Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) : Net money flow in Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) was negative ($4.25 million) and the inflow of money on uptick was $3.83 million, whereas, the outflow of money on downticks amounted to $8.09 million on Monday. The traders used every opportunity of price strength in the stock to sell their positions, hence, the total uptick to downtick ratio was 0.47. The block trades show that the large investors, were aggressive sellers in the stock. The total value of block trades on upticks was only $0.27 million. On the other hand, the total value of block trades done on downticks was $4.61 million. The ratio of uptick to downtick block trades was 0.06. The money flow in block trades was negative ($4.33). Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) gained $0.31 cent during the day and reached $22.97, a gain of 1.37% over the previous day.
Shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. appreciated by 2.35% during the last five trading days but lost 0.52% on a 4-week basis. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. has dropped 7.39% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -13.31%.
Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM): During Mondays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $22.76 and $22.67 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $23.10. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $23.05, notching a gain of 1.72% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,048,715 . The stock had closed at $22.66 on the previous day.
In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the CFO of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., Lukow Bradley, had purchased 10,000 shares in a transaction dated on May 26, 2016. The transaction was executed at $25.15 per share with total amount equaling $251,500.
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a food retailer. The Company operates as a grocery store that offers natural and organic food, including produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery, meat and seafood, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, body care and natural household items. As of February 26, 2015, the Company operated 198 stores in 12 states. The Companys product offerings focus on fresh, natural and organic foods. It categorizes its products as perishable and non-perishable. Perishable product categories include produce, meat, seafood, deli and bakery. Non-perishable product categories include grocery, vitamins and supplements, bulk items, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural health and body care.