Why You should Invest In Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (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 11.4% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 14.68%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) signals “Buy” 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 “Buy” for Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

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 $64.8 and after going down -0.51% closed at $64.51. The stock lost -0.29 points in the last trade.

Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $64.39 and $64.51 during the previous active session. Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) traded with the volume of 1.58 Million with average volume of 2.34 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.45 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.42 and 48.78 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) is at 0.9% and the shares outstanding are 118.97 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 2.02% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 33.37 while Forward P/E shows the value of 20.29.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 3.44. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 2.43 and 3.18 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 98.77 and 33.68 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) stands at 0.7 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.5.

Return on Assets ROA of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) is at 8.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) stand at 26% and 6.9% respectively.

The payout ratio of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) stands at 26.4%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -4.94% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 0.14%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 18.98% while six month performance of the shares of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) remained bullish with the count of 9.34%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) remained up at 7.2% and 8.47% respectively.