Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) have earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $91.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given John B. Sanfilippo & Son an industry rank of 158 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 5th. ValuEngine lowered shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Finally, Sidoti boosted their target price on shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son from $83.00 to $91.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 5th.

NASDAQ JBSS traded down $0.43 on Monday, hitting $99.94. The stock had a trading volume of 111,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 67,149. John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a 52-week low of $53.12 and a 52-week high of $107.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a current ratio of 2.14. The company has a market capitalization of $1.14 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.08 and a beta of 0.98. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $97.51 and a 200-day moving average of $86.36.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The company reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.21. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a net margin of 5.15% and a return on equity of 18.95%. The business had revenue of $217.85 million for the quarter.

The firm also recently announced a None dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 26th will be given a dividend of $2.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 25th.

In related news, VP Frank S. Pellegrino sold 1,116 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.05, for a total transaction of $103,843.80. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 16,651 shares in the company, valued at $1,549,375.55. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Jim Edgar sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.50, for a total transaction of $256,500.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 20,634 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,764,207. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 32,239 shares of company stock valued at $3,074,874 over the last 90 days. 22.35% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Nuveen Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son in the second quarter worth approximately $2,756,000. WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its holdings in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 83.0% in the 2nd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 17,353 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,383,000 after purchasing an additional 7,870 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 900.0% in the 3rd quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 7,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $676,000 after purchasing an additional 6,300 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank raised its holdings in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 3.3% in the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 15,576 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,241,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 18.5% in the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 35,073 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,795,000 after purchasing an additional 5,469 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.25% of the company’s stock.

About John B. Sanfilippo & Son

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc, together with its subsidiary, JBSS Ventures, LLC, processes and distributes tree nuts and peanuts in the United States. The company offers raw and processed nuts, including almonds, pecans, peanuts, black walnuts, English walnuts, cashews, macadamia nuts, pistachios, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, and filberts in various styles and seasonings.

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