SuperValu Company Profile (NYSE:SVU)

About SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)

SuperValu logoSupervalu Inc. is a wholesale distributor to independent retail customers across the United States. The Company's segments include Wholesale and Retail. The Company offers a range of advertised brand name and private-label products, including grocery (both perishable and nonperishable), general merchandise and home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy, which are sold through Company-operated and licensed Retail stores to shoppers and through its Wholesale segment to independent retail customers. The Company's Wholesale segment provides wholesale distribution of products to independent retail customers. Wholesale is organized and operated through two geographic regions: East and West. As of February 27, 2016, the Company conducted its Retail operations through a total of 200 stores primarily organized under five regionally-based retail banners of Cub Foods, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, Shop 'n Save, Farm Fresh and Hornbacher's, as well as two Rainbow and two County Market stores.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food Retail & Distribution
  • Sub-Industry: Food Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:SVU
  • CUSIP: 86853610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $811.28 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,142,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.59
  • 52 Week Range: $19.16 - $38.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1.31
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.71
  • P/E Growth: -0.59
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $12.72 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.06
  • Book Value: $10.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.10
  • EBIDTA: $461 million
  • Net Margins: 4.46%
  • Return on Equity: 220.54%
  • Return on Assets: 2.55%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.68%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.58%
  • Average Volume: 706,898 shs.
  • Beta: 2.11
  • Short Ratio: 3.98

Frequently Asked Questions for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)

What is SuperValu's stock symbol?

SuperValu trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SVU."

When did SuperValu's stock split? How did SuperValu's stock split work?

SuperValu shares reverse split on the morning of Wednesday, August 2nd 2017. The 1-7 reverse split was announced on Thursday, July 20th 2017. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Tuesday, August 1st 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of SuperValu stock prior to the reverse split would have 14 shares after the split.

How were SuperValu's earnings last quarter?

SuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.07. The business earned $4 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.91 billion. SuperValu had a return on equity of 220.54% and a net margin of 4.46%. SuperValu's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.33 EPS. View SuperValu's Earnings History.

When will SuperValu make its next earnings announcement?

SuperValu is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for SuperValu.

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

6 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for SuperValu's stock. Their predictions range from $24.50 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate SuperValu's stock price to reach $33.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for SuperValu.

What are analysts saying about SuperValu stock?

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

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "SUPERVALU shares have underperformed in the past three months in comparison to the industry. While the company’s first quarter fiscal 2018 earnings lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate, sales beat the same. Further, both earnings and revenues increased year-over-year during the quarter, which signals that the company’s efforts to turnaround and improve its businesses is bearing fruits. SUPERVALU is also trying to develop wholesale operations, primarily through adding new customers, retaining and developing business with existing customers and acquisitions. The acquisition of Unified Grocers is expected to boost Supervalu’s wholesale business and complement its customer base. However, sluggish retail business, tough competitive pressure and depleting footfalls at the supermarkets continues to remain headwinds. Estimates are also declining since past 7 days." (8/9/2017)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We can support a price target of $5.50 excluding any longer-term synergy benefits from Unified. Any sale/leaseback transaction in Wholesale or accretive M&A activity in the Retail segment would result in further upside to our $5.50 price target." (7/26/2017)

Are investors shorting SuperValu?

SuperValu saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,516,007 shares, a decrease of 86.8% from the July 31st total of 19,088,485 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 818,789 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days.

Who are some of SuperValu's key competitors?

Who are SuperValu's key executives?

SuperValu's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark Gross, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Rob N. Woseth, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer.
  • Randy G. Burdick, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Karla C. Robertson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Michael C. Stigers, Executive Vice President - Wholesale
  • James W. Weidenheimer, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Innovation Officer
  • Anne Marie Dament, Senior Vice President - Retail, Merchandising and Marketing
  • David W. Johnson, Interim Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller
  • Donald R. Chappel, Independent Director
  • Irwin S. Cohen, Independent Director

Who owns SuperValu stock?

