Pinnacle Foods Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

PF -- USA Stock  

USD 65.22  0.30  0.46%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Pinnacle Foods is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Pinnacle Foods buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding PF positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Pinnacle Foods available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from PF 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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Pinnacle Foods has a mean deviation of 0.9049, semi deviation of 1.37, standard deviation of 1.39, variance of 1.92, downside variance of 2.17 and semi variance of 1.88
Macroaxis provides unbiased recommendation on Pinnacle Foods that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Pinnacle Foods. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the corporation potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Pinnacle Foods is not overpriced, please check all Pinnacle Foods fundamentals including its Book Value Per Share, Working Capital and the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Number of Employees . Given that Pinnacle Foods has Price to Earning of 14.72 times, we recommend you check out Pinnacle Foods 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.

Pinnacle Foods Thematic Classifications

Food Products IdeaFood Products
USA Equities from Food Products industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.09Value At Risk1.09
Potential Upside2.25Standard Deviation1.39
 Return Density 

Pinnacle Foods Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.87
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.03

Pinnacle Foods Volatility Alert

Pinnacle Foods has relatively low volatility with skewness of -1.07 and kurtosis of 3.99. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Pinnacle Foods to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Pinnacle Foods Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsPinnacle FoodsPeer Average
Return On Equity25.91 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.47 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin17.93 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin20.90 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation10.47 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding119.18 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.30 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions109.14 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted3.47 M3.24 M
Price to Earning14.72 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.28 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.47 times17.81 times
Revenue3.16 B9.85 B
Gross Profit868.15 M21.75 B
EBITDA659.73 M1.41 B
Net Income566.04 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents82.79 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.69 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.76 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity114.60 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.47 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share19.99 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations305.77 M1.25 B
Short Ratio3.45 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.45 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.33 times1.22 times
Number of Employees5 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization7.81 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
   Sale by Blackstone Capital Partners Cayman V Lp of 3689111 shares of Pinnacle Foods [view details]

Pinnacle Foods Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Pinnacle Foods has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
Over 109.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On June 11, 2018 Pinnacle Foods paid $ 0.325 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Blackstone Capital Partners Cayman V Lp of 44538 shares of Pinnacle Foods
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