The shares of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has been pegged with a rating of Hold by Pivotal Research Group in its latest research note that was published on November 7th, 2018. The research company has also assigned a $31 price target. Pivotal Research Group wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of US Foods Holding Corp., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Buckingham Research advised investors in its research note published on October 23rd, 2018, to Neutral the USFD stock. The stock had earned Buy rating from Jefferies when it published its report on June 8th, 2018. That day the Jefferies set price target on the stock to $45. The stock was given Overweight rating by Morgan Stanley in its report released on May 15th, 2018. Credit Suisse was of a view that USFD is Outperform in its latest report on April 18th, 2018. Pivotal Research Group thinks that USFD is worth Hold rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on February 16th, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $33.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 5 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 5 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $37.47. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 28.24% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 63.81.
The shares of the company added by 1.79% during the trading session on Monday, reaching a low of $34.705 while ending the day at $35.28. During the trading session, a total of 3.16 million shares were traded which represents a -59.03% decline from the average session volume which is 1.99M shares. USFD had ended its last session trading at 34.66. US Foods Holding Corp. currently has a market cap of $7.81B, while its P/E ratio stands at 19.79, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 0.32. US Foods Holding Corp. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 1.17, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.80. USFD 52-week low price stands at $27.51 while its 52-week high price is $40.92.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.55 earnings per share which is above the $0.50 predicted by most analysts. The US Foods Holding Corp. generated $6,153.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $6,305.69 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.57 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -3.64%. US Foods Holding Corp. has the potential to record 1.78 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Needham published a research note on January 24th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $110. Buckingham Research also rated XLNX as Initiated on October 23rd, 2018, with its price target of $110 suggesting that XLNX could down by -12.12% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $113.69/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 1.06% to reach $102.48/share. It started the day trading at $115.63 and traded between $113.16 and $114.90 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that XLNX’s 50-day SMA is 94.38 while its 200-day SMA stands at 79.09. The stock has a high of $115.70 for the year while the low is $62.27. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 34.18, while the P/B ratio is 11.03. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 3.54M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.50 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 4.26%. Looking further, the stock has raised 35.02% over the past 90 days while it gained 56.48% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc sold more XLNX shares, decreasing its portfolio by -0.46% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc selling -133,573 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 28,727,285 shares of XLNX, with a total valuation of $2,446,702,863. BlackRock Fund Advisors meanwhile sold more XLNX shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $1,144,639,490 worth of shares. SSgA Funds Management Inc followed the path by increasing its XLNX portfolio by +5.88% in the quarter. This means that SSgA Funds Management Inc bought 566,970 shares in the last quarter and now controls 10,214,113 shares of the XLNX stock, with the valuation hitting $869,936,004.
Similarly, AllianceBernstein LP increased its Xilinx, Inc. shares by +8.80% during the recently filed quarter. Following these latest developments, around 0.10% of Xilinx, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.