Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) Ducks Under The Trend Line

While looking the figure depicted by the Price to Earning we can suggest that the shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.

Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) previously announced its periodic earnings reports on Early Thur, Aug 3rd.

Stephens & Co. started covering the stock with an initial rating of "Equal-Weight".

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. They issued an accumulate rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank owned 0.42% of Sprouts Farmers Market worth $13,084,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The company shares sank -24.71% from their peak of $25.98 and now has a $2.65 billion market value of equity. Jefferies Group LLC set a $26.00 price target on Sprouts Farmers Market and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $27.00 price target (up from $26.00) on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market in a research note on Monday, May 15th.

SFM's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale presents no change from 2.22 thirty days ago to 2.22 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. Sprouts Farmers Market now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $25.00.

There has been some selling insider activity on Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) has the trading volume of 3.54 Million shares with the average trading volume of 4470 shares. Sprouts Farmers Market has a 12-month low of $17.38 and a 12-month high of $25.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.65 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.05 and a beta of 0.56.

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Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $0.89 and is projected to be $0.93 for the current year with 135,577,000 shares now outstanding. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company grew its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 2.3% through out the Fiscal Q2. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.13 with next year's EPS projected to be $1.05.

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Shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Also, Chief Executive Officer Amin N. Maredia unloaded 13,448 stocks of the shares in a trade dated Mon, Jul 3rd. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock. The acquisition was mentioned in a legal filing with SEC which is accessible through the Security and Exchange Commission website. TheStreet lifted Sprouts Farmers Market from a "c+" recommendation to a "b-" recommendation in a analysis note on Tue, Jul 25th. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. That brings Lombardi's holdings to $1,308,543 as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing. Asset Management 1 acquired a new position in Sprouts Farmers Market during the Q1 worth at about $161,000. The value of the investment in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. went from $1,764,000 to $832,000 a change of 52.8% since the last quarter. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA boosted its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 16.3% during the second quarter. The business had revenue of $1.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.17 billion.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank Boosts Holdings in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc". Can now owns 327,451 shares of the company's stock worth $7,582,000 after acquiring an additional 8,487 shares in the last quarter. BidaskClub raised Sprouts Farmers Market from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. PNC Financial Services Group has an ownership of 5,460 company stock worth at $126,000 following acquiring an extra 468 shares through out the quarter.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc is a food retailer.

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