Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its holdings in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) by 0.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,310 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 13 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Treehouse Foods were worth $679,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Creative Planning lifted its stake in shares of Treehouse Foods by 28.8% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,379 shares of the company’s stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 308 shares in the last quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP bought a new position in shares of Treehouse Foods in the first quarter valued at $126,000. Israel Discount Bank of New York bought a new position in shares of Treehouse Foods in the first quarter valued at $140,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in shares of Treehouse Foods by 11.2% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,982 shares of the company’s stock valued at $162,000 after buying an additional 199 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in shares of Treehouse Foods by 6.7% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,259 shares of the company’s stock valued at $184,000 after buying an additional 141 shares in the last quarter.

In related news, CEO Sam K. Reed sold 11,480 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.32, for a total value of $761,353.60. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 70,647 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,685,309.04. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.

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Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE THS) opened at 67.21 on Friday. Treehouse Foods, Inc. has a 52-week low of $62.64 and a 52-week high of $90.42. The company’s market capitalization is $3.84 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $71.14 and its 200-day moving average is $79.78.

Treehouse Foods (NYSE:THS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.54 billion. Treehouse Foods had a negative net margin of 3.90% and a positive return on equity of 6.54%. Treehouse Foods’s revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.54 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Treehouse Foods, Inc. will post $3.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on THS shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Treehouse Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Treehouse Foods in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Treehouse Foods from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Vertical Group lowered shares of Treehouse Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $100.61 to $62.64 in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Vertical Research lowered shares of Treehouse Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Treehouse Foods presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $85.29.

Treehouse Foods Company Profile

TreeHouse Foods, Inc is a consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturer. The Company’s segments include North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export. The Company manufactures a range of shelf stable, refrigerated, fresh and frozen products. Its product categories include beverages, salad dressings, snack nuts, beverage enhancers, pickles, sauces, cereals, pasta and dry dinners, cookies and crackers, retail bakery, aseptic products, jams and other products.

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