The Simply Good Foods Company trades as part of the consumer defensive sector and trades as part of the consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Joseph E. Scalzo. The Simply Good Foods Co is a developer, marketer and seller of branded nutritional foods and snacking products. Its portfolio consists primarily of nutrition bars, ready-to-drink shakes, snacks and confectionery products.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The SMPL shares had a previous change of -0.72% which opened at 22.16 and closed at 22.27. It moved to an intraday high of 22.36 and a low of 22.10.

SeekingAlpha:  Simply Good Foods: Still Too Expensive

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SMPL shares returned -1.89% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.72%. Over three months, it changed 6.05%. In one year it has changed 59.30% and within that year its 52-week high was 23.29 and its 52-week low was 12.96. SMPL stock is 71.84% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 19.55 and a 50 day moving average of 21.63. Right now, SMPL stock is trading 13.92% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Simply Good Foods: Still Too Expensive


The company has a market cap of $1.8b with 81.9m shares outstanding and a float of 80.0m shares. Trading volume was 43,583 shares and has experienced an average volume of 372,815 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 The Simply Good Foods Company was 0.95 which ended on 31st of August 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 23.27. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.19. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.63, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 35.10.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 21.17, which means it might overvalued by -5.20%

The next earnings report will be: 05-20-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of The Simply Good Foods Company; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 94.70% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

I calculated the beta to be 0.74

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 6.57%, return on assets is 4.69%, profit margin is 10.24%, price-to-sales is 3.97 and price-to-book is 2.24.

Company Score Card:

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

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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