The Simply Good Foods Company is part of the consumer defensive sector and 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 -0.26% which opened at 23.60 and closed at 23.44. It moved to an intraday high of 23.70 and a low of 23.28.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SMPL shares returned -1.06% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.09%. Over three months, it changed 17.43%. In one year it has changed 73.24% and within that year its 52 week high was 24.46 and its 52 week low was 13.03. SMPL stock is 79.89% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 20.05 and a 50 day moving average of 22.47. Right now, SMPL stock is trading 16.93% above its 200 day moving average.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $1.9b with 81.9m shares outstanding and a float of 80.0m shares. Trading volume was 211,085 shares and has experienced an average volume of 300,223 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.

Earnings:

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 24.67. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.19. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.63 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.58).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Feb19Reported 04-04-2019: 0.15
Nov18Reported 01-03-2019: 0.18
Aug18Reported 10-24-2018: 0.15
May18Reported 07-10-2018: 0.10
Feb18Reported 04-10-2018: 0.56

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 18.17, which means it might be overvalued by -29.02%.

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects 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.



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The beta was calculated to be 0.80.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 4.69%, profit margin is 11.29%, price-to-sales is 5.45 and price-to-book is 2.36.

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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