United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) shares were trading lower by -0.15 percent ($-0.06) at $40.51 a piece in Tuesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $40.57. UNFI trades with a P/S ratio of 0.22. This is lower than the both industry’s 90.29 and the wider sector’s 13.11. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 13.88 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.81. Shares of UNFI have uptrended 10.55% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 7.22% in that time. United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) has a market cap of $2.07 billion and over the last 12 months, United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has gone weaker by -1.84%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:UNFI) price has been as high as $49.74 and as low as $29.53. United Natural Foods, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 6.6% over the last 5 years.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (Mean Target Price: $40.67)

The average 1-year price target for United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $40.67/share. That’s a potential 0.39 increase relative to where United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $38.82 and $40.61. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $32. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $51.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.8 for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 21 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track UNFI 12 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 9, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy United Natural Foods, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while4 believe that investors should either steer clear of UNFI or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) Cheap From Peers?

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) knifed -0.15 percent lower and now trades for $47.24. FSLR comes in with a P/S ratio of 1.82 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.11) and its peers (90.29). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 36.65 . During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $53 and as low as $25.56. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 1.3% over the last 5 years. Shares of FSLR have increased 3.44% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 6.48% in that time.

First Solar, Inc. (Price Objective: $54.97)

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has a market cap of $4.88 billion and over the last 12 months, FSLR has risen by 20.2%. The average 1-year price target for (FSLR) reveals an average price target of $54.97 per share. That’s a potential 16.36 gain from where (NASDAQ:FSLR) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $36. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $72.

Analyst Thoughts About First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 17 analysts — of 2.3 for First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track First Solar, Inc. 9 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 8 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 8 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:FSLR) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.