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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.45
SFM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SFM: 0.45 )
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: 0.45
Equity to Asset 0.57
SFM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SFM: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SFM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.57
0.1
0.57
Interest Coverage 10.74
SFM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.93 vs. SFM: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SFM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 5.86 Max: 12.58
Current: 10.74
1.99
12.58
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.68
M-Score: -2.28
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.29
SFM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. SFM: 6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SFM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.33  Med: 3.94 Max: 6.73
Current: 6.29
-2.33
6.73
Net-margin (%) 3.49
SFM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SFM: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SFM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.48  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.63
Current: 3.49
-2.48
3.63
ROE (%) 16.13
SFM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. SFM: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SFM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.08  Med: 11.40 Max: 17.96
Current: 16.13
10.08
17.96
ROA (%) 8.57
SFM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SFM: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SFM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.54  Med: 4.51 Max: 8.47
Current: 8.57
3.54
8.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.27
SFM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. SFM: 44.27 )
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: 44.27
36.96
48.38
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

SFM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 422,000 sh (+110.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,120 sh (+4.88%)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 35,784 sh (-93.49%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 30.99
SFM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. SFM: 30.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SFM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.68  Med: 48.40 Max: 139.48
Current: 30.99
26.68
139.48
Forward P/E 20.49
SFM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. SFM: 20.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.10
SFM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. SFM: 31.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SFM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.82  Med: 48.65 Max: 137.49
Current: 31.1
26.82
137.49
P/B 4.46
SFM's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SFM: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SFM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 7.25 Max: 14.49
Current: 4.46
3.83
14.49
P/S 1.10
SFM's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SFM: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SFM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.1
0.93
2.79
PFCF 45.52
SFM's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. SFM: 45.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SFM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.19  Med: 70.40 Max: 224
Current: 45.52
39.19
224
POCF 17.67
SFM's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. SFM: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SFM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.21  Med: 27.02 Max: 45.83
Current: 17.67
15.21
45.83
EV-to-EBIT 18.11
SFM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. SFM: 18.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.9  Med: 27.70 Max: 63.6
Current: 18.11
15.9
63.6
EV-to-EBITDA 13.53
SFM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. SFM: 13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SFM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.9  Med: 21.40 Max: 45.8
Current: 13.53
11.9
45.8
Current Ratio 1.66
SFM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SFM: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SFM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.47 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.66
0.52
1.75
Quick Ratio 0.92
SFM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. SFM: 0.92 )
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: 0.92
0.29
1.1
Days Inventory 22.83
SFM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.02 vs. SFM: 22.83 )
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: 23.09
Current: 22.83
14.2
23.09
Days Sales Outstanding 2.37
SFM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. SFM: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SFM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 1.71 Max: 1.73
Current: 2.37
1.43
1.73
Days Payable 21.06
SFM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 47.18 vs. SFM: 21.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SFM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.79  Med: 23.69 Max: 23.88
Current: 21.06
19.79
23.88

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.26
SFM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. SFM: 14.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SFM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.71  Med: 41.95 Max: 1201
Current: 14.26
12.71
1201
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
SFM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SFM: 0.64 )
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: 1.04 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.64
0.57
1.51
Price/Graham Number 4.44
SFM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SFM: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SFM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 9.52 Max: 64.34
Current: 4.44
3.96
64.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.54
SFM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SFM: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SFM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.60 Max: 6.3
Current: 5.54
1.6
6.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3397
EPS $ 0.76
Short Percentage of Float12.59%
52-Week Range $16.41 - 38.45
Shares Outstanding(Mil)153.59

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 3,562 4,130 4,885
EPS($) 0.83 0.96 1.12
EPS without NRI($) 0.83 0.96 1.12

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
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Traded in other countries:1FA.Germany,
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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