Stochastic Oscillator Analysis for Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) for the period of 9-Day stands at 44.51% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 27.28%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Flowers Foods is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the United States. The company operates more than 40 highly efficient bakeries that produce a wide range of bakery food for retail and foodservice customers in the U.S. The company maintains some of the most efficient and technologically advanced bakeries in the country and has a team of outstanding employees and associates. Each bakery operates as a separate subsidiary of the company and has its own president, human resources director, and controller. Fresh breads, buns, rolls, snack cakes, and tortillas are available to approximately 80% of the U.S. population through the company’s direct-store delivery (DSD) network.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) opened the session at $18.43 and after going up 1.85% closed at $18.7. The stock gained 0.27 points in the last trade.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $18.40 and $18.73 during the previous active session. Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) traded with the volume of 1.39 Million with average volume of 1.24 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.07 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.36 and 53.65 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) is at 5% and the shares outstanding are 205.8 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) stands at 3.64% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 46.52 while Forward P/E shows the value of 20.02.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 25.84. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.98 and 3.1 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 534.51 and 26.52 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) stands at 0.9 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.4.

Return on Assets ROA of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) is at 6% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) stand at 13.5% and 8.1% respectively.

The payout ratio of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) stands at 101%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 1.96% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -0.16%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 3.83% while six month performance of the shares of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) remained bearish with the count of -4.74%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) remained mix at 20.1% and -6.36% respectively.