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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SVU. The maximum price target given was 8, implying potential capital gains of 125.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 3.5, implying a possible loss of -1.13 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 10 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SVU is 0.17.

SVU has a 52-week high of 5.74 and a 52-week low of 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.