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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.28
SFM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SFM: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SFM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.39 Max: N/A
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.55
SFM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SFM: 0.55 )
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: 0.55
0.1
0.58
Interest Coverage 16.58
SFM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. SFM: 16.58 )
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: 16.58
Current: 16.58
1.99
16.58
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.54
M-Score: -3.08
WACC vs ROIC
6.57%
15.64%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.31
SFM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SFM: 6.31 )
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: 6.31
-2.33
6.73
Net-margin (%) 3.72
SFM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SFM: 3.72 )
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: 3.72
Current: 3.72
-2.48
3.72
ROE (%) 17.80
SFM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. SFM: 17.80 )
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: 17.8
10.08
17.96
ROA (%) 10.08
SFM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. SFM: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SFM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 6.49 Max: 10.08
Current: 10.08
3.54
10.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 47.70
SFM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. SFM: 47.70 )
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: 47.7
36.96
48.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
SFM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 318 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
87% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 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
» SFM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

SFM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 244,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 598,764 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 720,140 sh (New)
Jim Simons 888,400 sh (+110.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,933 sh (+20.57%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q4 2015

SFM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 31,800 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,451,590 sh (+101.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 49,897 sh (+24.95%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 133,900 sh (-84.93%)
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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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Business Description

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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 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.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.45
SFM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.33 vs. SFM: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SFM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.33  Med: 45.37 Max: 141.53
Current: 24.45
23.33
141.53
Forward P/E 25.51
SFM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. SFM: 25.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.45
SFM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. SFM: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SFM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.33  Med: 45.37 Max: 141.53
Current: 24.45
23.33
141.53
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 20.89
SFM's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.73 vs. SFM: 20.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SFM' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.9  Med: 20.93 Max: 22.18
Current: 20.89
19.9
22.18
P/B 4.38
SFM's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SFM: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SFM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 6.85 Max: 14.51
Current: 4.38
3.83
14.51
P/S 0.91
SFM's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SFM: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SFM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.91
0.88
2.74
PFCF 28.32
SFM's PFCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. SFM: 28.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SFM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.04  Med: 64.22 Max: 224
Current: 28.32
27.04
224
POCF 13.28
SFM's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. SFM: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SFM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.65  Med: 24.95 Max: 45.78
Current: 13.28
12.65
45.78
EV-to-EBIT 14.83
SFM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. SFM: 14.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.5  Med: 26.2 Max: 63.6
Current: 14.83
14.5
63.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.36
SFM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. SFM: 11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.1  Med: 20 Max: 45.8
Current: 11.36
11.1
45.8
PEG 0.50
SFM's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. SFM: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SFM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: N/A
Current: 0.5
Current Ratio 1.20
SFM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SFM: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.46 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.2
0.52
1.75
Quick Ratio 0.46
SFM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SFM: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SFM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.46
0.29
1.1
Days Inventory 22.77
SFM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.73 vs. SFM: 22.77 )
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: 22.77
14.2
23.09
Days Sales Outstanding 1.14
SFM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. SFM: 1.14 )
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: 1.71
Current: 1.14
1.01
1.71
Days Payable 23.55
SFM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.05 vs. SFM: 23.55 )
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: 23.55
19.31
23.88

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.00
SFM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 201 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

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 15.23
SFM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. SFM: 15.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SFM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.69  Med: 24.54 Max: 1201
Current: 15.23
12.69
1201
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
SFM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SFM: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SFM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.58
0.57
1.6
Price/Graham Number 4.07
SFM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SFM: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SFM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 6.81 Max: 64.34
Current: 4.07
3.93
64.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.74
SFM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SFM: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.8 Max: 6.9
Current: 6.74
1.6
6.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,858
EPS (TTM) $ 0.94
Beta0.72
Short Percentage of Float15.54%
52-Week Range $19.37 - 30.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)148.43

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 4,099 4,784
EPS ($) 0.92 1.10
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.92 1.10
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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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 
Sprouts Farmers Market: Improving Product Assortments Make It a Buy May 11 2015 
Whole Foods Still Holds A Bright Future Despite Analysts’ Speculations May 10 2015 

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