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NYSE:UNFI

United Natural Foods - UNFI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$42.72
-0.01 (-0.02%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.62
$42.89
50-Day Range
$37.82
$47.68
52-Week Range
$32.90
$49.56
Volume
277,627 shs
Average Volume
365,877 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.56 billion
P/E Ratio
11.01
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$47.17

United Natural Foods MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.38 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.4% Upside
$47.17 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.88% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.01
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.17mentions of United Natural Foods in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.63 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.25%
From $4.96 to $5.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.13 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

66th out of 139 stocks

Groceries, General Line Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks

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About United Natural Foods (NYSE:UNFI) Stock

United Natural Foods, Inc. engages in the distribution of natural, organic, and specialty foods and non-food products. The firm operates through the following segments: Wholesale and Retail. The Wholesale segment is engaged in the national distribution of natural, organic, specialty, produce, and conventional grocery and non-food products, and providing retail services in the United States and Canada. The Retail segment derives revenues from the sale of groceries and other products at retail locations operated by company. It offers food and non food, frozen, perishables, bulk, body care products, and supplements. The company was founded by Michael S. Funk and Norman A. Cloutier in July 1976 and is headquartered in Providence, RI.

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UNFI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/07/2022
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/08/2023
Fiscal Year End
7/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Groceries, general line
Sub-Industry
Food Distributors
CUSIP
91116310
Employees
30,300
Year Founded
1978

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$47.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$63.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$40.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.38
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$248 million
Pretax Margin
1.04%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$28.93 billion
Cash Flow
$9.80 per share
Book Value
$30.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
58,994,000
Market Cap
$2.56 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.13

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Key Executives

  • J. Alexander M. Douglas
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Christopher P. Testa
    President
  • John W. Howard
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Jack Clare
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mahrukh Hussain
    Secretary & General Counsel













UNFI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell United Natural Foods stock right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Natural Foods in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" UNFI shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UNFI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is United Natural Foods' stock price forecast for 2023?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for United Natural Foods' shares. Their UNFI share price forecasts range from $40.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $47.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNFI shares performed in 2023?

United Natural Foods' stock was trading at $38.71 at the beginning of the year. Since then, UNFI stock has increased by 8.6% and is now trading at $42.03.
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Are investors shorting United Natural Foods?

United Natural Foods saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,440,000 shares, an increase of 25.1% from the December 15th total of 1,950,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 499,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.9 days.
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When is United Natural Foods' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 8th 2023.
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How were United Natural Foods' earnings last quarter?

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE:UNFI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 7th. The company reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.01. The company earned $7.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.54 billion. United Natural Foods had a net margin of 0.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.02%.

How will United Natural Foods' stock buyback program work?

United Natural Foods announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, September 27th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has United Natural Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

United Natural Foods issued an update on its FY23 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.85-5.15 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.04. The company issued revenue guidance of $29.8-30.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $30.17 billion.

What other stocks do shareholders of United Natural Foods own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Natural Foods investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Tesla (TSLA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and AT&T (T).

What is United Natural Foods' stock symbol?

United Natural Foods trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNFI."

Who are United Natural Foods' major shareholders?

United Natural Foods' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Private Management Group Inc. (1.09%), JCP Investment Management LLC (0.62%), Atwood & Palmer Inc. (0.39%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.23%), Diversified Trust Co (0.14%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Ann Torre Bates, Christopher P Testa, Danielle Benedict, Eric A Dorne, J Alexander Douglas Jr, Michael C Stigers, Michael S Funk, Paul Scott Green, Peter Roy, Richard Eric Esper and Steven Spinner.
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How do I buy shares of United Natural Foods?

Shares of UNFI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is United Natural Foods' stock price today?

One share of UNFI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.03.

How much money does United Natural Foods make?

United Natural Foods (NYSE:UNFI) has a market capitalization of $2.51 billion and generates $28.93 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $248 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.88 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does United Natural Foods have?

The company employs 30,300 workers across the globe.

