The Fresh Market Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:TFM)
The Fresh Market (NYSE:TFM) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen brokerages that are covering the company, American Banking & Market News reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $38.14.
Shares of The Fresh Market (NYSE:TFM) traded up 1.51% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $34.24. The stock had a trading volume of 43,433 shares. The Fresh Market has a one year low of $28.60 and a one year high of $53.76. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $31.12 and a 200-day moving average of $33.0. The company has a market cap of $1.653 billion and a P/E ratio of 39.68.
The Fresh Market (NYSE:TFM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 21st. The company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $422.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $411.85 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 19.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that The Fresh Market will post $1.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on TFM shares. Analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage on shares of The Fresh Market in a research note on Thursday, August 28th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $34.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at BB&T Corp. upgraded shares of The Fresh Market from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of The Fresh Market in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $29.00 price target on the stock.
The Fresh Market, Inc, (NYSE:TFM) is a specialty retailer.
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