Several other research analysts also recently commented on USFD. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of US Foods from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $30.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, November 10th. Pivotal Research set a $33.00 price target on shares of US Foods and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Monday, February 12th. Loop Capital set a $32.00 price target on shares of US Foods and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a buy rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of US Foods in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a buy rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of US Foods in a report on Sunday, January 28th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. US Foods has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $35.40.
US Foods (NYSE USFD) opened at $32.78 on Thursday. US Foods has a one year low of $25.43 and a one year high of $33.91. The firm has a market cap of $7,365.44, a P/E ratio of 16.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31.
In other US Foods news, major shareholder Usf Co-Investor No. 2 L.P Cdr sold 19,977,773 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.00, for a total value of $559,377,644.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 1.56% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new stake in shares of US Foods during the 4th quarter worth $132,000. Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new stake in shares of US Foods during the 4th quarter worth $135,000. American International Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of US Foods during the 4th quarter worth $137,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its holdings in shares of US Foods by 2,909.3% during the 4th quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 6,139 shares of the company’s stock worth $196,000 after acquiring an additional 5,935 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brown Advisory Inc. bought a new stake in shares of US Foods during the 3rd quarter worth $214,000. 96.89% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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US Foods Company Profile
US Foods Holding Corp. is a holding company. The Company is a foodservice distributor in the United States. The Company, through US Foods, Inc (USF), markets and primarily distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. These customers include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations.
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