US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Barclays PLC
Barclays PLC initiated coverage on shares of US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) in a research report sent to investors on Monday. The brokerage issued an equal weight rating and a $30.00 price objective on the stock.
A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on USFD. Credit Suisse Group reissued an outperform rating and set a $35.00 target price (up from $32.00) on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. Pivotal Research boosted their target price on shares of US Foods Holding Corp from $25.00 to $29.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an outperform rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Loop Capital began coverage on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research note on Monday, May 15th. They set a hold rating and a $31.00 target price for the company. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a buy rating and set a $33.00 target price (up from $30.00) on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research note on Monday, May 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. US Foods Holding Corp currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $30.91.
US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) opened at 27.08 on Monday. US Foods Holding Corp has a 52 week low of $22.19 and a 52 week high of $30.73. The company has a market cap of $6.06 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.33. The company’s 50-day moving average is $27.58 and its 200-day moving average is $27.89.
US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $6.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.03 billion. US Foods Holding Corp had a net margin of 1.06% and a return on equity of 10.08%. The business’s revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.07) earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that US Foods Holding Corp will post $1.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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In other US Foods Holding Corp news, insider Keith D. Rohland sold 35,451 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.12, for a total value of $961,431.12. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 57,433 shares in the company, valued at $1,557,582.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank purchased a new position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp during the first quarter worth approximately $105,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 197.3% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,210 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 2,794 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE increased its position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 205.9% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,402 shares of the company’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 2,963 shares in the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. purchased a new position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp during the second quarter worth approximately $154,000. Finally, Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. increased its position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 458.3% in the second quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 6,420 shares of the company’s stock worth $175,000 after buying an additional 5,270 shares in the last quarter.
About US Foods Holding Corp
US Foods Holding Corp. is a holding company. The Company is a foodservice distributor in the United States. The Company, through US Foods, Inc (USF), markets and primarily distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. These customers include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations.
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