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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) which is in the industry Meat Products, gaining 0.96% today. In the last week its performance is -0.60%, and 4.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has a target price of 41.22, so today’s gain of 0.96% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.80%.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), has a market cap of 19971.62, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 36.10%.

At the current price of 37.81, it has a dividend yield of 1.53%, and its target price is 41.22. This is with a profit margin of 9.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.09. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has a P/E of 24.62, as well as a forward P/E of 22.71.

With a current EPS of 1.54, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 2.08%,Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 11.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.20%.

Performance for the year is 17.36%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1990, the total performance to date is -3.29%.

Volume today for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), is 2509100, while its average volume is 2398.58. Whilst the total gain today was 0.96%, it did have a day high of -5.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.94%, and 1.61% for the month. The 52-week low for Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has been 20.66%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.67%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.70%, and its return on assets is 13.50%. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has an operating margin of 13.50%. With a sales growth of 5.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.06, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hormel Foods Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.41, and the P/S is 2.15, along with a P/B of 4.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 52.61.

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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