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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 563 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Bridgford Foods Corporation share price

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Bridgford Foods Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$14.00 - $19.65
50-day moving average $15.05
200-day moving average $16.98
Wall St. target price$7.93
PE ratio 18.6632
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.76

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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 19x. In other words, Bridgford Foods Corporation shares trade at around 19x 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 $8.5 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 $206 million
Operating margin TTM 1.28%
Gross profit TTM $58.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.16%
Return on equity TTM 9.82%
Profit margin 3.36%
Book value $8.01
Market capitalisation $129.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Bridgford Foods Corporation shares

There are currently 54,740 Bridgford Foods Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Bridgford Foods Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 34.9% up from 40,569 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 5540.4858299595). Bridgford Foods Corporation's SIR currently stands at 9.88. In other words for every 100,000 Bridgford Foods Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9880 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 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bridgford Foods Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0328% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bridgford Foods Corporation shares, roughly 33 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Bridgford Foods Corporation.

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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 3 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 up to $19.65. 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 -0.1897. This would suggest that Bridgford Foods Corporation's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Bridgford Foods Corporation has bucked the trend.

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 130 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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