Freshpet (NASDAQ:FRPT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday. The company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.09 by ($0.17), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $84.52 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $84.59 million. Freshpet had a return on equity of 1.49% and a net margin of 1.60%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 28.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.12 earnings per share.
FRPT opened at $149.33 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $6.07 billion, a PE ratio of 1,357.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.40 and a beta of 0.85. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $151.99 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $129.14. Freshpet has a 52 week low of $40.79 and a 52 week high of $173.52.
In other news, Director Daryl G. Brewster sold 16,053 shares of Freshpet stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $136.76, for a total value of $2,195,408.28. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 58,132 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,950,132.32. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 4.50% of the company’s stock.
Freshpet Company Profile
Freshpet, Inc manufactures and markets natural fresh products, refrigerated meals, and treats for dogs and cats in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company sells its products under the Freshpet brand; and Dognation and Dog Joy labels through various classes of retail, including grocery, mass, club, pet specialty, and natural, as well as online.
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