Zacks: Analysts Anticipate S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.15 Per Share
Analysts expect that S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) will post ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for S&W Seed’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.11) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.18). S&W Seed posted earnings of ($0.07) per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 114.3%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 11th.
On average, analysts expect that S&W Seed will report full-year earnings of ($0.46) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.52) to ($0.40). For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of ($0.34) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.40) to ($0.27). Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow S&W Seed.
S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 13th. The company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.02. S&W Seed had a negative net margin of 14.86% and a positive return on equity of 6.67%. The business had revenue of $12.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.65 million.
Shares of S&W Seed stock traded down $0.16 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $2.27. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 500 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,695. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $2.29 and a 200-day moving average price of $2.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a current ratio of 2.16 and a quick ratio of 0.43. The stock has a market cap of $79.90 million, a P/E ratio of 5.82 and a beta of 0.37. S&W Seed has a one year low of $1.81 and a one year high of $3.20.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of SANW. Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. purchased a new stake in S&W Seed in the second quarter worth about $3,079,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in S&W Seed by 3.8% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 703,547 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,858,000 after purchasing an additional 25,650 shares in the last quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. boosted its position in S&W Seed by 3.0% during the second quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 510,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,346,000 after purchasing an additional 15,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fairpointe Capital LLC grew its stake in S&W Seed by 14.0% in the third quarter. Fairpointe Capital LLC now owns 407,048 shares of the company’s stock valued at $969,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 76.28% of the company’s stock.
About S&W Seed
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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