Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
SFM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. SFM: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SFM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.34 Max: N/A
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.52
SFM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SFM: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SFM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.52
0.1
0.58
Interest Coverage 15.66
SFM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.23 vs. SFM: 15.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SFM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 7.97 Max: 15.66
Current: 15.66
1.99
15.66
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.81
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
5.59%
14.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.77
SFM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. SFM: 5.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SFM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.33  Med: 4.83 Max: 6.73
Current: 5.77
-2.33
6.73
Net-margin (%) 3.40
SFM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. SFM: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SFM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.48  Med: 1.6 Max: 3.63
Current: 3.4
-2.48
3.63
ROE (%) 16.89
SFM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. SFM: 16.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SFM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.08  Med: 14.25 Max: 17.96
Current: 16.89
10.08
17.96
ROA (%) 9.41
SFM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. SFM: 9.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SFM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 6.49 Max: 9.41
Current: 9.41
3.54
9.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.67
SFM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.53 vs. SFM: 43.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.96  Med: 45.95 Max: 48.38
Current: 43.67
36.96
48.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
SFM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SFM: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.1  Med: 19 Max: 29.5
Current: 16.1
16.1
29.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 29.20
SFM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SFM: 29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SFM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.2  Med: 49.9 Max: 77.3
Current: 29.2
29.2
77.3
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» SFM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-23)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SFM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 522,770 sh (-63.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,200 sh (-73.55%)
» More
Q2 2016

SFM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Lee Ainslie 126,660 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 283,152 sh (New)
Jim Simons 541,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,475 sh (+153.60%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
» More
Q3 2016

SFM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Hussman 200,000 sh (New)
George Soros 53,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 250,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 790,300 sh (+45.95%)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 13,404 sh (-59.96%)
Joel Greenblatt 69,895 sh (-75.32%)
» More
Q4 2016

SFM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,819,340 sh (New)
John Burbank 60,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,391 sh (+74.51%)
Steven Cohen 304,000 sh (+21.60%)
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-25.00%)
Jim Simons 319,400 sh (-59.58%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SFM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores    NAICS: 445110    SIC: 5149
Compare:OTCPK:OCDGF, OTCPK:EMLAF, NYSE:WMK, OTCPK:EUSHF, OTCPK:NWTUF, NYSE:SFS, NYSE:SVU, NAS:IMKTA, NAS:CASY, OTCPK:KKOYY, NAS:VLGEA, NYSE:NGVC, OTCPK:CGUSY, OTCPK:MTRAF, OTCPK:CUYTY, OTCPK:MRWSF, OTCPK:JSNSF, NAS:WFM, OTCPK:WNGRF, OTCPK:DFILF » details
Traded in other countries:1FA.Germany,
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc through its subsidiaries operates as a specialty retailer of natural & organic food. It offers products including fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins & supplements, meat & seafood, bakery, & body care & natural household items.

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc is a specialty retailer of natural and organic food focusing on health and wellness. The Company offers fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery, meat and seafood, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, body care and natural household items catering to consumers' growing interest in eating and living healthier. Its trademarks include: SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET, SPROUTS and HEALTHY LIVING FOR LESS!. The Company's main competitors include conventional supermarkets such as Kroger and Safeway, as well as other food retailers such as Whole Foods, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and Trader Joe's. The Company's stores are subject to various local, state and federal laws, regulations and administrative practices affecting its business.

