Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Recent Fundamentals: SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ: SPTN)

Recent Fundamentals: SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ: SPTN)


SpartanNash Company is in the consumer defensive sector and is part of the retail defensive industry. The company CEO is David M. Staples. SpartanNash Company is a multi-regional grocery distributor and retailer. It distributes grocery products to independent grocery retailers, national retailers, and food service distributors.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SPTN stock showed a previous change of 0.71% with an open at 21.15 and a close of 21.31. It reached an intraday high of 21.37 and a low of 20.86.

Business Wire:  SpartanNash Company Announces New Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer


The stock has a market cap of $765.9m with 35.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 34.5m shares. Trading volume reached 105,397 shares compared to its average volume of 174,022 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SpartanNash Company shares returned 2.16% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 26.17%. Over three months, it changed 17.10%. In one year it has changed -10.53% and within that year its 52-week high was 26.99 and its 52-week low was 16.08. SPTN stock is 32.52% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 20.41 and a 50 day moving average of 19.17. Currently SPTN stock is trading 4.42% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

Business Wire:  SpartanNash to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -1.44 that ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.39. The TTM EPS is 1.96, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.87.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.50
06-30-2018:  0.50
03-31-2018:  0.55
12-31-2017:  0.41

The dividend per share is currently 0.72, which is a dividend yield of 3.38%. Also, the payout ratio is 36.73%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 50.79, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 58.04%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 134.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.27

Business Wire:  SpartanNash to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.10%, return on assets is 3.92%, profit margin is 0.77%, price-to-sales is 0.12 and price-to-book is 1.02.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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