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Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how SFM stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Retail Trade sector and Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., is a supermarket chain headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, US. The grocer offers a wide selection of natural and organic foods, including fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items. Sprouts employs more than 35,000 workers and operates more than 340 stores in 23 states. A typical store is around 30,000 square feet. Fortune included Sprouts on its list of the World's Most Admired Companies in 2018 and 2019. In 1943, Henry Boney opened a fresh fruit stand near La Mesa, California, which grew into a handful of open-air farmers markets. In 1969, his sons developed Boney's Market, which grew into a beloved community grocery store. By 1997, the family's unique set of small-box farmers market grocery stores were renamed Henry's Farmers Market after their father. Sprouts Farmers Market was founded in 2002 in Chandler, Arizona by members of the Boney family. In 2011, Henry's, Sun Harvest and Sprouts came together again under Apollo Global Management and all were rebranded as Sprouts stores. In 2012, Sunflower was acquired and was also rebranded Sprouts. Sprouts became a public company traded on NASDAQ in 2013.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)
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