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: $536.64 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 74,020,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.40
  • 52 Week Range: $7.00 - $15.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 62.92
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.72
  • 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: 0.97
  • 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: 694,466 shs.
  • Beta: 0.28
  • 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 results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $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 updated 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 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Smart's stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect 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 many different 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, 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 $7.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smart (NYSE SFS)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  136 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  152 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  288
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 (173.56% 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 8/22/2015 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
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 logoWhy Smart Money Likes Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Stock More Than Facebook - August 21 at 10:52 AM logo3 High-Yield Stocks Smart Investors Can't Get Enough Of - August 19 at 7:28 AM logoSmartREIT Declares Distribution for August 2017 - August 18 at 5:25 PM logoT-Mobile US Inc (TMUS) Launches Self-Branded Smartphone REVVL - August 18 at 11:59 AM logo'Fourth Industrial Revolution' In The Spotlight At Upcoming Manufacturing Technology Conference In Detroit - August 18 at 9:46 AM logoHempTech (HTCO) Rolls Out Advanced Energy Management Platform "SmartEnergy" - SmartEnergy Help to Save Between 5% and 25% Annually on Utility Bills for Growers of all Sizes - August 15 at 8:40 AM logoOutside the Box: Buy stocks because you believe in the U.S., not a ‘Trump bump’ - August 15 at 5:37 AM logoGarmin's Smartwatches Tick the Right Boxes - August 14 at 1:27 PM logoApple Inc.'s iPhone 8 Has China-Based Smartphone Vendors Scared - August 14 at 8:43 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Smart (NYSE:SFS) to Hold - August 13 at 11:06 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Smart & Final Stores Inc. - August 13 at 6:15 AM logoETFs with exposure to Smart & Final Stores, Inc. : August 11, 2017 - August 12 at 7:45 AM logo3 Smart Medicare Advantage Moves - August 12 at 6:47 AM logoCitigroup Inc. Cuts Smart (NYSE:SFS) Price Target to $8.50 - August 11 at 6:20 PM logoSmart & Final Charitable Foundation and Children's Hospital Los Angeles Team Up with Caron Butler to Host Summer Ice Cream Social for Pediatric Patients - August 11 at 8:26 AM logoCORRECTION - Agrium Reports Robust 2nd Quarter Results; Delivers Record Retail 1st Half Earnings - August 10 at 7:30 PM logo$5000 Bitcoin? 3 Reasons to Buy—and to Stay Away - Fortune - August 10 at 7:30 PM logoA Foolish Take: Amazon Will Dominate the Smart Speaker Market This Year - August 7 at 12:50 PM logoEnel Group Completes Acquisition of Leading Us-Based Provider of Smart Energy Management Services EnerNOC - August 7 at 10:25 AM logoCan Apple Inc. (AAPL) Get a Bigger Bite of India’s Smartphone Market? - August 7 at 8:43 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Smart (NYSE:SFS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.48 Billion - August 6 at 7:54 AM logoWhat to wear to pitch your start-up - August 4 at 2:03 PM logoSmart (SFS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.17 Per Share - August 4 at 12:28 PM logoFitbit Desperately Needs Its Smartwatch to Be a Hit - August 4 at 10:51 AM logoMutual Funds Weekly: Smart investors obsess about risk more than return - August 3 at 7:16 PM logoSmart (SFS) Lifted to "Hold" at BidaskClub - August 3 at 12:06 AM logoSmart (SFS) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research - August 1 at 7:08 AM logoReport: Facebook Inc (FB) Will Release Its Own Smart Speaker - July 31 at 1:31 PM logoWill Fitbit Inc (FIT) Stock Get a Boost From Its Smartwatch Debut? - July 31 at 11:27 AM logoSmart (SFS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 29 at 12:52 PM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. :SFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 28, 2017 - July 29 at 7:12 AM logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for Smart's Q3 2017 Earnings (NYSE:SFS) - July 28 at 10:38 AM logoSmart (SFS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - July 26 at 3:44 PM logoWhy Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Stock Jumped Today - July 26 at 2:57 PM logoSmart's (SFS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - July 26 at 2:03 PM logoInvestor Network: Smart & Final Stores, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 26 at 7:14 AM logoSmart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 26 at 7:14 AM logoEdited Transcript of SFS earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 9:00pm GMT - July 26 at 7:14 AM logoSmart & Final Stores posts 2Q profit - July 26 at 7:14 AM logoWhy You Should Not Buy a New Smartphone Right Now - July 26 at 6:43 AM logoSmart (NYSE:SFS) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 25 at 10:52 PM logoFacebook, Inc. Might Also Jump Into Smart Speaker Fray - July 25 at 3:19 PM logoIs Facebook Inc (FB) Secretly Working on a Modular Smartphone? - July 24 at 8:12 AM logoSmart's (NYSE:SFS) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 22 at 3:58 PM logoChipotle Is Getting Smart About Menu Additions - July 22 at 11:55 AM logoSmartREIT Declares Distribution for July 2017 - July 21 at 5:32 PM logoCash&Carry Smart Foodservice to Open Wenatchee, Washington Store August 12 - July 21 at 7:02 AM logoSmart (NYSE:SFS) Lowered to "D+" at TheStreet - July 19 at 10:28 PM logoSmart (NYSE:SFS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - July 18 at 9:28 AM logoWhy Smart People Have Retirement Accounts - July 18 at 7:14 AM



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