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NYSE:HRL

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$46.96
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$46.62
Now: $46.96
$47.48
50-Day Range
$43.97
MA: $47.07
$50.50
52-Week Range
$39.01
Now: $46.96
$52.97
Volume2.21 million shs
Average Volume3.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.35 billion
P/E Ratio28.12
Dividend Yield2.09%
Beta-0.06

Competitors

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

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), The Hershey (HSY), Tyson Foods (TSN), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC), and Kellogg (K).

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

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International$25.87 billion2.95$3.87 billion$2.4721.85
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.64$908.08 million$1.6628.29

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.

Risk and Volatility

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

Dividends

Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $1.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Mondelez International pays out 51.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 59.0% 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 8 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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.1% of Mondelez International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mondelez International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mondelez International011402.93
Hormel Foods17001.88

Mondelez International presently has a consensus price target of $63.7143, indicating a potential upside of 18.08%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $45.8571, indicating a potential downside of 2.35%. Given Mondelez International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

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 International11.99%13.92%5.72%
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%

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 business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Dividends

General Mills pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. General Mills pays out 56.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 59.0% 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 1 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has increased its dividend for 53 consecutive years. General Mills is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

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

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General Mills$17.63 billion1.92$2.18 billion$3.6115.32
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.64$908.08 million$1.6628.29

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 Mills13.16%28.60%7.76%
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
General Mills17702.40
Hormel Foods17001.88

General Mills presently has a consensus price target of $62.8750, indicating a potential upside of 13.72%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $45.8571, indicating a potential downside of 2.35%. Given General Mills' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe General Mills is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.2% of General Mills shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of General Mills shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

General Mills beats Hormel Foods on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

The Hershey pays an annual dividend of $3.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. The Hershey pays out 55.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 59.0% 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. The Hershey has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Hormel Foods has raised its dividend for 53 consecutive years. The Hershey is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk & Volatility

The Hershey has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Hershey$7.99 billion3.79$1.15 billion$5.7825.28
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.64$908.08 million$1.6628.29

The Hershey has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Hormel Foods. The 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.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Hershey14.87%70.30%14.48%
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Hershey18802.41
Hormel Foods17001.88

The Hershey currently has a consensus price target of $155.0714, indicating a potential upside of 6.15%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $45.8571, indicating a potential downside of 2.35%. Given The Hershey's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe The Hershey is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

52.1% of The Hershey shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 29.4% of The Hershey shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

The Hershey beats Hormel Foods on 14 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 better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Dividends

Tyson Foods pays an annual dividend of $1.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Tyson Foods pays out 31.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 59.0% 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 9 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.

Risk & Volatility

Tyson Foods has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Tyson Foods$43.19 billion0.61$2.14 billion$5.6412.80
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.64$908.08 million$1.6628.29

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 Foods4.96%13.79%6.01%
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Tyson Foods05502.50
Hormel Foods17001.88

Tyson Foods currently has a consensus price target of $75.75, indicating a potential upside of 4.93%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $45.8571, indicating a potential downside of 2.35%. Given Tyson Foods' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Tyson Foods is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

63.7% of Tyson Foods shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Tyson Foods shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

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

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

Risk & Volatility

McCormick & Company, Incorporated has a beta of 0.44, meaning that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

McCormick & Company, Incorporated pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. McCormick & Company, Incorporated pays out 50.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hormel Foods pays out 59.0% 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. 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.

Profitability

This table compares McCormick & Company, Incorporated and Hormel Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
McCormick & Company, Incorporated13.75%20.93%7.24%
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for McCormick & Company, Incorporated and Hormel Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
McCormick & Company, Incorporated24302.11
Hormel Foods17001.88

McCormick & Company, Incorporated currently has a consensus price target of $81.5556, indicating a potential downside of 1.62%. Hormel Foods has a consensus price target of $45.8571, indicating a potential downside of 2.35%. Given McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe McCormick & Company, Incorporated is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares McCormick & Company, Incorporated and Hormel Foods' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
McCormick & Company, Incorporated$5.35 billion4.14$702.70 million$2.6731.05
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.64$908.08 million$1.6628.29

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.5% of McCormick & Company, Incorporated shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 11.0% of McCormick & Company, Incorporated shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

McCormick & Company, Incorporated beats Hormel Foods on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Volatility and Risk

