Hormel Foods Corporation [NYSE: HRL] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.76% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -1.94%. The company report on May 19, 2021 that The Makers of HORMEL® Pepperoni & The Doughnut Project Introduce the Cheese the Day Doughnut.
This limited-edition doughnut arrives just in time for National Pizza Party Day on May 21st.
The makers of Hormel® Pepperoni, America’s No. 1 pepperoni brand*, and New York City-based The Doughnut Project have teamed up for National Pizza Party Day (May 21st) to bring pizza lovers a food mashup like no other: the Cheese the Day doughnut.
Over the last 12 months, HRL stock dropped by -3.00%. The one-year Hormel Foods Corporation stock forecast points to a potential downside of -0.48. The average equity rating for HRL stock is currently 3.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $25.28 billion, with 539.91 million shares outstanding and 282.09 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.92M shares, HRL stock reached a trading volume of 2890382 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HRL shares is $45.75 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HRL stock is a recommendation set at 3.20. 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.
Argus have made an estimate for Hormel Foods Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on December 09, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on September 08, 2020, representing the official price target for Hormel Foods Corporation stock. On April 29, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for HRL shares from 48 to 47.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Hormel Foods Corporation is set at 0.76, with the Price to Sales ratio for HRL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.61. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.79, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.22. Price to Free Cash Flow for HRL in the course of the last twelve months was 85.69 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.80.
HRL Stock Performance Analysis:
Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.94. With this latest performance, HRL shares dropped by -2.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -12.45% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -3.00% 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 HRL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 40.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.22, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.06 for Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 47.31, while it was recorded at 46.57 for the last single week of trading, and 48.39 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Hormel Foods Corporation Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.34 and a Gross Margin at +19.26. Hormel Foods Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.45.
Return on Total Capital for HRL is now 15.60, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 13.27. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 14.71, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.95. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 21.15. Additionally, HRL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 17.46, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 13.71. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 16.93, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 13.98.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL] managed to generate an average of $47,544 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 14.36 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.05.Hormel Foods Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.80 and a Current Ratio set at 2.50.
HRL Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Hormel Foods Corporation posted 0.42/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.43/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -2.30%. 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 HRL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Hormel Foods Corporation go to 5.57%.
Hormel Foods Corporation [HRL] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $10,223 million, or 45.10% of HRL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HRL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 33,486,092, which is approximately 1.748% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 28,410,995 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.31 billion in HRL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.22 billion in HRL stock with ownership of nearly 1.644% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Hormel Foods Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 296 institutional holders increased their position in Hormel Foods Corporation [NYSE:HRL] by around 13,024,204 shares. Additionally, 313 investors decreased positions by around 20,820,200 shares, while 103 investors held positions by with 188,548,082 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 222,392,486 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HRL stock had 67 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,971,124 shares, while 70 institutional investors sold positions of 1,843,832 shares during the same period.