On May 16, 2018 US Foods (USFD) Was Upgraded To “Overweight” From “Equal-Weight” By Morgan Stanley.

May 16, 2018 - By Sheila Anderson

Morgan Stanley Increased US Foods (USFD)’s Stock Rating to “Overweight”.

On 15 May Morgan Stanley reported in a research note US Foods (USFD)‘s rating change. USFD’s old rating was “Equal-Weight” raised to “Overweight”.

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 11 have positions in US Foods Holding (USFD) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 64%. Since January 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc US Foods Holding has 16 analyst reports. On Friday, March 16 the stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo. On Friday, March 16 Loop Capital maintained the shares of USFD in report with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital. On Monday, March 19 BMO Capital Markets upgraded US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) to “Outperform” rating. On Sunday, January 28 Guggenheim maintained the shares of USFD in report with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, May 15 the company was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, March 23 the rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. In Friday, February 2 report RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $38.0 target. The stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Friday, March 16. On Friday, February 16 the stock of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Morgan Stanley.

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $35.03.Currently US Foods Holding Corp. is uptrending after 21.63% change in last May 16, 2017. USFD has 400,352 shares volume. USFD outperformed by 10.08% the S&P 500.

Investors expect US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD)’s quarterly earnings on August, 8., Faxor reports. Last year’s earnings per share was $0.36, while now analysts expect change of 58.33 % up from current $0.57 earnings per share. If USFD’s EPS is $0.57 the profit will reach $123.11M for 15.36 P/E. 83.87 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.31 earnings per share was published for last quarter.

US Foods Holding Corp., through its subsidiary, US Foods, Inc., markets and distributes fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products to foodservice clients in the United States.The company has $7.57 billion market cap. The Company’s clients 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.The P/E ratio is 17.78. The firm was formerly known as USF Holding Corp. and changed its name to US Foods Holding Corp. in February 2016.

More recent US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) news were posted by Benzinga.com, Benzinga.com and Seekingalpha.com. The first one has “Why Morgan Stanley Is Bullish On US Foods” as a title and was posted on May 15, 2018. The next is “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 15, 2018” on May 15, 2018. And last was posted on May 13, 2018, called “US Foods Holding’s (USFD) CEO Pietro Satriano on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”.

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