James Douglas Sanders Sells 45,000 Shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) Stock

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) Director James Douglas Sanders sold 45,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.37, for a total value of $826,650.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 77,810 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,429,369.70. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

James Douglas Sanders also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, February 2nd, James Douglas Sanders sold 45,000 shares of Sprouts Farmers Market stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.62, for a total value of $837,900.00.
  • On Thursday, January 26th, James Douglas Sanders sold 45,000 shares of Sprouts Farmers Market stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.38, for a total value of $872,100.00.
  • On Thursday, January 19th, James Douglas Sanders sold 45,000 shares of Sprouts Farmers Market stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.97, for a total value of $898,650.00.
  • On Thursday, January 12th, James Douglas Sanders sold 45,000 shares of Sprouts Farmers Market stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.27, for a total value of $867,150.00.
  • On Thursday, January 5th, James Douglas Sanders sold 45,000 shares of Sprouts Farmers Market stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.47, for a total value of $876,150.00.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) opened at 19.06 on Tuesday. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. has a 52 week low of $17.59 and a 52 week high of $30.00. The stock has a market cap of $2.71 billion, a PE ratio of 21.44 and a beta of 0.58. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $19.18 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.84.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM)

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Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. boosted its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 76.8% in the third quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 8,255 shares of the company’s stock valued at $170,000 after buying an additional 3,585 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 9.5% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 9,005 shares of the company’s stock valued at $186,000 after buying an additional 779 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 5.2% in the third quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 9,037 shares of the company’s stock valued at $187,000 after buying an additional 449 shares during the last quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 11,350 shares of the company’s stock valued at $215,000 after buying an additional 1,350 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Baird Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market by 9.2% in the fourth quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 12,419 shares of the company’s stock valued at $235,000 after buying an additional 1,044 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 91.08% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Guggenheim reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market in a research report on Monday, November 7th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market in a research report on Monday, November 7th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective (down from $24.00) on shares of Sprouts Farmers Market in a research report on Monday, November 7th. Bank of America Corporation set a $28.00 price objective on Sprouts Farmers Market and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, November 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sprouts Farmers Market from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $25.95.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc is a food retailer that offers natural and organic food, including produce, bulk foods, meat and seafood, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, body care and natural household items. The Company categorizes its products as perishable and non-perishable. Its perishable product category includes produce, meat, seafood, deli and bakery.

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