News coverage about Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Supervalu earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.6511781873992 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Supervalu (SVU) traded up $0.38 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $16.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 442,847 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,662,963. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.65, a current ratio of 1.24 and a quick ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $583.43, a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 1.52. Supervalu has a fifty-two week low of $13.60 and a fifty-two week high of $31.29.
Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 10th. The company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $3.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4 billion. Supervalu had a return on equity of 26.48% and a net margin of 4.17%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 31.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.35 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Supervalu will post 2.43 EPS for the current year.
Supervalu Inc is a wholesale distributor to independent retail customers across the United States. The Company’s segments include Wholesale and Retail. The Company offers a range of advertised brand name and private-label products, including grocery (both perishable and nonperishable), general merchandise and home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy, which are sold through Company-operated and licensed Retail stores to shoppers and through its Wholesale segment to independent retail customers.
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