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How has Hormel Foods Corporation:(NYSE:HRL) performed recently?

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 20620.42. It is in the Meat Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 25, a forward P/E of 23.04 and EPS of 1.54. At a stock price of 38.4 (1.27%) it has a dividend yield of 1.51%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 11.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 13.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 2.14% and more long-term 12.40% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 32.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.20%.

For performance, Hormel Foods Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -2.81%. For the last month performance for Hormel Foods Corporation is 2.81%. While the last quarter is 12.04% and half year, -10.06%. Finally for the year, performance is 26.79%.

The 52-week high for Hormel Foods Corporation, is at -15.37%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.41%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.12% and 0.00% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.57%, and for the month it is 1.83%. Hormel Foods Corporation, has a target price of 41.63.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.06, and for total debt/equity Hormel Foods Corporation has 0.09. The gross margin is 22.10%, while operating margin is 13.50%, the profit margin is 9.00%. The current ratio is 1.8 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 35.90%. Hormel Foods Corporation has a payout ratio of 35.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 536.99. The shares float is 270.27, with the float short at 10.28%, with short ratio coming to 9.94.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Hormel Foods Corporation, get 13.50%, with its returns on investment at 15.70%. Return on equity is 19.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 41.63, reached soon?

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