Supervalu Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:SVU)
Shares of Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $16.31.
Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) opened at 9.36 on Tuesday. Supervalu has a one year low of $5.38 and a one year high of $9.64. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.6 and its 200-day moving average is $7.28. The company has a market cap of $2.441 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.29.
Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.18. The company had revenue of $5.23 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.19 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. Supervalu’s revenue was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Supervalu will post $0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.
SVU has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group raised their price target on shares of Supervalu from $9.00 to $10.00 in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a “not rated” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Supervalu in a research note on Monday, July 21st. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $9.00. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of Supervalu in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. They set an “underweight” rating and a $7.00 price target on the stock.
SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) is a United States grocery channel.
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