Smart Company Profile (NYSE:SFS)

About Smart (NYSE:SFS)

Smart logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. is a food retailer. The Company is engaged in the business of selling fresh perishables and everyday grocery items, together with foodservice, packaging and janitorial products. The Company operates through two segments: Smart & Final, and Cash and Carry. The Smart & Final segment focuses on both household and business customers. Its Smart & Final stores offer various selections of fresh perishables and everyday grocery items, together with a focused selection of foodservice, packaging and janitorial products, under both national and private label brands. The Cash & Carry segment focuses primarily on restaurants, caterers and a range of other foodservice businesses. It operates non-membership warehouse-style grocery stores under the Smart & Final banner in California, Arizona, and Nevada. The Company also operates non-membership warehouse-style grocery stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada under the Cash & Carry banner.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Supermarkets & Convenience Stores
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SFS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $521.84 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 74,020,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.53
  • 52 Week Range: $6.60 - $15.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 58.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.28
  • P/E Growth: 2.72
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.44 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.12
  • Book Value: $7.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.93
  • EBITDA: $136.62 million
  • Net Margins: 0.21%
  • Return on Equity: 4.14%
  • Return on Assets: 1.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.11%
  • Current Ratio: 0.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.32%
  • Average Volume: 661,502 shs.
  • Beta: 0.36
  • Short Ratio: 9.64

Frequently Asked Questions for Smart (NYSE:SFS)

What is Smart's stock symbol?

Smart trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SFS."

How were Smart's earnings last quarter?

Smart (NYSE:SFS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.04. The company earned $1.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. Smart had a return on equity of 4.14% and a net margin of 0.21%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.20 EPS. View Smart's Earnings History.

When will Smart make its next earnings announcement?

Smart is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 15th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Smart.

What guidance has Smart issued on next quarter's earnings?

Smart issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.50-0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.49.

Where is Smart's stock going? Where will Smart's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Smart's stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Smart's share price to reach $13.36 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Smart.

What are analysts saying about Smart stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Smart stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Smart & Final Stores, Inc. is a value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer that serves household and business customers. It operates grocery and foodservice stores under the Smart & Final, Smart & Final Extra! and Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice banners in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho. The Company's stores offer various products, including basic grocery, produce, dairy, meat, beverage, foodservice, packaging, and janitorial items. Smart & Final Stores, Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles. " (8/11/2017)
  • 2. Royal Bank Of Canada analysts commented, "The set-up for Smart & Final remains unchanged: comp growth is set to return as SFS lapping Haggen cannibalization coincides with deflation improving/reflation and strong growth from the newly acquired >10% of the comp base. We see weakness right now as opportunity to own. Reiterate our Outperform rating, while lowering target to $19." (3/14/2017)

Who are some of Smart's key competitors?

Who are Smart's key executives?

Smart's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David B. Kaplan, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • David G. Hirz, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Scott R. Drew, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • Richard N. Phegley, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Edward Wong, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Chief Information Officer
  • Leland P. Smith, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Michael A. Mortensen, Senior Vice President - Sales and Merchandising
  • Jeffrey D. Whynot, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Michael M. Laddon, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Eleanor E. Hong, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

How do I buy Smart stock?

Shares of Smart can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Smart's stock price today?

