Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a healthy grocery store, provides fresh, natural, and organic food products in the United States.
Fair value with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Sprouts Farmers Market's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SFM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Retailing
1 Year Return
US Consumer Retailing
Return vs Industry: SFM underperformed the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 12.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SFM underperformed the US Market which returned -8.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sprouts Farmers Market's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
20 hours ago | Simply Wall StSprouts Farmers Market, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SFM) Earnings Dropped -5.8%, Did Its Industry Show Weakness Too?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's What Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SFM) P/E Ratio Is Telling Us
Is Sprouts Farmers Market undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SFM ($19.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($27.21)
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 (15.3x) compared to the Consumer Retailing industry average (18.1x).
PE vs Market: SFM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.3x) compared to the US market (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SFM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SFM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (1.3x).
How is Sprouts Farmers Market forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SFM's forecast earnings growth (2.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SFM's earnings (2.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SFM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SFM's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SFM's revenue (6.5% 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 (17%).
How has Sprouts Farmers Market performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SFM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SFM's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (3.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SFM's earnings have grown by 6.7% 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 (-5.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (-2.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SFM's Return on Equity (25.7%) is considered high.
How is Sprouts Farmers Market's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SFM's short term assets ($387.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($416.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: SFM's short term assets ($387.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SFM's debt to equity ratio (92.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SFM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.3% to 92.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SFM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (66%).
Interest Coverage: SFM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.6x coverage).
What is Sprouts Farmers Market's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SFM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SFM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SFM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jack Sinclair (58yo)
Mr. Jack L. Sinclair has been Chief Executive Officer and a Member of board of director of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Since June 24, 2019. He served as Chief Executive Officer of 99 Cents only Stores LLC ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jack's total compensation ($USD6.74M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jack's compensation with company performance.
|CEO & Director||0.83yr||US$6.74m||no data|
|Chief Operations Officer||3.5yrs||US$1.08m||0.026% $580.4k|
|Chief Human Resources & Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary||8.25yrs||US$1.13m||0.011% $253.3k|
|Chief Format Officer||1.67yrs||US$1.11m||0.0069% $154.3k|
|CFO & Treasurer||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||5.17yrs||US$669.48k||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasury||no data||US$321.36k||no data|
Experienced Management: SFM's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||0.83yr||US$6.74m||no data|
|Independent Director||7.25yrs||US$2.07m||0.037% $821.0k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||3.17yrs||US$240.17k||0.018% $393.5k|
|Independent Director||6.92yrs||US$230.17k||0.015% $345.9k|
|Independent Director||0.42yr||US$63.88k||0.0089% $197.6k|
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$200.17k||0.0058% $130.2k|
|Independent Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$210.17k||0.014% $322.7k|
Experienced Board: SFM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
- Ticker: SFM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Market Cap: US$2.233b
- Shares outstanding: 117.54m
- Website: https://www.sprouts.com
Number of Employees
- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
- 5455 East High Street
- Suite 111
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SFM||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2013|
|1FA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2013|
|1FA||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Aug 2013|
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a healthy grocery store, provides fresh, natural, and organic food products in the United States. Its stores offer fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, beer and wine, natural body care and household items. As of February 20, 2020, it operated 341 stores in 22 states. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/10 09:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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