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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC

The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Food – Major Diversified in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC  has a market cap of 110762.64. Since its IPO date on the 7/6/2015, The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC performance year to date is 23.06%. Today The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC has gained -0.31%, with a current price of 87.41.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 208.90%. Return of assets are at 1.30%, with return on investment at 2.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.52. While Total debt/equity is 0.57. With a profit margin of 6.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 34.30%, and operating margin of 18.20%. The Kraft Heinz Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC has seen a EPS growth of -318.40%. A performance for the year of 20.71%. The 52-week high is -3.46%, and the 52-week low is 32.15%. The average volume for The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC is 75247.

With a target price of 90.29, can The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC. The Kraft Heinz Company has a P/E of 65.14 and a forward P/E of 22.4. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.77. The Kraft Heinz Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.16 and 1.85 respectively. For P/cash, The Kraft Heinz Company has a value of 26.14, while it is 95.32 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 87.41, The Kraft Heinz Company has a dividend yield of 2.74%. We see a return on equity of 2.80%.

Looking more long-term The Kraft Heinz Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 23.51%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.93% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -318.40% for this year and for the last five years a 24.30% growth has been seen.

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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