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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) which is in the industry Meat Products, gaining -1.33% today. In the last week its performance is -1.91%, and 9.46% for the past quarter. Currently, Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has a target price of 41.63, so today’s gain of -1.33% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.16%.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), has a market cap of 20362.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 35.90%.

At the current price of 37.92, it has a dividend yield of 1.53%, and its target price is 41.63. This is with a profit margin of 9.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.09. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has a P/E of 24.69, as well as a forward P/E of 22.75.

With a current EPS of 1.54, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 2.14%,Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 11.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.40%.

Performance for the year is 25.45%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1990, the total performance to date is -3.00%.

Volume today for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), is 2384788, while its average volume is 2809.16. Whilst the total gain today was -1.33%, it did have a day high of -5.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.80%, and 1.85% for the month. The 52-week low for Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has been 31.07%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.43%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.70%, and its return on assets is 13.50%. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has an operating margin of 13.50%. With a sales growth of 5.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.06, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hormel Foods Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.99, and the P/S is 2.19, along with a P/B of 4.57. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 53.64.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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