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The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 109040.56. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for The Kraft Heinz Company is 89.55 (with a change from open of -0.03%), this in conjunction with a target price of 90.29. Volume today has so far reached 1615500, with an average volume of about 2499.17. The GAP for this stock, is 0.39%.

The P/E ratio is 66.53, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 22.88. The current EPS for The Kraft Heinz Company, is 1.35, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -318.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 25.69%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for The Kraft Heinz Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 21.93% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 23.51%. Quarter over quarter is 406.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 33.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 24.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been *TBA.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 86.50%. Shares outstanding is 1217.65, while shares float is at a value of 1216.81. Float short for The Kraft Heinz Company is 0.93% and the short ratio is 4.51.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.52, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.57. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 34.30% and their operating margin is 18.20%. The profit margin is 6.20%.

The Kraft Heinz Company has seen returns on assets of 1.30%, and on investment, 2.70%. Return on equity is 2.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.83. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.1, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.88 and Price/cash is 25.74, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 93.84.

The simple moving averages are 1.74% and 11.59% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.09% and the 52 week low is 35.38%.

The Kraft Heinz Company has a dividend yield of 2.68%, with a current price of 89.55. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 208.90%. This is in an industry, Food – Major Diversified, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. The Kraft Heinz Company is based in USA.

Performance in the Food – Major Diversified industry means that The Kraft Heinz Company has seen performance for the past week of 1.87%, with performance for the month coming to 1.11%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.71%, and for the half year the performance is 34.31%. Volatility for this week is 0.98% and for the month this is 1.59%.

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.

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