Insider Trading Roundup: Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. $SFM

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Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 29, 2017 Lukow Bradley, CFO bought 7,000 shares having total worth of $138,600 at the price of $19.8 per share, following the transaction a total of 83,800 shares owned by Lukow Bradley. Before this latest buy, Lukow Bradley purchased SFM at 2 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $234,600 at an average of $19.75 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 4 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 4 sell activities .Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 17 times by insiders. In 15 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 2 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 0 4 -13.92%
12 Month 2 15 -33.71%

Shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) traded down 9.71% on Aug 28, 2017, hitting $19.72. 9,303,128 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. has a 52 week low of $17.63 and a 52 week high of $29.75. The company’s market cap is $2,990 million.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) last announced its earnings results on Aug 3, 2017. The company reported 0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.25 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1,184 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1,160 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.25 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-03 2017-05-04 2017-02-23 2016-11-03 2016-08-04 2016-05-05 2016-02-25 2015-11-05 2015-08-06 2015-02-25
earnings per share 0.29 0.33 0.13 0.21 0.25 0.30 0.18 0.21 0.22 0.12
Revenue(M) 1184 1131 985.7 1036 1032 993.24 930.3 903.07 902.15 734.59

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc is a specialty retailer of natural and organic food focusing on health and wellness. The Company offers fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery, meat and seafood, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, body care and natural household items catering to consumers’ growing interest in eating and living healthier. Its trademarks include: SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET, SPROUTS and HEALTHY LIVING FOR LESS!. The Company’s main competitors include conventional supermarkets such as Kroger and Safeway, as well as other food retailers such as Whole Foods, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and Trader Joe’s. The Company’s stores are subject to various local, state and federal laws, regulations and administrative practices affecting its business.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.