Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 23.43 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Kellogg Company is 66.13 (with a change from open of 0.56%), this in conjunction with a target price of 76.32. Volume today has so far reached 477197, with an average volume of about 2332.82. The GAP for this stock, is 0.03%.
The P/E ratio is 29.81, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.62. The current EPS for Kellogg Company, is 2.21, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 13.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -10.81%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Kellogg Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 7.45% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.81%. Quarter over quarter is 50.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -4.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 35.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -0.30%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 19.60% and institutional ownership is 85.00%. Shares outstanding is 356.33, while shares float is at a value of 347.65. Float short for Kellogg Company is 3.84% and the short ratio is 5.73.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.35, while the total debt/equity comes to 3.98. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.4. The most recent gross margin is 39.20% and their operating margin is 10.20%. The profit margin is 6.10%.
Kellogg Company has seen returns on assets of 5.10%, and on investment, 12.00%. Return on equity is 38.60%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 5.13. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.82, with Price/book ratio coming to 11.49 and Price/cash is 78.61, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 37.84.
The simple moving averages are -4.66% and -9.34% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -24.13% and the 52 week low is 1.24%.
Kellogg Company has a dividend yield of 3.16%, with a current price of 66.13. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 92.40%. This is in an industry, Processed & Packaged Goods, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Kellogg Company is based in USA.
Performance in the Processed & Packaged Goods industry means that Kellogg Company has seen performance for the past week of -2.90%, with performance for the month coming to -10.04%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -8.88%, and for the half year the performance is -19.36%. Volatility for this week is 1.21% and for the month this is 1.32%.
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