US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a $33.00 price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price target points to a potential upside of 22.40% from the company’s current price.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $32.00 price target on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research report on Thursday. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of US Foods Holding Corp in a research report on Wednesday. Pivotal Research set a $29.00 price target on US Foods Holding Corp and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. BMO Capital Markets set a $29.00 price target on US Foods Holding Corp and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded US Foods Holding Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. US Foods Holding Corp has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $31.00.

US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) traded down 1.25% on Thursday, hitting $26.96. 3,790,464 shares of the company were exchanged. US Foods Holding Corp has a 52-week low of $22.19 and a 52-week high of $30.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.99 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.25. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $27.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.88.

US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $6.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.03 billion. US Foods Holding Corp had a return on equity of 4.21% and a net margin of 0.46%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.07) EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that US Foods Holding Corp will post $1.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In other US Foods Holding Corp news, insider Pietro Satriano sold 89,932 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.25, for a total value of $2,540,579.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 164,366 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,643,339.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director John Anthony Lederer sold 598,950 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.25, for a total value of $16,920,337.50. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 504,224 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $14,244,328. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 23,344,441 shares of company stock valued at $659,480,458 over the last quarter.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 72.2% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,430,209 shares of the company’s stock valued at $147,812,000 after buying an additional 2,276,414 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 253.3% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 724,550 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,722,000 after buying an additional 519,450 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 506.1% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 116,780 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,178,000 after buying an additional 97,511 shares during the last quarter. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. boosted its stake in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 81.6% in the second quarter. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. now owns 26,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $727,000 after buying an additional 12,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of US Foods Holding Corp by 14.7% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 2,132,361 shares of the company’s stock valued at $58,043,000 after buying an additional 272,633 shares during the last quarter.

US Foods Holding Corp Company Profile

US Foods Holding Corp. is a holding company. The Company is a foodservice distributor in the United States. The Company, through US Foods, Inc (USF), markets and primarily distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. These customers include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations.

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