Top Ranked Articles about Sprouts Farmers Market Inc

Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Recent insider buys from company CFOs
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO buys were: Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) and Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR). Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.48
SFM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SFM: 21.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SFM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.03  Med: 39.89 Max: 141.53
Current: 21.48
21.03
141.53
Forward P/E 19.80
SFM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. SFM: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.48
SFM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. SFM: 21.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SFM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.03  Med: 39.89 Max: 141.53
Current: 21.48
21.03
141.53
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.31
SFM's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. SFM: 19.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SFM' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.91  Med: 20.39 Max: 22.94
Current: 19.31
18.91
22.94
P/B 3.74
SFM's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SFM: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SFM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 5.72 Max: 14.51
Current: 3.74
3.66
14.51
P/S 0.73
SFM's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SFM: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SFM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.73
0.72
2.74
PFCF 36.63
SFM's PFCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. SFM: 36.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SFM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.04  Med: 45.53 Max: 224
Current: 36.63
27.04
224
POCF 11.37
SFM's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. SFM: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SFM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.14  Med: 22.99 Max: 45.78
Current: 11.37
11.14
45.78
EV-to-EBIT 13.00
SFM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. SFM: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13  Med: 23.3 Max: 63.6
Current: 13
13
63.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.70
SFM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. SFM: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 17.5 Max: 45.8
Current: 9.7
9.7
45.8
PEG 0.45
SFM's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. SFM: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SFM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: N/A
Current: 0.45
Current Ratio 1.19
SFM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SFM: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.19
0.52
1.75
Quick Ratio 0.39
SFM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. SFM: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SFM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.39
0.29
1.1
Days Inventory 22.90
SFM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.30 vs. SFM: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SFM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.2  Med: 22.51 Max: 23.09
Current: 22.9
14.2
23.09
Days Sales Outstanding 1.99
SFM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. SFM: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SFM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.99
1.01
1.99
Days Payable 21.02
SFM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 47.86 vs. SFM: 21.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SFM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.31  Med: 21.74 Max: 23.88
Current: 21.02
19.31
23.88

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.00
SFM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SFM: -8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SFM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.9  Med: -16.1 Max: -8
Current: -8
-31.9
-8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 14.69
SFM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. SFM: 14.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SFM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.69  Med: 18.81 Max: 1201
Current: 14.69
12.69
1201
Price/Median PS Value 0.52
SFM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SFM: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SFM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.52
0.52
1.79
Price/Graham Number 3.74
SFM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. SFM: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SFM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 5.56 Max: 64.34
Current: 3.74
3.74
64.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.70
SFM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SFM: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.3 Max: 7.7
Current: 7.7
1.6
7.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,991
EPS (TTM) $ 0.89
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float13.26%
52-Week Range $17.59 - 30.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)142.33

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,016 4,513 5,105
EPS ($) 0.84 0.93 0.98
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.84 0.93 0.98
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
8.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
» More Articles for SFM

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Manning & Napier’s Top 3 New Holdings Jan 26 2017 
Whole Foods: A Year to Forget Nov 07 2016 
Changing My Mind on Whole Foods Aug 04 2016 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Jun 05 2016 
Kroger's Rodney McMullen: A Pioneer Among CEOs in Grocery Apr 13 2016 
Whole Foods Market Update: Did I Make a Mistake? Mar 16 2016 
Whole Foods Is Still Strong in a Time of Skepticism and Negativity Nov 06 2015 
Has Whole Foods Market Bottomed? Jun 15 2015 
This Organic Food Grocer's Impressive Product Portfolio Will Lead to Growth May 31 2015 
Sprouts Farmers Market: This Organic Food Seller Is Primed for Upside May 28 2015 

More From Other Websites
5 Potentially Toxic Stocks You Don't Want to Own Feb 16 2017
What Does Wall Street Think about Sprouts Farmers Market? Feb 16 2017
Sprouts Farmers Market’s Stock Has an Upside Potential of 23% Feb 16 2017
Sprouts Farmers Market Likely to Post Flat Comps in 4Q16 Feb 16 2017
Continuous Price Investments Have Hurt Sprouts’ Margins Feb 15 2017
What’s Hampering Sprouts Farmers Market’s Top-Line Growth? Feb 15 2017
Sprouts Likely to Witness a Steep Fall in 4Q16 Earnings Feb 15 2017
Whole Foods Market: Lowest Analyst Ratings in Its Peer Group Feb 13 2017
Whole Foods Faces Price Issue for Competitive Edge Feb 10 2017
Whole Foods Market’s Fiscal 1Q17 EPS Fell 15% on Higher COGS, SG&A Feb 10 2017
What's working: Four long-term stock plays Feb 07 2017
Americold’s Official Opening of its Recently Purchased East Point, GA Facility Brings Jobs,... Jan 31 2017
SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in... Jan 30 2017
Sprouts Farmers Market Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Release and... Jan 26 2017
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Kroger, Whole Foods Market, SuperValu, Sprouts Farmers Market and... Jan 26 2017
Sprouts Farmers Market downgraded by Goldman Jan 19 2017
Comparing Supermarket Stocks: Which Is a Better Buy? Jan 17 2017
What Do Analysts Recommend for Supervalu? Jan 17 2017
What Wall Street Has to Say about Supermarket Stocks Jan 16 2017
Why Supervalu Has Better Upside Potential than Most Supermarkets Jan 16 2017

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)