Analyst Rating Update on SuperValu (SVU)

SuperValu (NYSE:SVU) : The consensus on SuperValu (NYSE:SVU) based on 5 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.6, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 1 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 4 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

SuperValu (NYSE:SVU) : The consensus price target for SuperValu (NYSE:SVU) is $6.88 for the short term with a standard deviation of $2.1. The most optimist securities analyst among the 4 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $10, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $6.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

SuperValu (NYSE:SVU): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $4.28, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $4.39 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $4.26 and closed the trading day at $4.33, in the green by 2.36%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,152,640. The stock had closed at $4.23 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity,The director of Supervalu Inc, Sales Wayne C sold 533,682 shares at $7.05 on November 24, 2015. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $3,762,458. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

SUPERVALU INC. (SUPERVALU) is a wholesale distributor to independent retail customers across the United States. The Company leverages its distribution operations by providing wholesale distribution and logistics service solutions to independent retail customers and Save-A-Lot licensees, as well as wholesale distribution to its Retail Food and Save-A-Lot stores. It operates in three segments: Independent Business, which is engaged in wholesale distribution and logistics service solutions to independently owned retail stores and other customers (collectively referred to as independent retail customers); Save-A-Lot, which is engaged in the sale of groceries at retail locations operated by the Company and from stores licensed by the Company, to which it provides wholesale distribution, and Retail Food, which is engaged in the sale of groceries and other products at retail locations operated by the Company.

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