Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Present Fundamentals: Seneca Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: SENEA)

Present Fundamentals: Seneca Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: SENEA)


Seneca Foods Corp. is part of the consumer packaged goods industry and trades as part of the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Kraig H. Kayser. Seneca Foods Corp is produces and distributes processed fruits and vegetables. Its products include canned, frozen and bottled produce and snack chips. Its products are sold under private label as well as national and regional brands.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SENEA stock showed a previous change of -0.67% with an open at 29.54 and a close of 29.58. It reached an intraday high of 30.22 and a low of 29.11.

SeekingAlpha:  Seneca Foods reports Q3 results


The stock has a market cap of $286.7m with 9.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 9.6m shares. Trading volume reached 13,396 shares compared to its average volume of 16,823 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Seneca Foods Corp. shares returned 3.10% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.08%. Over three months, it changed -7.53%. In one year it has changed -12.10% and within that year its 52-week high was 35.90 and its 52-week low was 25.45. SENEA stock is 16.23% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 30.01 and a 50 day moving average of 30.31. Currently SENEA stock is trading -1.43% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

SeekingAlpha:  Seneca Foods reports Q3 results


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -1.21 that ended on 31st of March 2018. The TTM EPS is 0.00, which comes to a TTM PE of 0.00.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  -2.07
09-30-2018:  -0.58
06-30-2018:  -1.27
03-31-2018:  -0.45

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 84.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.04

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -2.75%, return on assets is -0.99%, profit margin is -1.66%, price-to-sales is 0.35 and price-to-book is 0.68.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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