NYSE:UNFI - United Natural Foods Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $41.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -7.01 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for UNFI

Analyst Price Target is $41.00
▼ -7.01% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for United Natural Foods in the last 3 months. The average price target is $41.00, with a high forecast of $59.00 and a low forecast of $17.00. The average price target represents a -7.01% upside from the last price of $44.09.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in United Natural Foods. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/13/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
10/5/2021Northcoast ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
10/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$35.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
9/30/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$36.00 ➝ $50.00High
9/29/2021MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$46.00 ➝ $59.00Low
9/28/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$24.00 ➝ $30.00High
6/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$33.00 ➝ $35.00High
6/25/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$33.00 ➝ $36.00High
6/11/2021Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$42.00Low
4/9/2021Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/11/2021MKM PartnersBoost Price Target$36.00 ➝ $46.00High
3/11/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$20.00 ➝ $33.00High
3/11/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$20.00 ➝ $33.00High
2/19/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
1/28/2021MKM PartnersBoost Price Target$26.00 ➝ $36.00High
1/28/2021Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
1/27/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$17.00High
1/7/2021BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$17.00N/A
12/15/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$19.00Low
12/10/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$23.00 ➝ $20.00High
11/20/2020Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$18.00 ➝ $17.00High
9/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$22.00 ➝ $20.00High
9/23/2020Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$25.00Medium
7/29/2020MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$26.00Low
7/16/2020BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
6/16/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
6/15/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$7.00 ➝ $22.00High
6/11/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$12.00 ➝ $17.00High
6/10/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldHigh
5/15/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$10.00 ➝ $22.00Low
5/13/2020CfraBoost Price TargetHold$8.00 ➝ $24.00Low
5/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$16.00High
5/12/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageHoldHigh
4/22/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageBuyLow
3/19/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$12.00High
3/18/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$5.00 ➝ $10.00High
3/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$10.00 ➝ $7.00High
3/11/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeSellHigh
2/25/2020Northcoast ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
1/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$6.00High
12/12/2019Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetNeutral$11.00 ➝ $10.00Medium
12/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/3/2019Pivotal ResearchLower Price TargetSell$6.00 ➝ $3.00High
10/2/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$10.00 ➝ $9.00High
8/28/2019Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$14.00High
8/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$10.00 ➝ $5.00High
6/7/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$10.00Medium
6/6/2019Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingNeutral$17.00 ➝ $11.00Medium
6/6/2019Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$21.00High
6/6/2019Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell ➝ Sell$8.00 ➝ $6.00High
3/12/2019BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightHigh
3/7/2019Pivotal ResearchDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$14.00 ➝ $8.00High
3/6/2019Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$30.00High
1/17/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$20.00High
12/11/2018Pivotal ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$18.00 ➝ $14.00Medium
12/11/2018ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$13.69Medium
12/10/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$14.00High
12/10/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$40.00 ➝ $18.00High
12/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
12/7/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$36.00Medium
12/7/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$25.00 ➝ $18.00High
12/7/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$23.00 ➝ $21.00High
12/4/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$28.00Medium
12/4/2018Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell$18.00High
11/30/2018Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $24.00High
11/28/2018Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
11/12/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$40.00Medium
10/30/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ SellLow
10/28/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$23.00Low
10/26/2018Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell ➝ Sell$21.00 ➝ $18.00Low
10/24/2018Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$41.00 ➝ $26.00High
10/23/2018Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetSell$24.00Low
10/22/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$25.00Low
10/22/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$31.00 ➝ $25.00High
10/16/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$45.00Medium
10/4/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$49.00 ➝ $35.00Low
9/24/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$33.00Low
9/24/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$41.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
9/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$36.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
9/21/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$28.00Low
9/21/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$33.00 ➝ $30.00High
9/21/2018Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell$21.00High
9/21/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$36.00 ➝ $32.00High
9/21/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$50.00High
9/20/2018Buckingham ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$41.00Low
9/12/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$55.00Low
7/30/2018Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell$25.00Low
7/27/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$55.00Medium
7/27/2018GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
7/26/2018Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
7/13/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$61.00Low
6/21/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$53.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
6/13/2018Pivotal ResearchLower Price TargetSell$34.00 ➝ $33.00Low
6/8/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$50.00 ➝ $41.00Low
6/7/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$50.00 ➝ $45.00High
6/7/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$61.00High
6/7/2018StephensLower Price TargetHold$51.00 ➝ $43.00High
6/5/2018Pivotal ResearchSet Price TargetSell$34.00 ➝ $33.00Medium
3/14/2018ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$56.00 ➝ $45.66Medium
3/12/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$57.00 ➝ $50.00Low
3/12/2018Pivotal ResearchSet Price TargetSell$34.00Low
3/9/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$53.00High
3/9/2018Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$61.00High
3/9/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform$38.00High
3/9/2018Susquehanna BancsharesSet Price TargetHold$51.00High
3/8/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$57.00High
3/6/2018Pivotal ResearchSet Price TargetSell$34.00High
1/24/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$57.00Low
1/17/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$51.00Medium
1/16/2018BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$32.00 ➝ $43.00Low
1/11/2018Susquehanna BancsharesSet Price TargetHold$51.00Low
1/8/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$49.00N/A
1/8/2018Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
12/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$54.00Low
12/8/2017Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$56.00High
12/7/2017Susquehanna BancsharesSet Price TargetHold$49.00High
12/5/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldMedium
12/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform$34.00High
11/14/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$41.00 ➝ $39.70N/A
11/14/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$41.00N/A
10/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Underperform$36.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
10/16/2017Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoverageNeutral$43.00N/A
10/16/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/A
9/28/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$32.00Medium
9/25/2017ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$49.00High
9/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$34.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
9/18/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/14/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$38.00 ➝ $40.00High
9/14/2017Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetBuy$53.00 ➝ $51.00High
9/14/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$35.00 ➝ $36.00High
9/14/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$38.00High
9/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$38.00 ➝ $39.00High
9/14/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$44.00 ➝ $50.00High
9/12/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell$32.00Medium
9/8/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$34.00Medium
8/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$34.00Medium
8/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$38.00Medium
8/11/2017StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$50.00Low
7/16/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$34.00Medium
6/29/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$35.00Low
6/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$38.00N/A
6/26/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$48.00 ➝ $44.00Low
6/25/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$44.00 ➝ $38.00Low
6/20/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell$32.00Low
6/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$36.00 ➝ $33.00Low
6/11/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$49.00 ➝ $46.00Low
6/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$45.00 ➝ $42.00Low
6/8/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$37.00Medium
6/7/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSellLow
6/7/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$46.00 ➝ $43.00Low
6/6/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$45.00Low
5/31/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$34.00High
5/26/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$44.00N/A
5/15/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$48.00Low
4/22/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$54.00 ➝ $49.00High
4/11/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$46.00Low
4/11/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$44.00Low
3/14/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Positive$34.00Low
3/11/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$52.00N/A
3/9/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSell ➝ Sell$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
3/8/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/31/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$49.00N/A
12/13/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$34.00N/A
12/9/2016BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$45.00N/A
12/9/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 ➝ $52.00N/A
11/28/2016Northcoast ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
11/22/2016Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/A
(Data available from 10/18/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.39 (Buy)

