3 Stocks Pushing The Food & Beverage Industry Lower
- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 6.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 8.2%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- WILC has no debt to speak of therefore resulting in a debt-to-equity ratio of zero, which we consider to be a relatively favorable sign. Along with this, the company maintains a quick ratio of 10.63, which clearly demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
- Net operating cash flow has increased to -$1.93 million or 45.31% when compared to the same quarter last year. The firm also exceeded the industry average cash flow growth rate of 11.98%.
- G WILLI-FOOD INTL LTD's earnings per share declined by 15.0% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, G WILLI-FOOD INTL LTD increased its bottom line by earning $0.70 versus $0.50 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.79 versus $0.70).
- The return on equity has improved slightly when compared to the same quarter one year prior. This can be construed as a modest strength in the organization. When compared to other companies in the Food & Staples Retailing industry and the overall market, G WILLI-FOOD INTL LTD's return on equity is below that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
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