Pinnacle Foods Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Pinnacle Foods Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Pinnacle Foods positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Pinnacle Foods Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Pinnacle Foods buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally take a look at Pinnacle Foods Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Pinnacle Foods Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 56.58  1.46  2.65%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Pinnacle Foods Inc is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Pinnacle Foods Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.20, jensen alpha of 0.26, total risk alpha of 0.27, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 1.16
Macroaxis advice module provides unbiased recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Pinnacle Foods Inc. Our advice engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the company potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Pinnacle Foods is not overpriced, please check all Pinnacle Foods Inc fundamentals including its Price to Sales, Book Value Per Share, Working Capital, as well as the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Number of Employees . Given that Pinnacle Foods Inc has Price to Earning of 12.71 times, we recommend you check out Pinnacle Foods Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your recent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.24Value At Risk2.51
Potential Upside1.54Standard Deviation1.42
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Pinnacle Foods Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.22
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.19

Pinnacle Foods Volatility Alert

Pinnacle Foods Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.52 and kurtosis of 0.71. However, we advise investors to further study Pinnacle Foods Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsPinnacle FoodsPeer Average
Return On Equity24.59 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.29 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin16.92 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin20.86 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.51 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding119.03 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.81 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions103.26 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted2.1 M3.24 M
Price to Earning12.71 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.83 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.14 times17.81 times
Revenue3.14 B9.85 B
Gross Profit868.15 M21.75 B
EBITDA655.91 M1.41 B
Net Income532.05 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents249.86 M3.89 B
Cash per Share2.10 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.96 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity124.40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.84 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share19.99 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations255.69 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.94 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.45 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.08 times1.22 times
Number of Employees4.9 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization6.73 B29.78 B
Total Asset5.32 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings601.05 M38.24 B
Working Capital451.99 M3.58 B
Current Asset857.63 M36.8 B


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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Blackstone Capital Partners Cayman V Lp of 1425166 shares of Pinnacle Foods [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.20
Market Risk Adjusted Performance1.15
Mean Deviation1.07
Coefficient Of Variation583.10
Standard Deviation1.42
Information Ratio0.19
Jensen Alpha0.26
Total Risk Alpha0.27
Treynor Ratio1.16
Maximum Drawdown5.08
Value At Risk2.51
Potential Upside1.54

Current Valuation

Pinnacle Foods Current Valuation Analysis
Pinnacle Foods Inc is regarded fifth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Food Manufacturers industry is at this time estimated at about 88.44 Billion. Pinnacle Foods retains roughly 9.51 Billion in current valuation claiming about 11% of equities under Food Manufacturers industry.