About Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM)
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a food retailer. The Company operates as a grocery store that offers fresh, natural and organic food that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, body care and natural household items catering to consumers' interest in health and wellness. As of February 23, 2017, the Company operated 256 stores in 14 states. The Company categorizes the varieties of products it sells as perishable and non-perishable. The perishable product categories include produce, meat, seafood, deli and bakery. Its non-perishable product categories include grocery, vitamins and supplements, bulk items, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural health and body care.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Grocery stores
Trailing P/E Ratio23.90
Forward P/E Ratio19.01
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$4.66 billion
Price / Sales0.69
Cash Flow$1.7620 per share
Price / Cash13.70
Book Value$4.89 per share
Price / Book4.94
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.01
Net Income$158.44 million
Return on Equity21.81%
Return on Assets9.07%
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 share buyback program on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $350,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Sprouts Farmers Market's earnings last quarter?
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.01. The company earned $1.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.14 billion. Sprouts Farmers Market had a net margin of 3.40% and a return on equity of 21.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 16.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.13 earnings per share. View Sprouts Farmers Market's Earnings History.
When is Sprouts Farmers Market's next earnings date?
What guidance has Sprouts Farmers Market issued on next quarter's earnings?
Sprouts Farmers Market issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.22-1.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.23. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.20-5.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.26 billion.
What price target have analysts set for SFM?
22 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Sprouts Farmers Market's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Sprouts Farmers Market's share price to reach $26.9444 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sprouts Farmers Market.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sprouts Farmers Market stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sprouts Farmers Market stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sprouts Farmers Markets, LLC engages in the retailing of natural and organic food primarily in the United States. The Company offers fresh produce, meats, cheeses, dairy, bakery, beer and wine, bulk foods, vitamins, and supplements. Sprouts Farmers Markets, LLC is based in Phoenix, Arizona. " (3/14/2018)
- 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "SFM provided strong 1Q17 results with comps, EBITDA, and EPS (ex 2c tax benefit) all coming in better-than-expected. Further, 2017 guidance was inched higher given an updated deflation outlook and lower tax rate." (5/1/2017)
Who are some of Sprouts Farmers Market's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Sprouts Farmers Market include Marks & Spencer (MAKSY), Wayfair (W), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD), Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), Foot Locker (FL), Travis Perkins (TVPKF), Monotaro (MONOY), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), AutoNation (AN), Urban Outfitters (URBN), Williams-Sonoma (WSM), Wendy's (WEN), Five Below (FIVE), Cracker Barrel (CBRL), Ssp Group (SSPPF), Canada Goose (GOOS) and Carvana (CVNA).
Who are Sprouts Farmers Market's key executives?
Sprouts Farmers Market's management team includes the folowing people:
- Joseph M. Fortunato, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 64)
- James Leroy Nielsen, President, Chief Operating Officer (Age 45)
- Amin N. Maredia, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 44)
- Bradley S Lukow, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer (Age 53)
- Dan J. Sanders, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
- Brandon F. Lombardi, Chief Human Resources and Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary (Age 39)
- Daniel J Bruni, Chief Information Officer (Age 59)
- Shawn R. Gensch, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 47)
- Theodore E. Frumkin II, Chief Development Officer (Age 55)
- Steven H. Townsend, Lead Independent Director (Age 63)
Has Sprouts Farmers Market been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about SFM stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sprouts Farmers Market earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.92 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Sprouts Farmers Market's major shareholders?
Sprouts Farmers Market's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC
(1.50%). Company insiders that own Sprouts Farmers Market stock include Amin N Maredia, Bradley Lukow, Brandon F Lombardi, Dan J Sanders, Daniel Bruni, James Douglas Sanders, James Leroy Nielsen, Shawn R Gensch, Shon A Boney, Steven H Townsend and Theodore Edward Frumkin II. View Institutional Ownership Trends 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 $24.14.
How big of a company is Sprouts Farmers Market?
Sprouts Farmers Market has a market capitalization of $3.25 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.
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 (SFM)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.
