Smart (NYSE:SFS) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, November 15th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.22 per share for the quarter.
Smart (NYSE SFS) opened at $7.25 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $536.65, a PE ratio of 23.39, a P/E/G ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 0.25. Smart has a 12-month low of $5.80 and a 12-month high of $15.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.32.
In other news, SVP Michael A. Mortensen sold 19,304 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.59, for a total value of $146,517.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Joseph S. Tesoriero purchased 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $6.95 per share, with a total value of $34,750.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 20,140 shares in the company, valued at $139,973. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 8.47% of the company’s stock.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on SFS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Smart from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target (down from $14.00) on shares of Smart in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. TheStreet lowered shares of Smart from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Smart from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $8.50 price target (down from $10.00) on shares of Smart in a report on Friday, August 11th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.47.
Smart & Final Stores, Inc is a food retailer. The Company is engaged in the business of selling fresh perishables and everyday grocery items, together with foodservice, packaging and janitorial products. The Company operates through two segments: Smart & Final, and Cash and Carry. The Smart & Final segment focuses on both household and business customers.
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