Northern Trust Corp increased its position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) by 12.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 112,105 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 12,279 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 0.99% of John B. Sanfilippo & Son worth $7,075,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of JBSS. Royce & Associates LP increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 8.8% during the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,028,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,890,000 after acquiring an additional 83,300 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 92.0% during the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 146,147 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,223,000 after acquiring an additional 70,047 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 83.1% during the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 112,337 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,090,000 after acquiring an additional 50,977 shares during the last quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 543.9% during the second quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC now owns 31,650 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,997,000 after acquiring an additional 26,735 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Martingale Asset Management L P increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 105.6% during the second quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 34,857 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,200,000 after acquiring an additional 17,906 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 75.23% of the company’s stock.

Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) opened at $57.20 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 2.04. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. has a 52 week low of $55.10 and a 52 week high of $74.69. The firm has a market capitalization of $646.19, a P/E ratio of 17.99 and a beta of 0.96.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.07. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a return on equity of 16.16% and a net margin of 4.34%. The company had revenue of $214.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $216.11 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.89 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis.

Separately, Sidoti cut John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $70.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st.

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About John B. Sanfilippo & Son

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc is a processor and distributor of peanuts, pecans, cashews, walnuts, almonds and other nuts. The Company offers nuts under a range of private brands and under the Fisher, Orchard Valley Harvest, Fisher Nut Exactly and Sunshine Country brand names. The Company also markets and distributes a diverse product line of food and snack products, including snack mixes, salad toppings, snacks, snack bites, trail mixes, dried fruit, and chocolate and yogurt coated products under private brands and brand names.

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