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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
SFM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SFM: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SFM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.32 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
SFM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SFM: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SFM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.47
0.35
0.58
Interest Coverage 14.39
SFM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.23 vs. SFM: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SFM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 10.28 Max: 14.39
Current: 14.39
1.99
14.39
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 5.51
Beneish M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
5.69%
13.30%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 5.26
SFM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SFM: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SFM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.33  Med: 5.26 Max: 6.73
Current: 5.26
-2.33
6.73
Net Margin % 3.07
SFM's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SFM: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SFM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.48  Med: 2.11 Max: 3.63
Current: 3.07
-2.48
3.63
ROE % 16.07
SFM's ROE % is ranked higher than
76% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. SFM: 16.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SFM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.08  Med: 16.62 Max: 17.96
Current: 16.07
10.08
17.96
ROA % 8.61
SFM's ROA % is ranked higher than
86% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. SFM: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SFM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 8.47 Max: 9.23
Current: 8.61
3.54
9.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 38.88
SFM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. SFM: 38.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SFM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.96  Med: 45.71 Max: 48.38
Current: 38.88
36.96
48.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.70
SFM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SFM: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SFM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.7  Med: 17.55 Max: 29.5
Current: 15.7
15.7
29.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 17.60
SFM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SFM: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SFM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.6  Med: 39.55 Max: 77.3
Current: 17.6
17.6
77.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 30.90
SFM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SFM: 30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SFM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.9  Med: 66.6 Max: 73.1
Current: 30.9
30.9
73.1
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-23 Est.)


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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%)
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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
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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%)
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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%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores    NAICS: 445110    SIC: 5149
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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 United States based company. It operates as a healthy grocery store that offers fresh, natural and organic food that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, body care and natural household items catering to consumers' growing interest in health and wellness. With over 200 stores across 14 states the company is one of the largest healthy grocery stores selling fresh, natural and organic food in the United States.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.11
SFM's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.03 vs. SFM: 27.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SFM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.51  Med: 38.22 Max: 141.53
Current: 27.11
21.51
141.53
Forward PE Ratio 24.51
SFM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. SFM: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.11
SFM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
61% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. SFM: 27.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SFM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.51  Med: 38.22 Max: 141.53
Current: 27.11
21.51
141.53
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.53
SFM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
53% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.59 vs. SFM: 23.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SFM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.65  Med: 20.81 Max: 23.58
Current: 23.53
18.65
23.58
PB Ratio 4.78
SFM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SFM: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SFM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.78  Med: 5.48 Max: 14.51
Current: 4.78
3.78
14.51
PS Ratio 0.84
SFM's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SFM: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SFM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.84
0.67
2.74
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 47.21
SFM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.37 vs. SFM: 47.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SFM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.04  Med: 45.19 Max: 224
Current: 47.21
27.04
224
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.39
SFM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. SFM: 13.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SFM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.62  Med: 22.58 Max: 45.78
Current: 13.39
10.62
45.78
EV-to-EBIT 16.23
SFM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. SFM: 16.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.9  Med: 22.4 Max: 63.6
Current: 16.23
13.9
63.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.79
SFM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. SFM: 11.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 16.8 Max: 45.8
Current: 11.79
10.36
45.8
PEG Ratio 0.59
SFM's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SFM: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SFM' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.59
0
0.59
Current Ratio 1.02
SFM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SFM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.48 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.02
1.02
1.51
Quick Ratio 0.23
SFM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SFM: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SFM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.23
0.23
0.87
Days Inventory 23.62
SFM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 38.50 vs. SFM: 23.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SFM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.2  Med: 22.88 Max: 23.62
Current: 23.62
14.2
23.62
Days Sales Outstanding 1.27
SFM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. SFM: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SFM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.27
1.01
1.71
Days Payable 20.08
SFM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 47.14 vs. SFM: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SFM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.31  Med: 20.08 Max: 23.88
Current: 20.08
19.31
23.88

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.20
SFM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SFM: 1.20 )
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: -12.05 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2
-31.9
1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 31.36
SFM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SFM: 31.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SFM' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.93  Med: 25.13 Max: 41.9
Current: 31.36
15.93
41.9
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.66
SFM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SFM: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SFM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.66
0.53
1.59
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.27
SFM's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
93% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SFM: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SFM' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 5.05 Max: 9.52
Current: 6.27
4.77
9.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.15
SFM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SFM: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SFM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.5 Max: 7.2
Current: 6.15
1.6
7.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,046
EPS (TTM) $ 0.83
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float13.75%
52-Week Range $17.38 - 29.37
Shares Outstanding (Mil)136.54

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,604 5,189 5,741
EPS ($) 0.93 1.05 1.23
EPS without NRI ($) 0.93 1.05 1.23
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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