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How to buy Fresh Del Monte Produce stock | $33.99

Learn how to easily invest in Fresh Del Monte Produce stock.

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc is a farm products business based in the US. Fresh Del Monte Produce shares (FDP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fresh Del Monte Produce employs 37,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Fresh Del Monte Produce stock price (NYSE: FDP)

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Fresh Del Monte Produce shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
Latest market close$33.99
52-week range$20.39 - $36.30
50-day moving average $32.09
200-day moving average $32.12
Wall St. target price$38.50
PE ratio 14.8379
Dividend yield $0.4 (1.18%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.28

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Fresh Del Monte Produce price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $33.99 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-19) 1.92%
1 month (2021-09-24) 9.40%
3 months (2021-07-26) 8.08%
6 months (2021-04-26) 17.17%
1 year (2020-10-26) 39.42%
2 years (2019-10-25) 22.89%
3 years (2018-10-26) 7.73%
5 years (2016-10-26) 60.12

Is Fresh Del Monte Produce under- or over-valued?

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

Fresh Del Monte Produce's P/E ratio

Fresh Del Monte Produce's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Fresh Del Monte Produce shares trade at around 15x 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.

Fresh Del Monte Produce's PEG ratio

Fresh Del Monte Produce's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.73. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fresh Del Monte Produce's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fresh Del Monte Produce's EBITDA

Fresh Del Monte Produce's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $226.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fresh Del Monte Produce's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fresh Del Monte Produce financials

Revenue TTM $4.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.11%
Gross profit TTM $283.4 million
Return on assets TTM 2.46%
Return on equity TTM 5.68%
Profit margin 2.56%
Book value $38.40
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fresh Del Monte Produce shares

There are currently 611,338 Fresh Del Monte Produce shares held short by investors – that's known as Fresh Del Monte Produce's "short interest". This figure is 7.9% up from 566,329 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fresh Del Monte Produce shares can be evaluated.

Fresh Del Monte Produce's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fresh Del Monte Produce's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares traded daily (recently around 161729.62962963). Fresh Del Monte Produce's SIR currently stands at 3.78. In other words for every 100,000 Fresh Del Monte Produce shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3780 shares are currently held short.

However Fresh Del Monte Produce's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fresh Del Monte Produce shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fresh Del Monte Produce's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fresh Del Monte Produce shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0288% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fresh Del Monte Produce shares, roughly 29 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fresh Del Monte Produce.

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Fresh Del Monte Produce share dividends

21%

Dividend payout ratio: 21.13% of net profits

Recently Fresh Del Monte Produce has paid out, on average, around 21.13% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.77% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fresh Del Monte Produce shareholders could enjoy a 1.77% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fresh Del Monte Produce's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.

While Fresh Del Monte Produce's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Fresh Del Monte Produce is investing more in its future growth.

Fresh Del Monte Produce's most recent dividend payout was on 9 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Fresh Del Monte Produce share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fresh Del Monte Produce's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.3929 up to $36.3024. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FDP.US volatility(beta: 0.72)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fresh Del Monte Produce's is 0.7243. This would suggest that Fresh Del Monte Produce's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Fresh Del Monte Produce overview

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. , through its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and distributes fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and internationally. It offers fresh and value added products, such as pineapples, melons, grapes, apples, citrus, blueberries, strawberries, pears, tomatoes, peaches, plums, nectarines, cherries and kiwis, avocados, fresh-cut and prepared fruits and vegetables, juices and other beverages, prepared meals and snacks, bananas, and other fruits and vegetables. The company also engages in poultry and meat products business; and ocean freight business. In addition, it manufactures and sells plastic and box products, such as bins, trays, bags, and boxes. The company offers its products under the Del Monte brand, as well as under other brands, such as UTC, Rosy, Fruit Express, Just Juice, Fruitini, Mann's Logo, Arcadian Harvest, Nourish Bowls, Broccolini, Caulilini, Better Burger Leaf, RomaLeaf, and other regional brands. It markets and distributes its products to retail stores, club stores, convenience stores, wholesalers, distributors, and foodservice operators.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fresh Del Monte Produce is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 27.523% of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares are held by insiders and 71.957% by institutions.
How many people work for Fresh Del Monte Produce?
Latest data suggests 37,600 work at Fresh Del Monte Produce.
When does the fiscal year end for Fresh Del Monte Produce?
Fresh Del Monte Produce's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Fresh Del Monte Produce based?
Fresh Del Monte Produce's address is: Apollo House, George Town, Cayman Islands, KY1-9005
What is Fresh Del Monte Produce's ISIN number?
Fresh Del Monte Produce's international securities identification number is: KYG367381053
What is Fresh Del Monte Produce's CUSIP number?
Fresh Del Monte Produce's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G36738105

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