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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 102250.68. Since its IPO date on the 7/6/2015, The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC performance year to date is 17.90%. Today The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC has gained -1.11%, with a current price of 83.07.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 85.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 125.80%. Return of assets are at 2.30%, 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 10.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 36.90%, and operating margin of 21.90%. The Kraft Heinz Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC has seen a EPS growth of -318.40%. A performance for the year of 17.37%. The 52-week high is -8.25%, and the 52-week low is 24.42%. The average volume for The Kraft Heinz Company, KHC is 440268.

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 36.81 and a forward P/E of 21.46. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.56. The Kraft Heinz Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.82 and 1.77 respectively. For P/cash, The Kraft Heinz Company has a value of 26.08, while it is 150.15 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 83.07, The Kraft Heinz Company has a dividend yield of 2.86%. We see a return on equity of 4.80%.

Looking more long-term The Kraft Heinz Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 23.54%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.25% 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.

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