APG Asset Management N.V. trimmed its holdings in US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) by 51.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 84,100 shares of the company’s stock after selling 90,200 shares during the period. APG Asset Management N.V.’s holdings in US Foods were worth $2,236,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its stake in US Foods by 4.2% in the third quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 5,661,731 shares of the company’s stock valued at $151,168,000 after acquiring an additional 226,546 shares during the last quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in US Foods in the third quarter valued at approximately $55,586,000. First Quadrant L P CA increased its stake in US Foods by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 951,415 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,379,000 after acquiring an additional 68,987 shares during the last quarter. Strs Ohio bought a new position in US Foods in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $24,266,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new position in US Foods in the third quarter valued at approximately $19,197,000. Institutional investors own 97.10% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on USFD. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of US Foods in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of US Foods in a research note on Sunday, January 28th. Barclays cut shares of US Foods from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of US Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. US Foods presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.67.

In other US Foods news, major shareholder Usf Co-Investor No. 2 L.P Cdr sold 19,977,773 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.00, for a total transaction of $559,377,644.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.56% of the company’s stock.

Shares of US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) opened at $30.28 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $6,800.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.88. US Foods Holding Corp has a one year low of $25.43 and a one year high of $33.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a current ratio of 1.40.

US Foods (NYSE:USFD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.10. US Foods had a net margin of 1.11% and a return on equity of 12.64%. sell-side analysts expect that US Foods Holding Corp will post 1.16 EPS for the current year.

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About US Foods

US Foods Holding Corp. is a holding company. The Company is a foodservice distributor in the United States. The Company, through US Foods, Inc (USF), markets and primarily distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. These customers 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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for US Foods (NYSE:USFD)

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