Equities analysts predict that Smart & Final Stores Inc (NYSE:SFS) will report $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for Smart & Final Stores’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.12 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.19. Smart & Final Stores also posted earnings of $0.17 per share during the same quarter last year. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, November 21st.
On average, analysts expect that Smart & Final Stores will report full year earnings of $0.43 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.38 to $0.46. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $0.46 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.40 to $0.52. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Smart & Final Stores.
Smart & Final Stores (NYSE:SFS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. The company had revenue of $1.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.13 billion. Smart & Final Stores had a positive return on equity of 5.62% and a negative net margin of 3.04%. The business’s revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.14 EPS.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in Smart & Final Stores in the first quarter worth $111,000. Globeflex Capital L P acquired a new stake in Smart & Final Stores in the second quarter worth $119,000. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. acquired a new stake in Smart & Final Stores in the second quarter worth $168,000. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. acquired a new stake in Smart & Final Stores in the second quarter worth $257,000. Finally, Engineers Gate Manager LP increased its position in Smart & Final Stores by 33.0% in the second quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 54,115 shares of the company’s stock worth $300,000 after buying an additional 13,424 shares during the period. 93.26% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of Smart & Final Stores stock traded down $0.05 on Monday, hitting $6.95. 11,568 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 376,097. The stock has a market cap of $531.43 million, a P/E ratio of 20.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.19 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.52. Smart & Final Stores has a 52-week low of $4.45 and a 52-week high of $10.00.
Smart & Final Stores Company Profile
Smart & Final Stores, Inc operates as a food retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Smart & Final, and Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice. The company's stores offer fresh perishables and everyday grocery items, such as produce, meat and deli, dairy and cheese, grocery, and beverage products, as well as paper and packaging, and restaurant equipment and janitorial supplies.
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