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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SFM. The highest price target was 30, which equates to a potential upside of 25.37 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, implying a possible loss of -8.07 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SFM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SFM is 7.32.

SFM has traded between a high of 25.98 and a low of 17.38 over the past year. 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 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 market cap of SFM is $3.34 billion. SFM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.