National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: FIZZ) spotted trading -55.21% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 17.37% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock changed -1.53% to recent value of $44.93. The stock transacted 295428 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 408.43K shares. The company has 45.66M of outstanding shares and 11.7M shares were floated in the market.
National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: FIZZ) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.74 per share, in line with the Consensus Estimate. This compares to earnings of $1.04 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items.
A quarter ago, it was predictable that this soft drink and seltzer maker would post earnings of $0.64 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.56, delivering a surprise of -12.50%.
National Beverage, which belongs to the Beverages – Soft drinks industry, posted revenues of $263.57M for the quarter ended July 2019, missing the Consensus Estimate by 3.14%. This compares to year-before revenues of $292.59M. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates just once over the last four quarters.
The sustainability of the stock’s immediate price movement based on the recently-released numbers and future earnings expectations will mostly depend on management’s commentary on the earnings call.
The current consensus EPS estimate is $0.67 on $249Min revenues for the coming quarter and $2.54 on $971.75M in revenues for the current fiscal year.
Investors should be mindful of the fact that the outlook for the industry can have a material impact on the performance of the stock as well. In terms of the Industry Rank, Beverages – Soft drinks is presently in the bottom 38% of the 250 plus industries. Our research shows that the top 50% of the ranked industries outperform the bottom 50% by a factor of over 2 to 1.
National Beverage shares have lost about 43.5% since the starting of the year versus the S&P 500’s gain of 17.2%.
Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained -3.20% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 25.56%. FIZZ has a gross margin of 37.10% and an operating margin of 16.80% while its profit margin remained 12.80% for the last 12 months. According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 3.1 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of -5.55% from the mean of 20 days, -1.50% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed -14.33% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was 2.14%, -1.99% for month and YTD performance remained -37.40%.