The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) shares are trading at lower $32.78 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $36.05.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $36.37 and the low is $19.99. Over the last 52 weeks, KHC is up 6.43% while the S&P 500 is up 18.49%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, KHC reported a profit of $2.34 billion. The Kraft Heinz Company also saw revenues increase to $6.44 billion. In addition, KHC has free cash flow of $2.93 billion as of 09-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $1.35 billion which compares well with its peers.
KHC booked profit margins of -1.90%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -1.00%, and its Return on Assets is -0.50%. All told, it is clear that, KHC needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. KHC has a short ratio of 3.25 and outstanding shares of 1.22B.
KHC has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 5.77 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.41. The Kraft Heinz Company KHC also noted assets of $98.12 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as KHC has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, The Kraft Heinz Company KHC has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, KHC represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
The Kraft Heinz Company KHC is now commanding a market cap of 39.71B and a float of 672.23M. KHC is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of KHC stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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