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Learn how to easily invest in Seneca Foods Corporation stock.

Seneca Foods Corporation is a packaged foods business based in the US. Seneca Foods Corporation shares (SENEA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Seneca Foods Corporation employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Seneca Foods Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: SENEA)

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Seneca Foods Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$53.02
52-week range$36.23 - $62.37
50-day moving average $48.99
200-day moving average $49.56
Wall St. target price$21.00
PE ratio 3.986
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $13.03

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Seneca Foods Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $53.02 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-15) 2.06%
1 month (2021-09-22) 17.27%
3 months (2021-07-22) -2.12%
6 months (2021-04-22) 11.86%
1 year (2020-10-22) 31.27%
2 years (2019-10-22) 58.36%
3 years (2018-10-22) 66.05%
5 years (2016-10-21) 84.74%

Is Seneca Foods Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Seneca Foods Corporation's P/E ratio

Seneca 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 4x. In other words, Seneca Foods Corporation shares trade at around 4x 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.

Seneca Foods Corporation's EBITDA

Seneca Foods Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $171.3 million.

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

Seneca Foods Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.77%
Gross profit TTM $232.2 million
Return on assets TTM 9.33%
Return on equity TTM 23.85%
Profit margin 8.45%
Book value $65.38
Market capitalisation $460.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Seneca Foods Corporation shares

There are currently 88,196 Seneca Foods Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Seneca Foods Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 21% down from 111,668 last month.

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

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

Seneca Foods Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Seneca Foods Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Seneca Foods Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 34586.666666667). Seneca Foods Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.55. In other words for every 100,000 Seneca Foods Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2550 shares are currently held short.

However Seneca Foods Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Seneca Foods Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Seneca Foods Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Seneca Foods Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Seneca Foods Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0127% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Seneca Foods Corporation shares, roughly 13 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 Seneca Foods Corporation.

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

Seneca Foods Corporation share dividends

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

Seneca Foods Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Seneca Foods Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.23 up to $62.37. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SENEA.US volatility(beta: 0.73)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 Seneca Foods Corporation's is 0.7328. This would suggest that Seneca Foods Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Seneca Foods Corporation overview

Seneca Foods Corporation provides packaged fruits and vegetables in the United States and internationally. The company offers canned, frozen, and bottled produce; and snack chips and other food products under the private label, as well as under various national and regional brands that the company owns or licenses, including Seneca, Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Green Valley, and CherryMan. It also produces and sells Green Giant and Del Monte vegetable products under contract packing agreements. In addition, the company engages in the sale of cans and ends, as well as trucking and aircraft operations. It provides its products to grocery outlets, including supermarkets, mass merchandisers, limited assortment stores, club stores, and dollar stores; and food service distributors, industrial markets, other food packagers, and export customers in 90 countries, as well as federal, state, and local governments for school and other feeding programs. The company was incorporated in 1949 and is headquartered in Marion, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Seneca Foods Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.509% of Seneca Foods Corporation shares are held by insiders and 74.843% by institutions.
How many people work for Seneca Foods Corporation?
Latest data suggests 3,000 work at Seneca Foods Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Seneca Foods Corporation?
Seneca Foods Corporation's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Seneca Foods Corporation based?
Seneca Foods Corporation's address is: 3736 South Main Street, Marion, NY, United States, 14505-9751
What is Seneca Foods Corporation's ISIN number?
Seneca Foods Corporation's international securities identification number is: US8170705011
What is Seneca Foods Corporation's CUSIP number?
Seneca Foods Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 817070501

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