Analyst Ratings for US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. USFD had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

8 analysts declared USFD a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

USFD was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 35, which equates to a potential upside of 24.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, which equates to a potential downside of 3.2 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.39 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.95 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.16 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of USFD to grow at a rate of 28.3 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of USFD is 1.01.

In the last 52-weeks, USFD has achieved a high of 30.73 and a low of 22.19. Currently the stock is 26.63 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.56 percent. USFD has a price/earnings ratio of 28.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The USFD value stock report compares USFD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of USFD is $6.25 billion. USFD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.