$0.93 EPS Expected for United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)

May 24, 2018 - By Darrin Black

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 31 investors sold United Natural Foods, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 51.64 million shares or 4.49% less from 54.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Lsv Asset owns 57,900 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Legal And General Group Public Ltd Com has 93,094 shares. Arcadia Inv Mngmt Mi reported 25 shares. Shaker Invs Oh invested 1.19% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 114 shares in its portfolio. Howe And Rusling reported 0% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Hancock Hldgs reported 41,798 shares. Winslow Asset Management Inc reported 1.86% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Shelton Cap accumulated 30,600 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Arizona State Retirement Systems invested in 0.02% or 36,577 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership holds 5,210 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tower Research Capital (Trc) stated it has 0% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Hsbc Hldg Public, United Kingdom-based fund reported 21,981 shares. Moreover, Synovus Fincl Corp has 0.02% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Us National Bank & Trust De has invested 0% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 insider sales for $6.53 million activity. SPINNER STEVEN sold 7,500 shares worth $339,210. 2,774 United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) shares with value of $137,810 were sold by ROY PETER. 1,773 shares were sold by Hummel John Michael, worth $87,622 on Tuesday, December 12. FUNK MICHAEL S sold $250,650 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Thursday, March 15. Shares for $254,133 were sold by Traficanti Joseph J. SMITH CRAIG HARDER had sold 6,253 shares worth $310,086 on Tuesday, December 12.

Analysts expect United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) to report $0.93 EPS on June, 5.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 20.78 % from last quarter’s $0.77 EPS. UNFI’s profit would be $46.89M giving it 12.32 P/E if the $0.93 EPS is correct. After having $0.71 EPS previously, United Natural Foods, Inc.’s analysts see 30.99 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $45.82. About 20,595 shares traded. United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has risen 0.14% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.41% the S&P500.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. United Natural Foods had 11 analyst reports since December 7, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 8 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, December 8 by Jefferies. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. On Thursday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) rating on Wednesday, January 24. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $57.0 target. On Friday, December 8 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. Stephens maintained the shares of UNFI in report on Tuesday, January 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, March 9 by Jefferies. The stock of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, March 12.

United Natural Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes natural, organic, and specialty foods and non-food products in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.31 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products. It has a 14.93 P/E ratio. The Wholesale division offers grocery and general merchandise, produce, perishables and frozen foods, nutritional supplements and sports nutrition, bulk and foodservice products, and personal care products.

More important recent United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “5 Value Stocks With Enticing EV/EBITDA Ratios” on May 23, 2018, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “United Natural Foods (UNFI) COO to Retire in Oct.”, Seekingalpha.com published: “United Natural Foods announces management changes” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within United Natural Foods, Capitol Federal Financial, Royal Gold, Celsion, National …” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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