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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 19506.93. It is in the Meat Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 24.03, a forward P/E of 22.17 and EPS of 1.54. At a stock price of 36.91 (-0.51%) it has a dividend yield of 1.57%.

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 2.08% and more long-term 10.20% 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 -3.81%. For the last month performance for Hormel Foods Corporation is -4.50%. While the last quarter is 1.69% and half year, -11.85%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.51%.

The 52-week high for Hormel Foods Corporation, is at -18.65%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.39%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.13% and -4.25% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.64%, and for the month it is 1.67%. Hormel Foods Corporation, has a target price of 41.22.

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 36.00%. Hormel Foods Corporation has a payout ratio of 35.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 528.5. The shares float is 269.79, with the float short at 9.77%, with short ratio coming to 10.95.

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 41.22, reached soon?

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