SuperValu's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), LSV Asset Management (0.00%), North Tide Capital LLC (26.22%), State Street Corp (21.03%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%). Company insiders that own SuperValu stock include Luzuriaga Francesca Ruiz De and Wayne C Sales. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SuperValu.

Who sold SuperValu stock? Who is selling SuperValu stock?

SuperValu's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Cipher Capital LP, State Street Corp, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for SuperValu.

Who bought SuperValu stock? Who is buying SuperValu stock?

SuperValu's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Numeric Investors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for SuperValu.

How do I buy SuperValu stock?

Shares of SuperValu 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 SuperValu's stock price today?

One share of SuperValu stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.27.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SuperValu (NYSE SVU)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  153 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  410 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  563
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SuperValu 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 SuperValu (NYSE:SVU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $33.60 (57.97% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/28/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$42.00MediumView Rating Details
8/23/2017Pivotal ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$42.00HighView Rating Details
7/26/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$35.00 -> $28.00MediumView Rating Details
6/27/2017Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetMarket Perform$38.50 -> $31.50LowView Rating Details
6/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$31.50 -> $24.50HighView Rating Details
5/1/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
7/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$35.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$52.50 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Earnings by Quarter for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Earnings History by Quarter for SuperValu (NYSE SVU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/17/2017$0.04N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q1 2018$0.70$0.63$3.91 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q4 17$0.63$0.91$2.90 billion$2.91 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2017Q317$0.91$0.35$3.04 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q217$0.70$0.70$3.95 billion$3.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q117$1.54$1.33$5.30 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q416$1.33$1.61$4.02 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/13/2016Q316$1.12$1.12$4.15 billion$4.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q216$0.98$0.91$4.14 billion$4.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q116$1.40$1.61$5.42 billion$5.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q415$1.47$1.68$4.40 billion$4.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/7/2015Q3$0.98$0.84$4.05 billion$4.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q215$0.77$0.77$3.95 billion$4.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q115$1.26$1.26$5.19 billion$5.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q414$1.05$1.26$3.88 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/9/2014Q3$0.91$0.91$4.05 billion$4.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q214$0.63$0.91$3.88 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q1 2014$0.28$0.98$5.17 billion$5.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q4 2013$1.26($0.98)$7.86 billion$3.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/10/2013Q3 2013$0.42$0.21$7.90 billion$7.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/11/2012$2.66$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2012$2.52$2.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2012$1.75$1.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$1.47$1.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$2.31$2.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2011$2.38$3.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2011$2.24$1.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.57
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.69
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.20$0.21$0.21
Q2 20172$0.08$0.11$0.10
Q3 20172$0.12$0.13$0.13
Q4 20172$0.12$0.17$0.15
Q1 20181$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q2 20181$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q3 20181$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20181$0.90$0.90$0.90
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.70%
