After beating estimates last quarter by $0.03, TreeHouse Foods
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on TreeHouse Foods with eight of 13 analysts rating it hold. Analysts like TreeHouse Foods better than competitor Lancaster Colony overall. Zero out of four analysts rate Lancaster Colony a buy compared to four of 13 for TreeHouse Foods. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $539.3 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 5.9% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.84 per share. Estimates range from $0.82 to $0.86.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock, with 89.5% assigning it an outperform rating. The community at large backs the All-Stars, with 89.7% awarding it a rating of outperform. Fools are keen on TreeHouse Foods, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 47 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of TreeHouse Foods, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.
TreeHouse Foods' profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 9.2% over the past five quarters.
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