US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD): Good time to sell it?


US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -3.95% or -$0.79 shares. The trading starts at $20.27 and closed at $19.99 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $19.17 and day high was $20.34 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 3.83 million while its average volume is 4.98M. In other hand, the USFD market cap reached to $4.22B. While, its current target price is $19.20 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -5.00% and up 2.18% for month. Its quarterly performance was 47.81% above, while its half year performance is down -52.08%. USFD yearly performance stood at negative -46.55% and fall -54.17% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for US Foods Holding Corp. is 2.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. USFD EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.82. EPS for this year is -4.50%, while for the next year its value is 1.52. Its EPS Q/Q reached -285.90%. It has an EPS of 48.10% up for past five years and for the next five years will be down -8.10%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on USFD for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 6 of 8 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 2 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $20.00-$30.00. Average target price for USFD was reached at $25.14.

FMR, LLC, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Longview Partners (Guernsey) LTD are the top three holders in US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, FMR, LLC has 21.53 million shares which valued 381.37 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 20.61 million shares which valued at 364.92 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Longview Partners (Guernsey) LTD has a total of 17.02 million shares which valued at 301.39 million. In the end, Longview Partners (Guernsey) LTD have 7.73% shares outstanding of US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.70% and institutional holding shifted to 94.60%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.82. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 7 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.3, while 0.67 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for USFD published in the report was -0.72-0.15 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.67 which is higher than 0.15 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for USFD fall -40.76% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -0.92% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -6.67%. The moving average value for US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) is 28.67 and 19.70 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in USFD stock. On Jun 10, Pforzheimer Carl Andrew, Director, bought 5,000 trading shares at the cost of $21.09, which valued at 0.11 million. On Feb 12, Locascio Dirk J., Chief Financial Officer, sold 26,940 shares at the cost of $40.57, with total shares of 39,894. On Nov 08, Satriano Pietro, Chairman & CEO, sold 184,666 shares at the cost of 39.23. After this transaction, Satriano Pietro total shares reached to 265,815 which valued at 7.24 million.