Colony Group LLC Grows Position in US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD)

Colony Group LLC boosted its stake in US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) by 3.1% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 119,107 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,585 shares during the quarter. Colony Group LLC owned approximately 0.05% of US Foods worth $4,989,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI purchased a new stake in US Foods in the 4th quarter valued at $28,000. BBVA USA Bancshares Inc. purchased a new stake in US Foods in the 4th quarter valued at $35,000. Tobam purchased a new stake in US Foods in the 4th quarter valued at $35,000. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. raised its position in US Foods by 3,263.0% in the 4th quarter. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 908 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,000 after buying an additional 881 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC raised its position in US Foods by 120.3% in the 4th quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 901 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,000 after buying an additional 492 shares during the last quarter. 95.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE USFD opened at $16.94 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 0.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.36 billion, a PE ratio of 9.68, a P/E/G ratio of 0.57 and a beta of 0.71. US Foods Holding Corp has a one year low of $8.32 and a one year high of $43.10. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $30.76 and its 200-day moving average price is $38.14.

US Foods (NYSE:USFD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 11th. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.66. The company had revenue of $6.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.01 billion. US Foods had a return on equity of 14.56% and a net margin of 1.48%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.56 EPS. As a group, equities analysts expect that US Foods Holding Corp will post 2.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.

USFD has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Cfra downgraded US Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $45.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of US Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective for the company in a report on Saturday, February 15th. ValuEngine lowered shares of US Foods from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 17th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co lowered their price objective on shares of US Foods from $54.00 to $30.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. US Foods currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $40.88.

About US Foods

US Foods Holding Corp., through its subsidiary, US Foods, Inc, markets and distributes fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers in the United States. Its customers include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations.

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