EPS for Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) Expected At $0.14

February 7, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 EPS for Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) Expected At $0.14
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 28 investors sold Flowers Foods, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 144.78 million shares or 7.91% more from 134.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bluemountain Capital Mngmt Limited holds 0.02% or 59,734 shares in its portfolio. Oakworth Capital Inc holds 0% or 122 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 6,710 shares. Champlain Inv Prtnrs Lc has invested 1.32% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Benjamin F Edwards & Communication has 50,064 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). 173,800 were accumulated by South Dakota Council. Gotham Asset Management Ltd Llc owns 150,270 shares. Invesco Limited has 1.26 million shares. The New York-based Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability has invested 0.11% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Research And Management holds 33,451 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Wendell David Associate owns 63,250 shares. Cantab Cap Prns Llp has invested 0.06% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Brinker Cap invested in 0.01% or 13,616 shares. Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Co reported 0% of its portfolio in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO).

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $1.54 million activity. 18,500 shares were sold by BENTON ROBERT L JR, worth $348,359 on Monday, October 2. TURNER MARTA JONES sold $663,643 worth of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) on Friday, August 18.

Analysts expect Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) to report $0.14 EPS on February, 12.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 12.50 % from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. FLO’s profit would be $29.34 million giving it 33.88 P/E if the $0.14 EPS is correct. After having $0.23 EPS previously, Flowers Foods, Inc.’s analysts see -39.13 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $18.97. About 275,418 shares traded. Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has declined 3.69% since February 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.39% the S&P500.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Flowers Foods had 31 analyst reports since September 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 26 report. Pivotal Research upgraded Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) rating on Thursday, November 9. Pivotal Research has “Buy” rating and $23.0 target. The stock of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 29 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 15 by Gabelli. Deutsche Bank downgraded Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) on Friday, February 12 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Jefferies. On Thursday, May 26 the stock rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sector Weight”. The stock of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) earned “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research on Friday, December 9. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets bakery products in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.98 billion. It operates through two divisions, Direct-Store-Delivery and Warehouse Delivery. It has a 47.42 P/E ratio. The DSD segment produces and markets fresh bakery foods, including fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes.

More recent Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Form 8-K FLOWERS FOODS INC For: Jan 04” on January 11, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Flowers Foods Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average – Notable for FLO” on February 05, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Flowers Foods Inc.: Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results …” with publication date: January 24, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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