Whitewave Foods Company (The) (NYSE:WWAV) : The total negative money flow of $3.69 million on Wednesday indicates selling on strength. The inflow of money on upticks was $8.45 million, compared to $12.15 million outflow on downticks, which confirms distribution in the stock. The up to down ratio was 0.7. The negative money flow of $4.18 million in block trades reveals that the informed traders sold the stock on every bit of price strength. The traded value of the stock on uptick was $0.57 million in a block trade.The transaction value of block trade on downtick was $4.75 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.12. The price action in the Whitewave Foods Company (The) (NYSE:WWAV) stock suggests that both the bulls and the bears were in equilibrium. The stock traded at $44.73 with a gain of $0.57 , a change of 1.29% over the previous days close. The stock registered 1.13% for the week.
In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Engles Gregg L, director officer (Chairman and CEO) of Whitewave Foods Co, had unloaded 25,000 shares at an average price of $40.22 in a transaction dated on March 3, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $1,005,500. Currently the company Insiders own 6.2% of Whitewave Foods Company (The) shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 84.69% of Whitewave Foods Company (The) shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -2.26%.
The company shares have dropped -10.32% from its 1 Year high price. On Aug 5, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $52.53 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $44.94 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $40.29. Whitewave Foods Company (The) (NYSE:WWAV): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $44.68 and $44.53 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $45.19. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $45.19, notching a gain of 2.33% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,488,490 . The stock had closed at $44.16 on the previous day.
The WhiteWave Foods Company is a consumer packaged food and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, dairy products and organic produce across North America and Europe. Its segments include Americas Foods & Beverages, Americas Fresh Foods and Europe Foods & Beverages. It is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of plant-based beverages in China. In North America, it distributes the brands, including Silk and So Delicious plant-based foods and beverages; International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages; Horizon Organic dairy products, and Earthbound Farm organic salads, fruits and vegetables. Its plant-based foods and beverages brands in Europe include Alpro and Provamel. It sells its plant-based beverages in China under the Silk ZhiPuMoFang brand. In addition, it also offers the Vega brand, which includes plant-based nutrition products.