United Natural Foods (UNFI) : Trillium Asset Management scooped up 46,666 additional shares in United Natural Foods during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 20, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 620,027 shares of United Natural Foods which is valued at $22,035,760.United Natural Foods makes up approximately 1.43% of Trillium Asset Management’s portfolio.
United Natural Foods opened for trading at $35.11 and hit $35.95 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $35.54, with a gain of 1.14% or 0.4 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,50,757 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,789 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Winslow Evans Crocker reduced its stake in UNFI by selling 146 shares or 13.15% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 964 shares of UNFI which is valued at $34,261. United Natural Foods makes up approx 0.01% of Winslow Evans Crocker’s portfolio.Bridge Creek Capital Management boosted its stake in UNFI in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 25 additional shares and now holds a total of 47,215 shares of United Natural Foods which is valued at $1,682,743. United Natural Foods makes up approx 0.97% of Bridge Creek Capital Management’s portfolio.Breton Hill Capital Ltd. boosted its stake in UNFI in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,907 additional shares and now holds a total of 26,514 shares of United Natural Foods which is valued at $944,959. United Natural Foods makes up approx 0.35% of Breton Hill Capital Ltd.’s portfolio.Creative Planning reduced its stake in UNFI by selling 1,007 shares or 52.04% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 928 shares of UNFI which is valued at $32,229.
On the company’s financial health, United Natural Foods reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Mar 7, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.48. The company had revenue of $2047.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2048.28 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on United Natural Foods. United Natural Foods was Initiated by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Apr 15, 2016. United Natural Foods was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to ” Underweight” on Apr 11, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Mar 8, 2016 to “Underweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 33 from a previous price target of $31 .
United Natural Foods Inc. is a distributor of natural organic and specialty foods and non-food products in the United States and Canada. It offers products in six product categories: grocery and general merchandise produce perishables and frozen foods nutritional supplements and sports nutrition bulk and food service products and personal care items. Its operations consist of three operating divisions: wholesale division which includes its natural organic and specialty distribution business in the United States; UNFI Canada which is its natural organic and specialty business in Canada; Albert’s Organics Inc. and Select Nutrition; retail division consisting of EOM which operates its 12 natural products retail stores within the United States; manufacturing division consisting of Woodstock Farms Manufacturing. In July 2014 the Company acquired all of stock of Tony’s Fine Foods making it a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.