-$0.17 EPS Expected for S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) This Quarter

Analysts forecast that S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) will report earnings per share of ($0.17) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for S&W Seed’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.20) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.13). S&W Seed posted earnings of $0.02 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 950%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Thursday, November 14th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that S&W Seed will report full year earnings of ($0.45) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.54) to ($0.36). For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of ($0.41) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.50) to ($0.31). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover S&W Seed.

S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 18th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.05 by ($0.55). S&W Seed had a negative net margin of 8.48% and a positive return on equity of 11.83%. The company had revenue of $46.85 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $57.50 million.

SANW has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered S&W Seed from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 4th. B. Riley reduced their price target on S&W Seed from $4.80 to $4.60 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, September 19th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded S&W Seed from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. bought a new stake in shares of S&W Seed during the second quarter worth approximately $3,079,000. Teton Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of S&W Seed by 3.0% in the second quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 510,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,346,000 after purchasing an additional 15,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of S&W Seed by 3.8% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 703,547 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,858,000 after purchasing an additional 25,650 shares during the last quarter. 75.89% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

SANW stock traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, reaching $2.39. 5,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 24,897. The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 2.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. S&W Seed has a 1-year low of $1.81 and a 1-year high of $3.20. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $2.44 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.66. The firm has a market cap of $78.76 million, a PE ratio of 6.13 and a beta of 0.37.

S&W Seed Company Profile

S&W Seed Company, an agricultural company, engages in breeding, growing, processing, and selling alfalfa seeds. The company sells its seeds to distributors and dealers in approximately 30 countries worldwide. S&W Seed Company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

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