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United Natural Foods (UNFI) is a distributor of natural, organic, specialty, produce, and conventional grocery and non-food products as well as a provider of support services. Its selection of products includes grocery (both perishable and nonperishable), general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy, which are sold through its Wholesale segment to wholesale customers and through Supervalu-operated retail stores to shoppers.

TypePublic
Founded1978
HQProvidence, US
Websiteunfi.com
Employee Ratings3
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2019)19,000
Revenue (FY, 2020)$26.5 B(+24%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$16.8 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at UNFI

Danielle M. Benedict

Danielle M. Benedict

Chief Human Resources Officer
Eric A. Dorne

Eric A. Dorne

Chief Operating Officer
John W. Howard

John W. Howard

Chief Financial Officer
Jill E. Sutton

Jill E. Sutton

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Christopher P. Testa

Christopher P. Testa

President and Chief Marketing Officer
Steven Spinner

Steven Spinner

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
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UNFI Office Locations

UNFI has offices in Providence, Anniston, Atlanta, Auburn and in 45 other locations
Providence, US (HQ)
313 Iron Horse Way
Anniston, US
1450 Commerce Blvd
Atlanta, US
100 Lakeview Ct SW
Auburn, US
12745 Earhart Ave
Aurora, US
17901 E 40th Ave
Billings, US
1629 King Ave W
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UNFI Financials and Metrics

UNFI Revenue

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UNFI's revenue was reported to be $26.51 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

26.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

3.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

14.6%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(269.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(195.6m)

Market capitalization (17-Nov-2020)

929.5m

Closing stock price (17-Nov-2020)

16.8

Cash (1-Aug-2020)

47.0m

EV

4.5b
UNFI's current market capitalization is $929.5 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.5b5.2b6.1b6.8b8.2b8.5b9.3b10.2b21.4b26.5b

Revenue growth, %

20%3%9%

Cost of goods sold

3.7b4.3b5.0b5.7b6.9b7.2b7.8b8.7b18.6b22.6b

Gross profit

824.8m916.0m1.0b1.1b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.5b2.8b3.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

76.7m91.3m107.9m125.5m138.7m125.8m130.2m165.7m(284.9m)(269.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

35.3m39.6m42.4m48.8m63.8m71.0m86.1m87.6m246.8m281.5m

Inventories

(66.3m)(62.8m)(123.9m)(97.8m)(153.7m)2.1m(6.9m)(108.8m)177.1m(111.3m)

Accounts Payable

9.6m16.1m35.0m28.2m16.0m14.4m90.2m4.4m(40.1m)107.1m
USDQ1, 2011

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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UNFI Operating Metrics

Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Mar, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Customer Locations

40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k40 k45 k43 k43 k43 k43 k43 k43 k

Distribution Centers

33 32 33 31 31 31 33 33 34 34 33 33 33

Products

80 k80 k80 k85 k85 k85 k90 k100 k100 k100 k100 k110 k

Suppliers

9 k10 k9 k
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UNFI Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SuperValuJuly 27, 2018$2.90 b

UNFI Revenue Breakdown

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UNFI revenue breakdown by business segment: 97.5% from Wholesale and 2.5% from Other

UNFI Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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UNFI Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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UNFI Online and Social Media Presence

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UNFI Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    53/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    44/100

  • Compensation

    D

    52/100

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UNFI News and Updates

United Natural Foods to offer $400 million in senior notes due 2028

United Natural Foods Inc. said Wednesday it is planning to offer $400 million in eight-year bonds, joining the many companies raising record amounts of capital during the pandemic. The parent of brands, including Albert's, Tony's Fine Foods and Woodstock Farms, said proceeds will be used to repay a…

Pacific Ventures Subsidiary San Diego Farmers Outlet (SDFO) Signs Master Distribution Agreement with United Natural Foods (UNFI)

LOS ANGELES, CA, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Pacific Ventures Group, Inc. (OTC: PACV) (the “Company”), a Southwest focused, specialty food and beverage distributor and retailer, today announced a new supply contract between its wholly-owned subsidiary, San Diego Farmers O…

United Natural Foods stock falls after CEO announces retirement, Q4 profit

United Natural Foods Inc. shares fell more than 3% in the extended session Monday after the food wholesaler beat Wall Street expectations for its fiscal fourth quarter but it is losing its CEO. United Natural Foods said that Chief Executive Steven L. Spinner is to retire after July 31, when his emp…

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United Natural Foods reports earnings that blow past expectations

United Natural Foods Inc. reported third-quarter net income of $88.1 million, or $1.60 per share, up from $57.1 million, or $1.12 per share, last year. Adjusted EPS of $1.40 blew past the $1.20 FactSet consensus. The food wholesaler rang up sales totaling $6.67 billion, up from $5.96 billion and ah…

United Natural Foods, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) (the "Company" or "UNFI") today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 (13 weeks) ended May 2, 2020. Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Highlights Net Sales increased 12% to $6.67...
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UNFI Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was UNFI founded?

    UNFI was founded in 1978.

  • Who are UNFI key executives?

    UNFI's key executives are Danielle M. Benedict, Eric A. Dorne and John W. Howard.

  • How many employees does UNFI have?

    UNFI has 19,000 employees.

  • What is UNFI revenue?

    Latest UNFI annual revenue is $26.5 b.

  • What is UNFI revenue per employee?

    Latest UNFI revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are UNFI competitors?

    Competitors of UNFI include Core-Mark Holding Company, Dot Foods and Blue Apron.

  • Where is UNFI headquarters?

    UNFI headquarters is located at 313 Iron Horse Way, Providence.

  • Where are UNFI offices?

    UNFI has offices in Providence, Anniston, Atlanta, Auburn and in 45 other locations.

  • How many offices does UNFI have?

    UNFI has 49 offices.