John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 5th. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.11 by ($0.43), Briefing.com reports. The firm had revenue of $259.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $260.67 million. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a return on equity of 13.78% and a net margin of 3.68%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.13 earnings per share.
John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) traded up $0.06 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $59.48. The stock had a trading volume of 64,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 78,381. John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a fifty-two week low of $54.32 and a fifty-two week high of $74.69. The company has a market capitalization of $673.88, a P/E ratio of 21.77 and a beta of 0.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a current ratio of 1.82.
In other news, Director Daniel M. Wright sold 884 shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.76, for a total transaction of $56,363.84. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 16,820 shares in the company, valued at $1,072,443.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 22.09% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
JBSS has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 16th. Sidoti downgraded John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $70.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st.
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John B. Sanfilippo & Son Company Profile
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc is a processor and distributor of peanuts, pecans, cashews, walnuts, almonds and other nuts. The Company offers nuts under a range of private brands and under the Fisher, Orchard Valley Harvest, Fisher Nut Exactly and Sunshine Country brand names. The Company also markets and distributes a diverse product line of food and snack products, including snack mixes, salad toppings, snacks, snack bites, trail mixes, dried fruit, and chocolate and yogurt coated products under private brands and brand names.
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