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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for USFD. The highest price target was 35, which equates to a potential upside of 24.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, implying potential capital losses of 3.2 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.39 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.95 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.16 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of USFD is 1.01.

USFD has traded between a high of 30.73 and a low of 22.19 over the past year. Currently the stock is 26.63 percent higher than its low, and 8.56 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.25 billion. USFD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.