|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||46.64 - 46.83|
|52 Week Range||43.70 - 47.82|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.62%|
Rite Aid’s shareholders have been the real losers from the delay and eventual termination of the deal between Rite Aid (RAD) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) in October 2015.
Rite Aid’s profitability has worsened over the years. Its gross margin has fallen from 29.0% in fiscal 2013 to just 22.6% in the first quarter of the current fiscal year.
A total of 26 Wall Street analysts cover Kroger (KR). Out of these analysts, the stock has received a “buy” rating from 31% of analysts.
Kroger’s (KR) stock tumbled on September 8 after the supermarket giant announced its plan to scrap the practice of providing long-term guidance.
Kroger’s (KR) top line improved 3.9% YoY (year-over-year) in the second quarter of fiscal 2018 to $27.6 billion.
After bleeding in the stock market in 2015 and 2016, Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) stock finally bounced back in 2017, rising 27.0% at the end of July 2017. But August turned out to be one of its worst ...
The Prepared Food and Fountain segment, which accounted for 13% of Casey’s 1Q18 sales, recorded a 7.4% YoY increase in its sales during the quarter.
A challenging retail environment, continuous and rising competition, and Kroger’s inability to drive sales comps and earnings growth have weighed down on the grocer’s stock market performance.
As we've discussed, Kroger (KR) will be reporting second-quarter results on September 8. The company is expected to grow revenues by 3.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $27.5 billion.
Investors could make a near-term play on rate sensitive sectors in the basket form, as these will continue to trade smoothly if interest rates remain steady.
Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) is valued at a one-year forward price-to-earnings ratio (or PE) of 26.0x, which is close to the upper end of its 52-week PE range of 20.0x–27.0x.
According to the latest data compiled by Thomson Reuters, 52% of the analysts recommend buying SFM.
Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) has successfully survived deflation and rising competition, posting 40 consecutive quarters of positive sales comps.
Whole Foods Market (WFM) is covered by 24 Wall Street analysts. The company has a rating of 3 on a scale of 1 ("strong buy") to 5 ("sell").
Whole Foods has seen deterioration in its sales comps and earnings over the past few years. Its EPS fell from a rise of 16.7% in fiscal 2013 to a fall of 3.7% in fiscal 2016.
WFM will report its fiscal 3Q17 results on July 26, 2017. The premium organic retailer is expected to post top line growth of 0.6% YoY (year-over-year) in fiscal 3Q17.
Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) has gained close to 20% YTD (year-to-date) as of July 6 and is now trading at $22.54, or 15% below its 52-week high price.
Kroger’s top line improved 4.9% YoY (year-over-year) in fiscal 1Q18, reaching ~$36.3 billion, which beat the Wall Street expectation of a 3.4% increase.