One share of Smart stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smart (NYSE SFS)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  174 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  340
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Smart and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Smart (NYSE:SFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: $13.36 (90.82% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Price Target History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/11/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$10.00 -> $8.50LowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$14.00 -> $12.00HighView Rating Details
7/21/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00LowView Rating Details
6/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$11.00 -> $8.00HighView Rating Details
5/15/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$17.00HighView Rating Details
3/14/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$13.00LowView Rating Details
3/11/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$17.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
10/15/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutral$72.00N/AView Rating Details
10/2/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/23/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$13.00N/AView Rating Details
7/31/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$18.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
1/26/2016BB&T CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy$22.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight$18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Earnings by Quarter for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Smart (NYSE SFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/14/2017$0.22N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q2$0.16$0.12$1.08 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2017Q4 2016$0.10$0.07$1.04 billion$1.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/16/2016Q316$0.16$0.19$1.42 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.21$0.20$1.05 billion$1.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.09$0.08$934.14 million$908.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q415$0.16$0.19$988.33 million$997.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q315$0.22$0.22$1.23 billion$1.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.21$0.22$913.91 million$905.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.08$0.10$819.52 million$822.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/18/2015Q414$0.11$0.16$820.46 million$839.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q3$0.20$0.24$1.11 billion$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q3 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q4 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.47%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/2/2017Michael A MortensenSVPSell19,304$7.59$146,517.36View SEC Filing  
9/12/2017Joseph S TesorieroDirectorBuy5,000$6.95$34,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2017Michael A MortensenSVPSell26,980$8.26$222,854.80View SEC Filing  
7/3/2017Michael A MortensenSVPSell26,980$8.86$239,042.80View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Scott R DrewEVPSell21,000$13.02$273,420.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017Michael A MortensenSVPSell26,980$13.42$362,071.60View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017Michael A MortensenSVPSell53,960$11.82$637,807.20View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017David G HirzCEOSell111,942$11.54$1,291,810.68View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Michael A MortensenSVPSell26,980$15.02$405,239.60View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017David G HirzCEOSell106,163$14.39$1,527,685.57View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016David G HirzCEOSell17,143$13.15$225,430.45View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016David G HirzCEOSell94,040$13.28$1,248,851.20View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Scott R DrewEVPSell56,500$13.31$752,015.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016David G HirzCEOSell111,153$13.47$1,497,230.91View SEC Filing  
10/4/2016David G HirzCEOSell62,762$12.78$802,098.36View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016David G HirzCEOSell48,628$12.79$621,952.12View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016David G HirzCEOSell5,029$12.74$64,069.46View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016David G HirzCEOSell106,312$12.92$1,373,551.04View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Scott R DrewEVPSell25,000$14.97$374,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Scott R DrewEVPSell23,084$14.98$345,798.32View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016David G HirzCEOSell36,647$16.28$596,613.16View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016David G HirzCEOSell226$16.25$3,672.50View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016David G HirzCEOSell43,358$16.25$704,567.50View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016David G. HirzCEOSell1,400$16.26$22,764.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016David G. HirzCEOSell49,365$18.22$899,430.30View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016David G. HirzCEOSell34,541$18.16$627,264.56View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015Eleanor HongCMOSell18,415$18.00$331,470.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015Eleanor HongCMOSell18,414$17.54$322,981.56View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Corporate Opportunities F AresMajor ShareholderSell898,450$18.50$16,621,325.