Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on December 17, 2021, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) had a quiet start as it plunged -2.07% to $48.17. During the day, the stock rose to $49.63 and sunk to $48.02 before settling in for the price of $49.19 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, HRL posted a 52-week range of $40.48-$50.86.
The Consumer Defensive Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 0.70%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 5.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -7.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $541.75 million, simultaneously with a float of $284.40 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $25.45 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $43.31, while the 200-day Moving Average is $45.63.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 20000 employees. It has generated 503,061 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 47,544. The stock had 14.36 Receivables turnover and 1.05 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +19.26, operating margin was +11.34 and Pretax Margin of +11.60.
Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Packaged Foods industry. Hormel Foods Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 42.20% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jul 01, this organization’s Group Vice President sold 22,600 shares at the rate of 47.61, making the entire transaction reach 1,076,001 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 5,396. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 11, Company’s Director sold 16,470 for 48.51, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 799,037. This particular insider is now the holder of 90,901 in total.
Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 7/30/2021, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $0.39) by $0. This company achieved a net margin of +9.45 while generating a return on equity of 14.71. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.48 per share during the current fiscal year.
Hormel Foods Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -7.50% and is forecasted to reach 1.94 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 7.20% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 5.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.00. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.01. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $29.02, and its Beta score is 0.03. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.24. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 215.52.
In the same vein, HRL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.66, a figure that is expected to reach 0.47 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.94 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)
Going through the that latest performance of [Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL]. Its last 5-days volume of 3.53 million indicated improvement to the volume of 2.25 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 92.55% While, its Average True Range was 1.13.
Raw Stochastic average of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 84.04%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 82.58% 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 29.39% that was higher than 20.12% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.