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.

A number of analysts gave 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 minimum price target given was 22, implying potential capital losses of -8.07 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SFM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SFM is 7.32.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SFM hit 25.98 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.38. Currently the stock is 37.69 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 7.89 percent. SFM has a price/earnings 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 market cap of SFM is $3.34 billion. SFM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.