What Does Stochastic %K say about Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for the period of 9-Day stands at 69.4% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 69.62%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Sprouts Farmers Markets, LLC engages in the retailing of natural and organic food primarily in the United States. The Company offers fresh produce, meats, cheeses, dairy, bakery, beer and wine, bulk foods, vitamins, and supplements. Sprouts Farmers Markets, LLC is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) opened the session at $20.51 and after going up 2.06% closed at $20.8. The stock gained 0.29 points in the last trade.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $20.41 and $21.05 during the previous active session. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) traded with the volume of 2.9 Million with average volume of 2.9 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.51 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.74 and 64.87 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) is at 0.5% and the shares outstanding are 136.31 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 21.4 while Forward P/E shows the value of 18.94.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.87. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.63 and 4.53 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 150.01 and 17.85 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) stands at 0.2 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.

Return on Assets ROA of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) is at 9% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) stand at 21% and 13.1% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 1.56% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 13.85%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -13.84% while six month performance of the shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) remained bearish with the count of -12.93%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) remained up at 1.51% and 9.94% respectively.