Analyst Ratings for SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, SVU received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SVU. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, implying a possible profit of 125.99 percent. The minimum price target given was 3.5, implying a possible loss of -1.13 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 10 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 10 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.43 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.16 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SVU's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 144.47 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SVU is 0.17.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SVU hit 5.74 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 2.90. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.07 percent, and 38.33 percent lower than its 52-week high. SVU has a price/earnings ratio of 24.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SVU value stock report compares SVU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SVU is $0.9505 billion. SVU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.