The Fresh Market (NASDAQ:TFM)

CAPS Rating: 2 out of 5

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Member Avatar afoolsgold (94.82) Submitted: 8/6/2014 2:29:19 PM : Underperform Start Price: $34.53 TFM Score: +7.36

Purely anecdotal, but I don’t have high hopes for The Fresh Market. Don’t get me wrong, I love the store. I was a customer of one store in Houston: lovely experience, fresh food, friendly staff, no wait check-out and plenty of parking. But the ease for in and out was because so few people patronized the store. Within a few months it closed. When I asked a friend if she ever frequented another TFM near her home she replied “yes, I love it”. She gave the same response as was my personal experience. I do go to that store but wonder when it too will close. The stores I’m referring to are in Houston. As I said from the beginning, my comments are highly subjective. But if any of you frequent TFM in other areas, are the stores any more vibrant?

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Member Avatar stolaf (< 20) Submitted: 7/18/2014 1:47:05 PM : Outperform Start Price: $31.34 TFM Score: +8.39

This store knows how to do business; a whole-foods like experience that caters to folks outside that organic-loving demographic.

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Member Avatar tiobueno (99.51) Submitted: 6/3/2014 6:59:13 PM : Outperform Start Price: $32.96 TFM Score: +0.48

Insider

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Member Avatar MichaelHamilton (99.15) Submitted: 5/18/2014 3:07:30 PM : Outperform Start Price: $30.82 TFM Score: +5.09

oversold

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Member Avatar ahdah (< 20) Submitted: 4/3/2014 5:05:13 PM : Outperform Start Price: $36.78 TFM Score: -11.93

After having shopped in Whole Foods, I think TFM is more user friendly and is not as expensive. It is a favorite place to shop, as it opens new markets, I feel it will continue to perform.

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Member Avatar HarryCarysGhost (99.70) Submitted: 2/20/2014 8:42:19 PM : Outperform Start Price: $31.49 TFM Score: +0.86

This post convinced me to add to my glorified watchlist known as Caps-

http://caps.fool.com/Blogs/a-grocer-with-a-14-roa/937030

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Member Avatar Draebi (< 20) Submitted: 2/11/2014 9:49:20 PM : Outperform Start Price: $34.00 TFM Score: -8.57

The secular trend is towards eating higher quality foods.

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Member Avatar Schmacko (60.65) Submitted: 11/22/2013 11:29:32 AM : Outperform Start Price: $40.95 TFM Score: -26.97

I guess I'm just a sucker for picking stuff that has solid growth and margins but gets slammed huge for missing expectations.

I went into a new fresh market in my area recently, first time being in one, and was overall impressed with the stores layout and the types of products they offered.

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Member Avatar ebigmac (25.65) Submitted: 8/4/2013 2:08:16 PM : Outperform Start Price: $53.16 TFM Score: -52.60

I had a chance to visit my first TFM this week and was very impressed. Great layout, what looks like premium products (like WFM) but at competitive prices.

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Member Avatar NoMoreBull (< 20) Submitted: 7/20/2013 4:55:41 PM : Outperform Start Price: $54.46 TFM Score: -55.05

Along with Whole Foods this company is leading the food retailing transition. Smaller market cap gives it more upside.

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Member Avatar Phnord (71.50) Submitted: 3/10/2013 10:11:13 AM : Outperform Start Price: $38.80 TFM Score: -40.13

Organic and Health food will continue to sell Well. This stock is near the bottom of its 52 week range, P/E is much lower than market avg.

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Member Avatar latinoeconomist (26.90) Submitted: 2/6/2013 9:56:34 PM : Outperform Start Price: $48.30 TFM Score: -61.11

This is like buying Whole Foods 15 years ago - a whole lotta growth ahead!

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Member Avatar docbill3 (< 20) Submitted: 12/13/2012 6:50:51 PM : Outperform Start Price: $49.33 TFM Score: -70.87

I HAVE VISITED WHOLE FOODS AND I WAS IMPRESSED. i VISITED THE FRESH MARKET AND COULD NOT RESIST. MY BILL AT THE CASH REGISTER WAS ALMOST $500.

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Member Avatar beefangusbeef (67.78) Submitted: 8/23/2012 10:55:07 AM : Underperform Start Price: $62.13 TFM Score: +86.41

Bad valuation. Stores are not nearly as nice as Whole Foods, staffed with less knowledgeable individuals, generally smaller, and worse selection. All around if you're looking for organic/premium food stock look at Whole Foods. A much better buy.

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Member Avatar XMFConnor (97.53) Submitted: 6/13/2012 8:11:08 PM : Underperform Start Price: $50.73 TFM Score: +83.41

The company has no durable competitive advantage-- it's a grocer at ~40X earnings with increasing competition trying to expand out of its base. I think this is a compelling short

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Member Avatar TMFTheDoctor (76.13) Submitted: 2/28/2012 4:28:31 PM : Underperform Start Price: $44.26 TFM Score: +68.08

Fast growing, but only by virtue of rapid store expansion, both in number of stores and store size. Actual sales per square foot is lower than even underperformers like SUPERVALU. While one could make the argument that sales/sq. ft. is less relevant because TFM has such high margins, I would counter that Whole Foods (more of a competitor than a store like SUPERVALU) has double the sales with the same margin. But TFM is priced at least as richly as Whole Foods on a P/E basis, and on PEG basis it's far more expensive than Whole Foods. It'll be very difficult for TFM to live up to such lofty expectations.

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Member Avatar sunnyspot (45.25) Submitted: 2/17/2012 2:44:23 PM : Outperform Start Price: $44.45 TFM Score: -69.33

If these guys don't get swallowed up by Whole Foods, they could become a force of their own.

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Member Avatar Nalakensho (52.63) Submitted: 12/10/2011 2:33:18 PM : Outperform Start Price: $39.72 TFM Score: -77.21

High end market. Consumers are demanding fresh, whole foods. Expensive, but high quality foods. North Carolina company that I have watched grow fro a little store in Greensboro to a chaining the Carolina's. It will perform well on the larger stage.

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Member Avatar stevejoneslcsw (67.71) Submitted: 9/9/2011 5:33:08 PM : Outperform Start Price: $36.78 TFM Score: -81.27

Gimme some more organic stuff!!! Piggy back on the Whole foods revolution!!

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Member Avatar TheRadical (< 20) Submitted: 6/8/2011 10:41:22 AM : Outperform Start Price: $33.15 TFM Score: -51.30

TFM has been beaten up a lot over the last couple months. This is a strong company that is definitely worth more than its selling for.

It will probably be a more slowly developing company, just because of their business. However, people will realize its true intrinsic value soon enough to make an investment.

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