In the last trading session, 3.55 million shares of the US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) were traded, and its beta was 1.82. Most recently the company’s share price was $34.16, and it changed around $1.16 or 3.52% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $7.75B. USFD currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $42.10, offering almost -23.24% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $19.42, which indicates that the current value has risen by an impressive 43.15% since then. We note from US Foods Holding Corp.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 1.91 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 1.96 million.
US Foods Holding Corp. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, based on a mean score of 2.00. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that 0 out of 13 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another 1 rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 4 recommended USFD as a Hold, whereas 8 deemed it a Buy, and 0 rated it as Underweight. US Foods Holding Corp. is expected to report earnings per share of $0.37 for the current quarter.
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) trade information
Instantly USFD has showed a green trend with a performance of 3.52% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of 36.41 on Tuesday, 07/20/21 increased the stock’s daily price by 6.18%. The company’s shares are currently up 2.55% year-to-date, but still down -4.50% over the last five days. On the other hand, US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) is -6.44% down in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 5.66 million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 3.07 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $46.09, which translates to bulls needing to increase their stock price by 25.88% from its current value. Analyst projections state that USFD is forecast to be at a low of $44.00 and a high of $50.00. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to plunge -46.37% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash -28.81% from its current level to reach the projected low.
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) estimates and forecasts
US Foods Holding Corp. share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have fallen -2.71 percent over the past six months and at a 1,688.89% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 10.90%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain 248.00% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 253.30% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 20.30%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 7 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $6.83 billion in revenue for the current quarter. 7 analysts expect US Foods Holding Corp. to make $7.12 billion in revenue for the quarter ending Sep 2021. Forecasts for the next quarter put sales growth at 21.70%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a negative earnings growth rate of -28.30%.
US Foods Holding Corp.’s next quarterly earnings report is expected to be released around August 02 and August 06.
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD)’s Major holders
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 0.64% of US Foods Holding Corp. shares, and 95.68% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 96.31%. US Foods Holding Corp. stock is held by 431 institutions, with Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) being the largest institutional investor. By Mar 30, 2021, it held 8.21% of the shares, which is about 18.21 million shares worth $694.17 million.
Invesco Ltd., with 7.65% or 16.97 million shares worth $646.91 million as of Mar 30, 2021, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.
Invesco American Franchise Fd and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund were the top two Mutual Funds as of Feb 27, 2021. The former held 6.54 million shares worth $238.35 million, making up 2.95% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund held roughly 5.62 million shares worth around $214.24 million, which represents about 2.53% of the total shares outstanding.