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Morning Stock Stories: Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL)

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 18.05 B. It is in the Meat Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 20.79, a forward P/E of 19.58 and EPS of 1.64. At a stock price of 34.15 (-0.12%) it has a dividend yield of 1.99%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 29.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 4.68% and more long-term 9.88% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.50%.

For performance, Hormel Foods Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.70%. For the last month performance for Hormel Foods Corporation is -1.13%. While the last quarter is -7.84% and half year, -3.37%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.04%.

The 52-week high for Hormel Foods Corporation, is at -13.45%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 3.94%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.52% and -4.34% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.15%, and for the month it is 1.11%. Hormel Foods Corporation, has a target price of 38.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.05, and for total debt/equity Hormel Foods Corporation has 0. The gross margin is 22.60%, while operating margin is 13.90%, the profit margin is 9.40%. The current ratio is 2.3 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 36.30%. Hormel Foods Corporation has a payout ratio of 34.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 528.61. The shares float is 269, with the float short at 10.63%, with short ratio coming to 12.9.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Hormel Foods Corporation, get 14.10%, with its returns on investment at 19.10%. Return on equity is 20.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 38, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL)

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