What Does MACD Oscillator Analysis predict about Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF)?


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 Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) for the period of 9-Day stands at 51.35% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 40.64%.

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

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

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

About Company

Pinnacle Foods Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded food products primarily in North America. The Company operates through three segments: the Birds Eye Frozen Division(R), the Duncan Hines Grocery Division(R) and the Specialty Foods Division(R). It also manufactures and distributes canned meat, shelf-stable pickles and frozen seafood. The Company sells its products through supermarkets, grocery wholesalers and distributors, mass merchandisers, super centres, convenience stores, dollar stores, drug stores and warehouse clubs. Pinnacle Foods Inc. is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) opened the session at $53.91 and after going up 0.86% closed at $54.22. The stock gained 0.31 points in the last trade.

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $53.53 and $54.37 during the previous active session. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) traded with the volume of 1.39 Million with average volume of 1.05 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.31 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.91 and 41.38 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) is at 0.8% and the shares outstanding are 118.33 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) stands at 2.4% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 36.66 while Forward P/E shows the value of 19.36.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 3.37. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 2.06 and 3.26 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 48.86 and 32.62 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) stands at 0.8 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.8.

Return on Assets ROA of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) is at 2.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) stand at 9% and 6.8% respectively.

The payout ratio of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) stands at 78.8%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -0.06% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -4.96%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -9.59% while six month performance of the shares of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) remained bearish with the count of -7.09%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) remained up at 16.3% and 1.44% respectively.