Zacks: Brokerages Expect S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.15 Per Share

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Wall Street analysts forecast that S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) will post earnings of ($0.15) per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for S&W Seed’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.18) and the highest is ($0.11). S&W Seed posted earnings of ($0.07) per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 114.3%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, February 11th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that S&W Seed will report full-year earnings of ($0.46) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.52) to ($0.40). For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of ($0.34) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.40) to ($0.27). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover S&W Seed.

S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 13th. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $12.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.65 million. S&W Seed had a positive return on equity of 6.67% and a negative net margin of 14.86%.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on SANW shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of S&W Seed from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of S&W Seed from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, B. Riley dropped their price objective on shares of S&W Seed from $4.80 to $4.60 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 19th.

SANW stock traded down $0.07 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $2.28. The company had a trading volume of 10 shares, compared to its average volume of 23,209. The company has a market cap of $78.23 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.08 and a beta of 0.37. S&W Seed has a twelve month low of $1.81 and a twelve month high of $3.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a current ratio of 2.16. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $2.29 and a 200-day simple moving average of $2.55.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in SANW. Fairpointe Capital LLC raised its holdings in S&W Seed by 14.0% in the 3rd quarter. Fairpointe Capital LLC now owns 407,048 shares of the company’s stock worth $969,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares during the period. Teton Advisors Inc. lifted its position in shares of S&W Seed by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 510,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,346,000 after buying an additional 15,000 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in S&W Seed by 3.8% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 703,547 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,858,000 after acquiring an additional 25,650 shares during the period. Finally, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. acquired a new stake in S&W Seed in the 2nd quarter valued at $3,079,000. 76.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

S&W Seed Company Profile

S&W Seed Company, an agricultural company, engages in breeding, growing, processing, and selling alfalfa seeds. The company sells its seeds to distributors and dealers in approximately 30 countries worldwide. S&W Seed Company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

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