FLO:NYE-Flowers Foods Inc.

EQUITY | Consumer Packaged Goods | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 19.13

Change

-0.09 (-0.47)%

Market Cap

USD 4.01B

Volume

0.93M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 20.57 (7.53%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 21.20 (10.82%)
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About

Flowers Foods Inc is a producer and marketer of packaged bakery foods. It consists of two business segments direct-store-delivery and warehouse delivery. Its brands include Nature's Own, Whitewheat, Wonder Bread,Cobblestone Bread Co., among others.

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ETFs Containing FLO

EQWM PowerShares Russell Midca.. 0.36 % 0.25 %

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USD 0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Consumer Packaged Goods)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -0.93% 39% F 26% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -0.93% 37% F 25% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -3.43% 48% F 23% F
Dividend Return 3.38% 91% A- 51% F
Total Return -0.05% 48% F 22% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 6.04% 30% F 47% F
Dividend Return 14.85% 54% F 46% F
Total Return 20.89% 28% F 41% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.54% 18% F 23% F
Dividend Return 1.19% 16% F 23% F
Total Return 2.74% 72% C- 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.65% 46% F 40% F
Risk Adjusted Return 6.40% 16% F 21% F
Market Capitalization 3.34B 41% F 74% C

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Consumer Packaged Goods)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 18.80 10% F 13% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.17 51% F 31% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.37 58% F 41% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 21.49 46% F 32% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.89% 28% F 43% F
Return on Invested Capital 11.21% 44% F 66% D
Return on Assets 3.11% 36% F 56% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 1.50% 90% A- 94% A

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Analyst Rating

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This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.