Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural and organic food producer Annie's (NYSE: BNNY ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Annie's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Berkeley, Calif. (1989)|
|Market Cap||$579.9 million|
|Industry||Packaged foods and meats|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$134.9 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO John Foraker
CFO Kelly Kennedy
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin||13.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.4 million / $13.3 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 59% of the 44 members who have rated Annie's believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Decent products but probably not a good stock. ... Most shares are being sold to enable venture capital firms to get cash out of the company. ... Venture capitalists will still control about 2/3's of the stock and will no doubt be looking for a follow-on offering six months to a year down the road to unload more shares. The stock was marginally realistically valued at the IPO price, but is absurd at $35/sh.
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