Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 19302.7. It is in the Meat Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 25.63, a forward P/E of 22.92 and EPS of 1.45. At a stock price of 36.82 (-0.65%) 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 1.57% and more long-term 12.40% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 18.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 0.90%.
For performance, Hormel Foods Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.79%. For the last month performance for Hormel Foods Corporation is 0.95%. While the last quarter is -6.75% and half year, -10.02%. Finally for the year, performance is 24.39%.
The 52-week high for Hormel Foods Corporation, is at -18.85%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 28.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.74% and -3.54% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.40%, and for the month it is 1.45%. Hormel Foods Corporation, has a target price of 40.25.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.06, and for total debt/equity Hormel Foods Corporation has 0. The gross margin is 21.70%, while operating margin is 13.10%, the profit margin is 8.50%. The current ratio is 2.1 and the quick ratio is 1.
Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 34.50%. Hormel Foods Corporation has a payout ratio of 36.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 520.85. The shares float is 270.46, with the float short at 9.95%, with short ratio coming to 8.67.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Hormel Foods Corporation, get 12.90%, with its returns on investment at 15.70%. Return on equity is 19.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 40.25, reached soon?
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