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$48.85
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$51.53
Volume2.03 million shs
Average Volume2.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.91 billion
P/E Ratio28.12
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta-0.06

Competitors

Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) Vs. MDLZ, GIS, HSY, MKC, K, and TSN

Should you be buying HRL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "packaged foods & meats" are considered alternatives and competitors to Hormel Foods, including Mondelez International (MDLZ), General Mills (GIS), Hershey (HSY), MCCORMICK & CO /SH (MKC), Kellogg (K), and Tyson Foods (TSN).

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) and Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.5% of Mondelez International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mondelez International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Mondelez International pays out 46.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mondelez International has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has increased its dividend for 53 consecutive years. Mondelez International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Mondelez International and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mondelez International021402.88
Hormel Foods16001.86

Mondelez International presently has a consensus price target of $61.1875, indicating a potential upside of 18.83%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.49%. Given Mondelez International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mondelez International and Hormel Foods' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International$25.87 billion2.85$3.87 billion$2.4720.85
Hormel Foods$9.50 billion2.73$978.81 million$1.7427.63

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than Hormel Foods. Mondelez International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hormel Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Mondelez International and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mondelez International14.24%13.73%5.70%
Hormel Foods9.64%15.38%11.31%

Risk and Volatility

Mondelez International has a beta of 0.61, meaning that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its stock price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Mondelez International beats Hormel Foods on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

70.6% of General Mills shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of General Mills shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

General Mills pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. General Mills pays out 54.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. General Mills has increased its dividend for 15 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has increased its dividend for 53 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for General Mills and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
General Mills110702.33
Hormel Foods16001.86

General Mills presently has a consensus price target of $61.2353, indicating a potential downside of 0.40%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.49%. Given General Mills' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe General Mills is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares General Mills and Hormel Foods' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General Mills$17.63 billion2.11$1.75 billion$3.6117.03
Hormel Foods$9.50 billion2.73$978.81 million$1.7427.63

General Mills has higher revenue and earnings than Hormel Foods. General Mills is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hormel Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares General Mills and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
General Mills12.37%27.66%7.25%
Hormel Foods9.64%15.38%11.31%

Risk and Volatility

General Mills has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its stock price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

General Mills beats Hormel Foods on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) and Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Hershey and Hormel Foods' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hershey$7.99 billion3.38$1.15 billion$5.7822.47
Hormel Foods$9.50 billion2.73$978.81 million$1.7427.63

Hershey has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Hormel Foods. Hershey is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hormel Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

52.5% of Hershey shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 29.4% of Hershey shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Hershey and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hershey115302.11
Hormel Foods16001.86

Hershey currently has a consensus price target of $144.1176, indicating a potential upside of 10.98%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.49%. Given Hershey's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Hershey is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Profitability

This table compares Hershey and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hershey13.94%71.52%14.77%
Hormel Foods9.64%15.38%11.31%

Volatility and Risk

Hershey has a beta of 0.16, suggesting that its share price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, suggesting that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Hershey pays an annual dividend of $3.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Hershey pays out 53.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Hershey has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has raised its dividend for 53 consecutive years.

Summary

Hershey beats Hormel Foods on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MCCORMICK & CO /SH (NYSE:MKC) and Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MCCORMICK & CO /SH and Hormel Foods' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MCCORMICK & CO /SH$5.35 billion4.52$702.70 million$5.3533.95
Hormel Foods$9.50 billion2.73$978.81 million$1.7427.63

Hormel Foods has higher revenue and earnings than MCCORMICK & CO /SH. Hormel Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MCCORMICK & CO /SH, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.9% of MCCORMICK & CO /SH shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.0% of MCCORMICK & CO /SH shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for MCCORMICK & CO /SH and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MCCORMICK & CO /SH34201.89
Hormel Foods16001.86

MCCORMICK & CO /SH currently has a consensus price target of $153.3333, indicating a potential downside of 15.57%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.49%. Given Hormel Foods' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hormel Foods is more favorable than MCCORMICK & CO /SH.

Profitability

This table compares MCCORMICK & CO /SH and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MCCORMICK & CO /SH13.74%21.34%7.24%
Hormel Foods9.64%15.38%11.31%

Volatility and Risk

MCCORMICK & CO /SH has a beta of 0.37, suggesting that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, suggesting that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

MCCORMICK & CO /SH pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. MCCORMICK & CO /SH pays out 46.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MCCORMICK & CO /SH has raised its dividend for 33 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has raised its dividend for 53 consecutive years. Hormel Foods is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

MCCORMICK & CO /SH beats Hormel Foods on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Kellogg (NYSE:K) and Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Kellogg pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Kellogg pays out 57.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Kellogg has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has raised its dividend for 53 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Kellogg has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, suggesting that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Kellogg and Hormel Foods' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kellogg$13.58 billion1.67$960 million$3.9416.83
Hormel Foods$9.50 billion2.73$978.81 million$1.7427.63

