Shares of National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. National Beverage’s rating score has improved by 25% from 90 days ago as a result of a number of analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.
Analysts have set a 1 year consensus target price of $87.50 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned National Beverage an industry rank of 191 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on FIZZ. Susquehanna Bancshares reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $173.00 price objective on shares of National Beverage in a report on Thursday, January 25th. BidaskClub raised shares of National Beverage from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, January 20th. UBS Group raised shares of National Beverage from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued a “sell” rating on shares of National Beverage in a report on Friday, December 8th.
Shares of National Beverage (FIZZ) opened at $101.28 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $4,882.83, a PE ratio of 37.65 and a beta of 0.72. National Beverage has a 1-year low of $53.64 and a 1-year high of $129.82.
National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 7th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $244.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $239.11 million. National Beverage had a net margin of 13.80% and a return on equity of 54.30%. The firm’s revenue was up 20.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.53 earnings per share.
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About National Beverage
National Beverage Corp. is a holding company. The Company develops, produces, markets and sells a diverse portfolio of flavored beverage products primarily in North America. The Company’s brands consist of beverages geared to the active and health-conscious consumer (Power+ Brands), including sparkling waters, energy drinks and juices, and carbonated soft drinks in a range of flavors, including regular, sugar-free and reduced calorie options.
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