Analysts Expected a Profit of 0.74 Per Share For Berry Global Group Inc. (BERY)

Berry Global Group Inc. (BERY) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Mark W. Miles Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer with 52,916 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Thomas E. Salmon Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, with 30,400 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 28,000 shares of BERY is Idalene F. Kesner Independent Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Berry Global Group Inc. (BERY), Eminence Capital LP is the top holder with 12.48 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 12.01 million shares. In the third-place spot with 6.9 million shares is Canyon Capital Advisors LLC.

This company’s stock price was $46.67 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1998610. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.09M. Given the fact that this stock has 132.20M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $6.17B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.27. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.69, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 8.23, and its Price to Book ratio is 3.81.

BERY stock has achieved a 5-day range of $45.53 to $46.89, with a total performance of +2.35% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $40.84 to $47.72, generating a +9.92% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +19.24%, trading in the range of $36.98 to $47.72.

In the past 5 days, shares of BERY have made a new high 3 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 2 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 12 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.9. This is a 0.16 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.74, amounting to an earnings surprise of 21.60%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 1, making for an earnings surprise of -10.00%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.84, generating a -14.30% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 09-2019, was $404.0 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $496.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $1.2 billion for the year, compared to $1.0 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$399.0 million, compared to -$336.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $802.0 million compared to the prior year’s $668.0 million.

Berry Global Group Inc. (BERY) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 3/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.07, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.1, a Debt to Equity ratio of 7.02 and a Debt to EBITDA of 7.94. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 2.56, its Piotroski F-Score is 5, its Altman Z-Score is 1.17 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.14.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 9.48, a Net Margin of 4.55, a ROE of 26.67, and a ROC of 21.87.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for BERY, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 0.87. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for BERY is now 1.03. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 25.37.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for BERY is sitting at 1.19, while its Current Ratio is 1.84 and its PEG Ratio is 0.97. This stock’s PB Ratio is 3.79, its PS Ratio is 0.71, its Forward PE Ratio is 11.89, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 15.5. Similarly, its Price to Owner Earnings is 6.84, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 7.9 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 5.26.