As on May 24, 2023, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) started slowly as it slid -0.54% to $38.89. During the day, the stock rose to $39.25 and sunk to $38.88 before settling in for the price of $39.10 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, HRL posted a 52-week range of $37.78-$51.69.
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The Consumer Defensive Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 6.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 3.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 9.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $546.38 million, simultaneously with a float of $287.16 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $21.22 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $39.72, while the 200-day Moving Average is $44.64.
While finding the extent of efficiency of the company that is accounted for 20000 employees. It has generated 622,940 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 49,999. The stock had 14.01 Receivables turnover and 0.96 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +17.09, operating margin was +10.04 and Pretax Margin of +10.26.
Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaged Foods industry. Hormel Foods Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 41.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Apr 03, this organization’s Director sold 6,000 shares at the rate of 40.50, making the entire transaction reach 243,000 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 102,698. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 27, Company’s Director sold 5,200 for 39.01, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 202,872. This particular insider is now the holder of 18,410 in total.
Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 1/30/2023, the company posted $0.4 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at $0.45) by -$0.05. This company achieved a net margin of +8.03 while generating a return on equity of 13.79. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.42 per share during the current fiscal year.
Hormel Foods Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 9.60% and is forecasted to reach 1.87 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 3.30% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 3.00% 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 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.56. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $21.87, and its Beta score is 0.17. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.71. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 174.34.
In the same vein, HRL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.78, a figure that is expected to reach 0.42 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.87 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Hormel Foods Corporation, HRL], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.25 million was better the volume of 1.99 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 20.54% While, its Average True Range was 0.55.
Raw Stochastic average of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 12.05%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 12.43% 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 12.83% that was lower than 17.51% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.