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Flowers Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.51 (+2.27 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.95
50-Day Range
MA: $22.54
52-Week Range
Now: $22.95
Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.86 billion
P/E Ratio49.89
Dividend Yield3.57%
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, Tastykake, Alpine Valley, Aunt Hattie's, Bunny, Butternut, Butterkrust, Captain John Derst, Country Kitchen, Evangeline Maid, Home Pride, Merita, Sara Lee (California), and Sunbeam 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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Overall MarketRank

1.33 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

100th out of 299 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 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.12 billion
Cash Flow$1.73 per share
Book Value$5.97 per share


Net Income$164.54 million


Market Cap$4.86 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
+0.51 (+2.27 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Frequently Asked Questions

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. Since then, FLO shares have increased by 4.9% and is now trading at $22.95.
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Is Flowers Foods a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research 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 research 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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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.

When is Flowers Foods' next earnings date?

Flowers Foods is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Flowers Foods' earnings last quarter?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 12th. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.03. The firm earned $989.65 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $975.39 million. Flowers Foods had a net margin of 2.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.41%. The company's revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share.
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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, November 16th. Investors of record on Friday, November 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, December 11th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 25th.
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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 3.57%. Flowers Foods has been increasing its dividend for 6 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 updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.23-1.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.35-4.37 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.32 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FLO?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Flowers Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Flowers Foods' stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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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).

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 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 (0.90%), Thomasville National Bank (0.35%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%), Signature Wealth Management Group (0.06%), Strs Ohio (0.05%) and Trinity Legacy Partners LLC (0.03%). 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 New York State Teachers Retirement System, Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Procyon Private Wealth Partners LLC, and Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker 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 Cypress Wealth Services LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Trinity Legacy Partners LLC, Signature Wealth Management Group, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Thomasville National Bank, and Pflug Koory LLC.
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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.

What is Flowers Foods' stock price today?

One share of FLO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.95.

How big of a company is Flowers Foods?

Flowers Foods has a market capitalization of $4.86 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. Flowers Foods employs 9,700 workers across the globe.

What is Flowers Foods' official website?

The official website for Flowers Foods is 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.

This page was last updated on 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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