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United Natural Foods logo
United Natural Foods, Inc. engages in the distribution of natural, organic, and specialty foods and non-food products. The firm operates through the following segments: Wholesale and Retail. The Wholesale segment is engaged in the national distribution of natural, organic, specialty, produce, and conventional grocery and non-food products, and providing retail services in the United States and Canada. The Retail segment derives revenues from the sale of groceries and other products at retail locations operated by company. It offers food and non food, frozen, perishables, bulk, body care products and supplements. The company was founded by Michael S. Funk and Norman A. Cloutier in July 1976 and is headquartered in Providence, RI.
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Today's Range

Now: $44.09
Low: $43.69
High: $45.30

50 Day Range

MA: $38.90
Low: $32.72
High: $50.87

52 Week Range

Now: $44.09
Low: $14.23
High: $52.35


909,300 shs

Average Volume

1,127,763 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.49 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of United Natural Foods?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on United Natural Foods in the last year: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., MKM Partners, Northcoast Research, Seaport Global Securities, TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for United Natural Foods?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for United Natural Foods in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $41.00, suggesting a possible downside of 7.0%. MKM Partners has the highest price target set, predicting UNFI will reach $59.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $17.00 for United Natural Foods in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for United Natural Foods?

United Natural Foods currently has 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in UNFI, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with United Natural Foods?

Other companies that are similar to United Natural Foods include Performance Food Group, The Chefs' Warehouse, G. Willi-Food International, SpartanNash, AMCON Distributing and DTS8 Coffee.

How do I contact United Natural Foods' investor relations team?

United Natural Foods' physical mailing address is 313 IRON HORSE WAY, PROVIDENCE RI, 02908. The company's listed phone number is (401) 528-8634 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for United Natural Foods is www.unfi.com.