Analyst Ratings for Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, SFM received an average rating of Overweight.

11 analysts declared SFM a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SFM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 30, which equates to a potential upside of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 22, implying a possible loss of -8.07 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.25 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SFM to grow at a rate of 3.8 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SFM has a PEG ratio of 7.32.

In the last 52-weeks, SFM has achieved a high of 25.98 and a low of 17.38. Today's price is 37.69 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.89 percent lower than its 52-week high. SFM has a P/E ratio of 27.83. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SFM value stock report compares SFM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion. SFM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.