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The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of John B. Sanfilippo And Son. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 4.10 % over the last twelve months. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of John B. Sanfilippo And Son is adding value for shareholders.

John B. Sanfilippo And Son is part of the consumer defensive sector and is part of the consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Jeffrey T. Sanfilippo. John B Sanfilippo and Son Inc is a processor and distributor of peanuts, pecans, cashews, walnuts, almonds and other nuts in the United States. It also markets and distributes a diverse product line of food and snack products.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The JBSS shares had a previous change of 1.07% which opened at 61.28 and closed at 61.62. It moved to an intraday high of 61.68 and a low of 60.65.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, JBSS shares returned 4.00% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.96%. Over three months, it changed -12.63%. In one year it has changed -0.24% and within that year its 52-week high was 79.37 and its 52-week low was 53.12. JBSS stock is 16.00% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 67.37 and a 50 day moving average of 61.65. Right now, JBSS stock is trading -8.53% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The company has a market cap of $699.1m with 11.3m shares outstanding and a float of 10.9m shares. Trading volume was 23,482 shares and has experienced an average volume of 64,093 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for John B. Sanfilippo And Son was 2.86 which ended on 30th of June 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.55.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.57
06-30-2018:  0.49
03-31-2018:  0.75
12-31-2017:  0.68

The dividend per share is currently 0.55, which is a dividend yield of 0.90%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 46.86, which means it might overvalued by -31.50%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.90% of insider ownership and 104.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be 1.15

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.88%, return on assets is 7.03%, profit margin is 3.37%, price-to-sales is 1.12 and price-to-book is 3.12.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 5  : Financial Safety Result
 1  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
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