Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) Share Price

News coverage about John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. John B. Sanfilippo & Son earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.8395051657697 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on JBSS. Sidoti cut John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $70.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. BidaskClub raised John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th.

Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) opened at $63.35 on Friday. John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a twelve month low of $55.10 and a twelve month high of $74.69. The company has a market capitalization of $715.66, a P/E ratio of 19.92 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a current ratio of 2.04, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.07. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a return on equity of 16.16% and a net margin of 4.34%. The firm had revenue of $214.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $216.11 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.89 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

In related news, Director Daniel M. Wright sold 884 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.76, for a total transaction of $56,363.84. Following the sale, the director now owns 16,820 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,072,443.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 22.09% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About John B. Sanfilippo & Son

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc is a processor and distributor of peanuts, pecans, cashews, walnuts, almonds and other nuts. The Company offers nuts under a range of private brands and under the Fisher, Orchard Valley Harvest, Fisher Nut Exactly and Sunshine Country brand names. The Company also markets and distributes a diverse product line of food and snack products, including snack mixes, salad toppings, snacks, snack bites, trail mixes, dried fruit, and chocolate and yogurt coated products under private brands and brand names.

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