Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) Director William F. Dawson, Jr. sold 6,272,914 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.68, for a total transaction of $186,180,087.52. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Performance Food Group Company (NYSE PFGC) traded up $0.40 on Friday, reaching $30.85. 1,099,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 812,818. The firm has a market cap of $3,280.00 and a P/E ratio of 23.24. Performance Food Group Company has a 12-month low of $21.70 and a 12-month high of $31.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 1.55.

Performance Food Group (NYSE:PFGC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The restaurant operator reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $4.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.37 billion. Performance Food Group had a net margin of 0.62% and a return on equity of 15.02%. The company’s revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.20 EPS. analysts expect that Performance Food Group Company will post 1.45 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new position in shares of Performance Food Group during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $3,204,000. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Performance Food Group by 22.2% during the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 48,386 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $1,367,000 after buying an additional 8,786 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new position in shares of Performance Food Group during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $3,955,000. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Performance Food Group by 8.5% during the 3rd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 136,708 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $3,862,000 after buying an additional 10,712 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC boosted its stake in shares of Performance Food Group by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC now owns 793,080 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $22,405,000 after buying an additional 10,895 shares during the last quarter. 82.36% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several research firms recently commented on PFGC. BidaskClub lowered shares of Performance Food Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Wells Fargo & Company restated a “hold” rating on shares of Performance Food Group in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $27.00 target price on shares of Performance Food Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. TheStreet lowered shares of Performance Food Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Guggenheim restated a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 target price (up from $31.00) on shares of Performance Food Group in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.88.

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Performance Food Group Company Profile

Performance Food Group Company, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes food and food-related products. The Company operates through three segments: Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized and Vistar. The Performance Foodservice segment distributes a range of national brands, customer brands, and branded food and food-related products.

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