ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Quarterly Analytical Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) reported sales (ttm) of 11.51 Billion, whereas, 9 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 2892.34 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 2961.6 million and lower end at 2826.52 million while the year ago reported sale was 0 million.

6 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Dec 20, 2016- Dec 27, 2016, analysts estimated mean sale target of 1816.52 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1835.94 million and 1797.76 million respectively.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Dec 29 BMO at 0.37, whereas, 12 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.52. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.57 and lower end at 0.5 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.43 reported by 7 number of analyst for the quarter ending Dec 20, 2016- Dec 27, 2016. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.43 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.45 and 0.41 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.57. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 11 analysts is at 1.86%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 1.94 and 1.75.

Valuation Ratios of ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 32.7 while the company’s industry has 26.26 P/E and the sector P/E is 39. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 31.89 and low P/E is 16.5, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 35.73 and 41.84 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 14.6 for the industry and 24.27 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 6 has Beta of 0.29 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.88 and 0.65 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 6 stands at 1.41 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 4.36. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 21.13, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 16.11 and 34.08 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) stands at -1.23 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 10.76 and 12.88 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -10.31 and -1.89.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.16% and closed its last trading session at $37.66. The market capitalization of the company is at $16.51 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $38.02 on Oct 18, 2016 and 52-week Low of $29.55 on Nov 11, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.35% and Monthly Volatility of 2.19%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.29 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.72.