McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.47 (-0.63%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.28 million shs
Average Volume
1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.87 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

McCormick & Company, Incorporated MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.00 Rating Score
5.2% Upside
$77.88 Price Target
Short Interest
1.79% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
1.11mentions of McCormick & Company, Incorporated in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.39 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.85 to $3.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.08 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

75th out of 133 stocks

Miscellaneous Food Preparations & Kindred Products Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks

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About McCormick & Company, Incorporated Stock (NYSE:MKC)

McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the food industry. It operates in two segments, Consumer and Flavor Solutions. The Consumer segment offers spices, herbs, and seasonings, as well as condiments and sauces, and desserts. This segment markets its products under the McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Lawry's, Cholula Hot Sauce, Gourmet Garden, Club House, and OLD BAY brands in the Americas; Ducros, Schwartz, Kamis, LA Drogheria, and Vahiné brands in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; McCormick and DaQiao brands in the Asia/Pacific; McCormick, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden brands in China; and the McCormick brand and other brands in Australia, as well as markets regional and ethnic brands, such as Zatarain's, Stubb's, Thai Kitchen, and Simply Asia. It also supplies its products under the private labels. This segment serves retailers comprising grocery, mass merchandise, warehouse clubs, discount and drug stores, and e-commerce retailers directly and indirectly through distributors and wholesale foodservice suppliers. The Flavor Solutions segment offers seasoning blends, spices and herbs, condiments, coating systems, and compound flavors to multinational food manufacturers and foodservice customers. It serves foodservice customers directly and indirectly through distributors. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 4/22 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Miscellaneous food preparations & kindred products
Packaged Foods & Meats
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
9 Analysts


Net Income
$680.60 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.70 billion
Cash Flow
$3.43 per share
Book Value
$18.95 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$19.87 billion

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MKC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell McCormick & Company, Incorporated stock right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for McCormick & Company, Incorporated in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" MKC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MKC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock price target for 2024?

9 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock. Their MKC share price targets range from $57.00 to $88.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $77.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have MKC shares performed in 2024?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock was trading at $68.42 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MKC stock has increased by 8.2% and is now trading at $74.01.
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When is McCormick & Company, Incorporated's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 4th 2024.
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How were McCormick & Company, Incorporated's earnings last quarter?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 26th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.05. The company earned $1.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.55 billion. McCormick & Company, Incorporated had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.45% and a net margin of 10.56%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.59 earnings per share.
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How often does McCormick & Company, Incorporated pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for McCormick & Company, Incorporated?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 8th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Monday, April 22nd. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 5th.
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Is McCormick & Company, Incorporated a good dividend stock?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.26%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 37 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 64.12%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MKC will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.90% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock split?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock split on Tuesday, December 1st 2020. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, September 29th 2020. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, November 30th 2020. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has McCormick & Company, Incorporated issued on next quarter's earnings?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.80-2.85 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.82. The company issued revenue guidance of down 2% to flat yr/yr to ~$6.53-6.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.64 billion.

What is Lawrence Kurzius' approval rating as McCormick & Company, Incorporated's CEO?

102 employees have rated McCormick & Company, Incorporated Chief Executive Officer Lawrence Kurzius on Glassdoor.com. Lawrence Kurzius has an approval rating of 83% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of McCormick & Company, Incorporated own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other McCormick & Company, Incorporated investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), AT&T (T), Mastercard (MA) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are McCormick & Company, Incorporated's major shareholders?

McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.59%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.20%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.98%), Nuance Investments LLC (0.35%), Williams Jones Wealth Management LLC. (0.32%) and Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (0.28%). Insiders that own company stock include Brendan M Foley, Freeman A Hrabowski III, Jacques Tapiero, Jeffery D Schwartz, Katherine Jenkins, Lawrence Erik Kurzius, Lisa Manzone, Margaret M V Preston, Maritza Gomez Montiel, Michael D Mangan, Michael R Smith and Patricia A Little.
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How do I buy shares of McCormick & Company, Incorporated?

Shares of MKC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MKC) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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