Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) went down by -0.18% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $71.05 and move down -26.49%, while K stocks collected -18.55% of loss with the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 03/22/20 that These low-volatility stocks have outperformed during the coronavirus crash
Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) Worth an Investment?
Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 20.00 times of increase in earnings at the present.
K Market Performance
K stocks went down by -18.55% for the week, with the monthly drop of -11.39% and a quarterly performance of -18.33%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.43%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.26% for K stocks with the simple moving average of -10.89% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for K stocks, with Bernstein repeating the rating for K shares by setting it to “Mkt Perform”. The predicted price for K socks in the upcoming period according to Bernstein is $66 based on the research report published on March 18, 2020.
Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see K stock at the price of $66. The rating they have provided for K stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on January 23, 2020.
Jefferies gave “Hold” rating to K stocks, setting the target price at $66 in the report published on January 22, 2020.
K Stocks -14.21% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought K to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Kellogg Company was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -20.94% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 6.27%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 9.07%, while the shares sank at the distance of -10.51% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -19.42% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, K went down by -18.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +2.56% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $61.58. In addition, Kellogg Company saw -18.78% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
K Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Kellogg Company (K), starting from KELLOGG W K FOUNDATION TRUST, who sold 100,000 shares at the price of $58.09 back on Mar 20. After this action, Rushing now owns 62,131,838 shares of Kellogg Company, valued at $5,809,170 with the latest closing price.
KELLOGG W K FOUNDATION TRUST, the 10% Owner of Kellogg Company, sold 100,000 shares at the value of $62.55 during a trade that took place back on Mar 10, which means that KELLOGG W K FOUNDATION TRUST is holding 62,231,838 shares at the value of $6,254,670 based on the most recent closing price.
K Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +11.29 for the present operating margin and +32.61 for gross margin. The net margin for Kellogg Company stands at +7.07. Total capital return value is set at 12.86, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.06. Equity return holds the value 36.00%, with 5.30% for asset returns.
Based on Kellogg Company (K), the company’s capital structure generated 308.30 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 75.51. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 48.22 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 4.93 and long-term debt to capital is 277.68.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.19 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.26. The receivables turnover for Kellogg Company is 9.20 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.77. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.72.