Freeseas Inc (FREE): Price and Financial Metrics

Freeseas Inc (FREE): $3.79

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  • Value is the dimension where FREE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 66.4% of US stocks.
  • FREE's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • FREE ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

FREE Stock Summary

  • FREE's current price/earnings ratio is 139.82, which is higher than 96.54% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • FREE's price/sales ratio is 0.3; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 8.01% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, FREE has reported earnings growth of 992.39%, putting it ahead of 98.19% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WHOLE EARTH BRANDS INC are PAYA, MAXR, COTY, BOOM, and WING.
  • Visit FREE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FREE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, FREE's price/sales ratio is 57.89% lower, now standing at 0.4.
  • FREE's price/earnings ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 45 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FREE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FREE 2023-01-18 0.4 0.6 163.8 19.1
FREE 2023-01-17 0.4 0.6 170.8 19.4
FREE 2023-01-13 0.3 0.6 162.3 19.1
FREE 2023-01-12 0.3 0.5 152.0 18.7
FREE 2023-01-11 0.3 0.5 140.6 18.3
FREE 2023-01-10 0.3 0.5 136.9 18.2

FREE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FREE has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 10.59% of graded US stocks.
  • FREE's asset turnover comes in at 0.514 -- ranking 40th of 59 Food Products stocks.
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The table below shows FREE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.514 0.323 -0.023
2021-03-31 0.487 0.336 -0.058
2020-12-31 0.420 0.336 -0.039
2020-09-30 0.314 0.338 -0.013
2020-06-25 0.170 0.398 -0.010
2020-03-31 0.000 NA 0.014

FREE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FREE, see our FREE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $21.82 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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FREE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $3.79 52-week high $9.89
Prev. close $3.76 52-week low $3.00
Day low $3.72 Volume 262,700
Day high $3.80 Avg. volume 215,070
50-day MA $3.99 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.08 Market Cap 159.12M

Freeseas Inc (FREE) Company Bio

Whole Earth Brands, Inc. operates as a global platform of branded products and ingredients focusing on the consumer transition towards natural alternatives, plant-based, clean label, and non-sugar products. The company produces, markets, and distributes tabletop sweeteners for the consumer food markets primarily under Equal, Canderel, Swerve, Pure Via, and Whole Earth Sweetener brands through food retail, mass merchandising, pharmacy, and food service channels. It offers licorice products which are used in confectionary, food, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, personal care, and tobacco products applications. Whole Earth Brands, Inc. is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Dow Dips 600 Points; AMC Entertainment Shares Plunge

U.S. stocks traded lower toward the end of trading, with the Dow Jones dropping over 600 points on Thursday. The Dow traded down 1.84% to 32,761.20 while the NASDAQ fell 3% to 10,389. The S&P 500 also fell, dropping, 2.33% to 3,787.90. Check This Out: Market Volatility Drops Further Following Rebound In US Consumer Confidence Leading and Lagging Sectors Consumer staples shares fell by just 0.9% on Thursday. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVGW ), up 3%, and Whole Earth Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: FREE ), up 3%. In trading on Thursday, information technology shares dipped by 3.7%. Top Headline The US economy expanded an annualized 3.2% on quarter in the third quarter, up from 2.9% in the second estimate. Equities Trading UP ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (N...

Benzinga | December 22, 2022

With 53% institutional ownership, Whole Earth Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:FREE) is a favorite amongst the big guns

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Yahoo | December 22, 2022

11 Best Sugar Stocks to Buy Now

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Yahoo | December 16, 2022

Looking Into Whole Earth Brands''s Return On Invested Capital

Whole Earth Brands (NASDAQ: FREE ) brought in sales totaling $135.28 million during Q3 according to data provided by Benzinga Pro . However, earnings decreased 290.12%, resulting in a loss of $2.52 million. Whole Earth Brands reached earnings of $1.33 million and sales of $133.50 million in Q2. What Is Return On Invested Capital? Earnings data without context is not clear and can difficult to base trading decisions on. Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) helps to filter signal from noise by measuring yearly pre-tax profit relative to invested capital by a business. Generally, a higher ROIC suggests successful growth … Full story available on

Benzinga | December 13, 2022

Whole Earth Brands, Inc. Announces CEO Transition Plan

Albert Manzone Stepping Down as CEO; Michael Franklin to Serve as Interim CEO Reaffirms Full Year 2022 Guidance CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whole Earth Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FREE) a global food company enabling healthier lifestyles through premium plant-based sweeteners, flavor enhancers and other foods, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Albert Manzone will step down as CEO and member of the Whole Earth Brands Board of Directors (the “Board”) to pursue o

Yahoo | December 12, 2022

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FREE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 18.44%
6-mo -32.08%
1-year -60.73%
3-year -62.55%
5-year N/A
YTD -6.88%
2022 -62.10%
2021 -1.47%
2020 7.71%
2019 N/A
2018 N/A

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