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Shares of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) recorded 1.41% gain during trading session on February 7th, 2019. The script traded as low as $34.7 and last traded at $35.31. 2.67 million shares changed exchanged hands during trading, a drop of -34.8% from the 30-day average session volume of 1.98M shares. The firm had previously closed at $34.82. The company has $219.80M outstanding shares, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.80, price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.32 . The company has a RSI of 67.88, ATR of 0.68 and a volatility of 2.09% this week. USFD has a 52 week low price of $27.51 and a 52 week high price of $40.92.

Investors have identified the tech company US Foods Holding Corp. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around 7.76B, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) Fundamentals that are to be considered.

When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For USFD, the company has in raw cash 88.08 million on their books with 414.1 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 0 total, with 430.65 million as their total liabilities. This figure have given the company a good sense of viability under numerous contexts.

USFD were able to record 276.29 million as free cash flow during the recently reported quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 30.76 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 444.02 million as operating cash flow.

Potential earnings growth for US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD)

In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, US Foods Holding Corp. recorded a total of 6.15 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -0.01% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter reducing by -0.00%.

What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 5.04 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 1.11 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 219.80M with the revenue now reading 530 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analyst’s prediction for their fourth quarter (0.37 cents a share).

Is the stock of USFD attractive?

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 2.21 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on USFD sounds very interesting.

In related news, Director BACHELDER CHERYL A bought 3,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on November 12th, 2019. The purchase was performed at an average price of 31.30, for a total value of 100,160. As the purchase deal closes, the See Remarks BACHELDER CHERYL A now sold 42,685 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 1,587,156. Also, See Remarks Rickard David A sold 8,588 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on June 6th, 2019. The shares were sold at an average cost of 37.47 per share, with a total market value of 23,542. Following this completion of disposal, the Chairman & CEO now holds 159,574 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 5,431,899. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.

5 out of 15 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 5 have maintained a Hold recommendation on US Foods Holding Corp. stock. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the USFD stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $37.47.