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
22 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Sprouts Farmers Market in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $26.9444, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 11.62%. The high price target for SFM is $32.00 and the low price target for SFM is $18.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Buy||Buy||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.55||2.57||2.45||2.45|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||1 Sell Rating(s)|
8 Hold Rating(s)
13 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
7 Hold Rating(s)
13 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
8 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
10 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$26.9444||$27.00||$25.1176||$25.1250|
|Price Target Upside: ||11.62% upside||4.57% upside||2.46% downside||33.93% upside|
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) Consensus Price Target History
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/23/2016 forward)
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ SFM) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.70%
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ SFM) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|4/2/2018||Amin N Maredia||CEO||Sell||39,559||$23.13||$914,999.67||332,759|| |
|3/12/2018||Amin N. Maredia||CEO||Sell||1,728||$25.33||$43,770.24|| |
|3/12/2018||Brandon F. Lombardi||Insider||Sell||8,327||$25.31||$210,756.37|| |
|3/12/2018||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||1,933||$25.33||$48,962.89|| |
|3/6/2018||Bradley Lukow||CFO||Sell||6,592||$25.26||$166,513.92||136,190|| |
|3/5/2018||Amin N Maredia||CEO||Sell||8,611||$25.24||$217,341.64||355,412|| |
|3/5/2018||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||10,551||$25.24||$266,307.24||157,934|| |
|3/5/2018||Shawn R Gensch||CMO||Sell||997||$25.24||$25,164.28||26,423|| |
|3/5/2018||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||Insider||Sell||1,722||$25.24||$43,463.28||37,125|| |
|2/26/2018||Amin N Maredia||CEO||Sell||142,454||$25.43||$3,622,605.22||388,311|| |
|2/5/2018||Shon A Boney||Director||Sell||17,221||$26.71||$459,972.91||18,591|| |
|1/31/2018||Shon A Boney||Director||Sell||96,945||$28.10||$2,724,154.50||76,812|| |
|1/29/2018||Shon A Boney||Director||Sell||224,252||$28.01||$6,281,298.52||76,812|| |
|1/26/2018||Shon A Boney||Director||Sell||291,227||$28.01||$8,157,268.27||7,272|| |
|1/24/2018||Shon A Boney||Director||Sell||5,902||$28.00||$165,256.00||7,272|| |
|1/12/2018||Brandon F. Lombardi||Insider||Sell||8,557||$25.74||$220,257.18|| |
|1/3/2018||Shon A Boney||Director||Sell||848,409||$24.72||$20,972,670.48||478,965|| |
|1/2/2018||Amin N. Maredia||CEO||Sell||12,301||$24.33||$299,283.33|| |
|12/1/2017||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||110,000||$23.17||$2,548,700.00||207,108|| |
|11/30/2017||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||Insider||Sell||36,667||$23.93||$877,441.31||58,912|| |
|9/15/2017||Daniel Bruni||Insider||Buy||15,000||$19.00||$285,000.00|| |
|8/29/2017||Bradley Lukow||CFO||Buy||7,000||$19.80||$138,600.00|| |
|8/17/2017||Steven H. Townsend||Director||Sell||15,000||$24.42||$366,300.00|| |
|8/7/2017||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||20,000||$24.34||$486,800.00||73,761|| |
|7/3/2017||Amin N. Maredia||CEO||Sell||13,448||$22.71||$305,404.08|| |
|6/1/2017||Dan J Sanders||COO||Sell||21,976||$24.23||$532,478.48||36,771|| |
|5/25/2017||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||55,322||$23.74||$1,313,344.28||152,430|| |
|5/11/2017||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||28,500||$24.20||$689,700.00||82,261|| |
|4/3/2017||Amin N. Maredia||CEO||Sell||10,043||$23.01||$231,089.43|| |
|2/16/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$18.80||$846,000.00||77,810|| |
|2/9/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$18.37||$826,650.00||77,810|| |
|2/2/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$18.62||$837,900.00||77,810|| |
|1/26/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$19.38||$872,100.00||77,810|| |
|1/19/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$19.97||$898,650.00||77,810|| |
|1/12/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$19.27||$867,150.00||77,810|| |
|1/5/2017||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||45,000||$19.47||$876,150.00||77,810|| |
|11/11/2016||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||22,959||$21.03||$482,827.77||30,118|| |
|9/16/2016||Bradley Lukow||CFO||Buy||2,000||$20.05||$40,100.00|| |
|9/12/2016||Bradley Lukow||CFO||Buy||10,000||$19.45||$194,500.00|| |
|5/26/2016||Bradley Lukow||CFO||Buy||10,000||$25.15||$251,500.00||28,525|| |
|3/18/2016||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||14,532||$30.00||$435,960.00||69,842|| |
|3/10/2016||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||Insider||Sell||36,667||$27.48||$1,007,609.16||25,390|| |
