South Dakota Investment Council boosted its holdings in shares of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) by 20.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 61,291 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,591 shares during the quarter. South Dakota Investment Council owned about 0.12% of United Natural Foods worth $2,249,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its position in United Natural Foods by 9.5% during the first quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 2,912 shares of the company’s stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 252 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. increased its position in United Natural Foods by 47.2% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,622 shares of the company’s stock worth $133,000 after buying an additional 1,162 shares during the last quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC increased its position in United Natural Foods by 9.5% during the first quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC now owns 3,536 shares of the company’s stock worth $153,000 after buying an additional 306 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in United Natural Foods by 20.5% during the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,171 shares of the company’s stock worth $153,000 after buying an additional 711 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its position in United Natural Foods by 18.3% during the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 3,550 shares of the company’s stock worth $154,000 after buying an additional 548 shares during the last quarter.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “hold” rating on shares of United Natural Foods in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. BidaskClub raised shares of United Natural Foods from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. Pivotal Research reissued a “sell” rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of United Natural Foods in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of United Natural Foods in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lowered their target price on shares of United Natural Foods from $45.00 to $42.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.57.

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Shares of United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) opened at 35.61 on Monday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $36.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $39.42. United Natural Foods, Inc. has a 52-week low of $29.53 and a 52-week high of $49.74. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.80 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.30 and a beta of 1.39.

United Natural Foods Profile

United Natural Foods, Inc is a distributor and retailer of natural, organic and specialty products. The Company’s segments include Wholesale and Other. The Wholesale segment is engaged in the national distribution of natural, organic and specialty foods, produce and related products in the United States and Canada.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI)

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