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TreeHouse Foods, Inc is a packaged foods business based in the US. TreeHouse Foods shares (THS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TreeHouse Foods employs 10,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.3 billion.

How to buy shares in TreeHouse Foods

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for TreeHouse Foods. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: THS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until TreeHouse Foods reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$39.37, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of TreeHouse Foods, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of TreeHouse Foods. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted TreeHouse Foods's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, TreeHouse Foods's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$39.37, which is 11.47% down on its pre-crash value of USD$44.47 and 17.52% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$33.5.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of TreeHouse Foods shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$849.61 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$872.44.

TreeHouse Foods share price

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TreeHouse Foods shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-27.
Latest market close USD$39.37
52-week range USD$33.5 - USD$53.98
50-day moving average USD$39.4851
200-day moving average USD$43.4573
Wall St. target price USD$53.27
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-3.713

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Is it a good time to buy TreeHouse Foods stock?

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TreeHouse Foods price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $39.37 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-20) N/A
1 month (2020-10-30) 1.36%
3 months (2020-08-28) N/A
6 months (2020-05-28) N/A
1 year (2019-11-27) N/A
2 years (2018-11-27) N/A
3 years (2017-11-27) N/A
5 years (2015-11-27) N/A

Is TreeHouse Foods under- or over-valued?

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

TreeHouse Foods's PEG ratio

TreeHouse Foods's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7254. 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 TreeHouse Foods's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TreeHouse Foods's EBITDA

TreeHouse Foods's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$491.3 million.

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

TreeHouse Foods financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.68%
Gross profit TTM USD$801.2 million
Return on assets TTM 3.38%
Return on equity TTM -0.48%
Profit margin -0.12%
Book value $32.342
Market capitalisation USD$2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TreeHouse Foods shares

There are currently 4.5 million TreeHouse Foods shares held short by investors – that's known as TreeHouse Foods's "short interest". This figure is 7.3% down from 4.9 million last month.

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

TreeHouse Foods's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TreeHouse Foods's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TreeHouse Foods shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TreeHouse Foods shares traded daily (recently around 646758.1061693). TreeHouse Foods's SIR currently stands at 6.97. In other words for every 100,000 TreeHouse Foods shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6970 shares are currently held short.

However TreeHouse Foods's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TreeHouse Foods shares, or, against the total number of tradable TreeHouse Foods shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TreeHouse Foods's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TreeHouse Foods shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0977% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TreeHouse Foods shares, roughly 98 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 TreeHouse Foods.

Find out more about how you can short TreeHouse Foods stock.

TreeHouse Foods share dividends

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

TreeHouse Foods share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TreeHouse Foods's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.5 up to $53.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

THS.US volatility(beta: 0.63)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 TreeHouse Foods's is 0.6297. This would suggest that TreeHouse Foods's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

TreeHouse Foods overview

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturer in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Baked Goods, Beverages, and Meal Solutions segments. The Baked Goods segment offers candies, cookies, crackers, in-store bakery products, pita chips, pretzels, refrigerated dough, retail griddle waffles, pancakes, French toasts, bars, and ready-to-eat cereals. The Beverages segment offers broths, liquid non-dairy creamers, non-dairy powdered creamers, powdered drinks, single serve hot beverages, specialty teas, and sweeteners. The Meal Solutions segment provides aseptic cheese and pudding products; baking and mix powders; hot cereals; jams, preserves, and jellies; macaroni and cheese; mayonnaise; Mexican, barbeque, and other sauces; pastas; pickles and related products; powdered soups and gravies; refrigerated and shelf stable dressings and sauces; skillet dinners; and table and flavored syrups. The company sells its products through various distribution channels, including grocery retailers and foodservice distributors, as well as food manufacturers and repackagers of foodservice products. TreeHouse Foods, Inc. was founded in 1862 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

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