Insider Trades by Quarter for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/27/2015Wayne C. SalesDirectorSell533,682$7.05$3,762,458.10View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Luzuriaga Francesca Ruiz DeDirectorBuy5,000$6.41$32,050.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Jana Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell4,667,412$9.30$43,406,931.60View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013John StandleyDirectorBuy7,600$6.70$50,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Ritchie CasteelCEOBuy4,919$6.70$32,957.30View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Ritchie CasteelCEOBuy1,234$8.05$9,933.70View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Latest Headlines for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
DateHeadline logoComparing SuperValu (SVU) & Its Competitors - September 24 at 12:36 PM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - September 24 at 8:45 AM logoFinancial Analysis: Weis Markets (WMK) and SuperValu (SVU) - September 16 at 6:48 PM logoSuperValu (SVU) vs. United Natural Foods (UNFI) Financial Survey - September 10 at 6:06 AM logoGrocery Stocks Sink After Kroger (KR) Reports Q2 Earnings - September 9 at 9:02 AM logoSUPERVALU's (SVU) Focus on Wholesale Business Bodes Well - Nasdaq - September 7 at 9:35 AM logoSUPERVALU's (SVU) Focus on Wholesale Business Bodes Well - September 7 at 9:35 AM logoWhy SuperValu Inc. Stock Dropped 20% in August - September 5 at 7:07 PM logoHead to Head Analysis: Sysco Corporation (SYY) & SuperValu (SVU) - September 4 at 12:34 PM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine - September 2 at 1:14 PM logoSupervalu will begin offering tech services to independent grocers - September 1 at 9:20 AM logoIs SUPERVALU (SVU) a Suitable Pick for Value Investors? - September 1 at 9:20 AM logoIs SUPERVALU (SVU) a Suitable Pick for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - August 31 at 10:40 AM logoIs SUPERVALU (SVU) a Suitable Pick for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - August 31 at 10:40 AM logoSUPERVALU to Participate at Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference - August 31 at 10:40 AM logoSUPERVALU to Participate at Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference - August 31 at 10:40 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 30 at 8:48 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Short Interest Update - August 30 at 2:16 AM logoWhy Is SUPERVALU (SVU) Down 5.5% Since the Last Earnings Report? - August 26 at 9:10 AM logoGrocery Stocks (KR, COST) Sink On Amazon-Whole Foods Approval - Nasdaq - August 24 at 11:49 PM logoAmazon and Whole Foods will cut prices of avocados and kale to mark close of deal - MarketWatch - August 24 at 6:39 PM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) PT Set at $42.00 by Pivotal Research - August 24 at 1:18 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Supervalu Inc. - August 15 at 7:26 AM logoCritical Contrast: SuperValu (SVU) vs. Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) - August 13 at 2:24 PM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell - August 12 at 11:32 PM logoETFs with exposure to SUPERVALU, Inc. : August 11, 2017 - August 12 at 8:12 AM logoSUPERVALU, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SVU-US : August 9, 2017 - August 10 at 8:24 AM logoSuperValu (NYSE:SVU) & US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Critical Review - August 9 at 8:40 AM logoJ.P. Morgan Upgrades Sprouts Farmers Market to ‘Overweight’ - August 9 at 7:58 AM logoSupervalu CEO: We're building Cub Foods, not selling it - August 8 at 7:16 AM logoSuperValu Inc. to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.30 Per Share, Northcoast Research Forecasts (NYSE:SVU) - August 7 at 7:58 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - August 5 at 8:44 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine - August 4 at 12:22 AM logoEdited Transcript of SVU earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT - August 2 at 7:35 AM logoEdited Transcript of SVU earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT - August 2 at 7:35 AM logoAnalysts’ Maintain Recommendations after SUPERVALU’s 1Q18 Results - August 1 at 6:42 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - July 31 at 3:33 PM logo Analysts Anticipate SuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) to Announce $0.06 EPS - July 29 at 12:32 PM logoSUPERVALU, Inc. :SVU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : July 28, 2017 - July 29 at 7:38 AM logoSUPERVALU, Inc. :SVU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : July 28, 2017 - July 29 at 7:38 AM logoSUPERVALU Beats on Revenue, Misses on Earnings in Fiscal 1Q18 - July 29 at 7:38 AM logoSUPERVALU Beats on Revenue, Misses on Earnings in Fiscal 1Q18 - July 29 at 7:38 AM logoWholesale Business Continues to Drive SUPERVALU’s Top Line Growth - July 29 at 7:38 AM logoWholesale Business Continues to Drive SUPERVALU’s Top Line Growth - July 29 at 7:38 AM logo[$$] Central Grocers Wins Approval for Sales to Supervalu, Strack & Van Til Family - July 28 at 8:25 AM logoSupervalu Inc. Announces 9% Rise In Q1 Profit - Nasdaq - July 27 at 8:04 AM logoSupervalu earnings miss, but revenue beats - MarketWatch - July 27 at 8:04 AM logoMore on Supervalu's Q1 results - Seeking Alpha - July 27 at 8:04 AM logoSuperValu's (NYSE:SVU) Buy Rating Reiterated at Pivotal Research - July 26 at 4:31 PM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - July 26 at 3:10 PM



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