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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG

Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Processed & Packaged Goods in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG  has a market cap of 16512.68. Since its IPO date on the 9/7/1984, Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG performance year to date is 17.59%. Today Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG has gained -1.58%, with a current price of 37.13.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 77.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.30%. Return of assets are at 4.80%, with return on investment at 7.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.2. While Total debt/equity is 1.34. With a profit margin of 5.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 27.50%, and operating margin of 9.00%. Conagra Brands, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG has seen a EPS growth of -36.90%. A performance for the year of 21.12%. The 52-week high is -2.36%, and the 52-week low is 28.51%. The average volume for Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG is 574388.

With a target price of 43.06, can Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Conagra Brands, Inc., CAG. Conagra Brands, Inc. has a P/E of 33.29 and a forward P/E of 20.28. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.7. Conagra Brands, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.43 and 4.45 respectively. For P/cash, Conagra Brands, Inc. has a value of 20.78, while it is 22.99 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 37.13, Conagra Brands, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.65%. We see a return on equity of 18.10%.

Looking more long-term Conagra Brands, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.35%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.98% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -36.90% for this year and for the last five years a -10.30% growth has been seen.

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