NASDAQ:KHC - Kraft Heinz Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$57.12 -0.45 (-0.78 %)
(As of 09/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.12
Today's Range$57.05 - $57.94
52-Week Range$54.11 - $82.48
Volume11.54 million shs
Average Volume5.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.64 billion
P/E Ratio16.09
Dividend Yield4.38%
Beta0.5
Kraft Heinz logoThe Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. Its products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, and other grocery products. The company offers its products under the Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, P'Tit Cheese, Tassimo, Classico, Plasmon, Pudliszki, Honig, HP, Benedicta, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie's, Glucon D, and Complan names. It sells its products through its own sales organizations, as well as through independent brokers, agents, and distributors to convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, foodservice distributors and institutions, including hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as to chain, wholesale, cooperative, and independent grocery accounts. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Canned, frozen, & preserved fruits, vegetables, & food special
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:KHC
CUSIPN/A
Phone412-456-5700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.48
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio0.70

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.09
Forward P/E Ratio15.40
P/E Growth1.95

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$26.23 billion
Price / Sales2.65
Cash Flow$4.1633 per share
Price / Cash13.72
Book Value$54.34 per share
Price / Book1.05

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.55
Net Income$11.00 billion
Net Margins40.85%
Return on Equity6.16%
Return on Assets3.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees39,000
Outstanding Shares1,219,250,000
Market Cap$69.64 billion

Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kraft Heinz's stock symbol?

Kraft Heinz trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KHC."

How often does Kraft Heinz pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kraft Heinz?

Kraft Heinz declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.625 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a $2.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 16th. View Kraft Heinz's Dividend History.

How were Kraft Heinz's earnings last quarter?

Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) issued its earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.08. The company earned $6.69 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.57 billion. Kraft Heinz had a return on equity of 6.16% and a net margin of 40.85%. The company's revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.98 EPS. View Kraft Heinz's Earnings History.

When is Kraft Heinz's next earnings date?

Kraft Heinz is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kraft Heinz.

What price target have analysts set for KHC?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Kraft Heinz's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Kraft Heinz's stock price to reach $72.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kraft Heinz.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kraft Heinz?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraft Heinz in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kraft Heinz.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Kraft Heinz stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Kraft Heinz stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Kraft Heinz lagged the industry in the past six months, which can be accountable to its soft U.S. sales and hurdles related to input cost inflation. Kraft Heinz’ U.S. sales have been declining for more than a year now, with lower cheese shipments being a concern in many quarters. The trend lingered in second-quarter 2018, wherein lower volume/mix hurt sales at United States and Canada. Further, adjusted EBITDA fell owing to escalated input costs, mainly due to high freight and resin expenses. Management expects cost inflation to remain a pressure on EBITDA in the near term. Nonetheless, improvements in EMEA and ROW regions, buoyed by gains in condiments and sauces, helped the company post sales growth in the second quarter. Kraft Heinz has solid innovation initiatives planned in the foodservice space to fuel growth across all regions, while it is also making innovation efforts in its growing e-commerce channel." (9/5/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "Significant 2H EBITDA guide-down raises some concerns, but we consider most of the NT headwinds to be transitory in nature (e.g., rising freight costs & trade uncertainties). However, the core pillars of our positive thesis (sales growth acceleration & best-in-class M&A optionality) remain intact – we are lowering our PT to $75 but maintain our Buy rating." (8/7/2018)

Are investors shorting Kraft Heinz?

Kraft Heinz saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,444,602 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the August 15th total of 30,352,834 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,882,029 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Approximately 3.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Kraft Heinz's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Kraft Heinz's key competitors?

Who are Kraft Heinz's key executives?

Kraft Heinz's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bernardo Vieira Hees, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. David H. Knopf, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 30)
  • Mr. Paulo Luiz Araujo Basilio, Pres of U.S. Commercial Bus. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Pedro Drevon, Zone Pres of Latin America (Age 35)
  • Mr. Georges El-Zoghbi, Special Advisor (Age 52)

Who are Kraft Heinz's major shareholders?

Kraft Heinz's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (2.87%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (2.76%), Morgan Stanley (0.96%), FMR LLC (0.68%), Northern Trust Corp (0.59%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.57%). Company insiders that own Kraft Heinz stock include Eduardo Pelleissone, Global Food Holdings Lp 3G and Mackey J Mcdonald. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kraft Heinz.

Which institutional investors are selling Kraft Heinz stock?

KHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, United Services Automobile Association, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Putnam Investments LLC, BlackRock Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and American International Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kraft Heinz company stock in the last year include Eduardo Pelleissone and Global Food Holdings Lp 3G. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraft Heinz.

Which institutional investors are buying Kraft Heinz stock?

KHC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Federated Investors Inc. PA, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, OLD Republic International Corp and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kraft Heinz.

How do I buy shares of Kraft Heinz?

Shares of KHC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kraft Heinz's stock price today?

One share of KHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.12.

How big of a company is Kraft Heinz?

Kraft Heinz has a market capitalization of $69.64 billion and generates $26.23 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $11.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. Kraft Heinz employs 39,000 workers across the globe.

What is Kraft Heinz's official website?

The official website for Kraft Heinz is http://www.kraftheinzcompany.com.

How can I contact Kraft Heinz?

Kraft Heinz's mailing address is ONE PPG PLACE, PITTSBURGH PA, 15222. The company can be reached via phone at 412-456-5700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ KHC)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  484 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  335 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  819
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This page was last updated on 9/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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