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: $577.27 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,142,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.87
  • 52 Week Range: $14.55 - $36.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 0.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.65
  • P/E Growth: -0.46
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $12.72 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.05
  • Book Value: $10.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.48
  • EBITDA: $461 million
  • Net Margins: 4.08%
  • Return on Equity: 41.33%
  • Return on Assets: 2.32%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.76%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.58%
  • Average Volume: 1.47 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.13
  • 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 18th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $3.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.78 billion. SuperValu had a net margin of 4.08% and a return on equity of 41.33%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 35.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.70 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, January, 10th 2018. 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 stock. Their predictions range from $20.50 to $39.00. On average, they anticipate SuperValu's stock price to reach $30.80 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Strs Ohio (0.08%). 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 Strs Ohio. 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 $15.03.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SuperValu (NYSE SVU)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  417 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  579
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: $30.80 (104.92% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Price Target History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
Analysts' Ratings History for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$22.50 -> $20.50N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingPositive -> Outperform$35.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2017Northcoast ResearchReiterated RatingBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/17/2017Pivotal ResearchSet Price TargetBuy -> Buy$42.00 -> $39.00N/AView 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
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 10/23/2015 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
1/9/2018$0.47N/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2017Q2 2018$0.35$0.46$3.78 billion$3.80 billionViewN/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)


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SuperValu (SVU) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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