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.

SFM was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 30, which equates to a potential upside of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, which equates to a potential downside of -8.07 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.25 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

The growth rate of SFM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.8 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SFM is 7.32.

In the last 52-weeks, SFM has achieved a high of 25.98 and a low of 17.38. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.69 percent, and 7.89 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.