Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Latest Movement: Seneca Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: SENEA)

Latest Movement: Seneca Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: SENEA)

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Seneca Foods Corp. trades as part of the consumer defensive sector and trades as part of the consumer packaged goods industry. 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 1.34% with an open at 25.85 and a close of 26.09. It reached an intraday high of 26.13 and a low of 25.53.

SeekingAlpha:  Seneca Foods reports Q3 results

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $249.8m with 9.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 9.5m shares. Trading volume reached 14,092 shares compared to its average volume of 19,139 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 4.03% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 6.79%. Over three months, it changed -9.41%. In one year it has changed -4.26% and within that year its 52-week high was 35.90 and its 52-week low was 21.97. SENEA stock is 18.77% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 28.89 and a 50 day moving average of 24.46. Currently SENEA stock is trading -9.70% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Seneca Foods reports Q3 results

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -1.41 that ended on 31st of March 2018.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/01/2019): 1.43
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/09/2018): 0.92
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/31/2018): -0.90
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 06/29/2018): -1.46
4thQtr of 2017 (Reported on 01/25/2018): 0.78

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.92.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -1.20%, return on assets is -0.50%, profit margin is 1.53%, price-to-sales is 0.26 and price-to-book is 0.59.

Company Scores:

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

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