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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 106215.82. 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 86.91 (with a change from open of 0.14%), this in conjunction with a target price of 90.29. Volume today has so far reached 1048889, with an average volume of about 2284.53. The GAP for this stock, is -0.40%.

The P/E ratio is 64.74, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 22.25. 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 22.31%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for The Kraft Heinz Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 21.73% 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 86.30%. Shares outstanding is 1218.91, while shares float is at a value of 1216.81. Float short for The Kraft Heinz Company is 1.00% and the short ratio is 5.31.

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 2.75. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.99, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.83 and Price/cash is 25.07, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 91.41.

The simple moving averages are -1.68% and 7.00% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.01% and the 52 week low is 30.18%.

The Kraft Heinz Company has a dividend yield of 2.75%, with a current price of 86.91. 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 -0.27%, with performance for the month coming to -1.28%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.69%, and for the half year the performance is 23.25%. Volatility for this week is 1.40% and for the month this is 1.35%.

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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