Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Present Fundamentals: Treehouse Foods (NYSE: THS)

Present Fundamentals: Treehouse Foods (NYSE: THS)

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Treehouse Foods is in the consumer defensive sector and consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Steven T. Oakland. Treehouse Foods Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in manufacturing consumer packaged food and beverage. Its products include snack nuts, retail bakery, beverages, salad dressings, cookies and crackers, cereals, pickles, Mexican and other sauces.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The THS stock showed a previous change of 0.00% with an open at 53.25 and a close of 52.86. It reached an intraday high of 53.78 and a low of 52.24.

Business Wire:  Kaskela Law LLC Announces Investigation of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. on Behalf of Stockholders – THS

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $3.0b with 56.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 55.2m shares. Trading volume reached 478,113 shares compared to its average volume of 641,207 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Treehouse Foods shares returned -0.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -17.71%. Over three months, it changed -11.65%. In one year it has changed 6.87% and within that year its 52-week high was 67.88 and its 52-week low was 41.18. THS stock is 28.36% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 55.07 and a 50 day moving average of 60.34. Currently THS stock is trading -4.01% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

Business Wire:  Kaskela Law LLC Announces Investigation of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. on Behalf of Stockholders – THS

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -1.09 that ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.11. The TTM EPS is 2.20, which comes to a TTM PE of 24.03.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/02/2019): -0.49
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/14/2019): -0.23
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 0.10
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/02/2018): -0.36
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/03/2018): -0.60

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 128.62, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 58.90%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 4,582,879, which was 8.16% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 9.66. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.76.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -2.63%, return on assets is -0.99%, profit margin is -0.99%, price-to-sales is 0.53 and price-to-book is 1.40.

Company Scores:

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

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