Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) shares saw a recent bid of $27.70 and 1.43M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a -2.12% decline over the past week. The stock price decreased -1.77% or $0.5 versus $28.20 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at $2.87B, putting the price -4.89% below the 52-week high and 38.85% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 769.63K shares while the relative volume is 1.86.
To stay one step ahead we extended our research by comparing different price targets. The stock notched a 12-month high of $30.10 while $35.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are currently evaluating the company, $4.9 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $27.00, which would be decrease of about -3% of its current value. The mean target of $29.00 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $19.95 a share. And it remains to be seen which target price PFGC can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a 12.33% gain for the past twelve months.
By historical standards, Performance Food Group Company remains a cheap stock. The company’s current price-earnings ratio amounts to 33.99 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 42.57 times earnings. For now, Performance Food Group Company is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.40 with 2 out of 10 analysts rating the stock a buy. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Performance Food Group Company has a 1.87% short float with 15 days to cover. It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. Performance Food Group Company has far performed well this year, with the share price up 15.42% since January. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is up 20.43%, compared with a gain of nearly 21.49% for 3 months and about -2.12% for the past 30 days.
Last time, the company shocked Wall Street by reporting EPS of $0.27, smashing the consensus of $0.25 per share. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $4.24B, compared to the consensus of 4.11B. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $0.34. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $0.35 and as low as $0.30 per share. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $1.23 and $1.28. The mean EPS estimate is $1.26. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $4.36B. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $4.4B and as low as $4.3B per share. Similarly, full-year sales forecasts have ranged between $16.72B and $16.9B. The mean revenue estimate is $16.78B.
Over the last 5 years, Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 7.90% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect 15.33% growth rate.
Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. Loop Capital analysts stated on 16/05/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Buy rating. RBC Capital Mkts analysts stated on 25/01/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Sector Perform rating. Barclays had a markedly different take on 24/01/2017, proposing that Performance Food Group Company is now considered Equal Weight versus prior Overweight rating. Goldman analysts stated on 09/12/2016 that they launched coverage on this stock with Buy rating.