Accounting Officer
    Comp: $1.29M
  • Mr. Bradley K. Alexander (Age 63)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $1.21M
  • Mr. David Keith Wheeler (Age 59)
    Chief Sales Officer
    Comp: $960.6k
  • Mr. H. Mark Courtney (Age 61)
    Chief Brand Officer
    Comp: $821.76k
  • Mr. Mark Chaffin (Age 51)
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. J. T. Rieck
    SVP Fin. & Investor Relations
  • Ms. Stephanie B. Tillman (Age 51)
    Chief Legal Counsel
  • Ms. Mary A. Krier
    Sr. VP of Communications & Corp. Responsibility
  • Mr. Debo Mukherjee (Age 54)
    Chief Marketing Officer













FLO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Flowers Foods stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flowers Foods in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" FLO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FLO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Flowers Foods' stock price forecast for 2022?

1 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Flowers Foods' shares. Their FLO share price forecasts range from $26.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have FLO shares performed in 2022?

Flowers Foods' stock was trading at $27.47 at the start of the year. Since then, FLO shares have increased by 0.4% and is now trading at $27.58.
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Are investors shorting Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,350,000 shares, a decline of 19.5% from the June 30th total of 7,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Currently, 3.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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How can I listen to Flowers Foods' earnings call?

Flowers Foods will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, August 12th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Flowers Foods' earnings last quarter?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 19th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.06. The firm earned $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.40 billion. Flowers Foods had a net margin of 4.93% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.97%. Flowers Foods's quarterly revenue was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.41 earnings per share.

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

Flowers Foods announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, June 23rd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 8th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.
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Is Flowers Foods a good dividend stock?

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.19%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 86.28%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, FLO will have a dividend payout ratio of 66.67% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Flowers Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

Flowers Foods issued an update on its FY22 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.25-1.30 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.24. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.764 billion to $4.850 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.79 billion.

What is Ryals McMullian's approval rating as Flowers Foods' CEO?

18 employees have rated Flowers Foods Chief Executive Officer Ryals McMullian on Glassdoor.com. Ryals McMullian has an approval rating of 76% among the company's employees.

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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Coca-Cola (KO), Pfizer (PFE), General Mills (GIS), Altria Group (MO) and Walmart (WMT).

What is Flowers Foods' stock symbol?

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

Who are Flowers Foods' major shareholders?

Flowers Foods' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.35%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.85%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.70%), Truist Financial Corp (0.60%), Thomasville National Bank (0.45%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.42%). Insiders that own company stock include David V Singer, Debo Mukherjee, Heeth Iv Varnedoe, Melvin T Stith and Ryals Mcmullian.
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How do I buy shares of Flowers Foods?

Shares of FLO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Flowers Foods' stock price today?

One share of FLO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.58.

How much money does Flowers Foods make?

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) has a market capitalization of $5.85 billion and generates $4.33 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $206.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.02 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Flowers Foods have?

The company employs 8,900 workers across the globe.

When was Flowers Foods founded?

Flowers Foods was founded in 1919.

How can I contact Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods' mailing address is 1919 FLOWERS CIRCLE, THOMASVILLE GA, 31757. The official website for the company is www.flowersfoods.com. The company can be reached via phone at (229) 226-9110 or via fax at 229-225-3816.

This page (NYSE:FLO) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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