|Bid||0.00 x 1000|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||140.63 - 149.48|
|52 Week Range||56.17 - 149.48|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.60|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||43.53|
|Earnings Date||Apr 27, 2021 - May 03, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.40 (0.27%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Dec 11, 2020|
|1y Target Est||135.43|
JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced that on February 25, 2021 its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable on March 22, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 8, 2021.
In the current session, John Bean Technologies Inc. (NYSE:JBT) is trading at $141.88, after a 4.72% gain. Over the past month, the stock increased by 13.75%, and in the past year, by 37.76%. With performance like this, long-term shareholders optimistic but others are more likely to look into the price-to-earnings ratio to see if the stock might be overvalued. Assuming that all other factors are held constant, this could present itself as an opportunity for shareholders trying to capitalize on the higher share price. The stock is currently above from its 52 week high by 3.51%. The P/E ratio is used by long-term shareholders to assess the company's market performance against aggregate market data, historical earnings, and the industry at large. A lower P/E indicates that shareholders do not expect the stock to perform better in the future, and that the company is probably undervalued. It shows that shareholders are less than willing to pay a high share price, because they do not expect the company to exhibit growth, in terms of future earnings. View more earnings on JBT Depending on the particular phase of a business cycle, some industries will perform better than others. Compared to the aggregate P/E ratio of the 56.97 in the Machinery industry, John Bean Technologies Inc. has a lower P/E ratio of 36.0. Shareholders might be inclined to think that the stock might perform worse than its industry peers. It's also possible that the stock is undervalued. There are many limitations to P/E ratio. It is sometimes difficult to determine the nature of the earnings makeup of a company. Shareholders might not get what they're looking for, from trailing earnings. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaJohn Bean Technologies: Q4 Earnings InsightsEarnings Scheduled For February 22, 2021© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
John Bean Technologies delivered better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter. However, the provider of technology solutions to the food and beverage industry issued 1Q guidance that fell short of analysts' estimates. John Bean Technologies (JBT) reported adjusted earnings of $1.02 per share in 4Q that came in ahead of analysts’ expectations of $0.89. Fourth-quarter revenues of $439.4 million also surpassed the consensus mark of $426.7 million. The company’s top and bottom lines registered year-over-year declines of 19% and 32% respectively. JBT’s Executive Vice President and CFO, Matthew Meister, said, "General marketplace uncertainty, challenges accessing customers, and the sharp decline in passenger air travel and foodservice production had a significant impact on year-over-year comparisons for the fourth quarter and full-year 2020." As for 1Q, JBT expects to generate revenues in the range of $400-$425 million, which is below analysts’ expectations of $427.5 million. In addition, it anticipates 1Q adjusted earnings in the range of $0.70-$0.80 per share, which is also lower than Street estimates of $0.85. (See John Bean Technologies stock analysis on TipRanks) For 2021, the company projects adjusted earnings in the range of $4.30-$4.55 per share compared to analysts' estimates of $4.34. On Feb. 4, Robert W. Baird Mircea Dobre raised the stock’s price target to $115 (15% downside potential) from $103 and reiterated a Hold rating. Following a positive read-through of Marel’s earnings, one of the company’s competitors, Dobre told investors that he expected JBT to deliver a “good” Q4 earnings beat with sequential order improvement. Overall, analysts are cautiously optimistic about the stock with a Moderate Buy consensus rating. That’s based on 2 analysts recommending a Buy and 1 analyst suggesting a Hold. The average analyst price target of $133.33 implies 1.5% downside potential from current levels. Shares have gained about 21.1% over the past year. Related News:GasLog Spikes 6% Pre-Market As Quarterly Profit ShinesShell Midstream’s 4Q Revenues Outperform On Volume RecoveryAG Mortgage Spikes 18% After 4Q Sales Crush Estimates More recent articles from Smarter Analyst: M&T Bank To Buy People’s United For $7.6B; Shares Pop 15% ZoomInfo Spikes 12% As 4Q Profit Tops Analysts’ Estimates; Street Says Buy Cinedigm Shares Sink 10% On Larger-Than-Feared 3Q Loss Douglas Dynamics’ 4Q Earnings Outperform On Season Snowfall; Shares Jump 4.5%