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: $540.35 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 74,020,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.23
  • 52 Week Range: $6.60 - $15.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 60.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.81
  • P/E Growth: 2.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.44 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.12
  • Book Value: $7.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.97
  • EBIDTA: $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: 772,430 shs.
  • Beta: 0.31
  • 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 quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.04. The company earned $1.08 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.08 billion. Smart had a net margin of 0.21% and a return on equity of 4.14%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.20 earnings per share. 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 earnings per share estimate of $0.49.

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

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Smart's stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Smart's share price to reach $19.83 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. " (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

Who owns Smart stock?

Smart's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.36%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.09%), Bamco Inc. NY (3.64%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.52%) and Empyrean Capital Partners LP (0.97%). Company insiders that own Smart stock include David G Hirz, Eleanor Hong, Joseph S Tesoriero, 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 Bamco Inc. NY, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Empyrean Capital Partners LP, Northern Trust Corp, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP and First Mercantile Trust Co.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Martin & Co. Inc. TN and Citadel Advisors LLC. 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 $7.30.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smart (NYSE SFS)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  158 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  168 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  326
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, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.30)
Consensus Price Target: $19.83 (171.69% upside)

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 9/23/2015 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
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 logoExclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources - Reuters - September 22 at 12:34 PM logoBG Staffing completes acquisition of Smart Resources - September 21 at 6:25 PM logoNest Hello: Smart Doorbell to Feature Facial Recognition, Alarm - September 21 at 12:23 PM logoWhat Google Wants With HTC's Smartphone Business - September 21 at 7:02 AM Reportedly Working on Smart Glasses - September 20 at 3:18 PM logoAmazon Smart Glasses: 11 Things We Know About Plans for the Alexa-Enabled Wearable Device - September 20 at 1:07 PM logoAmazon Working on Smart Glasses - September 20 at 8:56 AM logoSmart (SFS) versus SpartanNash (SPTN) Critical Comparison - September 19 at 12:36 PM logoSigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge - September 19 at 11:56 AM logoSmartphones Will Be Big Catalysts for These 2 Chip Stocks - September 18 at 11:35 PM logoThe Best Smartphones for Those Who Can’t Spend $1,000 on an iPhone X - September 18 at 8:05 AM logoSmart (SFS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 17 at 3:10 PM logoThe Smartest Move Johnson & Johnson Has Made All Year - September 15 at 7:43 PM logoWhy MediaTek Is Smart to Get Out of Qualcomm, Inc.'s Way - September 15 at 9:43 AM logoWant Better Than Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock? Look At 3 Smartphone Suppliers - September 15 at 4:32 AM logoSmart Car Delivers Song-and-Dance About Self-Driving Future - September 14 at 9:56 AM logoBitcoin Trading: Smart Or Stupid? - September 14 at 9:56 AM logoGood for You: The ‘Smart Money’ Just Realized Selena Gomez Could Sell a Ton of Coach Bags - September 14 at 9:56 AM logoMiss America runner-up: Why are we surprised by smart women? - September 14 at 9:56 AM logoThink The Grocery Sell-Off Is An Overreaction? Buy Smart & Final - September 14 at 9:56 AM logo7 Stocks to Buy That Smart Money Is Gobbling Up - September 14 at 7:30 AM logoInsider Buying: Smart (SFS) Director Purchases 5,000 Shares of Stock - September 13 at 9:16 PM logoNordstrom's Latest Move Is Smarter Than You Think - September 13 at 5:53 PM logoiPhone X Hints At 'The Post-Smartphone World' - September 13 at 10:32 AM logoSmart (SFS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.48 Billion - September 12 at 11:16 AM logoMonday Apple Rumors: Apple’s OLED Smartphone Will Be the iPhone X - September 11 at 2:25 PM logoMonday Apple Rumors: Apple’s OLED Smartphone Will Be the iPhone X - September 11 at 2:19 PM logoThese Are the 5 Most Popular Smart Money Stocks - September 11 at 1:17 PM logoGoodyear (GT) Offers Smart Sensors for Semi-Autonomous Cars - September 11 at 11:46 AM logoZ-Wave Alliance Welcomes Huawei to Board of Directors - September 11 at 9:23 AM logo4 Smart Reasons to Claim Social Security Early - September 10 at 12:55 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Smart (SFS) to Announce $0.20 Earnings Per Share - September 10 at 6:32 AM logo1 Smart Credit Card Tip to Always Follow - September 9 at 8:09 AM logoIs Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) About to Buy HTC’s Smartphone Business? - September 8 at 10:34 AM logoGlobalstar Introduces SmartOne Solar, a New M2M IoT Satellite Data Solution for Remote Asset Management - September 7 at 9:47 AM logoMedia Alert: Silvaco to Showcase its Wide Range of Products for Advanced Node Design at the TSMC OIP Ecosystem Forum - September 6 at 9:49 AM logoCash&Carry Smart Foodservice Sets Out to Help Feeding America Food Banks Change the Hunger Equation - September 6 at 8:13 AM logoUptick for Smartwatches Ahead - September 5 at 7:07 PM logoSpartanNash (SPTN) versus Smart (SFS) Financial Comparison - September 3 at 8:38 AM logoWearables Market Continuing to Shift to Smartwatches, Says IDC - September 1 at 2:46 PM logoSmart & Final Launches Delivery E-Commerce Site Powered By Instacart - August 31 at 9:55 AM logoThe Smart Money Likes These 5 Stocks - August 31 at 9:08 AM logoSpotX Fully Acquired by RTL Group - August 30 at 6:56 AM logoComcast Jumps on ‘Smart Home’ Wagon With New Gadgets - August 29 at 1:38 PM logoComcast Jumps on ‘Smart Home’ Wagon With New Gadgets - August 29 at 1:34 PM logoFitbit's New Ionic Smartwatch Is Here - August 28 at 1:58 PM logoFitbit Inc (FIT) Stock Pops on Ionic Smartwatch Launch, But … - August 28 at 1:40 PM logoFitbit Inc (FIT) Stock Pops on Ionic Smartwatch Launch, But … - August 28 at 1:17 PM logoCool Options For The Smart Cars Of Tomorrow - August 28 at 9:46 AM logo3 Stocks the Smartest Investors Are Buying Right Now - August 26 at 11:22 AM



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