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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.47
SFM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SFM: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SFM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: N/A
Current: 0.47

Equity to Asset 0.51
SFM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SFM: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SFM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.51

0.1
0.51
Interest Coverage 7.97
SFM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. SFM: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SFM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 12.58
Current: 7.97

1.99
12.58
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.92
M-Score: -2.27
WACC vs ROIC
2.31%
14.02%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.60
SFM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. SFM: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SFM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.33   Max: 6.73
Current: 6.6

-2.33
6.73
Net-margin (%) 3.59
SFM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. SFM: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SFM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.48   Max: 3.63
Current: 3.59

-2.48
3.63
ROE (%) 17.11
SFM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. SFM: 17.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SFM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.08   Max: 17.96
Current: 17.11

10.08
17.96
ROA (%) 8.31
SFM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. SFM: 8.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SFM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 8.47
Current: 8.31

3.54
8.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.17
SFM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. SFM: 48.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 42.52   Max: 48.51
Current: 48.17

42.52
48.51
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SFM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 17,038 sh (-94.81%)
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Q3 2014

SFM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 45,433 sh (New)
Jim Simons 235,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 17,038 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

SFM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 17,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 620,400 sh (+164.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,058 sh (+30.58%)
Ron Baron 17,038 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q1 2015

SFM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 550,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 450,000 sh (+2547.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,579 sh (+141.84%)
Ron Baron 17,038 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 200,300 sh (-67.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 40.50
SFM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. SFM: 40.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SFM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 37.61   Max: 139.48
Current: 40.5

37.61
139.48
Forward P/E 28.74
SFM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFM: 28.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.30
SFM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 38.00 vs. SFM: 42.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SFM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 37.82   Max: 137.49
Current: 42.3

37.82
137.49
P/B 6.20
SFM's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFM: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SFM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 14.49
Current: 6.2

5.72
14.49
P/S 1.50
SFM's P/S is ranked lower than
96% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFM: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SFM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.5

1.36
2.79
PFCF 154.00
SFM's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFM: 154.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SFM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 40.79   Max: 188.42
Current: 154

40.79
188.42
POCF 27.20
SFM's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. SFM: 27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SFM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 21.77   Max: 45.83
Current: 27.2

21.77
45.83
EV-to-EBIT 23.79
SFM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. SFM: 23.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 21.7   Max: 55.5
Current: 23.79

21.7
55.5
Current Ratio 1.75
SFM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SFM: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.75

0.52
1.75
Quick Ratio 1.10
SFM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SFM: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SFM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.1
Current: 1.1

0.29
1.1
Days Inventory 23.00
SFM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 49.87 vs. SFM: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SFM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 14.2   Max: 23.09
Current: 23

14.2
23.09
Days Sales Outstanding 2.47
SFM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. SFM: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SFM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 1.73
Current: 2.47

1.43
1.73

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 25.80
SFM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SFM: 25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SFM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 50.12   Max: 1201
Current: 25.8

50.12
1201
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
SFM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SFM: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SFM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.8

0.89
1.45
Price/Graham Number 6.90
SFM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SFM: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SFM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 8.19   Max: 65.51
Current: 6.9

8.19
65.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.20
SFM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SFM: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
SFM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 4.6
Current: 4.2

1.8
4.6

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
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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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