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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 1.73% today. In the last week its performance is 0.39%, and -9.04% for the past quarter. Currently, Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has a target price of 40.25, so today’s gain of 1.73% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.36%.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), has a market cap of 19632.49, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 35.00%.

At the current price of 37.06, it has a dividend yield of 1.59%, 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 25.19, as well as a forward P/E of 22.47.

With a current EPS of 1.45, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.89%,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 21.49%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1990, the total performance to date is -6.82%.

Volume today for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), is 1720254, while its average volume is 3115.48. Whilst the total gain today was 1.73%, it did have a day high of -1.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.31%, and 1.43% for the month. The 52-week low for Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL has been 28.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached -18.32%.

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 2.03, and the P/S is 2.14, along with a P/B of 4.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 51.68.

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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