The Middleby Corporation (MIDD): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) have moved within the range of $108.45 to $150.87. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $115.76, which is 23.27% lower than its 52-week high.

The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -6.62%, and a 50-day SMA of -4.80%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $6.58 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jun. 2017, The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) delivered a 1.28% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.58 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.59 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) delivered a 0.51% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.39 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.38 per share.

Ownership at The Middleby Corporation (MIDD), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) has 0.06 billion shares outstanding currently, 96.66% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $6.52 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from The Middleby Corporation (MIDD), there were 41 new positions totaling 822,826 shares of the company’s stock. There were 50 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 1,462,922 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) has had a 20-day average volume of 493,315 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 491,804 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 482,705 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.