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Norman AxelrodDirectorSell1,550$18.50$28,675.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Corporate Opportunities F AresMajor ShareholderSell9,982,788$18.50$184,681,578.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Norman AxelrodDirectorSell17,212$18.50$318,422.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014David G HirzCEOBuy27,800$12.00$333,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Eugene M SmithVPBuy2,000$12.00$24,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Jeffrey D WhynotSVPBuy11,500$12.00$138,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Richard A AnicettiDirectorBuy8,000$12.00$96,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
Latest Headlines for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
DateHeadline logoGoogle Pixel 2 First Review: Smart And Powerful But Will Big Bezels Blunt Big Sales? - October 20 at 10:08 PM logoMicrosoft's noble attempt at a smart speaker isn't as good as the Google Home or Amazon Echo - October 20 at 5:07 PM logoThe 10 Best Smartphones of 2017 - October 20 at 2:14 PM logoSmart devices everywhere could start doing all the shopping and bill paying, firm says - October 20 at 2:44 AM logoSmart (SFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.48 Billion - October 19 at 4:48 AM logoAlphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to Create Toronto ‘Smart City’ - October 18 at 2:13 PM logoAlphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to Create Toronto ‘Smart City’ - October 18 at 2:12 PM logoDelays to Raytheon’s Smart Bomb May Extract a Cost for the Company - October 18 at 8:25 AM logoNew ‘Smart City’ Hatches Solutions to India’s Urban Chaos - October 18 at 8:25 AM logoOutside the Box: Smart money and dumb money are moving in opposite directions - October 18 at 5:52 AM logoIs Alibaba Looking to Set Up Smart Gas Stations? - October 17 at 3:47 PM logoKitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much Fun - October 17 at 7:12 AM logoDigital Trends Unveils Winners of Annual Smart Home Awards: GE, Samsung and More - October 17 at 7:12 AM logo10 smart financial retirement moves you can make today - October 17 at 7:12 AM logoRetire Smarter: Big Social Security Changes For 2018 And FTG Portfolio Supplements - Seeking Alpha - October 14 at 3:08 PM logoSocial Security: 3 Smart Ways to Get More Benefits - October 14 at 9:49 AM logoiManage Demonstrating Solutions to Help Legal Departments Work Smarter at the ACC Annual Meeting - October 13 at 9:50 AM logoWhat Is Organic Growth, and When Is It a Smart Idea? - October 13 at 1:49 AM logoAmazon Is Dominating Google in the Smart Speaker Market - October 12 at 9:02 PM logoAre Smart Contracts the Best of Blockchain? - October 12 at 9:02 PM logo10 smart gadgets that will keep your kids and home safe on Halloween - October 12 at 9:02 PM logoSmart (SFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - October 12 at 5:04 PM logoHow Smart Businesses Make Decisions Their Customers Will Love - October 12 at 9:21 AM logoParks Associates: 40% of Smart Light Bulb Owners Use Amazon Echo or Google Home to Control Their Devices - October 12 at 9:21 AM logoGeneral Electric Company (GE) Stock Still Is the Smart Longterm Play - October 12 at 6:30 AM logoTech Giants Want in on Inc.'s Smart Speaker Success - October 11 at 11:35 AM logo10 Smart Money Stocks to Sell for 2018 - October 11 at 7:50 AM logoThis smart 4K TV is under $400 right now—but it won't last long - October 11 at 7:37 AM logoSmart waiting on Celtics extension offer - October 11 at 7:37 AM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SFS-US : October 10, 2017 - October 11 at 7:37 AM logoCan Microsoft's Cortana Smart Speaker Counter Amazon's Echo? - October 10 at 11:20 AM logo'Skinny' Marcus Smart is the focus of Celtics preseason hype - October 8 at 6:35 AM logoWWE Hell In A Cell 2017: Kevin Owens Defeating Shane McMahon And 5 Smart Booking Decisions - October 8 at 6:35 AM logoBarclays Smart Investor customers demand compensation - October 7 at 8:25 AM logoMiss the Hi-Fi? Google, Apple & Sonos amp up their smart speakers - October 7 at 8:25 AM logoHow to Help Kids of All Ages Learn Smart Money Habits - October 7 at 12:25 AM logoApple Inc.’s HomePod Is the Harbinger of Doom for Other Smart Speakers - October 6 at 10:37 AM logoApple Inc.’s HomePod Is the Harbinger of Doom for Other Smart Speakers - October 6 at 10:29 AM logoHow Fitbit's Smartwatch Looks to Pump Up the Business - October 5 at 9:34 PM logoSmartREIT Third Quarter Results and Conference Call - October 5 at 4:22 PM logoMichael A. Mortensen Sells 19,304 Shares of Smart (SFS) Stock - October 4 at 8:28 PM logo10 Smart Money Stocks to Buy for 2018 - October 3 at 2:45 PM logoWhy 'Smart Car' Technology Is A Trend We're Investing In - October 3 at 12:23 PM logoSmart won't say who No. 5 Georgia will start at QB this week - October 3 at 12:23 PM logo15 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now - October 1 at 7:57 AM logoSmart Companies Are Already Using Apple's ARkit To Make Cash Registers Ring - October 1 at 1:20 AM logoNVIDIA Has Its Eye on Smart Cities in China with New Alibaba Partnership - September 30 at 11:35 AM logoThe new Amazon Echo Plus is a smart home necessity—and pre-orders include a free smart bulb right now - September 30 at 9:16 AM logoSmart Doorbells: There's No Need To Wait For Google To Say Hello - September 30 at 9:16 AM logo$0.20 EPS Expected for Smart (SFS) This Quarter - September 29 at 4:28 AM



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