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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Food Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:SVU
  • CUSIP: 86853610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $907.64 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 267,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.80
  • 52 Week Range: $2.90 - $5.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.87
  • P/E Growth: -0.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $12.48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.07
  • Book Value: $1.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.31
  • EBIDTA: $482 million
  • Net Margins: 4.34%
  • Return on Equity: -88.07%
  • Return on Assets: 3.12%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.78%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.63%
  • Average Volume: 4.25 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.02
  • Short Ratio: 5.22

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."

How were SuperValu's earnings last quarter?

SuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $2.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.90 billion. SuperValu had a negative return on equity of 88.07% and a net margin of 4.34%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.23 earnings per share. View SuperValu's Earnings History.

When will SuperValu make its next earnings announcement?

SuperValu is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for SuperValu.

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

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for SuperValu's shares. Their forecasts range from $3.50 to $6.00. On average, they expect SuperValu's stock price to reach $4.92 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for SuperValu.

Are investors shorting SuperValu?

SuperValu saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 21,467,054 shares, an increase of 26.2% from the June 15th total of 17,012,133 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,238,856 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 8.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.

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
  • Bruce H. Besanko, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • 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
  • Rob N. Woseth, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer.
  • Anne Marie Dament, Senior Vice President - Retail, Merchandising and Marketing
  • David W. Johnson, Interim Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller
  • Gerald Leonard Storch, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Who owns SuperValu stock?

SuperValu's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR (0.09%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Aperio Group LLC (0.03%) and US Bancorp DE (0.03%). 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 BTIM Corp., Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR and Capstone Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for SuperValu.

Who bought SuperValu stock? Who is buying SuperValu stock?

