Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) Director William F. Dawson, Jr. sold 6,272,914 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.68, for a total value of $186,180,087.52. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) opened at $31.45 on Monday. Performance Food Group Company has a fifty-two week low of $21.70 and a fifty-two week high of $31.58. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,290.87, a P/E ratio of 24.01, a PEG ratio of 1.20 and a beta of -0.21. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.42.

Performance Food Group (NYSE:PFGC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The restaurant operator reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. Performance Food Group had a return on equity of 15.02% and a net margin of 0.62%. The company had revenue of $4.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.37 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.20 EPS. Performance Food Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Performance Food Group Company will post 1.45 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on PFGC shares. TheStreet downgraded Performance Food Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Performance Food Group from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Wells Fargo & Company raised Performance Food Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub raised Performance Food Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Performance Food Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.88.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its position in shares of Performance Food Group by 37.2% during the 1st quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 4,603 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 1,247 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Performance Food Group during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $118,000. Pacad Investment Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Performance Food Group by 880.0% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 4,900 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $134,000 after buying an additional 4,400 shares during the period. Strs Ohio lifted its position in shares of Performance Food Group by 4,700.0% during the 3rd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 4,800 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $135,000 after buying an additional 4,700 shares during the period. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in shares of Performance Food Group during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $141,000. 82.36% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Performance Food Group Company Profile

Performance Food Group Company, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes food and food-related products. The Company operates through three segments: Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized and Vistar. The Performance Foodservice segment distributes a range of national brands, customer brands, and branded food and food-related products.

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