Performance Food Group Company (PFGC): Technical Analysis and analyst Ratings


Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of -6.12% or -$1.83 shares. The trading starts at $28.67 and closed at $29.88 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $26.91 and day high was $29.79 on Wednesday, June 24. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 1.97 million while its average volume is 2.22M. In other hand, the PFGC market cap reached to $3.80B. While, its current target price is $28.05 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 up 5.57% and up 6.78% for month. Its quarterly performance was 6.13% above, while its half year performance is down -44.96%. PFGC yearly performance stood at negative -29.59% and fall -45.51% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Performance Food Group Company is 2.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. PFGC EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.98. EPS for this year is -11.20%, while for the next year its value is 0.97. Its EPS Q/Q reached -212.90%. It has an EPS of 55.00% up for past five years and for the next five years will be down -3.80%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on PFGC for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 4 of 7 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 2 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 7 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 7, 0 rated it sell, 4 rated it as Buy and 2 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $29.00-$42.00. Average target price for PFGC was reached at $36.83.

Wellington Management Company, LLP, FMR, LLC and Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) are the top three holders in Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Wellington Management Company, LLP has 16.15 million shares which valued 399.17 million. On Mar 30, 2020, FMR, LLC owned 13.32 million shares which valued at 329.24 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has a total of 11.44 million shares which valued at 282.91 million. In the end, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) have 8.64% shares outstanding of Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.40% and institutional holding shifted to 88.50%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.98. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 6 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.18, while 0.7 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for PFGC published in the report was -0.61-0.31 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.7 which is higher than 0.58 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 PFGC fall -28.31% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 8.43% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.84%. The moving average value for Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) is 36.38 and 25.95 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in PFGC stock. On Feb 28, FLANIGAN MATTHEW C, Director, bought 2,000 trading shares at the cost of $41.86, which valued at 83710.0. On Feb 11, FLANIGAN MATTHEW C, Director, bought 2,013 shares at the cost of $53.90, with total shares of 13,174. On Feb 10, FLANIGAN MATTHEW C, Director, bought 4,000 shares at the cost of 53.57. After this transaction, FLANIGAN MATTHEW C total shares reached to 11,161 which valued at 0.21 million.