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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 108577.95. 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 88.4 (with a change from open of -0.67%), this in conjunction with a target price of 90.29. Volume today has so far reached 1036408, with an average volume of about 2756.25. The GAP for this stock, is 0.07%.

The P/E ratio is 66.08, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 22.72. 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 24.83%.

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 .

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 86.50%. Shares outstanding is 1220.8, 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 4.09.

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 2.81. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.08, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.87 and Price/cash is 25.63, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 93.44.

The simple moving averages are 0.41% and 11.06% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.36% and the 52 week low is 33.65%.

The Kraft Heinz Company has a dividend yield of 2.70%, with a current price of 88.4. 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 3.45%, with performance for the month coming to 0.15%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 5.57%, and for the half year the performance is 20.78%. Volatility for this week is 2.31% and for the month this is 1.56%.

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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