US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $31.33.

USFD has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Barclays PLC initiated coverage on US Foods Holding Corp. in a research report on Monday, August 28th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $30.00 price objective for the company. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of US Foods Holding Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets set a $29.00 price objective on US Foods Holding Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Pivotal Research set a $29.00 price objective on US Foods Holding Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “buy” rating on shares of US Foods Holding Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th.

Shares of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) traded down $0.20 on Thursday, reaching $27.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,115,439 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,988,894. The firm has a market cap of $6,110.00 and a P/E ratio of 18.80. US Foods Holding Corp. has a 52-week low of $22.46 and a 52-week high of $30.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 1.40 and a quick ratio of 0.81.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and international copyright laws. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/11/22/brokerages-set-us-foods-holding-corp-usfd-price-target-at-31-33.html.

In related news, major shareholder Fund Holdings Gp Ltd Kkr sold 20,000,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.34, for a total value of $546,800,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Jay Kvasnicka sold 23,572 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.30, for a total value of $643,515.60. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 3,222 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $87,960.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.56% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its position in US Foods Holding Corp. by 4.2% in the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 5,661,731 shares of the company’s stock valued at $151,168,000 after buying an additional 226,546 shares in the last quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in US Foods Holding Corp. in the 3rd quarter valued at about $55,586,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new stake in US Foods Holding Corp. in the 3rd quarter valued at about $19,197,000. Marathon Partners Equity Management LLC increased its position in US Foods Holding Corp. by 14.2% in the 3rd quarter. Marathon Partners Equity Management LLC now owns 625,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,688,000 after buying an additional 77,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in US Foods Holding Corp. by 15.8% in the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 467,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,469,000 after buying an additional 63,743 shares in the last quarter.

US Foods Holding Corp. Company Profile

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.

Analyst Recommendations for US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD)

Receive News & Stock Ratings for US Foods Holding Corp. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for US Foods Holding Corp. and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.