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$0.11 EPS Expected for Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (SFS)

March 1, 2018 – By Maria Brooks

Investors sentiment increased to 1.61 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 15 investors sold Smart & Final Stores, Inc. shares while 18 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 75.41 million shares or 2.88% less from 77.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Bancshares Of America Corporation De owns 2,165 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Mercantile Tru holds 0.05% or 33,401 shares. Grp Incorporated, New York-based fund reported 15,153 shares. Royal State Bank Of Canada accumulated 36,050 shares. D E Shaw & invested in 167,580 shares or 0% of the stock. Geode Capital Limited holds 0% or 223,915 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp accumulated 1.67M shares. 1,390 are held by Ftb Advsr. Ameritas Invest Prtnrs Inc holds 1,874 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Swiss Comml Bank, Switzerland-based fund reported 48,700 shares. Aqr Capital Management Ltd Liability owns 0% invested in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) for 10,128 shares. 34,184 were reported by Nationwide Fund Advsrs. The California-based Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Highbridge Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 17,843 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Art Advisors Limited Liability Co has 29,461 shares.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $475,191 activity. $328,674 worth of Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) was sold by Drew Scott R. on Tuesday, January 16.

Analysts expect Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) to report $0.11 EPS on March, 14.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 120.00 % from last quarter’s $0.05 EPS. SFS’s profit would be $8.06M giving it 16.36 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.14 EPS previously, Smart & Final Stores, Inc.’s analysts see -21.43 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 6.49% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $7.2. About 839,859 shares traded or 94.02% up from the average. Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) has declined 14.20% since March 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.90% the S&P500.

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Smart & Final Stores (NYSE:SFS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Smart & Final Stores had 21 analyst reports since October 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, October 6 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 23. The stock of Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Oppenheimer. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer with “Perform” on Friday, October 2. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 2. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, August 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight”. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”.

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. operates as a food retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $527.25 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Smart & Final and Cash & Carry. It has a 72.73 P/E ratio. It operates non-membership warehouse-style grocery stores under the Smart & Final banner in California, Arizona, and Nevada, as well as under the Cash & Carry banner in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada.

More notable recent Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Goldcorp, Blackhawk Network Holdings, and Smart & Final Stores Jumped Today” on January 16, 2018, also Moodys.com with their article: “Moody’s downgrades Smart & Final to B3” published on December 07, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on November 15, 2017. More interesting news about Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Smart & Final Stores, Inc. To Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results On …” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Smart & Final Stores, Inc. To Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results …” with publication date: July 13, 2017.

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