Flowers Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.49 %)
(As of 04/21/2021 03:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.48
50-Day Range
MA: $23.65
52-Week Range
Now: $24.48
Volume29,792 shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.18 billion
P/E Ratio53.22
Dividend Yield3.31%
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 2 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Year Founded1919



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.12 billion
Cash Flow$1.85 per share
Book Value$5.97 per share


Net Income$164.54 million


Market Cap$5.18 billion
Next Earnings Date5/12/2021 (Estimated)


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Overall MarketRank

1.33 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

103rd out of 301 stocks

Food & Kindred Products Industry

10th out of 23 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.12 (+0.49 %)
(As of 04/21/2021 03:15 PM ET)
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Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Flowers Foods a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Flowers Foods in the last year. There are currently 4 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Flowers Foods wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks 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 Wednesday, May 12th 2021.
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How were Flowers Foods' earnings last quarter?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 12th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.04. The business earned $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $998.05 million. Flowers Foods had a net margin of 2.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.41%.
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How has Flowers Foods' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Flowers Foods' stock was trading at $21.88 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FLO shares have increased by 11.9% and is now trading at $24.48.
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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 Monday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, March 19th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 4th.
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Is Flowers Foods a good dividend stock?

Flowers Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. 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 83.33%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Flowers Foods will have a dividend payout ratio of 69.57% 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 issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 1.07-1.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.212-4.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.27 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FLO?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Flowers Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Flowers Foods' share price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%.
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Who are Flowers Foods' key executives?

Flowers Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. A. Ryals McMullian Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. R. Steve Kinsey, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60, Pay $917.87k)
  • Mr. Bradley K. Alexander, Chief Operating Officer (Age 62, Pay $841.27k)
  • Mr. David Keith Wheeler, Chief Sales Officer (Age 58, Pay $701.89k)
  • Mr. Mark Chaffin, Chief Information Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. J. T. Rieck, Treasurer and VP of Investor Relations & Financial Analysis
  • Ms. Stephanie B. Tillman, Chief Legal Counsel (Age 50)
  • Ms. Mary A. Krier, Sr. VP of Communications & Corp. Responsibility
  • Mr. Debo Mukherjee, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark Gerrish, VP of Corp. Devel.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Thomasville National Bank (0.36%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Signature Wealth Management Group (0.06%), Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker Inc. (0.03%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Flowers Foods stock?

FLO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomasville National Bank, Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Carroll Financial Associates Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Signature Wealth Management Group, and Retirement Systems of Alabama.
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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 $24.48.

How much money does Flowers Foods make?

Flowers Foods has a market capitalization of $5.18 billion and generates $4.12 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $164.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.96 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 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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