JVA to Gap Up

March 16, 2012
After closing the previous trading session at $11.92 Coffee Holding Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:JVA) opened the recent session at $13.17.
In the course of the recent trading session the company gained additional 14.77% or $1.76 per share. Thus, before the closing bell the shares of JVA stopped at $13.68. Over the recent trading session the stock was trading 49.6% higher than its 50-day moving average and 21.7% higher than its 200-day moving average.
Over the recent 52 weeks the company’s shares were trading as low as $4.25 and reached its highest annual value of $30.98.
At the current price the company’s market capitalization stands at $87.17 million, thus referring the company to a group of small cap companies.
In the recent trading the trading volume of JVA amounted to 2.46 million shares unlike the average 30-day trading volume of the company that is equal to 737,558.00 shares. All in all, the company has 6.37 million shares distributed among stock market portfolios of multiple investors.
The price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of the company amounts to 65.16. Furthermore, according to the recent quarterly report results, the company’s earnings per share (EPS) is estimated at 0.21.
The beta of JVA is currently equal to 2.34. Thus value indicates that the stock is more volatile than the market, thus offering a certain deal of risks for potential investment.
Coffee Holding Co., Inc. belongs to the Food Processing industry of the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. The company is involved in delivering wholesale coffee operations including marketing, distributing, packaging roasted and blended coffee for a wide range of customers.
 
By Richard Evans

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