Analyst Buzz: US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD)

Fernando Stephens
May 18, 2017

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. Float is the number of shares available $ FOR trading of a particular stock.

USFD has been the subject of several other reports.

According to a report issued to investors by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, shares of US Foods (NYSE:USFD) had their rating maintained by analysts to "Outperform". Finally, Guggenheim reiterated a buy rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. (NYSE:TWO) was trading at volume less than average, prior 52-week high was $10.18 and surged 29.29% over the same period, trading at a volume of 2.55 million. Zacks Investment Research downgraded US Foods Holding Corp from a buy rating to a sell rating in a research report on Saturday, February 18th.

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Currently, the market capitalization of US Foods Holding Corp.

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Shares of US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) traded up 0.66% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $28.79. 1,780,368 shares of the company's stock traded hands. (USFD)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 12.11 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 3.49 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2 percent.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or Price to Earnings ratio. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $6.05 Billion and $5.9 Billion, respectively.

US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.36/share and a High Estimate of $0.39/share.

US Foods Holding (NYSE:USFD)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $23.11 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.27. FMR LLC now owns 16,128,349 shares of the company's stock worth $451,271,000 after buying an additional 8,801,856 shares in the last quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that US Foods Holding Corp will post $1.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. If you are viewing this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US & worldwide copyright law. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/05/15/us-foods-holding-corp-usfd-coverage-initiated-at-loop-capital.html.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in US Foods Holding Corp by 1,232.3% in the first quarter. US Foods Holding Corp's revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Pacer Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp during the third quarter valued at approximately $165,000. UBS Group AG increased its stake in US Foods Holding Corp by 255.6% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 98,720 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,762,000 after buying an additional 75,085 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in US Foods Holding Corp by 120.1% in the first quarter. The stock appeared $69.71 above its 52-week highs and is down -0.90% for the last five trades. But even with this move, there is still plenty of room for the company to come back from a longer term perspective, and especially if we look to recent lows for the company as well. The Company is a foodservice distributor in the United States. These customers include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations.

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