Systematic Financial Management LP lifted its position in shares of US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) by 3.3% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 1,032,658 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 33,053 shares during the quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP’s holdings in US Foods were worth $32,973,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of USFD. Comerica Bank grew its holdings in US Foods by 15.5% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 12,703 shares of the company’s stock worth $423,000 after purchasing an additional 1,700 shares during the period. Twin Tree Management LP grew its holdings in US Foods by 78.4% in the fourth quarter. Twin Tree Management LP now owns 7,357 shares of the company’s stock worth $235,000 after purchasing an additional 3,233 shares during the period. Strategic Global Advisors LLC grew its holdings in US Foods by 49.7% in the third quarter. Strategic Global Advisors LLC now owns 12,098 shares of the company’s stock worth $323,000 after purchasing an additional 4,016 shares during the period. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new stake in US Foods in the fourth quarter worth $135,000. Finally, Carnick & Kubik Group LLC grew its holdings in US Foods by 8.8% in the fourth quarter. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC now owns 58,949 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,882,000 after purchasing an additional 4,753 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 88.54% of the company’s stock.
US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) opened at $32.78 on Monday. US Foods Holding Corp has a 12 month low of $25.43 and a 12 month high of $33.91. The firm has a market cap of $7,365.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31.
In other US Foods news, major shareholder Usf Co-Investor No. 2 L.P Cdr sold 19,977,773 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.00, for a total value of $559,377,644.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 1.56% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on USFD shares. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of US Foods from $37.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of US Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, November 10th. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of US Foods in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Pivotal Research set a $33.00 price target on shares of US Foods and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $37.00 price target on shares of US Foods and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. US Foods currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $35.40.
About US Foods
US Foods Holding Corp. is a holding company. The Company is a foodservice distributor in the United States. The Company, through US Foods, Inc (USF), markets and primarily distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. These 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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