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How to buy Freshpet stock | $176.82

Learn how to easily invest in Freshpet stock.

Freshpet, Inc is a packaged foods business based in the US. Freshpet shares (FRPT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Freshpet employs 591 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FRPT – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Freshpet stock price (NASDAQ: FRPT)

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Freshpet shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$176.82
52-week range$96.79 - $186.98
50-day moving average $160.81
200-day moving average $161.04
Wall St. target price$186.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.12

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Is it a good time to buy Freshpet stock?

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Freshpet price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $176.82 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 9.70%
3 months (2021-05-04) 0.81%
6 months (2021-01-31) N/A
1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
3 years (2018-07-31) N/A
5 years (2016-07-31) N/A

Is Freshpet under- or over-valued?

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

Freshpet's EBITDA

Freshpet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $21.4 million.

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

Freshpet financials

Revenue TTM $342.1 million
Gross profit TTM $136.4 million
Return on assets TTM -0.25%
Return on equity TTM -1.9%
Profit margin -3.07%
Book value $16.69
Market capitalisation $6.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Freshpet shares

There are currently 1.1 million Freshpet shares held short by investors – that's known as Freshpet's "short interest". This figure is 13.9% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

Freshpet's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Freshpet's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Freshpet shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Freshpet shares traded daily (recently around 526741.54589372). Freshpet's SIR currently stands at 2.07. In other words for every 100,000 Freshpet shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2070 shares are currently held short.

However Freshpet's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Freshpet shares, or, against the total number of tradable Freshpet shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Freshpet's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Freshpet shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.026% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Freshpet shares, roughly 26 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 Freshpet.

Find out more about how you can short Freshpet stock.

Freshpet share dividends

We're not expecting Freshpet to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Freshpet share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Freshpet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $96.785 up to $186.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FRPT.US volatility(beta: 0.7)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Freshpet's is 0.7046. This would suggest that Freshpet's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Freshpet overview

Freshpet, Inc. manufactures and markets natural fresh meals and treats for dogs and cats in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company sells its products under the Freshpet brand; and Dognation and Dog Joy labels through various classes of retail, including grocery, mass, club, pet specialty, and natural, as well as online. Freshpet, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Freshpet is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.319% of Freshpet shares are held by insiders and 98.789% by institutions.
How many people work for Freshpet?
Latest data suggests 591 work at Freshpet.
When does the fiscal year end for Freshpet?
Freshpet's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Freshpet based?
Freshpet's address is: 400 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ, United States, 07094
What is Freshpet's ISIN number?
Freshpet's international securities identification number is: US3580391056
What is Freshpet's CUSIP number?
Freshpet's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 358039105

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