EPS for United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) forecasted at $0.93

May 17, 2018 - By Elliot Rainer

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.17, from 2017Q3’s 1.25. The ratio is negative due to United Natural Foods, Inc. positioning: 31 sold and 82 reduced. 46 funds amassed holdings and 76 increased holdings. Investors holded 54.07 million in 2017Q3 but now own 51.64 million shares or 4.49% less.
Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Liability has invested 0.4% of its capital in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Guggenheim Cap Lc invested in 0.02% or 156,957 shs. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 18,300 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 0% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). 19,836 are owned by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 0.01% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Bell Financial Bank invested in 0.07% or 5,051 shs. Toth Advisory Corp has 5,000 shs for 0.06% of their capital. Blackrock accumulated 5.34M shs or 0.01% of the stock. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio stated it has 39,693 shs. Moreover, Atlantic Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 25 shs. First Citizens Commercial Bank has invested 0.04% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 12,500 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Trillium Asset Management Ltd Llc owns 0.86% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 317,983 shs. Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.03% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI).

United Natural Foods, Inc. had 12 insider sales and 0 buys since December 12, 2017. This’s net activity of $5.88 million. $87,622 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) was sold by Hummel John Michael. On Tuesday, January 2 12,351 shs were sold by Griffin Sean, worth $610,263. On Thursday, March 15 FUNK MICHAEL S sold $250,650 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) or 5,625 shs. Green Paul Scott sold $171,323 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Wednesday, January 3. 49,026 United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) shs with value of $2.43 million were sold by SPINNER STEVEN. The insider HEFFERNAN JAMES P sold $823,553.

Investors expect United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI)’s quarterly earnings on June, 5., as reported by RTT. This year’s EPS analyst estimate is awaited to be $0.93. That is 20.78 % up compareed to $0.77 EPS for last year. The profit will be $46.88 million for UNFI if $0.93 EPS becomes true. Wall Street predicts 30.99 % EPS growth as of June, 5. UNFI reached $46.7 during the last trading session after $0.79 change.United Natural Foods, Inc. has volume of 220,904 shares. Since May 17, 2017 UNFI has risen 0.14% and is uptrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 11.41%.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) Ratings Coverage

In total 6 analysts cover United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI). “Buy” rating has 0, “Sell” are 1, while 5 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has 0 bullish analysts. 11 are the (NASDAQ:UNFI)’s ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, March 9 the company was maintained by Jefferies. On Thursday, January 11 the rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. On Friday, February 2 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of UNFI in report with “Sell” rating. In Friday, December 8 report BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Friday, December 8 the stock of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. On Wednesday, January 24 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of UNFI in report with “Hold” rating. In Thursday, March 8 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $57.0 target. The stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 16. The stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Hold” on Tuesday, January 16. On Monday, March 12 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”.

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 firm is worth $2.35 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products.15.22 is the P/E ratio. 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.

More recent United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) news were released by Globenewswire.com, Seekingalpha.com and Streetinsider.com. The first one has “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within United Natural Foods, Capitol Federal Financial, Royal Gold, Celsion, National …” as a title and was released on May 15, 2018. The next is “United Natural Foods announces management changes” on May 15, 2018. And last was released on May 14, 2018, called “United Natural Foods (UNFI) COO to Retire in Oct.”.

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