United Natural Foods Trying to Break Out

It's hard to keep health food down these days. I know some folks may believe that literally, but I'm referring to the stocks in the sector, not some barbecue soy crispettes in place of your favorite chips while watching football. Tomorrow morning we will hear from United Natural Food (UNFI) before the bell. This one is interesting and may have elevated itself to the top of my earnings list ahead of Palo Alto Networks (PANW) and Five Below (FIVE) which were two charts I released Friday.

There isn't anything about United Natural Foods' fundamentals that I truly love. The price/earnings-to-growth ratio is sky-high, there has been insider selling, the short interest is under 5%, and there is little cash on the books. While Hain Celestial (HAIN) soared on earnings with a similar PEG ratio, it had twice the short interest and heavy insider buying. But we've seen big runs from Whole Food Markets (WFM) and even The Fresh Market (WFM) this year, so United Natural Food has had a 50% move year to date...220 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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