Can Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) Remain Competitive?


Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) went up by 0.29% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $54.49. The company’s stock price has collected 3.59% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/09/20 that Performance Food Group Company to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

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Is It Worth Investing in Performance Food Group Company (NYSE :PFGC) Right Now?

Plus, the 36-month beta value for PFGC is at 1.41. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Performance Food Group Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $42.22, which is $2.21 above the current price. PFGC currently public float of 129.87M and currently shorts hold a 1.92% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PFGC was 1.11M shares.

PFGC’s Market Performance

PFGC stocks went up by 3.59% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.18% and a quarterly performance of 24.80%, while its annual performance rate touched -25.24%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.22% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.71% for Performance Food Group Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.84% for PFGC stocks with a simple moving average of -0.03% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PFGC

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PFGC stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for PFGC by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for PFGC in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $45 based on the research report published on September 29th of the current year 2020.

Wolfe Research, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PFGC reach a price target of $43. The rating they have provided for PFGC stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on September 23rd, 2020.

Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to PFGC, setting the target price at $39 in the report published on August 06th of the current year.

PFGC Trading at 3.24% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PFGC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -36.47% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.71%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.22%, as shares sank -5.25% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +25.39% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PFGC rose by +3.59%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -26.71% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $36.28. In addition, Performance Food Group Company saw -32.75% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PFGC starting from Hope James D, who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $39.23 back on Sep 18. After this action, Hope James D now owns 134,906 shares of Performance Food Group Company, valued at $392,260 using the latest closing price.

Hope James D, the See Remarks of Performance Food Group Company, sale 20,000 shares at $37.93 during a trade that took place back on Sep 17, which means that Hope James D is holding 134,906 shares at $758,674 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PFGC

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.39 for the present operating margin
  • +10.34 for the gross margin

The net margin for Performance Food Group Company stands at -0.45. The total capital return value is set at -2.58, while invested capital returns managed to touch -3.07. Equity return is now at value -7.00, with -1.60 for asset returns.

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Based on Performance Food Group Company (PFGC), the company’s capital structure generated 150.19 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 60.03. Total debt to assets is 38.20, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 139.13. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 55.61.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is -135.10M with total debt to EBITDA at 14.51. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.23, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.53. The receivables turnover for the company is 18.99 and the total asset turnover is 3.99. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.32.


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