$0.75 EPS Expected for United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)

November 8, 2018 - By Alfred Lee

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) LogoInvestors sentiment is 1.36 in Q2 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q1. It is without change, as 24 investors sold United Natural Foods, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. only 36 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 49.75 million shares or 1.51% more from 49.01 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Riverbridge Prtn Ltd Liability accumulated 1.12% or 1.45 million shares. Alliancebernstein Lp reported 131,681 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership reported 96,100 shares. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Company reported 11,788 shares. Pnc Serv Group Incorporated invested in 0% or 11,836 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0.01% or 90,452 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 9,014 shares. Jacobs And Company Ca has 9,181 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Tower Research Cap Limited Com (Trc) holds 1,676 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cs Mckee Lp stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Raymond James Associate has 0% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Fmr Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 2.01M shares. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc holds 19,261 shares. Moreover, Ameriprise Fincl has 0.02% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Bartlett Lc reported 0% stake.

Since May 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $653,905 activity. The insider Traficanti Joseph J sold $314,695.

Analysts expect United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) to report $0.75 EPS on December, 6.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 20.97 % from last quarter’s $0.62 EPS. UNFI’s profit would be $37.80 million giving it 7.91 P/E if the $0.75 EPS is correct. After having $0.76 EPS previously, United Natural Foods, Inc.’s analysts see -1.32 % EPS growth. The stock increased 3.72% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $23.73. About 1.49 million shares traded or 45.62% up from the average. United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has declined 8.45% since November 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.07% the S&P500.

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

Among 8 analysts covering United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. United Natural Foods had 9 analyst reports since June 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 24 by Buckingham Research. Citigroup maintained the shares of UNFI in report on Thursday, October 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) earned “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, June 12. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the shares of UNFI in report on Monday, September 24 to “Sector Perform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $27 target in Monday, September 24 report. Wells Fargo maintained United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Thursday, June 7 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, June 8 by BMO Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 21 report.

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 has market cap of $1.20 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products. It has a 7.28 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 published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Cub Foods still needs a buyer, but who? The suitor list dwindles” on November 05, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Is United Natural Foods Making Money?” on October 30, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Jack Henry & Associates (JKHY) Set to Join S&P 500; EQT, Equitrans Midstream (ETRN), MasTec (MTZ) to Join S&P …” with publication date: November 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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