National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) marched up 11.14% compared to a 52-week low price of $44.6. The shares were last seen trading 5.6% higher, taking the closing price at $49.57 on 6/4/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $45.05 and $46.99. This company shares are 64.76% off its target price of $81.67 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.31B. The recent change has given its price a -9.03% deficit over SMA 50 and -59.79% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -13.43% declines, -25.93% declines and -42.09% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found FIZZ’s volatility during a week at 5.31% and during a month it has been found around 4.06%.

National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $541 million or 24.9% in FIZZ stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Renaissance Technologies Llc owns $116.58 million in National Beverage Corp., which represents roughly 5.05% of the company’s market cap and approximately 21.55% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 1,260,218 shares of the stock are valued at $59.16 million. The third largest holder is Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc, which currently holds $40.24 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 1.74% of its market capitalization.

National Beverage Corp. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 103 institutional holders increased their position in National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) by some 2,276,258 shares, 94 decreased positions by 2,059,584 and 32 held positions by 7,190,017. That puts total institutional holdings at 11,525,859 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 35 new institutional investments totaling 789,190 shares while 44 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 799,573 shares.

National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. National Beverage Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that President CAPORELLA JOSEPH G has acquired 6,000 shares of National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) in the trading session dated Mar. 14, 2019. These shares are worth $359,700 and were traded at $59.95 each. The SEC filing shows that CONLEE CECIL D performed a purchase of 1,600 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 23, 2015. The company’s shares were assimilated at $28.38 per share worth to an investment of some $45,408 to the account of CONLEE CECIL D.

Director, HATHORN SAMUEL C, purchased 1,491 common shares of National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) in the open market. In a transaction dated Sep. 16, 2013, the shares were bought at an average price of $17.09, giving away a sum of $25,481. After this purchase, 60,358 common shares of FIZZ are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $2,991,946.

In the transaction dated Apr. 24, 2012, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; sheridan stanley michael added a total of 6,000 shares at an average price of $13.98, amounting to approximately $83,880. The insider now directly owns 32,704 shares worth $1,621,137.

National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 1 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 3 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 4.5 average brokerage recommendation [T1].