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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Kellogg Company, K

Kellogg Company, K is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Processed & Packaged Goods in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Kellogg Company, K  has a market cap of 27151.55. Since its IPO date on the 12/17/1984, Kellogg Company, K performance year to date is 9.05%. Today Kellogg Company, K has gained -1.14%, with a current price of 77.28.

Ownership of the company is 19.70% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 83.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 113.80%. Return of assets are at 4.00%, with return on investment at 9.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Kellogg Company, K is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 3.15. While Total debt/equity is 4.12. With a profit margin of 4.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.70%, and operating margin of 9.00%. Kellogg Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.6, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year Kellogg Company, K has seen a EPS growth of -1.80%. A performance for the year of 17.33%. The 52-week high is -10.78%, and the 52-week low is 22.79%. The average volume for Kellogg Company, K is 1448600.

With a target price of 6.58, can Kellogg Company, K reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Kellogg Company, K. Kellogg Company has a P/E of 44.41 and a forward P/E of 19.26. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.23. Kellogg Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.07 and 13.58 respectively. For P/cash, Kellogg Company has a value of 51.13, while it is 50.85 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 77.28, Kellogg Company has a dividend yield of 2.69%. We see a return on equity of 28.10%.

Looking more long-term Kellogg Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.13%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.19% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -1.80% for this year and for the last five years a 32.90% growth has been seen.

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