NYSE:SFS - Smart & Final Stores Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$5.61 -0.19 (-3.28 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.61
Today's Range$5.55 - $5.79
52-Week Range$4.45 - $9.80
Volume281,321 shs
Average Volume305,953 shs
Market Capitalization$440.85 million
P/E Ratio16.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Smart & Final Stores, Inc. operates as a food retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Smart & Final, and Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice. The company's stores offer fresh perishables and everyday grocery items, such as produce, meat and deli, dairy and cheese, grocery, and beverage products, as well as paper and packaging, and restaurant equipment and janitorial supplies. It also provides various private label products under the First Street, Sun Harvest, Simply Value, La Romanella, Montecito, Iris, and Ambiance brands. The company sells its products to household and business customers; restaurants; caterers; and various other foodservice businesses, such as food trucks and coffee houses through vendors and suppliers. As of June 17, 2018, it operated 322 grocery and foodservice stores under the Smart & Final, Smart & Final Extra !, and Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores names in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, and Utah, as well as 15 stores in Northwestern Mexico operated through a joint venture. Smart & Final Stores, Inc. was founded in 1871 and is based in Commerce, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Grocery stores
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNYSE:SFS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.49
Current Ratio1.04
Quick Ratio0.34


Trailing P/E Ratio16.50
Forward P/E Ratio17.53
P/E Growth5.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.57 billion
Price / Sales0.09
Cash Flow$4.0360 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.39
Book Value$5.50 per share
Price / Book1.02


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.34
Net Income$-138,910,000.00
Net Margins-2.91%
Return on Equity7.00%
Return on Assets1.59%


Outstanding Shares76,010,000
Market Cap$440.85 million

Smart & Final Stores (NYSE:SFS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smart & Final Stores' stock symbol?

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

How were Smart & Final Stores' earnings last quarter?

Smart & Final Stores Inc (NYSE:SFS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 14th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.51 billion. Smart & Final Stores had a positive return on equity of 7.00% and a negative net margin of 2.91%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 EPS. View Smart & Final Stores' Earnings History.

When is Smart & Final Stores' next earnings date?

Smart & Final Stores is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Smart & Final Stores.

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

Smart & Final Stores issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.46-0.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.73-4.74 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.75 billion.Smart & Final Stores also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.46-0.48 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SFS?

6 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Smart & Final Stores' shares. Their forecasts range from $4.50 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Smart & Final Stores' stock price to reach $6.9167 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Smart & Final Stores.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Smart & Final Stores?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smart & Final Stores in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Smart & Final Stores.

Has Smart & Final Stores been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SFS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Smart & Final Stores earned a news sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Smart & Final Stores' key competitors?

Who are Smart & Final Stores' key executives?

Smart & Final Stores' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David G. Hirz, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Richard N. Phegley, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Edward Wong, Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP of Supply Chain (Age 61)
  • Mr. Scott R. Drew, Exec. VP of Operations - Smart & Final (Age 57)
  • Mr. Derek R. Jones, Pres of Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice Division (Age 49)

Who are Smart & Final Stores' major shareholders?

Smart & Final Stores' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.01%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.65%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.43%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.43%), BlackRock Inc. (3.40%) and FMR LLC (2.94%). Company insiders that own Smart & Final Stores stock include David G Hirz, Eleanor Hong, Joseph S Tesoriero, Michael A Mortensen and Scott R Drew. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Smart & Final Stores.

Which institutional investors are selling Smart & Final Stores stock?

SFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., BlackRock Inc., HPM Partners LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Engineers Gate Manager LP. Company insiders that have sold Smart & Final Stores company stock in the last year include Michael A Mortensen and Scott R Drew. View Insider Buying and Selling for Smart & Final Stores.

Which institutional investors are buying Smart & Final Stores stock?

SFS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Putnam Investments LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Smart & Final Stores.

How do I buy shares of Smart & Final Stores?

Shares of SFS 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 Smart & Final Stores' stock price today?

One share of SFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.61.

How big of a company is Smart & Final Stores?

Smart & Final Stores has a market capitalization of $440.85 million and generates $4.57 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-138,910,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.34 on an earnings per share basis. Smart & Final Stores employs 11,864 workers across the globe.

What is Smart & Final Stores' official website?

The official website for Smart & Final Stores is http://www.smartandfinal.com.

How can I contact Smart & Final Stores?

Smart & Final Stores' mailing address is 600 CITADEL DRIVE, COMMERCE CA, 90040. The company can be reached via phone at 323-869-7500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smart & Final Stores (NYSE SFS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  575
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Smart & Final Stores and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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