Past 3 Quarter Report ofSprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM)

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Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) moved down -0.98% and closed its last trading session at $21.21. This Retail-Wholesale Sector stock currently has the Market Capitalization of 3.18 Billion. The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 2.62 Million. The Stock has a 52-Week High of $30 and 52-Week Low of $18.7 following the dates, it touched its 52-Week High on Mar 18, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Sep 9, 2016. Currently, the Return on Assets value for the trailing twelve months is 10% with the Return on Equity and Return on Investment of 17.7% and 13.1% respectively. This firm currently has YTD (year to date) performance of -20.23 Percent which is not good. The Short Ratio for the stock is 5.85.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 22.73. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $0.93. The TTM operating margin is 6.3 percent.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) is due to report its Earnings on Thu 3 Nov (In 11 Days). The estimated EPS for the current quarter is said to be $0.17. Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 7 times out of last 13 Qtrs. The stock has reduced about -8.8% since it reported its last earnings. The Closing price of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) at Last Earnings was $23.25 as compared to the previous closing price of $21.42. The Predicted Move on the 7th day after Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) will release its earnings at about 5%.

By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) beats earnings by 75%, The Stock Missed Earnings  1 times and has met earnings  2  times.

Earnings History:

We will discuss the past Quarters Earnings below:

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) reported its previous quarter on 08/04/2016 where it reported the Actual Earnings of $0.25. The Closing price before the company posted its earnings was $23.25. The Stock declined on the very next day of earnings and maintained its stock price at $22.95 by showing a % change of -1.29 percent from its previous closing price. The Next Day Volume after Earnings was reported as 10.8 Million. On the 7th day After Earnings Report, the stock hit its share price as $22.55 by showing -3.01% decrease from the Stock price Before Earnings were reported.

On 05/05/2016, the stock reported the EPS of $0.3 where Analysts were projecting the EPS to be $0.29 showing a difference of $0.01. Thus Surprise Factor was there with 3.4 percent. Before Earnings Announcement on 05/05/2016, the firm had its stock price of $27.38. And immediately on the next day after earnings announcement, the stock declined -6.94% and closed its trading session at $25.48. On 7th Day after earnings release, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) dropped to -5.51% from $27.38 to $25.87.

On 02/25/2016, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $0.16/share where Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) reported its Actual EPS of $0.18. Thus showing a Surprise of 12.5 percent. The Closing Price of the stock before earnings was $25.21 while on the Next day the stock closed its trading session at $27.43 with a percentage change of 8.81% from the price of 25.21 before Earnings. The Stock Closing Price on the 7th day of earnings was $28.88.

Company Profile:

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States. The company’s retail stores offer fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery, meat and seafood, deli, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, body care and natural household items, beer and wine, and dairy alternatives. As of February 25, 2016, it operated 224 stores in 13 states. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.