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: $673.54 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 73,211,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.17
  • 52 Week Range: $8.05 - $16.16
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 66.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.08
  • P/E Growth: 1.14
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.15
  • Book Value: $7.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.23
  • EBIDTA: $132.37 million
  • Net Margins: 0.23%
  • Return on Equity: 4.86%
  • Return on Assets: 1.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.34%
  • Average Volume: 408,048 shs.
  • Beta: 0.28
  • Short Ratio: 17.35

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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 8th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.04 billion. Smart had a return on equity of 4.86% and a net margin of 0.23%. The firm's revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.19 earnings per share. View Smart's Earnings History.

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

Smart issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.50 - $0.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.58 billion - $4.62 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.63 billion.

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

11 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Smart's shares. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Smart's stock price to reach $20.50 in the next twelve months. 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. " (5/2/2017)
  • 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

Who owns Smart stock?

Smart's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ares Management LLC (60.54%), Wellington Management Group LLP (10.64%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.09%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.12%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.41%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.02%). Company insiders that own Smart stock include David G Hirz, Eleanor Hong, Michael A Mortensen and Scott R Drew. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Smart.

Who sold Smart stock? Who is selling Smart stock?

Smart's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kalmar Investments Inc. DE, Victory Capital Management Inc., AMI Asset Management Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Simplex Trading LLC and Keybank National Association OH. Company insiders that have sold Smart stock in the last year include David G Hirz, Michael A Mortensen and Scott R Drew. View Insider Buying and Selling for Smart.

Who bought Smart stock? Who is buying Smart stock?

Smart's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Hood River Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Granite Investment Partners LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Smart.

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 $9.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smart (NYSE SFS)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  232
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, 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $20.50 (122.83% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Smart (NYSE:SFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$11.00 -> $8.00HighView Rating Details
5/18/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$19.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$17.00HighView Rating Details
3/14/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated 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
8/2/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$18.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
7/31/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$18.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $17.00N/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 6/29/2015 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
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$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20171$0.05$0.05$0.05
(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
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 logoMobike and Gemalto collaborate to bring IoT connectivity to bike-sharing services beyond China - June 28 at 1:33 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminders Include Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF) and CubeSmart (CUBE) - June 27 at 4:42 PM logo3 Top Solar Stocks for Smart Investors - June 27 at 10:28 AM logoA Foolish Take: The World's Top 5 Smartphone Makers - June 26 at 2:16 PM, Inc. (AMZN) Stock’s Whole Foods Buyout Is Strategically Smart - June 25 at 9:41 AM, Inc. (AMZN) Stock’s Whole Foods Buyout Is Strategically Smart - June 25 at 9:03 AM logoHead to Head Comparison: Smart (SFS) and Whole Foods Market (WFM) - June 24 at 10:14 PM logo7 Smart Money Moves for Your 60s - June 24 at 9:21 AM logoWhy Amazon Wants to Get Into Smartphones Once Again - June 23 at 7:03 PM logoThe Wall Street Journal: Smart tax moves to make right now. Yes, now - June 23 at 6:02 AM logoAmazon drops non-compete suit against employee who left for Smartsheet - June 21 at 8:37 PM logoSnapchat has a new feature called 'Snap Map'—here's how it works - CNBC - June 21 at 3:28 PM logo3 Stocks the Smartest Investors Are Buying Now - June 21 at 1:37 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Smart (SFS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.08 Billion - June 21 at 11:42 AM logoSmart & Final Stores -35% since AMZN-WFM development - June 20 at 12:16 PM logoCan Qualcomm Disrupt the Smart-Home Market With Its Latest Technology? - June 20 at 9:55 AM logoETFs with exposure to Smart & Final Stores, Inc. : June 19, 2017 - June 20 at 7:16 AM logoERI Scientific Beta releases a series of single narrow high factor exposure indices - June 20 at 4:55 AM logoSmart (SFS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley - June 19 at 5:38 PM logo Analysts Expect Smart (SFS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - June 19 at 7:48 AM logo3 Smart Tax Moves - June 18 at 7:55 AM logoWhat Is Credit Utilization? - June 17 at 9:39 AM logoApple, Inc. Could Score a Smart Home Win With Nest Support - June 16 at 10:29 AM logoSmart (SFS) EVP Sells $273,420.00 in Stock - June 13 at 7:54 PM logoGemalto Simplifies and Secures Access to Cloud Applications with New Access Management Service - June 13 at 1:47 AM logoCash&Carry Smart Foodservice Set June 17 Grand Opening For Coeur d'Alene Store - June 12 at 7:14 PM logo[$$] As Grocery Stores Struggle, Some CEOs Get Bargain-Bin Bonuses - June 10 at 7:48 PM logoSmart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 9 at 2:38 PM logoMichael A. Mortensen Sells 26,980 Shares of Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Stock - June 2 at 7:50 PM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. Announces Upcoming Conference Participation - May 24 at 9:31 AM logoETFs with exposure to Smart & Final Stores, Inc. : May 19, 2017 - May 20 at 12:26 AM logoSmart & Final Looks Tempting As It Bounces Off The Lows - May 19 at 12:45 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) - May 18 at 9:40 PM logoSmart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Research Coverage Started at Loop Capital - May 15 at 6:20 PM logoSmart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 15 at 12:47 PM logoCash&Carry Smart Foodservice to Open New Coeur d'Alene Store June 17 - May 12 at 11:57 PM logoETFs with exposure to Smart & Final Stores, Inc. : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 7:15 PM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SFS-US : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 8:06 PM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. :SFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 8:06 PM logoSmart & Final Stores (SFS) Misses Q1 EPS by 1c - May 5 at 1:57 AM logoSmart & Final Stores' (SFS) CEO David Hirz on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 5 at 1:57 AM logoSmart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada - May 4 at 12:25 PM logoEdited Transcript of SFS earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 4 at 11:13 AM logoSmart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 1:12 AM logoSmart & Final Stores reports 1Q loss - May 3 at 7:59 PM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 3 at 5:57 PM logoSmart & Final Stores (SFS) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11 - May 3 at 1:01 AM logoSmart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 2 at 7:20 AM logo$0.01 EPS Expected for Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) This Quarter - May 1 at 10:04 AM logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) Issued By Oppenheimer Holdings - May 1 at 9:36 AM



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