Metric Analysis: Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM)’s Key Ratios in the Limelight

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In the latest session, Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ: SFM) closed at $80.58 down -2.37% from its previous closing price of $82.54. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.37 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.01 million shares were traded. SFM stock price reached its highest trading level at $82.92 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $80.54.

Ratios:

For a deeper understanding of Sprouts Farmers Market Inc’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 25.93 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 29.40. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.65 and its Current Ratio is at 1.19. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.41 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.30.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, BofA Securities on February 27, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $70 from $30 previously.

On January 04, 2024, Evercore ISI Upgraded its rating to In-line which previously was Underperform and also upped its target price recommendation from $40 to $45.

Goldman Upgraded its Sell to Buy on December 12, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $37 to $49.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 03 ’24 when Sinclair Jack sold 5,714 shares for $82.31 per share. The transaction valued at 470,309 led to the insider holds 239,574 shares of the business.

Sinclair Jack sold 5,714 shares of SFM for $476,437 on Jul 02 ’24. The Chief Executive Officer now owns 245,288 shares after completing the transaction at $83.38 per share. On Jun 21 ’24, another insider, Sinclair Jack, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the company, sold 5,714 shares for $77.11 each. As a result, the insider received 440,620 and left with 251,002 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, SFM now has a Market Capitalization of 8293374464 and an Enterprise Value of 9486968832. As of this moment, Sprouts’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 27.84, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 24.18. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.24. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.16 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 6.71. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.358 whereas that against EBITDA is 17.663.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for SFM is 0.55, which has changed by 1.1222017 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.24704397 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, SFM has reached a high of $84.46, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $36.21. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.42%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 40.21%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, SFM has traded an average of 1.35M shares per day and 1132980 over the past ten days. A total of 101.21M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 99.82M. Insiders hold about 0.65% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 107.87% stake in the company. Shares short for SFM as of 1718323200 were 10795546 with a Short Ratio of 7.97, compared to 1715731200 on 11913337. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 10795546 and a Short% of Float of 17.02.

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