NYSE:FLO - Flowers Foods Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$20.28 -0.37 (-1.79 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 05:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.65
Today's Range$20.19 - $20.66
52-Week Range$16.80 - $22.82
Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.35 billion
P/E Ratio21.97
Dividend Yield3.49%
Flowers Foods logoFlowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets bakery products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) and Warehouse Delivery. The DSD segment produces and markets fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes. This segment offers its products primarily under the Nature's Own, Wonder, Cobblestone Bread Company, Tastykake, and Dave's Killer Bread brand names. It operates 39 bakeries, as well as sells its products through a network of independent distributors to retail and foodservice customers. The Warehouse Delivery segment produces snack cakes, frozen breads, and rolls for national retail, foodservice, vending, and co-pack customers through a network of warehouse channels. This segment markets its products under the Mrs. Freshley's, Alpine Valley Bread, and European Bakers brand names. It also sells products under franchised and licensed trademarks and trade names, such as Sunbeam, Bunny, and Sara Lee. 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63
Current Ratio1.43
Quick Ratio1.13


Trailing P/E Ratio21.97
Forward P/E Ratio19.13
P/E Growth2.17

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.92 billion
Price / Sales1.09
Cash Flow$1.5648 per share
Price / Cash12.96
Book Value$5.97 per share
Price / Book3.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.89
Net Income$150.12 million
Net Margins3.58%
Return on Equity15.87%
Return on Assets7.39%


Outstanding Shares210,810,000
Market Cap$4,353.31

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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 Thursday, May 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, June 21st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 6th. This is a boost from Flowers Foods's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View Flowers Foods' Dividend History.

How were Flowers Foods' earnings last quarter?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 16th. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $1.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. Flowers Foods had a return on equity of 15.87% and a net margin of 3.58%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. 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, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Flowers Foods.

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

Flowers Foods updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.04-$1.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.921-$3.982 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.96 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FLO?

11 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Flowers Foods' shares. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Flowers Foods' share price to reach $21.8889 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Flowers Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Flowers Foods?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flowers Foods in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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, "Flowers Foods is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the United States. The company operates highly efficient bakeries that produce a wide range of bakery food for retail and foodservice customers in the U.S. The company maintains some of the most efficient and technologically advanced bakeries in the country and has a team of outstanding employees and associates. Each bakery operates as a separate subsidiary of the company and has its own president, human resources director, and controller. " (6/29/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "1Q EBIT results missed our estimate by 7% and consensus by 4%." (5/17/2018)
  • 3. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We see 2018 guidance being appropriately conservative on top line, margins and tax rate." (2/8/2018)

Who are some of Flowers Foods' key competitors?

Who are Flowers Foods' key executives?

Flowers Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Allen L. Shiver, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. R. Steven Kinsey, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Stephen R. Avera, Chief Legal Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. David Keith Wheeler, Chief Sales Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Bradley K. Alexander, Pres of the Fresh Packaged Bread Bus. Unit (Age 59)

Has Flowers Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about FLO stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Flowers Foods earned a coverage optimism score of -0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 43.63 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Flowers Foods' major shareholders?

Flowers Foods' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (1.64%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.49%), TNB Financial (0.38%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Marshwinds Advisory Co. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Flowers Foods stock include Allen L Shiver, Amos R Mcmullian, Brad K Alexander, Dan W Stone, David Keith Wheeler, David M Roach, George E Deese, Karyl H Lauder, Margaret G Lewis, Marta Jones Turner, R Steve Kinsey, Richard Lan, Robert L Benton Jr, Stephen R Avera and Tonja W Taylor. 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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC and TNB Financial. Company insiders that have sold Flowers Foods company stock in the last year include Allen L Shiver, Brad K Alexander, David M Roach, Karyl H Lauder, Marta Jones Turner, R Steve Kinsey, Robert L Benton Jr, Stephen R Avera and Tonja W Taylor. View Insider Buying and Selling for Flowers Foods.

Which major investors are buying Flowers Foods stock?

FLO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Marshwinds Advisory Co., Bright Rock Capital Management LLC, Wendell David Associates Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, FormulaFolio Investments LLC and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. Company insiders that have bought Flowers Foods stock in the last two years include Amos R Mcmullian, Margaret G Lewis and Richard Lan. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Flowers Foods' stock price today?

One share of FLO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.28.

How big of a company is Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods has a market capitalization of $4.35 billion and generates $3.92 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $150.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.89 on an earnings per share basis. Flowers Foods employs 9,800 workers across the globe.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  344 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  770
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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