Noteworthy Movers: SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU), Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 10/19/2016. SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) belongs to Consumer Staples sector that surged 9.19% in value when last trading session closed at $5.23. The company has a market capitalization of $1.39 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 3.7 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of -40 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 17.7 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $7.17 on Dec 29, 2015 and 52-Week low of $3.94 on Feb 8, 2016.

Earnings per share (ttm) for SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) according to Finviz Data is $0.58.

The growth estimate for SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) for the current quarter is -6.3 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is -26.1 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -3.59 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -16.73 percent.

This company was Downgrade by Deutsche Bank on 14-Jan-16  to Hold.

The 9 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Supervalu Inc have a median target of 5.50, with a high estimate of 10.00 and a low estimate of 4.50. The median estimate represents a +5.16% increase from the last price of 5.23.

Financial History for SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU):

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 13 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 50% percent of times. It has met expectations  4  times and missed earnings  2  times.

The consensus recommendation for SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) is 2.6. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.67. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.67, and 90 days ago was at 2.6 respectively.

Future Expectations for SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects SUPERVALU Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.15.

Revenue is expected to range from 3.99 Billion to 4.19 Billion with an average of 4.06 Billion.

Company Profile:

SUPERVALU INC., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery wholesaler and retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Wholesale, Save-A-Lot, and Retail. The Wholesale segment offers wholesale distribution of various food and non-food products to independent retail customers, such as single and multiple grocery store independent operators, regional chains, and the military. This segment operates approximately 1,796 stores with a network spanning 40 states. The Save-A-Lot segment owns, operates, and licenses 1,360 discount grocery stores under the Save-A-Lot banner, including 897 licensed Save-A-Lot stores and 463 company-operated stores. The Retail segment operates retail stores that provide groceries and various additional products, including general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy products. This segment operates 200 stores under the Cub Foods, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, Shop ’n Save, Farm Fresh, and Hornbacher’s banners, as well as 2 Rainbow and 2 County Market stores. The company provides a range of brand name and private-label products comprising perishable and nonperishable grocery products. SUPERVALU INC. was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO):

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) belongs to Consumer Staples sector closed its last session with a loss of -0.92 percent and closed its previous trading session at $61.19. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $2.66. The company has the Market capitalization of $123.82 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 15.9 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 177.7 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 33.7 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $70.15 on Jul 5, 2016 and 52-Week low of $56.15 on Jan 20, 2016.

The growth estimate for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for the current quarter is 0 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 5.6 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 8.78 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 8.25 percent.

This company was Initiated by Jefferies on 21-Sep-16 to Hold.

The 11 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Altria Group have a median target of 70.00, with a high estimate of 74.00 and a low estimate of 59.00. The median estimate represents a +14.40% increase from the last price of 61.19.

Financial History for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO):

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 15 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 50% percent of times. It has met expectations  2  times and missed earnings  4  times.

The consensus recommendation for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) is 2. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.18. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.1, and 90 days ago was at 2.1 respectively.

Future Expectations for Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Altria Group, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.67.

Revenue is expected to range from 4.75 Billion to 4.85 Billion with an average of 4.79 Billion.

Company Profile:

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal and Husky, and Marlboro Snus brand names. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, as well as Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services primarily in aircraft, railcar, electric power, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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