The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNFI is 23.16 -- better than 98.86% of US stocks.
With a price/sales ratio of 0.03, United Natural Foods Inc has a higher such ratio than only 0.86% of stocks in our set.
United Natural Foods Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 50.51%, greater than the shareholder yield of 94.58% of stocks in our set.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UNFI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FRAN, PLCE, HBP, CORE, and DIT.
United Natural Foods distributes and retails natural, organic, and specialty foods, as well as non-food products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.
UNFI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for United Natural Foods Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that United Natural Foods Inc ranked in the 79th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 457% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of United Natural Foods Inc, consider:
19% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 6.42% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
United Natural Foods Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.9. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 20.87% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 17. This value is greater than 97.88% stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that generate free cash flow.
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BTI, SFM, BRFS, KR, and CASY can be thought of as valuation peers to UNFI, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
A couple of days ago, United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) announced the Q4FY20 results, which were much better than consensus estimates at adjusted EPS of $1.06 vs $0.72 and provided forward guidance that also was much better than consensus. In particular, they guided to FY21 adjusted EPS of $3.05-3.55, debt...
United Natural Foods ([[UNFI]] -12.2%) reports Q4 net sales increase of 8% on a comparable basis which was driven by strong customer demand as well as the benefits from cross selling.On comparable basis: Chains increased 6.9%; Independent retailers increased 11.4%; Supernatural increased 3.6% and Retail too increased 21.4%.Gross margin increased...
United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) ("UNFI" or the "Company"), North America's premier and largest food wholesaler delivering the widest variety of products to a diverse and expansive customer base across the country, today issued the below statements regarding a strike initiated by Teamsters Local 414 ("Local 414") in Fort Wayne, Indiana: