Farmer Bros Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FARM -- USA Stock  

USD 24.53  0.17  0.69%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Farmer Bros Co is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Farmer Bros buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding FARM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Farmer Bros Co available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from FARM buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see Farmer Bros Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Farmer Bros Co has a risk adjusted performance of 0.36, jensen alpha of 0.34, total risk alpha of 0.21, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 1.30
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Farmer Bros. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine makes use of analyzes the corporation potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Farmer Bros is not overpriced, please confirm all Farmer Bros Co fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Given that Farmer Bros Co has Price to Earning of 22.93 times, we urge you verify Farmer Bros Co market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Farmer Bros Thematic Classifications

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

Farmer Bros Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.39Value At Risk1.14
Potential Upside1.12Standard Deviation1.16
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
North Star Investment Management CorpCommon Shares77.2 K2 M
First Manhattan CoCommon Shares36.2 K955 K
Aperio Group LlcCommon Shares15.7 K416 K
Fruth Investment ManagementCommon Shares14.8 K390 K
Strs OhioCommon Shares3.3 K87 K
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares49113 K
Versant Capital Management IncCommon Shares9.00.0

Farmer Bros Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.30
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.19

Farmer Bros Volatility Alert

Farmer Bros Co exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.76 and kurtosis of 6.39. However, we advise investors to further study Farmer Bros Co technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Farmer Bros Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsFarmer BrosPeer Average
Return On Equity(7.97) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.66 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(3.01) % (5.50) %
Operating Margin0.77 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation539.45 M152.14 B
Shares Outstanding16.88 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders35.26 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions59.54 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted830.75 K3.24 M
Price to Earning22.93 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.95 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.73 times17.81 times
Revenue606.54 M9.85 B
Gross Profit207.04 M21.75 B
EBITDA35.1 M1.41 B
Net Income(18.69 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.44 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.14 times5.17 times
Total Debt90.03 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity39.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.97 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share13.57 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations8.86 M1.25 B
Short Ratio18.24 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.11 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.35 times1.22 times
Number of Employees1.6 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization445.62 M29.78 B
Total Asset368.99 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings382.83 M38.24 B
Working Capital96.53 M3.58 B
Current Asset153.37 M36.8 B
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Farmer Bros Market Momentum

Farmer Bros Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Farmer Bros Co generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company currently holds 90.03 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 39.2 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. Farmer Bros Co has Current Ratio of 0.95 indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when they are due.
This company reported previous year revenue of 606.54 M. Net Loss for the year was (18.69 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 207.04 M.
About 60.0% of Farmer Bros Co shares are owned by institutional investors
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Farmer Bros Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price33.00
Target Mean Price33.67
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price36.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions3
Target Low Price32.00
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