SUPERVALU (SVU) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-27-2016. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.03. Analysts had a consensus of $0.22. The company posted revenue of $5196.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $5301.99 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.23 EPS.
SUPERVALU opened for trading at $4.62 and hit $4.75 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $4.65, with a gain of 0.65% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 38,24,014 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,235 M.
In a different news, on Nov 27, 2015, Wayne C Sales (director) sold 533,682 shares at $7.05 per share price. According to the SEC, on Nov 10, 2015, Luzuriaga Francesca Ruiz De (director) purchased 5,000 shares at $6.41 per share price.
SUPERVALU INC. (SUPERVALU) is a wholesale distributor to independent retail customers across the United States. The Company leverages its distribution operations by providing wholesale distribution and logistics service solutions to independent retail customers and Save-A-Lot licensees as well as wholesale distribution to its Retail Food and Save-A-Lot stores. It operates in three segments: Independent Business which is engaged in wholesale distribution and logistics service solutions to independently owned retail stores and other customers (collectively referred to as independent retail customers); Save-A-Lot which is engaged in the sale of groceries at retail locations operated by the Company and from stores licensed by the Company to which it provides wholesale distribution and Retail Food which is engaged in the sale of groceries and other products at retail locations operated by the Company.