Credit Suisse Starts Coverage On Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) with $26 Target; HEIDELBERGER DRUCK DEM 5 ORDINARY SHARES (HBGRF) SI Decreased By 22.11%

April 18, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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In a a note revealed to investors and clients today, Credit Suisse analysts has begun Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) coverage with a “Neutral” rating, and a $26 target price.

HEIDELBERGER DRUCK DEM 5 ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:HBGRF) had a decrease of 22.11% in short interest. HBGRF’s SI was 225,800 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 22.11% from 289,900 shares previously. It closed at $3.4 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 25 analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Sprouts Farmers Market has $38 highest and $18 lowest target. $27.32’s average target is 10.16% above currents $24.8 stock price. Sprouts Farmers Market had 86 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 30 report. On Tuesday, February 27 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. As per Friday, September 9, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 11 by Susquehanna. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was downgraded by BB&T Capital to “Hold”. The stock of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has “Negative” rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by OTR Global. The stock of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 27 by Northcoast.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.21, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 27 investors sold Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. shares while 85 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 116.33 million shares or 1.00% less from 117.51 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bnp Paribas Asset Management owns 0.12% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 583,542 shares. Utah-based Utah Retirement has invested 0.01% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). First Quadrant L P Ca owns 226,283 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Envestnet Asset Mngmt accumulated 5,100 shares or 0% of the stock. Landscape Limited Liability accumulated 0.28% or 129,605 shares. 166,474 were reported by Credit Agricole S A. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 9,201 shares. Jefferies Limited Com reported 0% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans reported 0% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). 51,256 were accumulated by Wolverine Asset Mngmt Limited Com. Assetmark Inc holds 0% or 559 shares. Advantus Cap Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 15,243 shares. Principal Financial reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Weiss Multi owns 17,500 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 selling transactions for $47.04 million activity. $266,337 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) was sold by Nielsen James Leroy. Another trade for 39,559 shares valued at $915,141 was made by Maredia Amin N. on Monday, April 2. $210,754 worth of stock was sold by Lombardi Brandon F. on Monday, March 12. Frumkin Theodore Edward II sold $11,930 worth of stock. Shares for $459,930 were sold by Boney Shon A.. 997 shares were sold by Gensch Shawn R, worth $25,167 on Monday, March 5. Sanders Dan J sold $316,232 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on Monday, March 5.

Analysts await Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) to report earnings on May, 3 before the open. They expect $0.48 EPS, up 45.45% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.33 per share. SFM’s profit will be $63.85M for 12.92 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual EPS reported by Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 200.00% EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.85% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $24.8. About 1.06M shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has risen 3.50% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a healthy grocery store, provides fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.30 billion. The company??s stores offer fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli products, baked goods, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, body care and natural household items, and beer and wine. It has a 21.57 P/E ratio. As of May 04, 2017, it operated 260 stores in 15 states.

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft provides equipment, services, and consumables for the printing industry in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia/Pacific, Eastern Europe, North America, and South America. The company has market cap of $. The firm operates in Heidelberg Equipment, Heidelberg Services, and Heidelberg Financial Services divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers Prinect software, an integrated print and media workflow, which links various departments in a print shop; prepress equipment, including computer-to-plate platesetters; offset, digital, and Web printing presses; and postpress equipment, such as cutting, folding, die-cutting, hot foiling, offline inspection, folding carton gluing, and label systems, as well as remarketed equipment.

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