United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) EPS Estimated At $0.93

May 17, 2018 - By Paul Bridgeforth

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 31 investors sold United Natural Foods, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 51.64 million shares or 4.49% less from 54.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Fifth Third Retail Bank reported 0% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Ameriprise Finance holds 0.02% or 765,696 shares. Lazard Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 0% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 75 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt reported 0.01% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Advantage has invested 3.02% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Amalgamated Bancorporation holds 0.01% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 7,321 shares. Voya Investment Management Ltd reported 0.02% of its portfolio in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Earnest Partners Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.81% stake. State Common Retirement Fund holds 445,815 shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca has 4,118 shares for 0% of their portfolio. One Trading Ltd Partnership reported 5,374 shares. Arcadia Investment Management Corp Mi holds 0% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) or 25 shares. Fmr Ltd Company reported 5.53 million shares. Tompkins Fin Corp has 0.01% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 540 shares. Minnesota-based Riverbridge Prtn Ltd has invested 1.81% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $5.88 million activity. On Tuesday, December 12 the insider Hummel John Michael sold $87,622. 49,026 shares were sold by SPINNER STEVEN, worth $2.43 million on Tuesday, January 2. The insider Green Paul Scott sold $171,323. SMITH CRAIG HARDER sold $310,086 worth of stock. ROY PETER sold $175,361 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Thursday, March 15. Traficanti Joseph J also sold $254,133 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Thursday, December 14.

Analysts expect United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) to report $0.93 EPS on June, 5.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 20.78 % from last quarter’s $0.77 EPS. UNFI’s profit would be $46.88M giving it 12.55 P/E if the $0.93 EPS is correct. After having $0.71 EPS previously, United Natural Foods, Inc.’s analysts see 30.99 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.72% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $46.7. About 220,904 shares traded. United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has risen 0.14% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.41% the S&P500.

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

Among 6 analysts covering United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. United Natural Foods had 11 analyst reports since December 7, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $57.0 target in Thursday, March 8 report. Susquehanna maintained United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Tuesday, January 16. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Friday, December 8, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) on Friday, March 9 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Hold” on Tuesday, January 16. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, December 8. As per Monday, March 12, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

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 $2.35 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products. It has a 15.22 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: Globenewswire.com which released: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within United Natural Foods, Capitol Federal Financial, Royal Gold, Celsion, National …” on May 15, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “United Natural Foods announces management changes” on May 15, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “United Natural Foods (UNFI) COO to Retire in Oct.” with publication date: May 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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