US Foods (USFD) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis
US Foods (NYSE: USFD) is one of 22 public companies in the “Food Retail & Distribution” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare US Foods to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for US Foods and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|US Foods Competitors||648||1353||1410||22||2.23|
Risk & Volatility
US Foods has a beta of 1.38, meaning that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, US Foods’ competitors have a beta of 0.97, meaning that their average share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares US Foods and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|US Foods Competitors||1.01%||7.34%||4.27%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares US Foods and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|US Foods||$22.92 billion||$209.79 million||25.90|
|US Foods Competitors||$21.17 billion||$332.40 million||564.44|
US Foods has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. US Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
96.9% of US Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.3% of shares of all “Food Retail & Distribution” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of US Foods shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Food Retail & Distribution” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
US Foods beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About US Foods
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. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided approximately 400,000 fresh, frozen, and dry food stock-keeping units (SKUs), as well as non-food items, sourced from over 5,000 suppliers. As of January 31, 2017, it maintained 75 primary operating facilities, consisting of its 60 distribution centers and other supporting facilities.
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