Last Week, US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) Recorded A Gain Of $50.68


As of Friday close, US Foods Holding Corp.’s (NYSE:USFD) stock was up $0.48, moving up 1.39 percent to $35.06. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 9,605,780 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$1.15 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 4,224,210, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,495,058.

Since last month, USFD stock retreated -5.12%. Shares of the company fell to $33.96 on 03/17/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $41.28 was reached on 03/06/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $25.49. Since the beginning of this year, USFD’s stock price has risen by 3.06% or $1.04, and marked a new high 13 times. However, the stock has declined by -15.07% since its 52-week high.

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USFD stock investors should be aware that US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 11 days ago on Mar 07. KKR Group Partnership L.P., the 10% Owner of the company, disposed of 7,600,000 shares for $38.83 on Mar 07. It resulted in a $295,108,000 divestment by the insider. KKR Fresh Holdings L.P. sold 7,600,000 shares at an average price of $38.83 on Mar 07. The insider now owns 37 shares following the transaction. On Feb 22, Director Gupta Sunil sold 5,756 shares at $39.29 apiece. The transaction was valued at $226,165.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) has a P/E ratio of about 36.37. The stock’s beta is 1.48. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.24, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.98.

Financial Health

In the three months ended December 30, US Foods Holding Corp.’s quick ratio stood at 0.80, while its current ratio was 1.40, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 1.20, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.27. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 16.10% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 1.70%. Based on annual data, USFD earned $5.49 billion in gross profit and brought in $34.06 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 5.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 5.90%.

In US Foods Holding Corp.’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $4.74 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. USFD’s revenue rose 10.29% to $8.92 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $8.52 billion. While analysts expected US Foods Holding Corp. to report $0.53 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.55 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 3.80%. During the quarter, the company generated $297.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of US Foods Holding Corp. were 8.28 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $5.31 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $224.32 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at US Foods Holding Corp.’s (USFD) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 26.64%, the RSI 9-day stood at 32.88% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current US Foods Holding Corp. price is down by -3.18% percent or -$1.15. At present, USFD shares trade -8.41% below its 20-day simple moving average and +25.44% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +0.81% above its SMA50 and +5.86% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 8.92% and Stochastic coefficient D was 11.92%, while ATR was 1.26. Given the Stochastic reading of 15.03% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 37.16%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.60, while the 14-day reading stands at -2.26.

Analyst Ratings

Barclays upgraded its rating on US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) to an Overweight in a note to investors on January 05, 2023. The analysts firm previously had an Equal weight rating on the stock.US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, USFD is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 3 analysts rate US Foods Holding Corp. stock as buy, with 9 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $46.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $40.00 – $50.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) will achieve an average price target of $45.85.


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