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 55.94  0.21  0.37%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Pinnacle Foods Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Pinnacle Foods Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0546, jensen alpha of (0.2), total risk alpha of (0.4), sortino ratio of (0.18) and treynor ratio of 0.0749
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 37.85 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 Return0.095582Value At Risk1.32
Potential Upside1.41Standard Deviation0.91
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares10 M570.8 M
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares10 M569.2 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares4.9 M277.4 M
Tiaa Cref Investment Management LlcCommon Shares3.9 M220.2 M
Levin Capital Strategies LpCommon Shares3.7 M211 M
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares3.5 M199.1 M
Victory Capital Management IncCommon Shares3.2 M184.4 M

Pinnacle Foods Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1.14
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.18

Pinnacle Foods Volatility Alert

Pinnacle Foods Inc has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.07, Maximum Drawdown of 3.35 and kurtosis of -0.65. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Pinnacle Foods Inc to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Pinnacle Foods upside potential.
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FundamentalsPinnacle FoodsPeer Average
Return On Equity9.18 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.48 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin5.65 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin18.4 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.62 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding119.02 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.77 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions104 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted2.1 M3.24 M
Price to Earning37.85 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.4 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.14 times17.81 times
Revenue3.12 B9.85 B
Gross Profit916.07 M21.75 B
EBITDA669.91 M1.41 B
Net Income176.32 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents132.6 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.11 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.97 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity151.1 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.8 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share16.52 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations426.28 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.94 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.49 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.04 times1.22 times
Number of Employees4.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization6.69 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
Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Blackstone Holdings Iii Lp of 62212 shares of Pinnacle Foods [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0546
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.0849
Mean Deviation0.7411
Semi Deviation0.7922
Downside Deviation0.9567
Coefficient Of Variation952.98
Standard Deviation0.9109
Information Ratio(0.18)
Jensen Alpha(0.2)
Total Risk Alpha(0.4)
Sortino Ratio(0.18)
Treynor Ratio0.0749
Maximum Drawdown3.35
Value At Risk(1.32)
Potential Upside1.41
Downside Variance0.9152
Semi Variance0.6276
Expected Short fall(0.77)

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 88.54 Billion. Pinnacle Foods retains roughly 9.62 Billion in current valuation claiming about 11% of equities under Food Manufacturers industry.