David Joe, an Insider in Evolution Petroleum (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM), Sold 1332 shares of the Company; Profile of 15 Analysts Covering Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM)

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Among 26 analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Sprouts Farmers Market had 87 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by BB&T Capital on Friday, August 7 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 10 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, October 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of SFM in report on Friday, September 23 with “Overweight” rating. On Thursday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, August 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gordon Haskett on Wednesday, January 31. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, February 27. See Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) latest ratings:

18/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: $26 Initiates Coverage On
27/02/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $29 New Target: $30 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $32 New Target: $29 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $24 New Target: $27 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $31.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 27 investors sold Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. shares while 85 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 116.33 million shares or 1.00% less from 117.51 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Arizona-based Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0.02% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Paloma Prtnrs Management Co has 0.03% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 77,982 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 9,600 shares. 11,248 were accumulated by Gsa Cap Partners Llp. Moreover, Millennium Management Limited Company has 0.05% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 1.44 million shares. Cambridge Research invested in 8,879 shares or 0% of the stock. Amp Cap has 0% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Reliance Tru Communications Of Delaware invested in 0.05% or 13,951 shares. Jane Street Gp Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 28,867 shares. Landscape Cap Management Limited Liability Company invested in 129,605 shares. The Japan-based Daiwa Sb Invs Limited has invested 0.29% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt reported 0% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Walleye Trading Limited Co reported 342,056 shares stake. Moneta Group Advsr Ltd Llc invested in 50 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp reported 0% stake.

The stock increased 0.65% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $24.77. About 1.09 million shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has risen 3.50% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 19 sales for $47.04 million activity. Shares for $8.16M were sold by Boney Shon A. on Wednesday, January 24. Another trade for 142,454 shares valued at $3.62M was sold by Maredia Amin N.. 8,557 shares valued at $220,257 were sold by Lombardi Brandon F. on Friday, January 12. Shares for $11,930 were sold by Frumkin Theodore Edward II. $166,514 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) was sold by Lukow Bradley. $48,963 worth of stock was sold by Nielsen James Leroy on Monday, March 12. $25,167 worth of stock was sold by Gensch Shawn R on Monday, March 5.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a healthy grocery store, provides fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.30 billion. The companyÂ’s stores offer fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli products, baked goods, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, body care and natural household items, and beer and wine. It has a 21.54 P/E ratio. As of May 04, 2017, it operated 260 stores in 15 states.

Analysts await Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, up 71.43% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.07 per share. EPM’s profit will be $3.94 million for 19.06 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by Evolution Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

In a legally required document filed with the DC-based SEC, it was stated that the SVP & CFO of Evolution Petroleum Corp David Joe, an insider in question, made a sale for 1,332 shares of the firm, having a market value of $11,322 U.S Dollars using an average stock price per share of $8.5 U.S Dollars. It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he silently unloaded additional 21,685 shares of the company, worth $182,286 USD. Currently, he holds 312,590 shares or 0.95% of the company’s market cap (total dollar market value of all company’s outstanding shares).

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $1.95 million activity. Joe David sold $136,015 worth of Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM) on Monday, February 12. Another trade for 58,569 shares valued at $475,138 was sold by JVL Advisors – L.L.C.

Evolution Petroleum Corporation, an independent gas and oil company, engages in the acquisition, exploitation, and development of properties for the production of natural gas and crude oil, onshore in the United States. The company has market cap of $300.58 million. The company's principal assets include interests in a CO2 enhanced oil recovery project and the natural gas liquids recovery plant in the Delhi field Louisiana. It has a 19.06 P/E ratio. The Company’s Delhi Holt-Bryant Unit covers an area of 13,636 acres located in Northeast Louisiana.

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