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Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) Reaches $21.44 After 6.00% Up Move; Conifex Timber Inc. (TSE:CFF) Covered By 2 Bulls

Among 3 analysts covering Conifex Timber (TSE:CFF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Conifex Timber had 17 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by TD Securities with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 17 to “Sector Perform”. See Conifex Timber Inc. (TSE:CFF) latest ratings:

10/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $7.00 New Target: $8.00 Target Up
20/10/2017 Broker: IBC Rating: Old Target: $4.50 New Target: $5.00 Target Up

The stock of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 1.11% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $21.44. About 325,979 shares traded. Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) has declined 3.69% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.39% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $4.52 billion company. It was reported on Mar, 14 by We have $22.73 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:FLO worth $271.02M more.

Analysts await Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) to report earnings on May, 16. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, up 20.00% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.25 per share. FLO’s profit will be $63.20 million for 17.87 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual earnings per share reported by Flowers Foods, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 76.47% EPS growth.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $872,182 activity. BENTON ROBERT L JR had sold 18,500 shares worth $348,359 on Monday, October 2. LAUDER KARYL H also sold $523,823 worth of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) on Tuesday, October 3.

Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets bakery products in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.52 billion. It operates through two divisions, Direct-Store-Delivery and Warehouse Delivery. It has a 30.2 P/E ratio. The DSD segment produces and markets fresh bakery foods, including fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 28 investors sold Flowers Foods, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 144.78 million shares or 7.91% more from 134.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Texas-based Oxbow Advsr Ltd has invested 0.09% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability accumulated 0.04% or 172,043 shares. Gotham Asset Management Lc owns 0.04% invested in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) for 150,270 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 130,000 shares. Synovus has 26,647 shares. Sg Americas Secs Lc reported 8,807 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 1.65 million are held by Northern Trust. 17,496 were accumulated by Capital Counsel Limited Com New York. Lenox Wealth Mgmt holds 0.01% or 1,122 shares. Susquehanna Gp Llp owns 0% invested in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) for 16,100 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Lc holds 0% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) or 326 shares. Janney Mngmt Limited Liability invested 0.02% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.03% in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO). National Bank Of Montreal Can reported 0% stake. Jolley Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 2.98% of its portfolio in Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO).

Among 12 analysts covering Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Flowers Foods had 32 analyst reports since September 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 9. The company was downgraded on Friday, February 12 by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) rating on Monday, May 29. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $23 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, May 26 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, May 26 with “Sector Weight”. On Friday, July 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the shares of FLO in report on Thursday, June 29 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1900 target in Tuesday, June 13 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Hold” rating. BB&T Capital upgraded the shares of FLO in report on Tuesday, February 16 to “Buy” rating.

Conifex Timber Inc. primarily manufactures and sells lumber products in the United States, China, Canada, and Japan. The company has market cap of $166.03 million. It operates through two divisions, Lumber and Bioenergy. It has a 9.42 P/E ratio. The Lumber segment is involved in timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, sawmilling logs into lumber and wood chips, and the provision of value added lumber finishing services.

The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $6.28. About 4,810 shares traded. Conifex Timber Inc. (TSE:CFF) has 0.00% since March 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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