Media stories about Supervalu (NYSE:SVU) have trended positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Supervalu earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.2610101013372 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Supervalu Inc. (SVU) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Morning Technical Insight on These Grocery Stores Stocks — Smart & Final Stores, Sprouts Farmers Market, SUPERVALU, and Kroger (prnewswire.com)
- SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) – Hot Stock’s Highlights – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Supervalu Inc (SVU) Trending Activity with Technical Depiction – Emn News (emnnews.com)
Supervalu (SVU) traded down $0.12 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $14.07. The company had a trading volume of 299,059 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,845,281. The firm has a market capitalization of $576.51, a P/E ratio of 0.88 and a beta of 1.49. Supervalu has a 1-year low of $13.79 and a 1-year high of $31.29. The company has a quick ratio of 0.47, a current ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.65.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Supervalu from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Supervalu from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Telsey Advisory Group reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a $18.00 price target (down from $24.00) on shares of Supervalu in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $34.00 price target on shares of Supervalu and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Pivotal Research set a $39.00 price target on shares of Supervalu and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Supervalu has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.69.
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Supervalu Company Profile
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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