The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) went up by 0.85% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $44.95. The company’s stock price has collected 2.26% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/09/21 that Kraft Heinz Global Government Affairs’ Abby Blunt Appointed Strategic Advisor; Bill Behrens Joining as Global Head of Government Affairs
Is It Worth Investing in The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ :KHC) Right Now?
The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 21.76 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for KHC is at 1.13. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for The Kraft Heinz Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 15 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $40.84, which is $4.21 above the current price. KHC currently public float of 661.27M and currently shorts hold a 4.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KHC was 4.98M shares.
KHC’s Market Performance
KHC stocks went up by 2.26% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.93% and a quarterly performance of -14.43%, while its annual performance rate touched 15.55%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.15% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.64% for The Kraft Heinz Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.07% for KHC stocks with a simple moving average of -4.01% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KHC
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KHC stocks, with DZ Bank repeating the rating for KHC by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for KHC in the upcoming period, according to DZ Bank is $44 based on the research report published on May 05th of the current year 2021.
Piper Sandler, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KHC reach a price target of $41. The rating they have provided for KHC stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on April 23rd, 2021.
JP Morgan gave a rating of “Neutral” to KHC, setting the target price at $41 in the report published on February 19th of the current year.
KHC Trading at -3.51% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KHC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.49% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.64%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.15%, as shares sank -3.25% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.51% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KHC rose by +2.26%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +8.31% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $36.55. In addition, The Kraft Heinz Company saw 5.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KHC starting from La Lande Rashida, who sale 38,165 shares at the price of $37.70 back on Aug 17. After this action, La Lande Rashida now owns 246,141 shares of The Kraft Heinz Company, valued at $1,438,936 using the latest closing price.
Garlati Vince, the VP, Global Controller (PAO) of The Kraft Heinz Company, sale 8,863 shares at $37.70 during a trade that took place back on Aug 17, which means that Garlati Vince is holding 105,072 shares at $334,161 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KHC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +21.35 for the present operating margin
- +35.16 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Kraft Heinz Company stands at +1.36. The total capital return value is set at 6.96, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.45. Equity return is now at value 4.30, with 2.20 for asset returns.
Based on The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), the company’s capital structure generated 57.71 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 36.59. Total debt to assets is 28.97, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 56.97. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 36.12.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.62, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.42. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.44 and the total asset turnover is 0.26. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.34.