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Flowers Foods Inc (FLO) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Flowers Foods Inc (FLO) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Flowers Foods Inc functions in the food and beverage industry. It primarily manufactures and sells packaged bakery products under the brand names such as Nature's Own, Whitewheat and Wonder Bread. Flowers Foods Inc has a market cap of $4.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.04 with a P/E ratio of 28.43 and P/S ratio of 1.11. The dividend yield of Flowers Foods Inc stocks is 3.37%. Flowers Foods Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 3.30% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Flowers Foods Inc reported a revenue of $880.7 million, compared with the revenue of $873.6 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $4 billion, an increase of 0.8% from last year. For the last five years Flowers Foods Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 1.3% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 74 cents for the year, an increase of 4.2% from previous year. Over the last five years Flowers Foods Inc had an average EPS decline of 6.9% a year. The Flowers Foods Inc had an operating margin of 5.59%, compared with the operating margin of 6.07% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Flowers Foods Inc is 7.48%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Flowers Foods Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $25.3 million, compared with $5.13 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $1 billion, compared with $820.1 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 27.8. Flowers Foods Inc has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $21.04, Flowers Foods Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $19.62. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.11, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.05. The stock gained 1.36% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of FLO, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.