United Natural Foods shares fell by -1.69% during the day's morning session, and are now trading at a price of $24.45. Is it time to buy the dip? To better answer that question, it's essential to check if the market is valuing the company's shares fairly in terms of its earnings and equity levels.
United Natural Foods, Inc. distributes natural, organic, specialty, agricultural and conventional, edible and non-food products in the United States and Canada. The company belongs to the Consumer Discretionary sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.33 and an average price to book (P/B) ratio of 3.12. In contrast, United Natural Foods has a trailing 12 month P/E ratio of 7.94 and a P/B ratio of 1.315.
United Natural Foods's PEG ratio is 3.74, which shows that the stock is probably overvalued in terms of its estimated growth. For reference, a PEG ratio near or below 1 is a potential signal that a company is undervalued.