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

Dividends

Hormel Foods pays an annual dividend of $0.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Kellogg pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Hormel Foods pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Kellogg pays out 57.9% 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. Hormel Foods has increased its dividend for 53 consecutive years and Kellogg has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Kellogg is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%
Kellogg8.80%41.23%7.61%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Hormel Foods and Kellogg, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hormel Foods17001.88
Kellogg18202.09

Hormel Foods currently has a consensus target price of $45.8571, indicating a potential downside of 2.35%. Kellogg has a consensus target price of $66.0909, indicating a potential upside of 14.54%. Given Kellogg's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Kellogg is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.64$908.08 million$1.6628.29
Kellogg$13.58 billion1.46$960 million$3.9414.64

Kellogg has higher revenue and earnings than Hormel Foods. 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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.1% of Kellogg shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Kellogg shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Kellogg beats Hormel Foods on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Hormel Foods Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Mondelez International logo
MDLZ
Mondelez International
2.6$53.96+1.9%$76.20 billion$25.87 billion24.75
General Mills logo
GIS
General Mills
2.1$55.29+0.7%$33.81 billion$17.63 billion14.18Unusual Options Activity
The Hershey logo
HSY
The Hershey
1.8$146.09+1.2%$30.26 billion$7.99 billion25.63Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Tyson Foods logo
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.1$72.19+3.1%$26.35 billion$43.19 billion12.32
McCormick & Company, Incorporated logo
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
1.7$82.90+0.3%$22.13 billion$5.35 billion29.29
Kellogg logo
K
Kellogg
2.0$57.70+0.6%$19.85 billion$13.58 billion16.68Unusual Options Activity
Conagra Brands logo
CAG
Conagra Brands
2.1$34.67+0.3%$16.94 billion$11.05 billion15.27
Campbell Soup logo
CPB
Campbell Soup
1.9$45.80+0.0%$13.87 billion$8.69 billion7.87Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
The J. M. Smucker logo
SJM
The J. M. Smucker
2.1$116.22+1.9%$12.74 billion$7.80 billion15.05Unusual Options Activity
Post logo
POST
Post
1.5$100.88+2.2%$6.49 billion$5.70 billion-3,361.55Insider Selling
Pilgrim's Pride logo
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.7$23.75+0.9%$5.78 billion$11.41 billion31.25Analyst Upgrade
Lancaster Colony logo
LANC
Lancaster Colony
2.0$175.24+0.6%$4.83 billion$1.33 billion36.21
Flowers Foods logo
FLO
Flowers Foods
1.3$22.40+0.9%$4.74 billion$4.12 billion48.70
The Hain Celestial Group logo
HAIN
The Hain Celestial Group
1.5$41.94+0.1%$4.19 billion$2.05 billion161.31
Sanderson Farms logo
SAFM
Sanderson Farms
1.9$159.87+0.8%$3.57 billion$3.56 billion126.88Analyst Report
Insider Selling
J & J Snack Foods logo
JJSF
J & J Snack Foods
1.6$155.23+2.2%$2.95 billion$1.02 billion163.40News Coverage
TreeHouse Foods logo
THS
TreeHouse Foods
1.2$51.62+2.8%$2.89 billion$4.29 billion-516.20
Tootsie Roll Industries logo
TR
Tootsie Roll Industries
0.9$32.11+1.3%$2.13 billion$523.62 million36.76Decrease in Short Interest
Cal-Maine Foods logo
CALM
Cal-Maine Foods
1.7$40.09+1.8%$1.96 billion$1.35 billion29.26
B&G Foods logo
BGS
B&G Foods
1.7$28.20+0.0%$1.81 billion$1.66 billion13.96Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Calavo Growers logo
CVGW
Calavo Growers
1.7$78.36+1.9%$1.39 billion$1.06 billion-100.46Upcoming Earnings
John B. Sanfilippo & Son logo
JBSS
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
1.5$87.56+0.6%$1.00 billion$880.09 million18.67
Seneca Foods logo
SENEA
Seneca Foods
0.9$54.48+0.4%$494.03 million$1.34 billion5.90
Farmer Bros. logo
FARM
Farmer Bros.
1.2$8.01+3.7%$142.35 million$501.32 million-2.83Increase in Short Interest
Lifeway Foods logo
LWAY
Lifeway Foods
0.9$5.95+1.2%$92.84 million$93.66 million22.89News Coverage
This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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