J & J Snack Foods (NASDAQ:JJSF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.09, MarketWatch Earnings reports. J & J Snack Foods had a return on equity of 2.84% and a net margin of 1.79%. The firm had revenue of $241.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $224.80 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.94 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year.
JJSF stock traded up $8.37 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $165.26. The stock had a trading volume of 20,630 shares, compared to its average volume of 102,926. The firm has a market cap of $3.13 billion, a PE ratio of 165.15 and a beta of 0.58. J & J Snack Foods has a 12-month low of $105.67 and a 12-month high of $186.15. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $153.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $140.18.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 12th. Investors of record on Monday, December 21st were given a dividend of $0.575 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 18th. This represents a $2.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.39%. J & J Snack Foods’s dividend payout ratio is currently 207.21%.
In other J & J Snack Foods news, SVP Dennis G. Moore sold 5,000 shares of J & J Snack Foods stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $162.01, for a total value of $810,050.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 68,106 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,033,853.06. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Robert Joseph Pape sold 2,700 shares of J & J Snack Foods stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $157.29, for a total transaction of $424,683.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 15,010 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,360,922.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 15,700 shares of company stock valued at $2,510,093 over the last ninety days. 21.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
J & J Snack Foods Company Profile
J & J Snack Foods Corp. manufactures, markets, and distributes various nutritional snack foods and beverages to the food service and retail supermarket industries in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It operates in three segments: Food Service, Retail Supermarkets, and Frozen Beverages. The company offers soft pretzels under the SUPERPRETZEL, PRETZEL FILLERS, PRETZELFILS, GOURMET TWISTS, MR.
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