Quarterly Snapshot: Quick and Current Ratios for Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)

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The closing price of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) was $21.51 for the day, down -1.10% from the previous closing price of $21.75. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.10 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.39 million shares were traded. FLO stock price reached its highest trading level at $21.78 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $21.47.

Ratios:

Our analysis of FLO’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 287.08 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 16.97. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.68 and its Current Ratio is at 1.11. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.99 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.94.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, DA Davidson on March 01, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $24.

On March 03, 2023, Deutsche Bank Upgraded its rating to Hold which previously was Sell but kept the price unchanged to $27.

Deutsche Bank Downgraded its Hold to Sell on December 06, 2022, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $28 to $27.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 02 ’24 when Casey Edward J. Jr. bought 5,000 shares for $23.55 per share. The transaction valued at 117,750 led to the insider holds 20,330 shares of the business.

THOMAS TERRY S sold 36,577 shares of FLO for $845,162 on Mar 11 ’24. The Chief Growth Officer now owns 42,740 shares after completing the transaction at $23.11 per share. On Dec 20 ’23, another insider, KINSEY R STEVE, who serves as the Chief Financial Officer & CAO of the company, bought 1,780 shares for $22.46 each. As a result, the insider paid 39,982 and bolstered with 399,520 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, FLO now has a Market Capitalization of 4592320512 and an Enterprise Value of 5511110656. As of this moment, Flowers’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 36.41, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 16.60. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 11.52. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.88 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.30. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.074 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.136.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, FLO has reached a high of $26.33, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $19.64. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -8.68%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -5.10%.

Shares Statistics:

FLO traded an average of 1.28M shares per day over the past three months and 1233490 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 210.42M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 196.51M. Insiders hold about 6.93% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 66.39% stake in the company. Shares short for FLO as of 1718323200 were 2204061 with a Short Ratio of 1.72, compared to 1715731200 on 2350820. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 2204061 and a Short% of Float of 1.17999995.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.92, FLO has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.93. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.04229885The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.43.

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