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NYSE:UNFI - United Natural Foods Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.36
-0.98 (-10.49 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$8.35
Now: $8.36
$8.93
50-Day Range
$6.83
MA: $8.63
$9.81
52-Week Range
$6.56
Now: $8.36
$15.63
Volume2.42 million shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$447.33 million
P/E Ratio4.02
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.14
United Natural Foods, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes natural, organic, and specialty foods and non-food products in the United States and Canada. The company operates through three divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products. The Wholesale division offers grocery and general merchandise, produce, perishables and frozen foods, nutritional supplements and sports nutrition, bulk and foodservice products, and personal care products. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Groceries, general line
Sub-IndustryFood Distributors
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP91116310
Phone401-528-8634

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.39 billion
Cash Flow$11.77 per share
Book Value$28.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-284,990,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees19,000
Market Cap$447.33 million
Next Earnings Date3/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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United Natural Foods (NYSE:UNFI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Natural Foods' stock symbol?

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

How were United Natural Foods' earnings last quarter?

United Natural Foods Inc (NYSE:UNFI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.11. The company earned $6.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.80 billion. United Natural Foods had a positive return on equity of 5.89% and a negative net margin of 2.65%. The company's revenue was up 109.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.59 EPS. View United Natural Foods' Earnings History.

When is United Natural Foods' next earnings date?

United Natural Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 3rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for United Natural Foods.

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

United Natural Foods issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.22-1.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $23.5-24.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $23.65 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNFI?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for United Natural Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate United Natural Foods' share price to reach $7.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for United Natural Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Natural Foods?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Natural Foods in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United Natural Foods.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about United Natural Foods stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about United Natural Foods stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "United Natural’s shares have declined in the past three months. We note that the company’s gross margin performance has been dismal for a while. During second-quarter fiscal 2019, gross margin was weighed by adverse shift in consumer mix and lower gross profit rate at SUPERVALU. Moreover, challenges across the company’s distribution centers have been a drag on performance.  Such headwinds have also led to enhanced transportation, labor and shrink costs. However, the company is witnessing growth across sales channels, supported by strong brands, efficient strategies and solid consumer demand. Speaking of strategies, the buyout of SUPERVALU is contributing significantly to the top line.  We note that management is on track with the integration of legacy SUPERVALU, which is expected to generate synergies worth more than $185 million in the fourth year of the deal." (5/21/2019)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We’ve lowered our FY19 EBITDA est. from $598 million to $527 million. The latest operational challenges are specific to several acquired facilities in the legacy Supervalu distribution network. There were some positives in 2Q including $200 million of new business and $165 million in debt reduction. Still, the rapid succession of the recent guidance cuts confirms many of our initial concerns about Supervalu, including the fact that UNFI has acquired a business that was itself undergoing major transitional issues following several recent acquisitions with unfinished integration work." (3/7/2019)

Has United Natural Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about UNFI stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Natural Foods earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for United Natural Foods.

Who are some of United Natural Foods' key competitors?

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 Hawkins (HWKN), Starbucks (SBUX), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Broadcom (AVGO), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Macy's (M) and CA (CA).

Who are United Natural Foods' key executives?

United Natural Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven L. Spinner, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael Paul Zechmeister, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Eric A. Dorne, Chief Admin. & Information Officer and Pres of Bus. Strategic Units (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul Scott Green, Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Sean F. Griffin, Chief Exec. Officer of SUPERVALU Inc. (Age 59)

Who are United Natural Foods' major shareholders?

United Natural Foods' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc (0.02%). Company insiders that own United Natural Foods stock include James L Muehlbauer, James P Heffernan, Joseph J Traficanti, Peter Roy, Sean Griffin and Steven Spinner. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Natural Foods.

Which major investors are selling United Natural Foods stock?

UNFI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Natural Foods.

Which major investors are buying United Natural Foods stock?

UNFI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc. Company insiders that have bought United Natural Foods stock in the last two years include James L Muehlbauer, Peter Roy and Sean Griffin. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Natural Foods.

How do I buy shares of United Natural Foods?

Shares of UNFI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is United Natural Foods' stock price today?

One share of UNFI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.36.

How big of a company is United Natural Foods?

United Natural Foods has a market capitalization of $447.33 million and generates $21.39 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-284,990,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.08 on an earnings per share basis. United Natural Foods employs 19,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About United Natural Foods.

What is United Natural Foods' official website?

The official website for United Natural Foods is http://www.unfi.com/.

How can I contact United Natural Foods?

United Natural Foods' mailing address is 313 IRON HORSE WAY, PROVIDENCE RI, 02908. The company can be reached via phone at 401-528-8634 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for United Natural Foods (NYSE UNFI)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  608 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  850 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,458
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Natural Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UNFI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UNFI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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