Russell Investments Group Ltd. reduced its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) by 37.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 12,406 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,517 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.14% of John B. Sanfilippo & Son worth $783,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) traded up 1.55% during trading on Friday, hitting $64.08. 143,223 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $723.91 million, a PE ratio of 20.21 and a beta of 0.73. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. has a 52-week low of $46.34 and a 52-week high of $74.69. The company’s 50 day moving average is $63.52 and its 200 day moving average is $65.59.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.79 by ($0.20). John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a net margin of 4.27% and a return on equity of 15.77%. The company had revenue of $201.59 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $191.14 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.64 earnings per share. John B. Sanfilippo & Son’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. will post $3.33 EPS for the current year.

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John B. Sanfilippo & Son Profile

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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