Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

June 8, 2018 - By marketbeat

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.29, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 36 investors sold Flowers Foods, Inc. shares while 99 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 140.96 million shares or 9.91% more from 128.25 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Bb&T, a North Carolina-based fund reported 1.19M shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 69,082 shares. Clinton Group Inc owns 136,220 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Ltd stated it has 427,802 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Art Advsr Lc reported 0.09% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). 439 are owned by Cornerstone Advsrs. Morgan Dempsey Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co owns 35,528 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Inc has invested 0.01% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Estabrook Capital Management has 454 shares. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma accumulated 8,635 shares or 0% of the stock. Wellington Shields Cap Ltd owns 23.54% invested in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) for 7.12M shares. Moreover, Advisory Rech Inc has 0.72% invested in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Morgan Stanley has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Voya Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 123,766 shares.

Since March 27, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $221,680 activity.

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

Among 5 analysts covering Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Flowers Foods had 6 analyst reports since February 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, March 27. On Friday, March 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. Below is a list of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) latest ratings and price target changes.

21/05/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold New Target: $19 Initiates Coverage On
17/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0000
03/04/2018 Broker: Hilliard Lyons Rating: Long-Term Buy New Target: $25 Initiates Coverage On
27/03/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $24.0000 Initiate
23/03/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0000 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $20.26. About 1.93M shares traded or 42.78% up from the average. Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has risen 8.27% since June 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.30% the S&P500.

Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets bakery products in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.27 billion. It operates through two divisions, Direct-Store-Delivery and Warehouse Delivery. It has a 28.54 P/E ratio. The DSD segment produces and markets fresh bakery foods, including fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes.

More news for Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Small Cap Dividend Spotlight: Flowers Foods” on May 10, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Flowers Foods’ (FLO) CEO Allen Shiver on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on May 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) Institutional Positions Chart

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