Barclays raised the price target for the US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) stock from “an Equal weight” to “an Overweight”. The rating was released on January 05, 2023, according to finviz. The research report from Berenberg has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $53. The stock was initiated by CL King, who disclosed in a research note on March 11, 2022, to Buy and set the price objective to $41. In their research brief published February 01, 2022, Truist analysts initiated the US Foods Holding Corp. stock to Buy with a price target of $43.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) raised 0.95% to close Tuesday’s market session at $37.16, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $36.27 and $37.20 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 1130957 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.40 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 0.65% within the last five trades and 6.78% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 14.51% in the last 6 months and 32.95% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. USFD stock is trading at a margin of 3.60%, 5.21% and 14.36% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, USFD deals in the Consumer Defensive domain. The stock is trading -6.47 percent below its 52-week high and 45.78 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 14.23. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does US Foods Holding Corp.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 1.60 percent and the profit margin is 0.60 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 15.90 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $8.20 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) is 43.26. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 14.10. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 0.25 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 2.13, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Works James David Jr, the EVP, CHRO at US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) has sold 24,155 shares of firm on Dec 02 at a price of $35.93 against the total amount of $0.87 million. In another inside trade, Guberman Steven, EVP, Nationally Managed Bus. of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) sold 11,708 shares of the firm on Nov 22 for a total worth of $0.42 million at a price of $36.00. An inside trade which took place on Nov 11, Chief Financial Officer of US Foods Holding Corp. Locascio Dirk J. sold 20,000 shares of firm against total price of $0.66 million at the cost of $33.00 per share.