Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) Is Today's Post-Market Loser Stock

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Sprouts Farmers Market ( SFM) as a post-market laggard candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Sprouts Farmers Market as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • SFM has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $55.2 million.
  • SFM is down 2.4% today from today's close.

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More details on SFM:

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States. SFM has a PE ratio of 44.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Sprouts Farmers Market a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Sprouts Farmers Market has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sprouts Farmers Market has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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TheStreetRatings.com Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sprouts Farmers Market as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation, relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year and poor profit margins.

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