For its first fiscal quarter (ending March 31), TreeHouse Foods Inc (NYSE: THS) has reported E.P.S. of $-0.49 compared to $-0.60 a year ago. Relative to the consensus estimate of $0.29, this was a shortfall of $-0.78. E.P.S. were $-0.98 for the latest four quarters through March 31 versus $-6.10 for the same period a year ago.
Recent Price Action
On 5/2/19, TreeHouse Foods Inc (NYSE: THS) stock suffered a major decline of -11.4%, closing at $59.16. Moreover, exceptionally high trading volume at 547% of normal accompanied the decline. Relative to the market the stock has been exceptionally strong over the last nine months but has declined -8.1% during the last week.
Current PriceTarget Research Rating
Reflecting future returns on capital that are forecasted to exceed the cost of capital, THS is expected to be a modest Value Builder.
TreeHouse Foods has a current Value Trend Rating of B (Positive). With this rating, PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s current attractiveness are providing very contradictory signals. TreeHouse Foods has a slightly negative Appreciation Score of 38 but a very high Power Rating of 96, triggering the Positive Value Trend Rating.
In light of this new information and highly negative price change we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of B. This review will be completed in the next several days.