SFM Stock Overview
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. offers fresh, natural, and organic food products in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$23.51|
|52 Week High||US$35.34|
|52 Week Low||US$21.18|
|1 Month Change||-24.98%|
|3 Month Change||-19.27%|
|1 Year Change||-8.88%|
|3 Year Change||14.40%|
|5 Year Change||-1.88%|
|Change since IPO||-41.20%|
Recent News & Updates
Sprouts Farmers Market: A Stock For A High Inflation Environment
Inflation has been reaching elevated levels in most goods around the world, with food being no exception. Sprouts Farmers Market's customer base and product line should both be quite robust to the effects of inflation. The company has posted good results, even excluding the one-time tailwind from COVID purchasing patterns, but its valuation has not kept pace.
|SFM||US Consumer Retailing||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SFM underperformed the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned -6.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SFM exceeded the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.
|SFM Average Weekly Movement||9.3%|
|Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement||7.2%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: SFM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SFM's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. offers fresh, natural, and organic food products in the United States. The company offers perishable product categories, including fresh produce, meat, seafood, deli, bakery, floral and dairy, and dairy alternatives; and non-perishable product categories, such as grocery, vitamins and supplements, bulk items, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural health and body care. As of January 2, 2022, it operated 374 stores in 23 states.
Sprouts Farmers Market Fundamentals Summary
|SFM fundamental statistics|
Is SFM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SFM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.92b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 03, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.28|
|Net Profit Margin||4.05%|
How did SFM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Sprouts Farmers Market undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SFM ($23.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($79.61)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SFM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SFM is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (17x).
PE vs Market: SFM is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the US market (15.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SFM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SFM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (1.9x).
How is Sprouts Farmers Market forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SFM's forecast earnings growth (3.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SFM's earnings (3.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SFM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SFM's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SFM's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SFM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.9%).
How has Sprouts Farmers Market performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SFM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SFM's current net profit margins (4%) are lower than last year (4.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SFM's earnings have grown by 15.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SFM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SFM had negative earnings growth (-10.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (6.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SFM's Return on Equity (24.6%) is considered high.
How is Sprouts Farmers Market's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SFM's short term assets ($640.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($523.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SFM's short term assets ($640.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SFM has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: SFM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 44.3% to 24.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SFM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (163.8%).
Interest Coverage: SFM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29.3x coverage).
What is Sprouts Farmers Market current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SFM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SFM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SFM has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jack Sinclair (60 yo)
Mr. Jack L. Sinclair has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. since June 24, 2019. Mr. Sinclair has served as a board member of FMI – The Food Industry Association sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jack's total compensation ($USD5.77M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jack's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SFM's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SFM's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SFM insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
- Ticker: SFM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.577b
- Shares outstanding: 109.62m
- Website: https://www.sprouts.com
Number of Employees
- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
- 5455 East High Street
- Suite 111
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/22 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/20 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.