The Kraft Heinz Company [NASDAQ: KHC] traded at a high on 07/09/21, posting a 0.88 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $39.95. The company report on July 8, 2021 that Heinz Tomato Ketchup Introduces First 100% Recyclable Cap Delivering the Perfect, Eco-Friendly Squeeze!.
Move will save one billion plastic lids – enough to fill 35 Olympic swimming pools – from being sent to landfill every year globally.
Heinz will introduce unique new caps to the famous squeezy tomato ketchup bottles, resulting in both the bottle and cap being 100% recyclable.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 4301911 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of The Kraft Heinz Company stands at 1.68% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.56%.
The market cap for KHC stock reached $48.44 billion, with 1.22 billion shares outstanding and 661.61 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.12M shares, KHC reached a trading volume of 4301911 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say 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 $42.39 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 2.80. 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.
DZ Bank have made an estimate for The Kraft Heinz Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on May 05, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on April 23, 2021, representing the official price target for The Kraft Heinz Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $41, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Neutral rating on KHC stock. On October 30, 2020, analysts increased their price target for KHC shares from 34 to 35.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Kraft Heinz Company is set at 0.61, with the Price to Sales ratio for KHC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.83. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.97, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.95. Price to Free Cash Flow for KHC in the course of the last twelve months was 16.84 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
How has KHC stock performed recently?
The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.33. With this latest performance, KHC shares dropped by -7.18% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 18.56% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 27.35% 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 36.19, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.05, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 38.99 for The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 42.39, while it was recorded at 39.89 for the last single week of trading, and 36.71 for the last 200 days.
The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.35 and a Gross Margin at +35.16. The Kraft Heinz Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.36.
Return on Total Capital for KHC is now 6.96, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 0.45. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 0.70, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.35. 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 57.71. Additionally, KHC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 36.59, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 28.97. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 56.97, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 36.12.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC] managed to generate an average of $9,368 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 12.44 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.26.The Kraft Heinz Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
Earnings analysis for The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]
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 -2.60%.
Insider trade positions for The Kraft Heinz Company [KHC]
There are presently around $30,115 million, or 80.20% of KHC stock, 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 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 51,444,905 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.06 billion in KHC stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.78 billion in KHC stock with ownership of nearly 4.894% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Kraft Heinz Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 496 institutional holders increased their position in The Kraft Heinz Company [NASDAQ:KHC] by around 42,055,908 shares. Additionally, 441 investors decreased positions by around 28,635,980 shares, while 165 investors held positions by with 683,135,463 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 753,827,351 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KHC stock had 133 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,400,392 shares, while 87 institutional investors sold positions of 2,973,999 shares during the same period.