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 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. 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 10 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 10 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.43 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

SVU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 144.47 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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.