NasdaqGS:JJSF

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Executive Summary

J & J Snack Foods Corp. manufactures, markets, and distributes nutritional snack foods and beverages in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has J & J Snack Foods's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.07%

JJSF

-1.5%

US Food

0.07%

US Market


1 Year Return

23.5%

JJSF

-0.7%

US Food

8.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: JJSF exceeded the US Food industry which returned -0.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: JJSF exceeded the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

JJSFIndustryMarket
7 Day0.07%-1.5%0.07%
30 Day0.2%-4.0%-0.3%
90 Day18.5%-3.3%-1.6%
1 Year25.0%23.5%2.2%-0.7%11.3%8.9%
3 Year65.0%59.0%-4.1%-12.6%46.3%36.8%
5 Year102.5%89.8%38.7%22.1%62.1%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is J & J Snack Foods's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is J & J Snack Foods undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

39.12x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: JJSF ($191.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($107.8)

Significantly Below Fair Value: JJSF is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: JJSF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (39.1x) compared to the Food industry average (25.1x).

PE vs Market: JJSF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (39.1x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: JJSF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: JJSF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.5x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is J & J Snack Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

9.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: JJSF's forecast earnings growth (9.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: JJSF's earnings (9.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: JJSF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: JJSF's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: JJSF's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if JJSF's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has J & J Snack Foods performed over the past 5 years?

7.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: JJSF's earnings have grown by 7.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: JJSF's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: JJSF had negative earnings growth (-11.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-24%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: JJSF's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: JJSF has a higher Return on Assets than the Food industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: JJSF's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is J & J Snack Foods's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: JJSF's short term assets ($466.8M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($130.5M)

Long Term Liabilities: JJSF's short term assets (466.8M) exceeds its long term liabilities (55.5M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: JJSF is debt free.

Reducing Debt: JJSF has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: JJSF has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: JJSF has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: JJSF has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if JJSF's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is J & J Snack Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.04%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company1.0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: JJSF's dividend (1.04%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).

High Dividend: JJSF's dividend (1.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.68%).

Stable Dividend: JJSF's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: JJSF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.7%), JJSF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

What is the CEO of J & J Snack Foods's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

22.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Gerald Shreiber (77yo)

48.8yrs

Tenure

US$3,858,562

Compensation

Mr. Gerald B. Shreiber founded J&J Snack Foods Corp. in 1971 and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since 1971. Mr. Shreiber served as the President of J&J Snack Foods Investment Corp. He s ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Gerald's total compensation ($USD3.86M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.11M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Gerald's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

22.8yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: JJSF's management team is seasoned and experienced (22.8 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

24.8yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: JJSF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 24.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: JJSF insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$4,536,76805 Aug 19
Gerald Shreiber
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Founder
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$181.67
SellUS$380,56630 Nov 18
Gerald Shreiber
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Founder
Shares2,435
Max PriceUS$156.29
SellUS$322,72821 Nov 18
Robert Pape
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Sales
Senior Vice President of Sales
Shares2,100
Max PriceUS$153.68

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Gerald Shreiber (77yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 48.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.86m
  • Dennis Moore (64yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 24.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$931.24k
  • Robert Radano (70yo)

    Senior VP & COO

    • Tenure: 23.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$822.43k
  • Dan Fachner (59yo)

    President of ICEE Company

    • Tenure: 22.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.21m
  • Robert Pape (62yo)

    Senior Vice President of Sales

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
  • Jerry Law (45yo)

    Senior VP & Assistant to the President

    • Tenure: 10.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$871.99k
  • Marjorie Roshkoff

    VP, Corporate Secretary & In-House Counsel

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • John Griffith

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Harry Fronjian

    Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Gerald Shreiber (77yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 48.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.86m
  • Dennis Moore (64yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 24.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$931.24k
  • Sid Brown (61yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 15.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$98.00k
  • Peter Stanley (77yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 36.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$108.00k
  • Vincent Melchiorre (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$98.00k

Company Information

J & J Snack Foods Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: J & J Snack Foods Corp.
  • Ticker: JJSF
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1971
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$3.617b
  • Shares outstanding: 18.84m
  • Website: https://www.jjsnack.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • J & J Snack Foods Corp.
  • 6000 Central Highway
  • Pennsauken
  • New Jersey
  • 8109
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JJSFNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 1986

Biography

J & J Snack Foods Corp. manufactures, markets, and distributes nutritional snack foods and beverages in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It operates in three segments: Food Service, Retail Supermarke ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 23:37
End of Day Share Price2019/10/22 00:00
Earnings2019/06/29
Annual Earnings2018/09/29


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.