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 56.94  0.08  0.14%

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 (0.035014), jensen alpha of (0.16), total risk alpha of (0.48), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.58)
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 37.09 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 Return-0.12Value At Risk-1.2838
Potential Upside0.6698Standard Deviation0.6563
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares719.9 K41.2 M
Robeco Institutional Asset Management BvCommon Shares260 K14.9 M
Fisher Asset Management LlcCommon Shares156.5 K8.9 M
Grassi Investment ManagementCommon Shares113.5 K6.5 M
Davenport Co LlcCommon Shares83.7 K4.8 M
Seven Eight Capital LpCommon Shares45 K2.6 M
First American BankCommon Shares35.3 K2 M
Cutler Group LpPut Options13.3 K48 K
Cutler Group LpCall Options15.3 K12 K

Pinnacle Foods Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW= 0.22 
Overall volatility
= 0.67 
 IrInformation ratio =(0.39) 

Pinnacle Foods Volatility Alert

Pinnacle Foods Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.86 and kurtosis of -0.05. 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 Equity9.63 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.53 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin5.82 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin18.32 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.64 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding118.8 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.8 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions104.11 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted2.78 M3.24 M
Price to Earning37.09 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.48 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.16 times17.81 times
Revenue3.13 B9.85 B
Gross Profit916.07 M21.75 B
EBITDA669.47 M1.41 B
Net Income182.09 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents133.14 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.12 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.98 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity153.2 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.72 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share16.36 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations442.75 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.21 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.53 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.05 times1.22 times
Number of Employees4.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization6.76 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

   Acquisition by Ioannis Skoufalos of 2457 shares of Pinnacle Foods subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.035014)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.57)
Mean Deviation0.5043
Coefficient Of Variation(550.77)
Standard Deviation0.6563
Information Ratio(0.39)
Jensen Alpha(0.16)
Total Risk Alpha(0.48)
Treynor Ratio(0.58)
Maximum Drawdown2.24
Value At Risk(1.28)
Potential Upside0.6698

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 84.64 Billion. Pinnacle Foods retains roughly 9.64 Billion in current valuation claiming about 11% of equities under Food Manufacturers industry.