As on February 19, 2021, Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE: CAG) started slowly as it slid -1.73% to $34.10. During the day, the stock rose to $34.92 and sunk to $34.10 before settling in for the price of $34.70 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CAG posted a 52-week range of $22.83-$39.34.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Defensive sector posted annual sales growth of 4.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 10.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 12.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $489.10 million, simultaneously with a float of $486.71 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $16.95 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $34.97, while the 200-day Moving Average is $35.57.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 16500 workers. It has generated 669,964 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 50,915. The stock had 13.06 Receivables turnover and 0.50 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +29.72, operating margin was +18.65 and Pretax Margin of +8.77.
Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaged Foods industry. Conagra Brands Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 85.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jan 08, this organization’s Director bought 10,000 shares at the rate of 33.70, making the entire transaction reach 336,952 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 106,297. Preceding that transaction, on Jan 04, Company’s Director sold 8,900 for 36.31, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 323,159. This particular insider is now the holder of 54,318 in total.
Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 11/29/2020, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.73) by $0.08. This company achieved a net margin of +7.60 while generating a return on equity of 11.01. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.51 per share during the current fiscal year.
Conagra Brands Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 12.60% and is forecasted to reach 2.58 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 6.28% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 10.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE: CAG) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.81. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $15.00, and its Beta score is 0.86. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.47. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 15.78.
In the same vein, CAG’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.27, a figure that is expected to reach 0.58 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 2.58 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Conagra Brands Inc., CAG], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 3.74 million was lower the volume of 4.33 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 35.42% While, its Average True Range was 0.80.
Raw Stochastic average of Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 26.41%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 26.90% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 20.60% that was lower than 22.95% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.