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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 0.43
SFM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 0.43 )
SFM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.43

Equity to Asset 0.46
SFM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 0.46 )
SFM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.46

0.1
0.46
Interest Coverage 3.75
SFM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 3.75 )
SFM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 12.58
Current: 3.75

1.99
12.58
Z-Score: 6.27
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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.72
SFM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 5.72 )
SFM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.33   Max: 5.72
Current: 5.72

-2.33
5.72
Net-margin (%) 2.11
SFM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 2.11 )
SFM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.48   Max: 2.11
Current: 2.11

-2.48
2.11
ROE (%) 9.99
SFM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 9.99 )
SFM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 9.99
Current: 9.99

5.04
9.99
ROA (%) 4.38
SFM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 4.38 )
SFM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 4.38
Current: 4.38

1.77
4.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.99
SFM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 39.99 )
SFM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.99   Max: 39.99
Current: 39.99

22.99
39.99
» SFM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SFM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Burbank 15,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 22,500 sh (New)
Ron Baron 424,484 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,445 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 192,617 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

SFM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 2,167,996 sh (+1025.55%)
John Burbank 45,000 sh (+200%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,490 sh (+161.79%)
RS Investment Management 24,000 sh (+6.67%)
Ron Baron 375,631 sh (-11.51%)
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Q1 2014

SFM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 22,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 243,800 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 53,000 sh (+120.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,724 sh (+6.33%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ron Baron 328,586 sh (-12.52%)
Steven Cohen 92,638 sh (-95.73%)
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Q2 2014

SFM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Reduce -94.81%0.05%$26.26 - $38.23 $ 29.8-4%17038
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$26.26 - $38.23 $ 29.8-4%0
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$34.17 - $39.63 $ 29.8-19%0
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Add 200%0.04%$36.01 - $49.11 $ 29.8-30%45000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 161.79%0.01%$36.01 - $49.11 $ 29.8-30%19490
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 New Buy0.09%$36.75 - $45.378 $ 29.8-25%424484
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$36.75 - $45.378 $ 29.8-25%15000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$36.75 - $45.378 $ 29.8-25%7445
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 53.20
SFM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 53.20 )
SFM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 51.71   Max: 139.48
Current: 53.2

51.71
139.48
P/B 7.30
SFM's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 7.30 )
SFM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 14.49
Current: 7.3

6.98
14.49
P/S 1.67
SFM's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 1.67 )
SFM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.67

1.49
2.79
PFCF 42.10
SFM's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 42.10 )
SFM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 40.79   Max: 123.38
Current: 42.1

40.79
123.38
EV-to-EBIT 26.98
SFM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 26.98 )
SFM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 26.6   Max: 55.5
Current: 26.98

26.6
55.5
Current Ratio 1.50
SFM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 1.50 )
SFM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.5

0.52
1.5
Quick Ratio 0.91
SFM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 0.91 )
SFM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.91

0.29
0.91

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 90.30
SFM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 90.30 )
SFM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 98.61   Max: 1201
Current: 90.3

98.61
1201
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
SFM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 0.80 )
SFM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.8

0.89
1.25
Price/Graham Number 14.70
SFM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 14.70 )
SFM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 16.03   Max: 65.51
Current: 14.7

16.03
65.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
SFM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SFM: 3.80 )
SFM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.8

1.8
3.8

Business Description

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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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Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: TWTR, SFM, IRM, FUEL Apr 13 2014 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Facebook Inc, Sprouts Farmers Market Inc, Edison International Apr 06 2014 
The Organic Niche Holds Great Growth Prospects for this Grocery Retailer Mar 13 2014 
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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Mindspeed Technologies Inc., Corning Inc., Dec 02 2013 


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