Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on April 14, 2021, Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) had a quiet start as it plunged -0.79% to $62.58. During the day, the stock rose to $63.18 and sunk to $61.99 before settling in for the price of $63.08 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, K posted a 52-week range of $56.61-$72.88.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Consumer Defensive sector firm’s annual sales growth was 0.40%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 16.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 32.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $343.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $337.15 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $21.71 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $60.20, while the 200-day Moving Average is $63.78.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 31000 employees. It has generated 444,194 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 40,355. The stock had 8.85 Receivables turnover and 0.77 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +34.25, operating margin was +12.94 and Pretax Margin of +11.63.
Kellogg Company (K) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Packaged Foods industry. Kellogg Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 17.70%, in contrast to 90.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Apr 12, this organization’s 10% Owner sold 83,333 shares at the rate of 63.22, making the entire transaction reach 5,268,412 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 59,881,836. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 22, Company’s 10% Owner sold 83,334 for 61.89, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 5,157,733. This particular insider is now the holder of 59,965,169 in total.
Kellogg Company (K) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 12/30/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the period falling under the consensus outlook (set at $0.89) by -$0.03. This company achieved a net margin of +9.08 while generating a return on equity of 42.70. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.06 per share during the current fiscal year.
Kellogg Company’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 32.90% and is forecasted to reach 4.17 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 2.93% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 16.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Kellogg Company (K). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.19. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $16.83, and its Beta score is 0.66. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.58. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 31.05.
In the same vein, K’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.72, a figure that is expected to reach 0.96 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.17 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Kellogg Company (K)
Going through the that latest performance of [Kellogg Company, K]. Its last 5-days volume of 2.68 million was inferior to the volume of 3.47 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 40.29% While, its Average True Range was 1.16.
Raw Stochastic average of Kellogg Company (K) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 59.64%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 33.17% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 19.24% that was lower than 20.03% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.