United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) Position Held by Washington Capital Management Inc.

Washington Capital Management Inc. maintained its stake in shares of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,100 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Washington Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in United Natural Foods were worth $393,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in UNFI. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in shares of United Natural Foods by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 7,477 shares of the company’s stock valued at $357,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in shares of United Natural Foods by 1.5% in the third quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 13,786 shares of the company’s stock worth $552,000 after buying an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of United Natural Foods by 1.1% in the first quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 17,605 shares of the company’s stock worth $761,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont increased its stake in shares of United Natural Foods by 3.7% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 6,925 shares of the company’s stock worth $299,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of United Natural Foods by 9.5% in the first quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 2,912 shares of the company’s stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 252 shares during the last quarter. 98.25% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI)

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) traded down 10.97% on Friday, hitting $35.39. 10,235,463 shares of the company were exchanged. United Natural Foods, Inc. has a 52-week low of $29.53 and a 52-week high of $52.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.21 and a beta of 1.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $40.58 and its 200-day moving average price is $43.94.

United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June 6th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $2.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.42 billion. United Natural Foods had a return on equity of 8.21% and a net margin of 1.38%. United Natural Foods’s revenue was up 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.76 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that United Natural Foods, Inc. will post $2.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of United Natural Foods from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target (down previously from $49.00) on shares of United Natural Foods in a report on Sunday, June 11th. BMO Capital Markets lowered their price objective on shares of United Natural Foods from $45.00 to $42.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Barclays PLC reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $37.00 price objective on shares of United Natural Foods in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of United Natural Foods from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.69.

United Natural Foods Company Profile

United Natural Foods, Inc is a distributor and retailer of natural, organic and specialty products. The Company’s segments include Wholesale and Other. The Wholesale segment is engaged in the national distribution of natural, organic and specialty foods, produce and related products in the United States and Canada.

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