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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 0.44% today. In the last week its performance is -0.87%, and -4.60% for the past quarter. Currently, Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has a target price of 40.25, so today’s gain of 0.44% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.17%.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), has a market cap of 18847.57, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 35.00%.

At the current price of 36.45, it has a dividend yield of 1.60%, and its target price is 40.25. This is with a profit margin of 8.50%, and total debt/equity of 0. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has a P/E of 25.1, as well as a forward P/E of 22.39.

With a current EPS of 1.45, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.63%,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 12.40%.

Performance for the year is 21.20%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1990, the total performance to date is -7.17%.

Volume today for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), is 706260, while its average volume is 3272.7. Whilst the total gain today was 0.44%, it did have a day high of -2.98%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.94%, and 1.37% for the month. The 52-week low for Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has been 26.83%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.67%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.70%, and its return on assets is 12.90%. Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) has an operating margin of 13.10%. With a sales growth of 0.90% 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 2.1 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Hormel Foods Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.02, and the P/S is 2.05, along with a P/B of 4.46. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 49.61.

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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