$1.00 EPS Expected for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFIGet Rating) to announce $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for United Natural Foods’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.86 and the highest is $1.09. United Natural Foods posted earnings per share of $0.94 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 6.4%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings results on Monday, January 1st.

On average, analysts expect that United Natural Foods will report full year earnings of $4.14 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.02 to $4.20. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $4.42 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.95 to $4.74. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow United Natural Foods.

Separately, StockNews.com assumed coverage on United Natural Foods in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company.

Shares of NASDAQ UNFI traded down $0.32 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $45.85. The stock had a trading volume of 1,006 shares, compared to its average volume of 586,885. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.08 and a beta of 1.02. United Natural Foods has a fifty-two week low of $30.61 and a fifty-two week high of $57.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 1.51.

United Natural Foods Company Profile (Get Rating)

United Natural Foods, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes natural, organic, specialty, produce, and conventional grocery and non-food products in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Wholesale and Retail. The company offers grocery and general merchandise, produce, perishables and frozen foods, nutritional supplements and sports nutrition, bulk and foodservice products, and personal care items.

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