Alert: New Earnings Report (5/2/19)-TreeHouse Foods Inc (NYSE: THS).

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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.

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Recent Price Action

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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.

Rating Review

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.

About John Lafferty 44922 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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