Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) Share Price

News headlines about John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. John B. Sanfilippo & Son earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 44.9390037286379 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

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NASDAQ:JBSS opened at $57.87 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $656.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.20 and a beta of 1.00. John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a 12 month low of $54.32 and a 12 month high of $74.69. The company has a quick ratio of 0.62, a current ratio of 1.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 5th. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by ($0.43). The business had revenue of $259.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $260.67 million. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a return on equity of 13.78% and a net margin of 3.68%. The company’s revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.13 EPS.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 17th.

In other news, insider Thomas J. Fordonski sold 2,300 shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.50, for a total transaction of $134,550.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 21,031 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,230,313.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 22.09% of the company’s stock.

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About John B. Sanfilippo & Son

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, processes and distributes tree nuts and peanuts in the United States. It offers raw and processed nuts, including almonds, pecans, peanuts, black walnuts, English walnuts, cashews, macadamia nuts, pistachios, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, and filberts in various styles and seasonings.

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