NASDAQ:SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$23.89 -0.30 (-1.24 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$24.19
Today's Range$23.82 - $24.4650
52-Week Range$20.63 - $29.67
Volume1.43 million shs
Average Volume1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.12 billion
P/E Ratio23.65
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a healthy grocery store, provides fresh, natural, and organic food products in the United States. Its stores offer fresh produce, meat and seafood, deli and baked goods, packaged groceries, vitamins and supplements, bulk foods, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural body care and household items. As of October 25, 2018, it operated 315 stores in 19 states. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Grocery stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SFM
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone480-814-8016

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.87
Current Ratio1.15
Quick Ratio0.30

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.65
Forward P/E Ratio18.66
P/E Growth1.57

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.66 billion
Price / Sales0.65
Cash Flow$1.74 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.73
Book Value$4.89 per share
Price / Book4.89

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.01
Net Income$158.44 million
Net Margins3.65%
Return on Equity25.85%
Return on Assets9.97%

Miscellaneous

Employees27,000
Outstanding Shares127,600,000
Market Cap$3.12 billion
OptionableOptionable

Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sprouts Farmers Market's stock symbol?

Sprouts Farmers Market trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SFM."

How will Sprouts Farmers Market's stock buyback program work?

Sprouts Farmers Market declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $350,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Sprouts Farmers Market's earnings last quarter?

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ:SFM) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The business earned $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.33 billion. Sprouts Farmers Market had a return on equity of 25.85% and a net margin of 3.65%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.23 EPS. View Sprouts Farmers Market's Earnings History.

When is Sprouts Farmers Market's next earnings date?

Sprouts Farmers Market is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sprouts Farmers Market.

What guidance has Sprouts Farmers Market issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sprouts Farmers Market updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.28-1.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.26. The company issued revenue guidance of +11-11.5% YoY to ~$5.18-5.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.20 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SFM?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Sprouts Farmers Market's shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Sprouts Farmers Market's stock price to reach $27.2778 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sprouts Farmers Market.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sprouts Farmers Market?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sprouts Farmers Market in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sprouts Farmers Market.

Has Sprouts Farmers Market been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SFM stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sprouts Farmers Market earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Sprouts Farmers Market's key competitors?

Who are Sprouts Farmers Market's key executives?

Sprouts Farmers Market's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Amin N. Maredia, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. James L. Nielsen, Pres & COO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Bradley S. Lukow, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brandon F. Lombardi, Chief HR & Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 41)
  • Mr. Dan J. Sanders, Chief Operations Officer (Age 59)

Who are Sprouts Farmers Market's major shareholders?

Sprouts Farmers Market's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.97%), BlackRock Inc. (8.76%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.79%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.99%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.19%) and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.16%). Company insiders that own Sprouts Farmers Market stock include Amin N Maredia, Bradley Lukow, Brandon F Lombardi, Dan J Sanders, Daniel Bruni, David Mcglinchey, James Douglas Sanders, James Leroy Nielsen, Joe Fortunato, Kristen E Blum, Shawn R Gensch, Shon A Boney, Steven H Townsend and Theodore Edward Frumkin II. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sprouts Farmers Market.

Which institutional investors are selling Sprouts Farmers Market stock?

SFM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Laurion Capital Management LP, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Teachers Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Sprouts Farmers Market company stock in the last year include Amin N Maredia, Bradley Lukow, Brandon F Lombardi, Dan J Sanders, James Leroy Nielsen, Joe Fortunato, Shawn R Gensch, Shon A Boney and Theodore Edward Frumkin II. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sprouts Farmers Market.

Which institutional investors are buying Sprouts Farmers Market stock?

SFM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, BlackRock Inc., EAM Investors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Man Group plc and Verition Fund Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Sprouts Farmers Market stock in the last two years include Bradley Lukow, Daniel Bruni, David Mcglinchey, Kristen E Blum, Shon A Boney and Steven H Townsend. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sprouts Farmers Market.

How do I buy shares of Sprouts Farmers Market?

Shares of SFM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sprouts Farmers Market's stock price today?

One share of SFM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.89.

How big of a company is Sprouts Farmers Market?

Sprouts Farmers Market has a market capitalization of $3.12 billion and generates $4.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $158.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.01 on an earnings per share basis. Sprouts Farmers Market employs 27,000 workers across the globe.

What is Sprouts Farmers Market's official website?

The official website for Sprouts Farmers Market is http://www.sprouts.com.

How can I contact Sprouts Farmers Market?

Sprouts Farmers Market's mailing address is 5455 EAST HIGH STREET SUITE 111, PHOENIX AZ, 85054. The company can be reached via phone at 480-814-8016 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ SFM)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  532 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  560 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,092
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sprouts Farmers Market and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SFM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SFM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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