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How to buy Sprouts Farmers Market stock | $22.43

Learn how to easily invest in Sprouts Farmers Market stock.

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc is a grocery stores business based in the US. Sprouts Farmers Market shares (SFM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sprouts Farmers Market employs 33,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Sprouts Farmers Market

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SFM – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Sprouts Farmers Market stock price (NASDAQ: SFM)

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Sprouts Farmers Market shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$22.43
52-week range$18.21 - $29.35
50-day moving average $24.14
200-day moving average $25.58
Wall St. target price$26.50
PE ratio 9.8913
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.30

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Is it a good time to buy Sprouts Farmers Market stock?

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Sprouts Farmers Market price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.43 from 2021-09-24

1 week (2021-09-17) -1.41%
1 month (2021-08-25) -7.96%
3 months (2021-06-25) -14.97%
6 months (2021-03-25) -14.71%
1 year (2020-09-25) 6.96%
2 years (2019-09-25) 15.08%
3 years (2018-09-25) 27.57
5 years (2016-09-23) 8.94%

Is Sprouts Farmers Market under- or over-valued?

Valuing Sprouts Farmers Market stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sprouts Farmers Market's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Sprouts Farmers Market's P/E ratio

Sprouts Farmers Market's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Sprouts Farmers Market shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Sprouts Farmers Market's PEG ratio

Sprouts Farmers Market's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 15.8928. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Sprouts Farmers Market's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sprouts Farmers Market's EBITDA

Sprouts Farmers Market's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $497.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Sprouts Farmers Market's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Sprouts Farmers Market financials

Revenue TTM $6.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.9%
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.93%
Return on equity TTM 32.23%
Profit margin 4.34%
Book value $8.24
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sprouts Farmers Market shares

There are currently 19.5 million Sprouts Farmers Market shares held short by investors – that's known as Sprouts Farmers Market's "short interest". This figure is 2.1% up from 19.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Sprouts Farmers Market shares can be evaluated.

Sprouts Farmers Market's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sprouts Farmers Market's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sprouts Farmers Market shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sprouts Farmers Market shares traded daily (recently around 1.9 million). Sprouts Farmers Market's SIR currently stands at 10.25. In other words for every 100,000 Sprouts Farmers Market shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10250 shares are currently held short.

However Sprouts Farmers Market's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sprouts Farmers Market shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sprouts Farmers Market shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sprouts Farmers Market's short interest could be expressed as 0.17% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sprouts Farmers Market shares in existence, roughly 170 shares are currently held short) or 0.1803% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sprouts Farmers Market shares, roughly 180 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Sprouts Farmers Market.

Find out more about how you can short Sprouts Farmers Market stock.

Sprouts Farmers Market share dividends

We're not expecting Sprouts Farmers Market to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Sprouts Farmers Market share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sprouts Farmers Market's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.21 up to $29.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Sprouts Farmers Market's is 0.2391. This would suggest that Sprouts Farmers Market's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Sprouts Farmers Market overview

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. offers fresh, natural, and organic food products in the United States. It operates through Healthy Grocery Stores segment. The company offers perishable product categories, including fresh produce, meat, seafood, deli, bakery, floral and dairy, and dairy alternatives; and non-perishable product categories, such as grocery, vitamins and supplements, bulk items, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural health and body care. As of July 04, 2021, it operated 363 stores in 23 states. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Sprouts Farmers Market is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.357% of Sprouts Farmers Market shares are held by insiders and 110.465% by institutions.
How many people work for Sprouts Farmers Market?
Latest data suggests 33,000 work at Sprouts Farmers Market.
When does the fiscal year end for Sprouts Farmers Market?
Sprouts Farmers Market's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Sprouts Farmers Market based?
Sprouts Farmers Market's address is: 5455 East High Street, Phoenix, AZ, United States, 85054
What is Sprouts Farmers Market's ISIN number?
Sprouts Farmers Market's international securities identification number is: US85208M1027
What is Sprouts Farmers Market's CUSIP number?
Sprouts Farmers Market's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 85208M102

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