SuperValu's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Aperio Group LLC and US Bancorp DE. 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 $3.26.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SuperValu (NYSE SVU)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  114 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  373 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  487
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: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $4.92 (50.82% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/16/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$6.00MediumView Rating Details
6/27/2017Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetMarket Perform$5.50 -> $4.50LowView Rating Details
6/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$4.50 -> $3.50HighView Rating Details
5/1/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
1/16/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$5.50N/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetHold$6.00 -> $5.00N/AView Rating Details
7/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$5.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$7.50 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/22/2015 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
7/25/2017$0.10N/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q4 17$0.09$0.13$2.90 billion$2.91 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2017Q317$0.13$0.05$3.04 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q217$0.10$0.10$3.95 billion$3.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q117$0.22$0.19$5.30 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q416$0.19$0.23$4.02 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/13/2016Q316$0.16$0.16$4.15 billion$4.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q216$0.14$0.13$4.14 billion$4.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q116$0.20$0.23$5.42 billion$5.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q415$0.21$0.24$4.40 billion$4.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/7/2015Q3$0.14$0.12$4.05 billion$4.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q215$0.11$0.11$3.95 billion$4.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q115$0.18$0.18$5.19 billion$5.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q414$0.15$0.18$3.88 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/9/2014Q3$0.13$0.13$4.05 billion$4.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q214$0.09$0.13$3.88 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q1 2014$0.04$0.14$5.17 billion$5.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q4 2013$0.18($0.14)$7.86 billion$3.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/10/2013Q3 2013$0.06$0.03$7.90 billion$7.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/11/2012$0.38$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2012$0.36$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2012$0.25$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.21$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2011$0.34$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2011$0.32$0.24ViewN/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: $0.73
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$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20181$0.25$0.25$0.25
(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%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.42%
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 logoSUPERVALU (SVU) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - July 21 at 7:35 AM logoSUPERVALU (SVU) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - July 21 at 7:35 AM logoSUPERVALU (SVU) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - July 21 at 7:34 AM logoSUPERVALU (SVU) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - July 21 at 7:34 AM logoSupervalu approves 1 for 7 reverse stock split - July 21 at 7:34 AM logoSupervalu approves 1 for 7 reverse stock split - July 21 at 7:34 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday - July 18 at 9:39 AM logoDiscussing SUPERVALU’s Slide - July 18 at 8:39 AM logoWhy SVU’s Profitability Is Unlikely to Improve in Fiscal 2018 - July 18 at 8:39 AM logoSUPERVALU Announces Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Conference Call - July 18 at 8:38 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest - July 18 at 7:22 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) Given a $6.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 18 at 12:56 AM logoDiscussing SUPERVALU ahead of Its Fiscal 1Q18 Results - July 15 at 9:07 AM logoWhat’s the Word on the Street ahead of SUPERVALU’s Fiscal 1Q18? - July 15 at 9:07 AM logo5 Reasons Supervalu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) is a Buy Right Now - July 14 at 7:12 AM logo5 Reasons Why SUPERVALU (SVU) Should Be in Your Portfolio - July 13 at 10:05 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 11 at 8:26 AM logoContrasting SuperValu (SVU) and Boulder Brands (BDBD) - July 9 at 6:18 PM logoWhy SUPERVALU Inc. Stock Dropped 15% Last Month - Motley Fool - July 8 at 7:32 PM logoWhy is SUPERVALU (SVU) a Viable Pick for Value Investors? - July 8 at 2:29 PM logoWhy SUPERVALU Inc. Stock Dropped 15% Last Month - July 7 at 6:01 PM logo3 Valuable Consumer Staples Picks for Investors Right Now - July 6 at 11:35 AM logoTechnical Research on Grocery Stores Equities -- Whole Foods Market, Kroger, SUPERVALU, and Sprouts Farmers Market - June 30 at 7:04 AM logoSUPERVALU Buys Unified Grocers to Boost Wholesale Business - June 30 at 7:04 AM logoSupervalu seen as deeply undervalued - Seeking Alpha - June 29 at 7:08 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada - June 28 at 2:32 PM logoForm 8-K SUPERVALU INC For: Jun 23 - June 27 at 8:08 PM logoSupervalu Stock: Now Too Cheap to Ignore? - June 27 at 8:08 PM logoSUPERVALU (SVU) CFO Bruce Besanko to Resign - - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoSUPERVALU Announces the Resignation of CFO Bruce Besanko - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoStocks to Watch: Facebook, Arconic, Micron, Pandora, Store Capital - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoSupervalu's No. 2 executive, Bruce Besanko, will leave next month - June 27 at 8:49 AM logo[$$] Supervalu CFO Resigns - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoFeatured Company News - SUPERVALU Completes Unified Grocers Acquisition - June 27 at 8:49 AM logo[$$] Kohl's Poaches CFO From Supervalu - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoKohl's names Bruce Besanko, former SuperValu financial exec, CFO - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoKohl's new CFO, Bruce Besanko, is leaving grocer Supervalu and heading back to retail - June 27 at 8:49 AM logoNestle, Pandora and Children's Place gain; Arconic slides - June 26 at 4:46 PM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - June 25 at 3:38 PM logoSUPERVALU Completes Acquisition of Unified Grocers - June 24 at 7:04 AM logoCan SUPERVALU's (SVU) Strategic Efforts Help Gain Momentum? - June 21 at 6:02 AM logoCan SUPERVALU's (SVU) Strategic Efforts Help Gain Momentum? - June 21 at 6:02 AM logoCan SUPERVALU's (SVU) Strategic Efforts Help Gain Momentum? - Nasdaq - June 20 at 8:18 AM logoMorgan Stanley Reiterates "Equal Weight" Rating for SuperValu Inc. (SVU) - June 19 at 5:38 PM logoAmazon deal for Whole Foods sends retail stocks tumbling - June 17 at 6:27 AM logoGrocery Stocks Slammed by Amazon's Bid for Whole Foods - June 17 at 6:27 AM logoSuperValu Inc. (SVU) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 16 at 8:16 AM logoThe Biggest Loser: Kroger Tumbles Like It's 1999 - June 15 at 9:30 PM logoETFs with exposure to SUPERVALU, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 4:30 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers SuperValu Inc. (SVU) to Sell - June 15 at 9:48 AM



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