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How to buy Bridgford Foods Corporation stock | $18.22

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Bridgford Foods Corporation is a packaged foods business based in the US. Bridgford Foods Corporation shares (BRID) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Bridgford Foods Corporation employs 564 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$190.8 million.

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  3. Search for Bridgford Foods Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BRID. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$18.22, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Bridgford Foods Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Bridgford Foods Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Bridgford Foods Corporation share price

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Bridgford Foods Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$18.22
52-week rangeUSD$14.06 - USD$31.865
50-day moving average USD$18.6348
200-day moving average USD$17.6792
Wall St. target priceUSD$7.93
PE ratio 25.1084
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.738

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Bridgford Foods Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $18.22 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-12) 0.33%
1 month (2020-12-18) -1.46%
3 months (2020-10-19) 1.22%
6 months (2020-07-17) 7.18%
1 year (2020-01-17) -26.38%
2 years (2019-01-18) -22.63%
3 years (2018-01-19) 21.22%
5 years (2016-01-19) 98.04%

Is Bridgford Foods Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Bridgford Foods Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bridgford Foods Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Bridgford Foods Corporation's P/E ratio

Bridgford Foods Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Bridgford Foods Corporation shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Bridgford Foods Corporation's EBITDA

Bridgford Foods Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$9.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Bridgford Foods Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Bridgford Foods Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$190.8 million
Operating margin TTM 2.64%
Gross profit TTM USD$61.6 million
Return on assets TTM 2.36%
Return on equity TTM 9.39%
Profit margin 3.51%
Book value $7.922
Market capitalisation USD$168.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Bridgford Foods Corporation shares

There are currently 21,136 Bridgford Foods Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Bridgford Foods Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0.3% up from 21,079 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Bridgford Foods Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Bridgford Foods Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Bridgford Foods Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Bridgford Foods Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Bridgford Foods Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2086.4758144126). Bridgford Foods Corporation's SIR currently stands at 10.13. In other words for every 100,000 Bridgford Foods Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10130 shares are currently held short.

However Bridgford Foods Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Bridgford Foods Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Bridgford Foods Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Bridgford Foods Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bridgford Foods Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0127% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bridgford Foods Corporation shares, roughly 13 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Bridgford Foods Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Bridgford Foods Corporation stock.

Bridgford Foods Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Bridgford Foods Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Bridgford Foods Corporation's shares ever split?

Bridgford Foods Corporation's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 4 December 1998. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Bridgford Foods Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bridgford Foods Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Bridgford Foods Corporation's share price.

Bridgford Foods Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bridgford Foods Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.06 up to $31.865. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Bridgford Foods Corporation's is 0.0551. This would suggest that Bridgford Foods Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Bridgford Foods Corporation overview

Bridgford Foods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes frozen, refrigerated, and snack food products in the United States. It operates in two segments, Frozen Food Products and Snack Food Products. The company primarily offers biscuits, bread dough items, roll dough items, and dry sausage and beef jerky products. It provides approximately 140 frozen food products to food service and retail customers through wholesalers, cooperatives, and distributors; and approximately 120 snack food items to supermarkets, and mass merchandise and convenience retail stores through customer owned distribution centers, as well as a direct store delivery network. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Anaheim, California. Bridgford Foods Corporation is a subsidiary of Bridgford Industries Incorporated.

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