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.

SVU was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 8, implying a possible profit of 125.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 3.5, implying a possible loss of -1.13 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 10 percent. That number becomes 10 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 1.43 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.16 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SVU has a PEG ratio of 0.17.

In the last 52-weeks, SVU has achieved a high of 5.74 and a low of 2.90. Currently the stock is 22.07 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 38.33 percent. SVU has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.9505 billion. SVU is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.