Hormel Foods Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:HRL)

About Hormel Foods Corp.

Hormel Foods Corp. logoHormel Foods Corporation is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of food and meat products. The Company operates through five segments: Grocery Products, which consists of the processing, marketing and sale of shelf-stable food products sold in the retail market; Refrigerated Foods, which consists of the processing, marketing and sale of branded and unbranded pork and beef products for retail, foodservice and fresh product customers; Jennie-O Turkey Store, which consists of the processing, marketing and sale of branded and unbranded turkey products for retail, foodservice and fresh product customers; Specialty Foods, which consists of the packaging and sale of private label shelf stable products, nutritional products, sugar and condiments to industrial, retail and foodservice customers, and International & Other, which includes the Hormel Foods International Corporation, which manufactures, markets and sells the Company products internationally.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Meat Products
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HRL
  • CUSIP: 44045210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $38.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $37.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $37.87
  • 52-Week Range: $31.00 - $45.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.92
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.98
  • P/E Growth: 2.30
  • Market Cap: $20.31B
  • Outstanding Shares: 529,200,000
  • Beta: 0.56
  • Net Margins: 8.96%
  • Return on Equity: 20.06%
  • Return on Assets: 13.71%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.06%
  • Current Ratio: 1.78%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.86%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: $39.38 (2.62% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/27/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$43.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket Perform$39.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Edward JonesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
8/19/2016BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$44.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$38.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/13/2016Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
4/5/2016BB&T Corp.DowngradeHold -> UnderweightView Rating Details
2/17/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$34.50 -> $39.00View Rating Details
11/25/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$31.50 -> $40.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$34.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/18/2016Q316$0.35$0.36$2.26 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q216$0.39$0.40$2.30 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q116$0.37$0.43$2.40 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q415$0.69$0.74$2.51 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/19/2015Q315$0.55$0.56$2.28 billion$22.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q215$0.63$0.67$2.39 billion$2.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q115$0.64$0.69$2.47 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q414$0.63$0.63$2.52 billion$2.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/21/2014Q314$0.49$0.51$2.23 billion$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2014Q214$0.56$0.52$2.24 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q114$0.58$0.57$2.25 billion$2.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q4$0.54$0.58$2.30 billion$2.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2013Q3 2013$0.45$0.42$2.12 billion$2.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q2 2013$0.49$0.46$2.19 billion$2.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q1 2013$0.49$0.48$2.14 billion$2.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/20120.49$0.49$2.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2012Q212$0.41$0.41$2.01 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2012$0.41$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.48$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2011$0.42$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2011$0.35$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.43$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.67 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.69$0.74$0.71
Q2 20163$0.37$0.70$0.49
Q3 20162$0.34$0.35$0.35
Q4 20165$0.42$0.80$0.57
Q1 20171$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q2 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q3 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20171$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q1 20181$0.52$0.52$0.52
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL)
Annual Dividend:$0.58
Dividend Yield:1.51%
Dividend Growth:18.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.79% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.58% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
34.73% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:49 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.54%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 34.10%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/27/2016Brian Dean JohnsonVPSell3,500$38.00$133,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Deanna T BradyInsiderSell400$38.06$15,224.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Larry L. VorpahlInsiderSell400$37.88$15,152.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell5,000$36.74$183,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2016Steven G. BinderEVPSell400$34.98$13,992.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell2,269$42.98$97,521.62View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Elsa A MuranoDirectorSell6,001$43.00$258,043.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Elsa A MuranoDirectorSell1$42.10$42.10View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Bryan D FarnsworthSVPSell14,196$43.69$620,223.24View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Thomas R DayVPSell10,000$44.00$440,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Donald H KreminVPSell9,059$43.55$394,519.45View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Deanna T BradyVPSell21,038$43.69$919,150.22View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016James N. SheehanVPSell26,489$43.44$1,150,682.16View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Roland G. GentzlerVPSell19,154$43.51$833,390.54View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Jody H FeragenCFOSell80,000$42.91$3,432,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Bryan D. FarnsworthSVPSell7,028$79.24$556,898.72View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Donald H KreminVPSell3,000$79.34$238,020.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Donald H. KreminVPSell3,000$79.21$237,630.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell1,632$80.09$130,706.88View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Jody H FeragenCFOSell23,000$76.95$1,769,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Steven G. BinderEVPSell10,000$59.36$593,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Jeffrey M EttingerCEOSell3,736$60.40$225,654.40View SEC Filing  
7/9/2015Elsa A MuranoDirectorSell2,262$57.52$130,110.24View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015Elsa A MuranoDirectorSell2,738$57.00$156,066.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Roland G GentzlerVPSell7,389$57.70$426,345.30View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Larry L VorpahlVPSell59,389$57.22$3,398,238.58View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell2,409$56.79$136,807.11View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell2,600$56.05$145,730.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Roland G GentzlerVPSell1,500$57.03$85,545.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015James N SheehanVPSell8,000$58.02$464,160.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Nick DemareDirectorBuy405,000$0.02$6,075.00
2/26/2015Steven G BinderEVPSell10,000$58.45$584,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell1,646$51.25$84,357.50View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Thomas R DayVPSell12,000$51.00$612,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Donald H KreminVPSell1,200$51.12$61,344.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Brian Dean JohnsonVPSell3,000$50.63$151,890.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Dakota A PippinsDirectorSell1,577$48.45$76,405.65View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014Dakota PippinsDirectorSell3,128$47.76$149,393.28View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014James SplinterVPSell9,185$48.55$445,931.75View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Larry VorpahlVPSell7,000$48.48$339,360.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014David JuhlkeVPSell21,920$47.12$1,032,870.40View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014James SneeVPSell1,679$47.37$79,534.23View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Steven BinderEVPSell9,968$47.56$474,078.08View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Dakota PippinsDirectorSell1,725$44.92$77,487.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Brian Dean JohnsonVPSell7,977$45.76$365,027.52View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Steven BinderEVPSell6,000$45.85$275,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Richard A BrossVPSell10,862$29.75$323,144.50View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012William F SnyderSVPSell7,567$29.53$223,453.51View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL) Chart for Wednesday, September, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff