The The Simply Good Foods Company (SMPL) shares are trading at higher $22.18 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy. The current analyst price target stands at $25.33.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $31.34 and the low is $14.08. Over the last 52 weeks, SMPL is down -29.23% while the S&P 500 is up 0.76%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, SMPL reported a profit of $85.39 million. The Simply Good Foods Company also saw revenues increase to $227.1 million. In addition, SMPL has free cash flow of -$15.37 million as of 02-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at $32.0 million which compares well with its peers.
SMPL booked profit margins of 3.90%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 2.50%, and its Return on Assets is 1.60%. All told, it is clear that, SMPL needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. SMPL has a short ratio of 3.02 and outstanding shares of 95.34M.
SMPL has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.88 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.28. The Simply Good Foods Company SMPL also noted assets of $2.0 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as SMPL has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, The Simply Good Foods Company SMPL has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, SMPL represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
The Simply Good Foods Company SMPL is now commanding a market cap of 1.97B and a float of 85.04M. SMPL is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of SMPL stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in SMPL, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.