$0.93 EPS Expected for United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) on June, 5

May 17, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.08. That’s change of 0.17, from 2017Q3’s 1.25. 31 investors sold all, 82 reduced holdings as United Natural Foods, Inc. ratio dropped. 76 increased holdings while 46 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 51.64 million shares thus 4.49% less from 2017Q3’s 54.07 million shares.
Geode Cap Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 528,572 shs. Of Vermont has invested 0.04% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) for 40,207 shs. Bnp Paribas Asset Hldg holds 179,004 shs or 0.08% of its capital. Parkside Bancshares reported 1,495 shs. Advantus Cap Mgmt holds 6,259 shs. First Republic Investment Mngmt reported 0% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Hightower Limited Com holds 4,990 shs or 0% of its capital. Peak6 Invests L P stated it has 29,177 shs. The Virginia-based Toth Fincl Advisory Corporation has invested 0.06% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). State Teachers Retirement invested in 90,452 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 660,424 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 121,221 shs. Wealthtrust reported 444 shs stake. Illinois-based Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc has invested 0% in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI).

United Natural Foods, Inc. registered $5.88 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 12 insider sales since December 12, 2017. On Tuesday, January 2 Griffin Sean also sold $610,263 worth of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI). On Thursday, December 14 $254,133 worth of stock was sold by Traficanti Joseph J. Another trade for 3,990 shs valued at $175,361 was sold by ROY PETER. On Tuesday, December 12 6,253 shs were sold by SMITH CRAIG HARDER, worth $310,086. Another trade for 5,625 shs valued at $250,650 was sold by FUNK MICHAEL S. The insider Green Paul Scott sold 3,473 shs worth $171,323.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI)’s earnings report is awaited on June, 5., according to RTT. Analysts predict $0.93 earnings per share. That’s $0.16 up or 20.78 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.77. If the current earnings per share of $0.93 is accurate, UNFI’s profit could reach $46.88 million. Analysts at Wall Street see United Natural Foods, Inc.’s 30.99 % EPS growth compared to $0.71 earnings per share for previous quarter. Ticker’s shares touched $46.7 during the last trading session after 1.72% change.United Natural Foods, Inc. has volume of 220,904 shares. Since May 17, 2017 UNFI has risen 0.14% and is uptrending. UNFI underperformed the S&P 500 by 11.41%.

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

A total of 6 analysts rate United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI) as follows: 0 “Buy”, 5 “Hold” and 1 “Sell”. Тherefore 0 are bullish. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has 11 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. In Tuesday, January 16 report Barclays Capital upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $43.0 target. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell” on Friday, February 2. On Thursday, January 11 the rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. On Monday, March 12 the firm has “Market Perform” rating given by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 24 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of UNFI in report with “Hold” rating. On Friday, December 8 Jefferies maintained United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) rating. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $47.0 target. On Friday, March 9 Jefferies maintained the shares of UNFI in report with “Hold” rating. In Friday, December 8 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $54.0 target. In Thursday, March 8 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $57.0 target. In Tuesday, January 16 report Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $51.0 target.

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 firm is valued at $2.35 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products.15.22 is the 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, Streetinsider.com and Seekingalpha.com. The first one has “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within United Natural Foods, Capitol Federal Financial, Royal Gold, Celsion, National …” as a title and was published on May 15, 2018. The next is “United Natural Foods (UNFI) COO to Retire in Oct.” on May 14, 2018. And last was published on May 15, 2018, called “United Natural Foods announces management changes”.

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