Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL): $48.42

-0.53 (-1.08%)

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  • HRL scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 80.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HRL is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • HRL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 23.09% of US stocks).

HRL Stock Summary

  • HRL has a market capitalization of $27,642,278,779 -- more than approximately 90.36% of US stocks.
  • HRL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 418.92 -- higher than 93.67% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 154.89%, Hormel Foods Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 92.87% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HRL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CHD, K, FITB, HEI, and TDY.
  • Visit HRL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hormelfoods.com.

HRL Valuation Summary

  • HRL's EV/EBIT ratio is 24.1; this is 33.89% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, HRL's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, HRL's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HRL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HRL 2021-09-03 2.2 3.4 27.0 24.1
HRL 2021-09-02 2.4 3.5 26.6 20.4
HRL 2021-09-01 2.5 3.7 27.9 21.4
HRL 2021-08-31 2.5 3.7 27.8 21.3
HRL 2021-08-30 2.5 3.7 27.7 21.2
HRL 2021-08-27 2.5 3.6 27.4 21.0

HRL Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 59.54%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 4.54%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 17.96%.
HRL's revenue has moved up $2,380,462,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows HRL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 11,969.4 1,180.004 926.127
2021-09-30 11,386.19 1,001.934 908.839
2021-06-30 10,351.54 687.724 861.457
2021-03-31 9,869.33 940.993 887.659
2020-12-31 9,685.174 1,145.292 887.492
2020-09-30 9,608.462 1,128.024 908.082

HRL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HRL has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 15.62% of graded US stocks.
  • HRL's asset turnover comes in at 0.984 -- ranking 23rd of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • JJSF, FARM, and KHC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HRL.

The table below shows HRL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-25 0.984 0.175 0.211
2021-04-25 1.003 0.183 0.262
2021-01-24 1.023 0.187 0.285
2020-10-25 1.062 0.190 0.307
2020-07-26 1.127 0.192 0.347
2020-04-26 1.172 0.195 0.375

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 $45.56 Average Broker Recommendation 2.04 (Hold)

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HRL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.42 52-week high $55.11
Prev. close $48.95 52-week low $40.48
Day low $48.42 Volume 1,733,878
Day high $49.23 Avg. volume 2,022,221
50-day MA $51.67 Dividend yield 2.12%
200-day MA $46.98 Market Cap 26.39B

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.

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Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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Yahoo | February 15, 2022

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HRL Price Returns

1-mo -7.52%
3-mo 0.41%
6-mo 14.26%
1-year 1.38%
3-year 27.89%
5-year 62.01%
YTD 0.22%
2021 6.99%
2020 5.39%
2019 7.85%
2018 19.69%
2017 6.72%

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