Flowers Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.03 (+0.13 %)
(As of 09/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume2.40 million shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.90 billion
P/E Ratio21.61
Dividend Yield3.64%
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About Flowers Foods

Flowers Foods, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of bakery products. The firm offers bakery foods for retail and food service customers in the United States. Its brands include Nature's Own, Dave's Killer Bread, Wonder, Canyon Bakehouse, Tastykake and Mrs. Freshley's. The company was founded by William Howard Flowers, Sr. and Joseph Hampton Flowers, Jr. in 1919 and is headquartered in Thomasville, GA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

52nd out of 179 stocks

Food & Kindred Products Industry

4th out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Flowers Foods a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flowers Foods in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Flowers Foods stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Flowers Foods?

Wall Street analysts have given Flowers Foods a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Flowers Foods wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Flowers Foods' next earnings date?

Flowers Foods is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Flowers Foods' earnings last quarter?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 12th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.01 billion. Flowers Foods had a net margin of 5.27% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.93%.
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How has Flowers Foods' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Flowers Foods' stock was trading at $21.88 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FLO shares have increased by 5.7% and is now trading at $23.12.
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How often does Flowers Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 20th. Investors of record on Friday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, September 17th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 2nd.
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Is Flowers Foods a good dividend stock?

Flowers Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.64%. Flowers Foods has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Flowers Foods is 64.12%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Flowers Foods will have a dividend payout ratio of 70.59% next year. This indicates that Flowers Foods 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 updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.170-$1.220 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.150. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.26 billion-$4.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.25 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FLO?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Flowers Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Flowers Foods' stock price to reach $23.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Flowers Foods' key executives?

Flowers Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Amos Ryals McMullian, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Bradley K. Alexander, Chief Operating Officer
  • R. Steve Kinsey, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
  • Mark Chaffin, Chief Information Officer
  • Stephanie B. Tillman, Chief Compliance Officer, VP & Chief Legal Counsel

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

18 employees have rated Flowers Foods CEO Ryals McMullian on Glassdoor.com. Ryals McMullian has an approval rating of 76% among Flowers Foods' employees.

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), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), The 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (9.74%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.98%), BlackRock Inc. (8.81%), Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC (3.10%), State Street Corp (2.45%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.38%). Company insiders that own Flowers Foods stock include David V Singer and Debo Mukherjee.
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Which major investors are selling Flowers Foods stock?

FLO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Squarepoint Ops LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, and Man Group plc.
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Which major investors are buying Flowers Foods stock?

FLO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, OLD Republic International Corp, State Street Corp, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, and First Trust Advisors LP.
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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 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 $23.12.

How much money does Flowers Foods make?

Flowers Foods has a market capitalization of $4.90 billion and generates $4.39 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $152.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Flowers Foods have?

Flowers Foods employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

When was Flowers Foods founded?

Flowers Foods was founded in 1919.

What is Flowers Foods' official website?

The official website for Flowers Foods is www.flowersfoods.com.

Where are Flowers Foods' headquarters?

Flowers Foods is headquartered at 1919 FLOWERS CIRCLE, THOMASVILLE GA, 31757.

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.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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