Does United Natural Foods have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of United Natural Foods: Advantage Logistics Southwest Inc., Advantage Logistics USA East L.L.C., Advantage Logistics USA West L.L.C., Albert's Organics, Albert’s Organics Inc., American Commerce Centers Inc., Arden Hills 2003 LLC, Associated Grocers Acquisition Company, Associated Grocers of Florida Inc., Blaine North 1996 L.L.C., Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse, Bloomington 1998 L.L.C., Blue Marble Brands LLC, Blue Nile Advertising Inc., Burnsville 1998 L.L.C., Butson Enterprises of Vermont Inc., Butson's Enterprises Inc., Butson's Enterprises of Massachusetts Inc., Cambridge 2006 L.L.C., Centralia Holdings LLC, Champlin 2005 L.L.C., Coon Rapids 2002 L.L.C., Crown Grocers Inc., Cub Foods Inc., Cub Stores Holdings LLC, Cub Stores LLC, DS & DJ Realty LLC, Eagan 2008 L.L.C., Eagan 2014 L.L.C., Eastern Beverages Inc., FF Acquisition L.L.C., Foodarama LLC, Forest Lake 2000 L.L.C., Fridley 1998 L.L.C., Fromages De France Inc., Gourmet Guru, Gourmet Guru Inc., Grocers Capital Company, Haddon House Food Products, Hastings 2002 L.L.C., Hazelwood Distribution Company Inc., Hazelwood Distribution Holdings Inc., Hershey Import Co, Hopkins Distribution Company LLC, Hornbacher’s Inc., International Distributors Grand Bahama Limited, Inver Grove Heights 2001 L.L.C., Keatherly Inc., Keltsch Bros Inc, Lakeville 2014 L.L.C., Lithia Springs Holdings LLC, Maplewood East 1996 L.L.C., Market Improvement Company, Millbrook Distribution Services, Monticello 1998 L.L.C., NAFTA Industries Consolidated Inc., NAFTA Industries Ltd., NC&T Supermarkets Inc., Natural Retail Group Inc., Nevada Bond Investment Corp. I, Nor-Cal Produce, Nor-Cal Produce Inc., Northeast Cooperatives, Northfield 2002 L.L.C., Organic Brands LLC, Plymouth 1998 L.L.C., SCTC LLC, SFW Holding Corp., SUPERVALU Enterprise Services Inc., SUPERVALU Gold LLC, SUPERVALU Holdco Inc., SUPERVALU INC., SUPERVALU India Inc., SUPERVALU Licensing LLC, SUPERVALU Pharmacies Inc., SUPERVALU Receivables Funding Corporation, SUPERVALU Services USA Inc., SUPERVALU Transportation Inc., SUPERVALU WA L.L.C., SUPERVALU Wholesale Operations Inc., SV Markets Inc., SVU Legacy LLC, Savage 2002 L.L.C., Select Nutrition, Shakopee 1997 L.L.C., Shop 'N Save St. Louis Inc., Shop 'N Save Warehouse Foods Inc., Shop ‘N Save East LLC, Shop ‘N Save East Prop LLC, Shop ‘N Save Prop LLC, Shoppers Food Warehouse Corp., Shorewood 2001 L.L.C., Silver Lake 1996 L.L.C., Southstar LLC, Stow Mills, Sunflower Markets LLC, Supervalu, TC Michigan LLC, TTSJ Aviation Inc., Tony's Fine Foods, Tony’s Fine Foods, Trent River Solar Mile Fund LLC, Trent River Solar Mile Lessee LLC, Trudeau Foods, Tutto Pronte, UNFI Canada Inc., UNFI Distribution Company LLC, UNFI Transport LLC, Ultra Foods Inc., Unified Grocers Inc., Unified International Inc., United Natural Foods West Inc., United Natural Trading LLC, W. Newell & Co. LLC, WSI Satellite Inc., Wetterau Insurance Co. Ltd., and Woodford Square Associates Limited Partnership.
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How can I contact United Natural Foods?

United Natural Foods' mailing address is 313 IRON HORSE WAY, PROVIDENCE RI, 02908. The official website for the company is www.unfi.com. The company can be reached via phone at (401) 528-8634, via email at investorrelations@unfi.com, or via fax at 401-278-1896.

This page (NYSE:UNFI) was last updated on 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff