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The Piotroski F-Score of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is 7. It has underperformed by 18.23% the S&P500. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $72.0 target. Its down 3.98% from 30.32 million shares, reported previously. The company has a market capitalization of $15.91 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.60 and a beta of 0.58. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. About 2.08M shares traded. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500. Vetr cut Hormel Foods Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $42.00 price target on the stock.in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Therefore 36% are positive. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans boosted its position in shares of Hormel Foods Corporation by 13.5% during the 1st quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. started coverage on Hormel Foods Corporation in a report on Friday, September 16th. The Price to Cash Flow for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is 18.311192. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with "Neutral". The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Tuesday, August 25 to "Hold". Metropolitan Life Ins Ny reported 130,782 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q2 2017. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 1.62%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 2.7 and 0.53.

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Aug 24 BMO at 0.34, whereas, 10 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.4. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/25/ls-investment-advisors-llc-raises-stake-in-hormel-foods-corporation-hrl.html. 195.22 million shares or 2.48% more from 190.49 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Invesco Ltd stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL).

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) traded down 1.42% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $29.84. Sns Financial Grp Inc Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) for 9,532 shares. Fincl Counselors holds 125,774 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio.

A few other fundamental data points to look at include a current ratio of and a profit margin of 9.40%, indicating underlying health of the company. The stock declined 0.03% or $0.01 reaching $30.26 per share. First Interstate Bank holds 0.12% or 16,584 shares. Hartford Invest Mngmt reported 99,597 shares. Strs Ohio reported 38,858 shares. Duncker Streett invested 0% in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL). Moreover, Group Inc has 0.01% invested in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG). A D Beadell Investment Counsel has invested 0.26% in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL). Guardian Trust Commerce invested in 0.25% or 403,900 shares. Profund Ltd Com holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) for 13,821 shares.

Since June 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $45,258 activity.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. HRL has analyst rating of 2.60 on scale of 1-5. Therefore 76% are positive.

Analysts await Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) to report earnings on November, 28. On Monday, August 15 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". They set an "outperform" rating for the company. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, May 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) on Friday, September 29 with "Hold" rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Wednesday, December 16 with "Buy". The stock of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, March 7 by Northcoast. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy". Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock.

The Gross Margin Score is calculated by looking at the Gross Margin and the overall stability of the company over the course of 8 years. (NYSE:DST) rating on Friday, October 20.

Investors sentiment increased to 6.41 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. Benjamin F Edwards And invested in 362 shares. 93 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. Neuberger Berman Ltd Llc reported 25,057 shares. State Street Corp now owns 30,094,045 shares of the company's stock worth $1,042,171,000 after buying an additional 14,529,149 shares during the last quarter. 769,962 were accumulated by Glenmede Na. While, the institutional ownership of Rent-A-Center, Inc. Massmutual Fsb Adv accumulated 2,575 shares. Martingale Asset Management Limited Partnership owns 46,549 shares. Based on the stock's volatility for the week, which is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given stock and represents average daily high/low percentage range of 1.82% and month of 1.48%.

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