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

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$31.86 -0.12 (-0.38 %)
(As of 05/22/2019 01:48 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.98
Today's Range$31.71 - $32.11
52-Week Range$31.53 - $64.99
Volume164,573 shs
Average Volume10.55 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.85 billion
P/E Ratio9.03
Dividend Yield5.03%
Beta0.58
The 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$26.26 billion
Cash Flow$9.2886 per share
Book Value$42.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-10,229,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees39,000
Outstanding Shares1,219,435,000
Market Cap$38.85 billion
Next Earnings Date5/22/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th. View Kraft Heinz's Dividend History.

How were Kraft Heinz's earnings last quarter?

Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.10. The business earned $6.89 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.93 billion. Kraft Heinz had a negative net margin of 38.95% and a positive return on equity of 6.89%. Kraft Heinz's revenue for the quarter was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.90 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, May 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kraft Heinz.

What price target have analysts set for KHC?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Kraft Heinz's shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Kraft Heinz's share price to reach $42.1735 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kraft Heinz.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kraft Heinz?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kraft Heinz in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 3 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, whose shares have declined in the past three months, has been battling cost-related hurdles that also lingered in fourth-quarter 2018. During the quarter, earnings declined on lower adjusted EBITDA, high interest costs, and greater depreciation and amortization expenses. Adjusted EBITDA was hurt by currency woes, lower-than-expected savings, and high manufacturing and logistic costs. Management expects adjusted EBITDA to decline in the first quarter, owing to cost inflation and commercial expenditure. This along with currency headwinds is expected to dent results in 2019. Also, management’s dividend cut was a let down for investors. Nonetheless, the company witnessed improved U.S. sales, courtesy of favorable volume/mix. Going ahead, Kraft Heinz has solid innovation initiatives planned in the foodservice space to fuel growth across all regions. It is also focused on cost saving and productivity efforts." (4/24/2019)
  • 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)

Has Kraft Heinz been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KHC stock have trended neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kraft Heinz earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Kraft Heinz?

Kraft Heinz saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,248,951 shares, a drop of 7.6% from the April 15th total of 19,756,738 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,515,718 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Kraft Heinz's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Kraft Heinz's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Kraft Heinz own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kraft Heinz investors own include AT&T (T), Altria Group (MO), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bank of America (BAC), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Kraft Heinz's key executives?

Kraft Heinz's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bernardo Vieira Hees, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. David H. Knopf, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 31)
  • Mr. Carlos Augusto Leone Piani CFA, Head of Strategic Initiatives and Mergers & Acquisitions (Age 44)
  • Mr. Paulo Luiz Araujo Basilio, Pres of U.S. Commercial Bus. (Age 44)
  • Mr. Joao Araujo, Head of U.S. Operations (Age 46)

Who are Kraft Heinz's major shareholders?

Kraft Heinz's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Magellan Asset Management Ltd (3.04%), BlackRock Inc. (3.02%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.74%), Northern Trust Corp (0.61%), American International Group Inc. (0.61%) and FMR LLC (0.59%). 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 major investors are selling Kraft Heinz stock?

KHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Morgan Stanley, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, FMR LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 major investors are buying Kraft Heinz stock?

KHC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magellan Asset Management Ltd, SG Americas Securities LLC, Apertura Capital LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., WestEnd Advisors LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec. 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 $31.86.

How big of a company is Kraft Heinz?

Kraft Heinz has a market capitalization of $38.85 billion and generates $26.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-10,229,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $3.53 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  536 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  964
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This page was last updated on 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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