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Stock Analysis: J And J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF)


J And J Snack Foods Corp. is part of the consumer defensive sector and is in the consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Gerald B. Shreiber. J&J Snack Foods Corp manufactures nutritional snack foods and distributes frozen beverages that are marketed nationally to the food service and retail supermarket industries. Its brand names include SUPERPRETZEL, BAVARIAN BAKERY, LUIGI’S and WHOLE FRUIT.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The JJSF stock showed a previous change of -0.06% with an open at 164.09 and a close of 164.30. It reached an intraday high of 165.52 and a low of 163.42.

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The stock has a market cap of $3.1b with 18.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 15.0m shares. Trading volume reached 70,351 shares compared to its average volume of 64,502 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, J And J Snack Foods Corp. shares returned 0.45% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.68%. Over three months, it changed 7.32%. In one year it has changed 12.94% and within that year its 52-week high was 167.50 and its 52-week low was 138.40. JJSF stock is 18.71% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 152.40 and a 50 day moving average of 159.17. Currently JJSF stock is trading 7.81% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.51 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 29.82. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.87. The TTM EPS is 4.34, which comes to a TTM PE of 37.86. Historically, the PE high was 37.80 and the PE low was 22.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 99.38, which is a decrease of -39.51%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/29/2019): 1.08
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 01/28/2019): 0.93
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/08/2018): 1.24
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/30/2018): 1.39
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/30/2018): 0.95

The dividend per share is currently 2.00, which is a dividend yield of 1.22%. Also, the payout ratio is 46.08%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 104.49, which means it may be overvalued by -57.23%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.42.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.11%, return on assets is 9.92%, profit margin is 7.60%, price-to-sales is 2.68 and price-to-book is 3.94.

Company Scores:

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

John Jones
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