US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) is -14.70% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $27.48 and a high of $39.73 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The USFD stock was last observed hovering at around $30.09 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.38%.
Currently trading at $29.71, the stock is -3.21% and -6.07% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.34 million and changing -1.26% at the moment leaves the stock -12.52% off its SMA200. USFD registered -11.13% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -19.38%.
The stock witnessed a -7.59% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 4.28%, and is -2.40% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.62% over the week and 2.84% over the month.
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) has around 28000 employees, a market worth around $6.74B and $32.15B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 42.14 and Fwd P/E is 10.87. Profit margin for the company is 0.50%. Distance from 52-week low is 8.11% and -25.22% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (3.90%).
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) is a “Overweight”. 17 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.10, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 3 think it is a “Overweight”. 10 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
The EPS is expected to grow by 146.60% this year.
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 224.00M, and float is at 215.97M with Short Float at 1.43%.
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) Insider Activity
A total of 64 insider transactions have happened at US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 30 and purchases happening 34 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Guberman Steven,the company’sEVP, Nationally Managed Bus. SEC filings show that Guberman Steven sold 75,079 shares of the company’s common stock on May 26 at a price of $32.50 per share for a total of $2.44 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.12 million shares.
US Foods Holding Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 18 that Satriano Pietro (Director) sold a total of 40,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 18 and was made at $33.33 per share for $1.33 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.59 million shares of the USFD stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on May 17, Satriano Pietro (Director) disposed off 60,000 shares at an average price of $34.33 for $2.06 million. The insider now directly holds 594,159 shares of US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD).
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Walmart Inc. (WMT) that is trading -6.44% down over the past 12 months and Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) that is 10.72% higher over the same period. Target Corporation (TGT) is -33.91% down on the 1-year trading charts.