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How to buy Fresh Del Monte Produce stock

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 40,055 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.4 billion.

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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 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$23.54
52-week range$22.51 - $33.26
50-day moving average $27.83
200-day moving average $26.93
Wall St. target price$34.00
PE ratio 31.6883
Dividend yield $0.6 (2.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.77

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Fresh Del Monte Produce price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $23.54 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-22) -7.03%
1 month (2022-08-29) -16.11%
3 months (2022-06-30) -20.28%
6 months (2022-03-28) -11.00%
1 year (2021-10-01) -27.55%
2 years (2020-10-01) 4.30%
3 years (2019-10-01) 34
5 years (2017-09-29) 45.46

Is Fresh Del Monte Produce stock undervalued or overvalued?

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 32x. In other words, Fresh Del Monte Produce shares trade at around 32x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-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 $168.5 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 $4.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.63%
Gross profit TTM $306.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.32%
Return on equity TTM 1.91%
Profit margin 0.85%
Book value $38.92
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fresh Del Monte Produce share dividends

74%

Dividend payout ratio: 74.07% of net profits

Recently Fresh Del Monte Produce has paid out, on average, around 74.07% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.37% 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 2.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fresh Del Monte Produce's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

Fresh Del Monte Produce's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Fresh Del Monte Produce's most recent dividend payout was on 9 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 August 2022 (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 $22.5126 up to $33.2602. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FDP.US volatility(beta: 0.56)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 0.5565. 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 operates through three segments: Fresh and Value-Added Products, Banana, and Other Products and Services. It offers pineapples, fresh-cut fruit, fresh-cut vegetables, melons, and vegetables; non-tropical fruits, such as grapes, apples, citrus, blueberries, strawberries, pears, peaches, plums, nectarines, cherries, and kiwis; other fruit and vegetables, and avocados; and prepared fruit and vegetables, juices, other beverages, and meals and snacks. The company also engages in the sale of poultry and meat products; and third-party freight services 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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fresh Del Monte Produce is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 21.963% of Fresh Del Monte Produce shares are held by insiders and 67.062% by institutions.
How many people work for Fresh Del Monte Produce?
Latest data suggests 40,055 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- 1107
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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