Cowen Maintains Freshpet Inc. stock with an Outperform rating and lowers the target price to $163 from $181 on the company’s stock.
Based on the Freshpet Inc stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for Freshpet Inc is USD 137.25 over the next 12 months. Freshpet Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Freshpet Inc is Neutral, which is based on 5 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Freshpet Inc’s stock price was USD 93.10. Freshpet Inc’s stock price has changed by -13.31% over the past week, -13.16% over the past month and -49.63% over the last year.
What we like:
High market capitalization
This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.
Superior risk adjusted returns
This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
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.
Superior Revenue Growth
This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.
What we don’t like:
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.
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.
Overpriced compared to book value
The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.
Overpriced on cashflow basis
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.
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.
Low Earnings Growth
This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.
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