Farmer Brothers Co (FARM): Christopher P Mottern , director of Farmer Brothers Co purchased 1,000 shares on May 12, 2016. The Insider buying transaction was reported by the company on May 13, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were purchased at $29.35 per share for a total value of $29,350.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 13, 2016, Richard F Farmer (10% owner) sold 5 shares at $31.95 per share price.On Dec 2, 2015, Mark Joseph Nelson (other) sold 1,318 shares at $29.67 per share price.Also, On Nov 12, 2015, Charles F Marcy (director) purchased 500 shares at $29.47 per share price.On May 20, 2015, Christopher P Mottern (director) purchased 1,000 shares at $24.00 per share price.
Farmer Brothers Co.: On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Farmer Brothers Co. which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $30.95 and hit $31.54 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $31.37, with a gain of 2.42% or 0.74 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 44,840 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $32.94 and the company has a market cap of $526 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $20.9.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Farmer Brothers Co. is Initiated by Sidoti to Buy and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $54. The Rating was issued on Apr 8, 2016.
Farmer Bros. Co. is a manufacturer wholesaler and distributor of coffee tea and culinary products. The Company’s customers include restaurants hotels casinos offices quick service restaurants (QSRs) convenience stores healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers as well as private brand retailers in the QSR grocery drugstore restaurant convenience store and coffee house channels. The Company distributes its products through its nationwide direct-store-delivery (DSD) network of approximately 470 delivery routes 111 branch warehouses and around five distribution centers and through the distribution channels of its national account and institutional customers. The Company offers value-added services to its foodservice customers including beverage equipment installation and service; menu solutions wherein the Company recommends products how these products are prepared in the kitchen and presented on the menu and inventory and product procurement management.