Morgan Stanley Upgraded US Foods (USFD)’s Rating.

May 16, 2018 - By Bridget Boland

Morgan Stanley Upped US Foods (USFD)’s Rating to “Overweight”.

Professional analysts at Morgan Stanley changed to “Overweight” from “Equal-Weight” the USFD’s stock rating. On 15 May the increase was reported.

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover US Foods Holding (USFD). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. (USFD) has 64% bullish analysts. 16 are the (USFD)’s ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, March 16 the firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given. On Friday, March 16 the stock of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital. On Sunday, January 28 the rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy”. The stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy” on Friday, March 16. On Thursday, February 15 the stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, May 15 the rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. In Tuesday, January 16 report Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating. On Friday, February 16 Morgan Stanley maintained US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) with “Equal-Weight” rating. In Tuesday, January 23 report BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Monday, March 19 the stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets.

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.07 during the last trading session, touching $35.03.Currently US Foods Holding Corp. is uptrending after 21.63% change in last May 16, 2017. USFD has 400,352 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 10.08%.

Investors wait US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD)’s quarterly earnings on August, 8., as reported by RTT. EPS of $0.57 is 58.33 % up from 2017’s $0.36 EPS. In case of $0.57 EPS USFD’s profit could be $123.11 million. Last quarter $0.31 EPS was reported. Analysts sees 83.87 % EPS growth this quarter.

US Foods Holding Corp., through its subsidiary, US Foods, Inc., markets and distributes fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products to foodservice clients in the United States.The firm is worth $7.57 billion. The Company’s clients include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations.17.78 is the P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as USF Holding Corp. and changed its name to US Foods Holding Corp. in February 2016.

More recent US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) news were posted by Seekingalpha.com, Benzinga.com and Benzinga.com. The first one has “US Foods Holding’s (USFD) CEO Pietro Satriano on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” as a title and was posted on May 13, 2018. The next is “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 15, 2018” on May 15, 2018. And last was posted on May 15, 2018, called “Why Morgan Stanley Is Bullish On US Foods”.

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