The Kraft Heinz Company [NASDAQ: KHC] gained 2.40% on the last trading session, reaching $29.83 price per share at the time.
The Kraft Heinz Company represents 1.22 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $36.11 billion with the latest information. KHC stock price has been found in the range of $29.43 to $29.99.
If compared to the average trading volume of 6.21M shares, KHC reached a trading volume of 4838058 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for KHC shares is $36.05 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on KHC stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Guggenheim have made an estimate for The Kraft Heinz Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on September 16, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on September 10, 2020, representing the official price target for The Kraft Heinz Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $30 to $39, while Piper Sandler kept a Overweight rating on KHC stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Kraft Heinz Company is set at 0.89, with the Price to Sales ratio for KHC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.42. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.74, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.32. Price to Free Cash Flow for KHC in the course of the last twelve months was 18.89 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
Trading performance analysis for KHC stock
The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.61. With this latest performance, KHC shares dropped by -14.18% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 18.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 7.15% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for KHC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 33.67, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 35.84, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 35.64 for The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 33.58, while it was recorded at 29.16 for the last single week of trading, and 30.38 for the last 200 days.
The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] shares currently have an operating margin of +20.04 and a Gross Margin at +32.55. The Kraft Heinz Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +7.75.
Return on Total Capital for KHC is now 6.08, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.38. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 3.75, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.89. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 57.81. Additionally, KHC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 36.63, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 29.42. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 55.54, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 35.19.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] managed to generate an average of $52,297 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 11.28 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.24.The Kraft Heinz Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Kraft Heinz Company posted 0.69/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.53/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 30.20%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for KHC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Kraft Heinz Company go to -3.56%.
An analysis of insider ownership at The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]
There are presently around $21,450 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KHC stocks are: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC with ownership of 325,634,818, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 57,046,601 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.7 billion in KHC stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.24 billion in KHC stock with ownership of nearly 2.437% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Kraft Heinz Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 443 institutional holders increased their position in The Kraft Heinz Company [NASDAQ:KHC] by around 41,990,370 shares. Additionally, 406 investors decreased positions by around 29,752,865 shares, while 140 investors held positions by with 647,347,944 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 719,091,179 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KHC stock had 134 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,754,795 shares, while 90 institutional investors sold positions of 7,272,146 shares during the same period.