|3/7/2016||Amin N Maredia||CEO||Sell||730||$27.93||$20,388.90||13,788|| |
|3/7/2016||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||261||$27.93||$7,289.73||18,879|| |
|3/7/2016||Donna Berlinski||VP||Sell||85||$27.93||$2,374.05||6,588|| |
|3/7/2016||James Douglas Sanders||Director||Sell||718||$27.93||$20,053.74||55,310|| |
|3/7/2016||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||1,057||$27.93||$29,522.01||14,476|| |
|5/8/2015||Global Resources Investment Tr||Insider||Sell||1,000,000||$0.0150||$15,000.00|
|4/2/2015||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||20,000||$36.00||$720,000.00|| |
|4/2/2015||Joe Fortunato||Director||Sell||7,500||$36.00||$270,000.00|| |
|4/1/2015||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||236,666||$35.01||$8,285,676.66|| |
|3/31/2015||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||229,008||$35.01||$8,017,570.08|| |
|3/30/2015||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||263,334||$33.17||$8,734,788.78|| |
|3/5/2015||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||2,453||$35.72||$87,621.16|| |
|2/12/2015||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||Insider||Sell||5,833||$37.89||$221,012.37|| |
|1/27/2015||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||10,000||$36.89||$368,900.00|| |
|1/22/2015||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||1,668||$35.89||$59,864.52|| |
|1/21/2015||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||50,000||$35.45||$1,772,500.00|| |
|1/21/2015||Joe Fortunato||Director||Sell||12,500||$35.00||$437,500.00|| |
|1/12/2015||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||50,000||$34.45||$1,722,500.00|| |
|1/12/2015||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||8,332||$34.89||$290,703.48|| |
|12/31/2014||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||50,000||$33.45||$1,672,500.00|| |
|12/31/2014||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||1,668||$33.89||$56,528.52|| |
|12/23/2014||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||49,300||$32.45||$1,599,785.00|| |
|12/23/2014||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||8,332||$32.89||$274,039.48|| |
|11/28/2014||Joe Fortunato||Director||Sell||15,000||$32.11||$481,650.00|| |
|11/21/2014||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||18,125||$32.09||$581,631.25|| |
|11/21/2014||George Golleher||Director||Sell||20,000||$32.05||$641,000.00|| |
|11/20/2014||Stephen Douglas Black||CMO||Sell||24,766||$31.63||$783,348.58|| |
|11/14/2014||Donna Berlinski||VP||Sell||3,500||$30.62||$107,170.00|| |
|11/6/2014||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||200,000||$30.71||$6,142,000.00|| |
|11/5/2014||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||42,578||$31.20||$1,328,433.60|| |
|11/5/2014||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||40,000||$30.69||$1,227,600.00|| |
|9/19/2014||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||10,000||$31.89||$318,900.00|| |
|8/25/2014||Amin N Maredia||CFO||Sell||45,000||$30.44||$1,369,800.00|| |
|7/1/2014||Brandon F Lombardi||Insider||Sell||19,662||$32.75||$643,930.50|| |
|6/30/2014||Amin N Maredia||CFO||Sell||64,223||$32.53||$2,089,174.19|| |
|6/30/2014||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||21,810||$32.53||$709,479.30|| |
|5/22/2014||Terri Graham||Director||Buy||2,000||$27.10||$54,200.00||5,000|| |
|3/28/2014||Amin Maredia||CFO||Sell||52,800||$32.65||$1,723,920.00||216,659|| |
|3/28/2014||Brandon Lombardi||Insider||Sell||45,906||$32.65||$1,498,830.90||9,942|| |
|3/28/2014||George Golleher||Director||Sell||46,988||$32.65||$1,534,158.20||225,000|| |
|3/28/2014||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||384,022||$32.65||$12,538,318.30||135,449|| |
|3/28/2014||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||95,213||$32.65||$3,108,704.45||7,659|| |
|3/28/2014||Stephen Douglas Black||CMO||Sell||24,597||$32.65||$803,092.05||2,442|| |
|2/28/2014||George Golleher||Director||Sell||25,803||$38.13||$983,868.39||225,000|| |
|2/4/2014||Amin Maredia||CFO||Sell||102,977||$35.12||$3,616,552.24||210,000|| |
|11/26/2013||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Sell||427,161||$35.80||$15,292,363.80||119,911|| |
|11/26/2013||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Sell||102,977||$35.80||$3,686,576.60||1,000|| |
|11/26/2013||Shon Boney||Director||Sell||343,255||$35.80||$12,288,529.00|| |
|11/26/2013||Stephen Douglas Black||CMO||Sell||26,602||$35.80||$952,351.60|| |
|11/26/2013||Theodore Edward Frumkin II||SVP||Sell||27,500||$35.80||$984,500.00||500|| |
|8/1/2013||Amin N Maredia||CFO||Buy||45,000||$18.00||$810,000.00|| |
|8/1/2013||Donna Berlinski||Insider||Buy||7,000||$18.00||$126,000.00|| |
|8/1/2013||James Douglas Sanders||CEO||Buy||9,300||$18.00||$167,400.00|| |
|8/1/2013||James Howard Reynolds||SVP||Buy||1,500||$18.00||$27,000.00|| |
|8/1/2013||James Leroy Nielsen||COO||Buy||1,000||$18.00||$18,000.00|| |
|8/1/2013||Joe Fortunato||Director||Buy||62,500||$18.00||$1,125,000.00|| |
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