Hormel Foods has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Kellogg. Kellogg is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hormel Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Kellogg and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Kellogg7.61%41.25%7.47%
Hormel Foods9.64%15.38%11.31%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Kellogg and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Kellogg18802.41
Hormel Foods16001.86

Kellogg currently has a consensus price target of $69.0667, indicating a potential upside of 4.16%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.49%. Given Kellogg's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Kellogg is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.5% of Kellogg shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Kellogg shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Kellogg beats Hormel Foods on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) and Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Dividends

Tyson Foods pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Tyson Foods pays out 30.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 53.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Tyson Foods has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has raised its dividend for 53 consecutive years. Tyson Foods is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Tyson Foods has a beta of 0.65, meaning that its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its stock price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tyson Foods$42.41 billion0.50$2.02 billion$5.4610.71
Hormel Foods$9.50 billion2.73$978.81 million$1.7427.63

Tyson Foods has higher revenue and earnings than Hormel Foods. Tyson Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hormel Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Tyson Foods4.52%13.01%5.57%
Hormel Foods9.64%15.38%11.31%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Tyson Foods15702.46
Hormel Foods16001.86

Tyson Foods currently has a consensus price target of $77.8333, indicating a potential upside of 33.16%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.49%. Given Tyson Foods' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Tyson Foods is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

66.2% of Tyson Foods shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Hormel Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of Tyson Foods shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Hormel Foods shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Tyson Foods beats Hormel Foods on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Mondelez International logo
MDLZ
Mondelez International
3.0$51.49+0.8%$73.78 billion$25.87 billion20.19Analyst Downgrade
General Mills logo
GIS
General Mills
2.1$61.48+1.7%$37.27 billion$17.63 billion17.27Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Hershey logo
HSY
Hershey
2.3$129.86+0.2%$27.01 billion$7.99 billion24.55
MCCORMICK & CO /SH logo
MKC
MCCORMICK & CO /SH
1.7$181.61+1.5%$24.19 billion$5.35 billion32.66Insider Selling
Kellogg logo
K
Kellogg
2.1$66.31+0.6%$22.72 billion$13.58 billion22.18
Tyson Foods logo
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.6$58.45+0.2%$21.29 billion$42.41 billion10.88
Conagra Brands logo
CAG
Conagra Brands
1.9$35.41+0.7%$17.25 billion$11.05 billion20.59Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
Campbell Soup logo
CPB
Campbell Soup
1.8$49.32+0.0%$14.90 billion$8.11 billion9.79
J M Smucker logo
SJM
J M Smucker
2.3$105.02+0.2%$11.98 billion$7.80 billion15.38
Post logo
POST
Post
2.0$87.29+0.2%$5.95 billion$5.68 billion-43.43
Flowers Foods logo
FLO
Flowers Foods
1.7$22.20+0.2%$4.70 billion$4.12 billion51.63
Lancaster Colony logo
LANC
Lancaster Colony
1.6$157.55+1.7%$4.34 billion$1.31 billion31.07
Pilgrim's Pride logo
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.5$16.73+0.7%$4.13 billion$11.41 billion9.51
Hain Celestial Group logo
HAIN
Hain Celestial Group
1.4$31.35+0.8%$3.20 billion$2.30 billion-33.35Analyst Upgrade
Sanderson Farms logo
SAFM
Sanderson Farms
1.9$111.50+0.3%$2.48 billion$3.44 billion-929.17
TreeHouse Foods logo
THS
TreeHouse Foods
1.5$43.12+0.1%$2.43 billion$4.29 billion-6.64
J & J Snack Foods logo
JJSF
J & J Snack Foods
2.3$123.58+0.6%$2.33 billion$1.19 billion29.01Analyst Upgrade
Heavy News Reporting
Tootsie Roll Industries logo
TR
Tootsie Roll Industries
1.0$34.37+0.6%$2.30 billion$523.62 million33.86
Cal-Maine Foods logo
CALM
Cal-Maine Foods
1.6$44.51+1.3%$2.17 billion$1.36 billion-34.77Analyst Downgrade
B&G Foods logo
BGS
B&G Foods
1.7$24.35+0.7%$1.56 billion$1.66 billion17.90Analyst Downgrade
Heavy News Reporting
Calavo Growers logo
CVGW
Calavo Growers
2.1$62.18+0.5%$1.10 billion$1.20 billion94.21
John B. Sanfilippo & Son logo
JBSS
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
1.2$84.43+0.2%$973.98 million$876.20 million17.63
Seneca Foods logo
SENEA
Seneca Foods
1.0$33.48+1.2%$306.44 million$1.34 billion5.95Heavy News Reporting
Farmer Bros logo
FARM
Farmer Bros
1.6$7.07+2.3%$122.56 million$595.94 million-3.29
Lifeway Foods logo
LWAY
Lifeway Foods
1.4$2.33+1.3%$36.31 million$93.66 million33.33
This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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