$0.11 EPS Expected for Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (SFS)

February 15, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 $0.11 EPS Expected for Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (SFS)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.61 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 15 investors sold Smart & Final Stores, Inc. shares while 18 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 75.41 million shares or 2.88% less from 77.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Goldman Sachs Gp invested in 0% or 146,306 shares. Hbk Lp accumulated 35,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Glenhill Advsrs Llc has 1.6% invested in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) for 2.52 million shares. Voya Investment Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Art Limited Company has invested 0.01% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). 30,480 are held by Wells Fargo Mn. California-based California Employees Retirement System has invested 0% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Morgan Stanley owns 121,015 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Tower Rech Cap Lc (Trc) owns 0% invested in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) for 7,317 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt stated it has 0% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). 21,285 were accumulated by Deutsche National Bank Ag. 4,200 were reported by Group One Trading L P. Nationwide Fund Advisors, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 34,184 shares. State Street Corp invested in 425,239 shares or 0% of the stock. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada stated it has 0% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS).

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $475,191 activity. Drew Scott R. also sold $328,674 worth of Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) shares.

Analysts expect Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) to report $0.11 EPS on March, 14.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 120.00 % from last quarter’s $0.05 EPS. SFS’s profit would be $8.06 million giving it 19.89 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.14 EPS previously, Smart & Final Stores, Inc.’s analysts see -21.43 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.34% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $8.75. About 82,602 shares traded. Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) has declined 14.20% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.90% the S&P500.

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Smart & Final Stores (NYSE:SFS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Smart & Final Stores had 21 analyst reports since October 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BB&T Capital initiated it with “Buy” rating and $22 target in Tuesday, January 26 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 29 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. Morgan Stanley maintained Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) rating on Thursday, November 16. Morgan Stanley has “Underweight” rating and $7 target. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, October 2. The company was initiated on Friday, September 23 by Barclays Capital. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, October 6 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, December 5. On Thursday, November 16 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. operates as a food retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $640.75 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Smart & Final and Cash & Carry. It has a 88.38 P/E ratio. It operates non-membership warehouse-style grocery stores under the Smart & Final banner in California, Arizona, and Nevada, as well as under the Cash & Carry banner in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada.

More notable recent Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on November 15, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Goldcorp, Blackhawk Network Holdings, and Smart & Final Stores Jumped Today” published on January 16, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Smart & Final Stores’ (SFS) CEO David Hirz on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” on July 26, 2017. More interesting news about Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Smart & Final Stores, Inc. To Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results On …” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Smart & Final Stores (SFS)” with publication date: November 13, 2017.

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