SUPERVALU: Can Save-A-Lot Drive This Company Forward?

Based on the spin management is giving it, Save-A-Lot is the focal point for SUPERVALU. But how are the other parts of the business doing?

Jan 11, 2014 at 7:30AM

When it decided to grow its nationwide presence in the grocery store scene, SUPERVALU (NYSE:SVU) had a tough time convincing Wall Street it was a good move. Between June 2007 and July 2012, the company's shares lost an astounding 95% of their value.

However, SUPERVALU changed course last year, deciding to cut costs and sell off many of its larger chains, like Jewel-Osco and Albertson's. Since bottoming out, shares have recovered with a 250% surge.

The company recently came out with earnings, touting the growth of its Save-A-Lot discount grocery stores. But is there more to SUPERVALU 's future than Save-A-Lot? In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Brian Stoffel discusses the other parts of the business, and what investors should really be paying attention to before investing with the company.

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