Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): $46.30

-0.29 (-0.62%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where HRL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HRL is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • HRL ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

HRL Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $25,428,733,840, Hormel Foods Corp has a greater market value than 90.09% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 233.11%, Hormel Foods Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 95.57% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Hormel Foods Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 0.23% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HRL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are IEX, FMS, RS, WAB, and CSGP.
  • HRL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Hormel Foods Corp's official web site, go to www.hormelfoods.com.

HRL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, HRL's price/sales ratio is 73.33% higher, now standing at 2.6.
  • HRL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 8.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • HRL's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HRL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HRL 2016-06-13 2.0 4.2 23.3 15.0
HRL 2014-05-05 1.4 3.7 22.9 14.4
HRL 2013-06-04 1.3 3.6 21.0 12.9
HRL 2010-09-22 0.9 2.6 15.6 9.5
HRL 2006-12-08 0.9 3.0 19.1 12.4
HRL 2005-03-22 0.9 2.9 17.5 10.9

HRL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HRL, see our HRL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $47.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.08 (Hold)

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HRL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $46.30 52-week high $52.97
Prev. close $46.59 52-week low $43.45
Day low $46.25 Volume 1,189,700
Day high $46.89 Avg. volume 2,257,833
50-day MA $47.93 Dividend yield 2.11%
200-day MA $47.75 Market Cap 25.10B

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Company Bio

Hormel Foods produces and markets various meat and food products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Austin, Minnesota.

HRL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$46.30$8.29 -83%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for HRL, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Hormel Foods Corp ranked in the 18th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Hormel Foods Corp, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.5 years comes in at -0.02%; that's greater than just 19.46% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • HRL's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 48.34% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Defensive), Hormel Foods Corp has a reliance on debt greater than just 15.96% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as HRL, try ATGE, BF.B, HMHC, ACU, and ALCO.

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Hormel Foods Featured on Selling Power's “50 Best Companies to Sell For” List in 2021

AUSTIN, Minn., July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) is pleased to announce that it has ranked No. 17 on the Selling Power’s 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. This is t...

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Hormel Foods Engages and Inspires its Largest Class of Summer Interns in the History of the Program

Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has once again stepped up to continue its award-winning summer internship program, accommodating a record 83 college students who represent nearly 50 colleges and universities throughout the United States. Last year, Hormel Foods offered students one of only a handful of virtual internships available nationwide. Despite the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, summer interns are once again hard at work, gaining real-life experience and contributi

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

Sanderson Farms Is A Value Play Right Now

Peter Cade/DigitalVision via Getty Images Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) a vertically integrated company which produces, processes, markets, and distributes chicken products in the United States. It is the third largest poultry producer in the US. SAFM currently has a favorable risk-reward profile based on its attractive relative valuation, its financial...

Allard Peng on Seeking Alpha | July 16, 2021

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HRL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -1.96%
6-mo -4.64%
1-year -7.59%
3-year 32.84%
5-year 40.60%
YTD 0.91%
2020 5.39%
2019 7.85%
2018 19.69%
2017 6.72%
2016 -10.62%

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