How to buy TreeHouse Foods stock - 15 April

Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.

How to buy TreeHouse Foods stock

Own TreeHouse Foods stock in just a few minutes.

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 10,900 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. 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.

TreeHouse Foods share price

Use our graph to track the performance of THS stocks over time.

TreeHouse Foods shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-09.
52-week rangeUSD$35.19 - USD$55.5
50-day moving average USD$52.2632
200-day moving average USD$43.9328
Wall St. target priceUSD$52.22
PE ratio 215.0813
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.246

Buy TreeHouse Foods shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Stock trade fee Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
Sofi Invest
$0
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
N/A
0%
N/A
A free way to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto.
Robinhood
$0
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Gold/Commodities
$0
0%
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Interactive Brokers
$0
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs
$0 + $0.65/contract, $1 minimum
0%
N/A
IBKR Lite offers $0 commissions, and IBKR Pro offers advanced tools for professional traders.
Webull
$0
Stocks, Options, ETFs
$0
0%
Get one free stock valued between $2.50 and $250 when you open an account, one more with a deposit
Open an account
Margin financing rates start at 3.99%. No monthly subscription fees for margin.
Public
$0
Stocks, ETFs
N/A
$0 per month
N/A
loading

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy TreeHouse Foods stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

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 P/E ratio

TreeHouse Foods's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 215x. In other words, TreeHouse Foods shares trade at around 215x 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.

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 2.6575. 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$497.6 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 6.77%
Gross profit TTM USD$854.5 million
Return on assets TTM 3.47%
Return on equity TTM 2.66%
Profit margin 0.32%
Book value $33.363
Market capitalisation USD$3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TreeHouse Foods shares

There are currently 3.4 million TreeHouse Foods shares held short by investors – that's known as TreeHouse Foods's "short interest". This figure is 33.8% down from 5.1 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 655053.47490347). TreeHouse Foods's SIR currently stands at 5.18. In other words for every 100,000 TreeHouse Foods shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5180 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 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TreeHouse Foods shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.086% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TreeHouse Foods shares, roughly 86 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 $35.19 up to $55.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

THS.US volatility(beta: 0.69)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 0.6939. This would suggest that TreeHouse Foods's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

TreeHouse Foods overview

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. manufactures and distributes private label packaged foods and beverages in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Meal Preparation, and Snacking & Beverages. The Meal Preparation segment provides aseptic cheese and pudding products; baking and mix powders; hot cereals; jams, preserves, and jellies; liquid and powdered non-dairy creamers; 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; refrigerated dough; single serve hot beverages; skillet dinners; and table and flavored syrups. The Snacking & Beverages segment offers bars, broths, candies, cookies, crackers, in-store bakery products, pita chips, powdered drinks, pretzels, ready-to-drink coffee, retail griddle waffles, pancakes, French toasts, specialty teas, and sweeteners. The company sells its products through various distribution channels, including grocery retailers and foodservice distributors, as well as industrial and export, which includes food manufacturers and repackagers of foodservice products. TreeHouse Foods, Inc. was founded in 1862 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Frequently asked questions

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder.com provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and finder.com Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on finder.com are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site