United Natural Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.21 (-0.63 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume363,352 shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.87 billion
P/E Ratio12.40
Dividend YieldN/A
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About United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes natural, organic, specialty, produce, and conventional grocery and non-food products in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Wholesale and Retail. The company offers grocery and general merchandise, produce, perishables and frozen foods, nutritional supplements and sports nutrition, bulk and foodservice products, and personal care items. It also distributes and merchandises natural and organic and gourmet ethnic products; conventional and organic produce and other fresh products; and organic fruits, vegetables, juices, milk, eggs, nuts, and coffee. In addition, the company is involved in importing, roasting, packaging, and distributing nuts, dried fruits, seeds, trail mixes, granola, natural and organic snack items, and confections. Further, it offers Blue Marble Brands products through wholesale segment, third-party distributors, and directly to retailers; and Field Day brand products primarily to customers through its independent channel. Additionally, the company provides general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy products, as well as private label products through a network of 71 Cub Foods and Shoppers retail grocery stores; professional services, such as retail store support, advertising, couponing, e-commerce, network and data hosting, and administrative back-office solutions; and marketing services comprising consumer and trade marketing programs, as well as programs to support suppliers in understanding its markets. The company serves chains, independent retailers, and supernatural chains, as well as foodservice, e-commerce, conventional military business, and other sales customers. United Natural Foods, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.


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1.36 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

160th out of 330 stocks

Groceries, General Line Industry

4th out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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United Natural Foods (NYSE:UNFI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is United Natural Foods a buy 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 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" United Natural Foods stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than United Natural Foods?

Wall Street analysts have given United Natural Foods a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but United Natural Foods wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting United Natural Foods?

United Natural Foods saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,710,000 shares, a drop of 21.2% from the May 31st total of 5,980,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,150,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 8.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is United Natural Foods' next earnings date?

United Natural Foods is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, September 27th 2021.
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How were United Natural Foods' earnings last quarter?

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE:UNFI) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June, 8th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $6.62 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.81 billion. United Natural Foods had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.27% and a net margin of 0.59%. United Natural Foods's revenue was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.40 EPS.
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How has United Natural Foods' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

United Natural Foods' stock was trading at $6.75 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UNFI stock has increased by 390.7% and is now trading at $33.12.
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What guidance has United Natural Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

United Natural Foods issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.550-$3.550 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.420. The company issued revenue guidance of $27 billion-$27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $27.21 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNFI?

8 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for United Natural Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate United Natural Foods' stock price to reach $28.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.6%.
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Who are United Natural Foods' key executives?

United Natural Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven L. Spinner, Chairman & CEO (Age 61, Pay $3.75M)
  • Mr. Christopher P. Testa, Pres (Age 51, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. Michael S. Funk, Co-Founder & Director (Age 67, Pay $90k)
  • Mr. John W. Howard, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. Eric A. Dorne, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.38M)
  • Ms. Jill E. Sutton, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 49, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Richard Eric Esper, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 40)
  • Mr. John L. Clare, Chief Information Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Steven J. Bloomquist, VP Investor Relations
  • Jeffrey Swanson, VP of Corp. Communications & Media Relations

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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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Private Management Group Inc. (1.48%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.14%), Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc. (0.14%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own United Natural Foods stock include Christopher P Testa, Danielle Benedict, Eric A Dorne, James L Muehlbauer, Peter Roy and Steven Spinner.
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Which major investors are selling United Natural Foods stock?

UNFI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Management Group Inc., and Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc.. Company insiders that have sold United Natural Foods company stock in the last year include Christopher P Testa, Danielle Benedict, Eric A Dorne, Peter Roy, and Steven Spinner.
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Which major investors are buying United Natural Foods stock?

UNFI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have bought United Natural Foods stock in the last two years include James L Muehlbauer, and Peter Roy.
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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 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 $33.12.

How much money does United Natural Foods make?

United Natural Foods has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion and generates $26.51 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-274,140,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does United Natural Foods have?

United Natural Foods employs 28,300 workers across the globe.

Does United Natural Foods have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of United Natural Foods: Albert's Organics, Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse, Gourmet Guru, Haddon House Food Products, Hershey Import Co, Millbrook Distribution Services, Nor-Cal Produce, Northeast Cooperatives, Organic Brands LLC, Select Nutrition, Stow Mills, SuperValu, Tony's Fine Foods, and Trudeau Foods.

When was United Natural Foods founded?

United Natural Foods was founded in 1978.

What is United Natural Foods' official website?

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

Where are United Natural Foods' headquarters?

United Natural Foods is headquartered at 313 IRON HORSE WAY, PROVIDENCE RI, 02908.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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