News articles about The Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Kraft Heinz earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.998593510325 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) a Sell on Lousy Earnings Visibility (investorplace.com)
- STOVE TOP Stuffing Launches Thanksgiving Dinner Pants (finance.yahoo.com)
- The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- The Kraft Heinz Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:KHC) : November 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Cramer: Kraft-Heinz Scans the Shelves for a Company to Buy (finance.yahoo.com)
KHC has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Kraft Heinz from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Credit Suisse Group set a $100.00 price target on shares of The Kraft Heinz and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, July 29th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued a “hold” rating on shares of The Kraft Heinz in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. TheStreet raised shares of The Kraft Heinz from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Berenberg Bank set a $102.00 price objective on shares of The Kraft Heinz and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $92.49.
The Kraft Heinz (KHC) opened at $79.38 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $97,294.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.43, a PEG ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 0.43. The Kraft Heinz has a 52-week low of $75.21 and a 52-week high of $97.77. The company has a current ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48.
The Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.83. The company had revenue of $6.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.33 billion. The Kraft Heinz had a net margin of 15.03% and a return on equity of 7.49%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.83 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that The Kraft Heinz will post 3.61 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.625 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.15%. The Kraft Heinz’s dividend payout ratio is 77.88%.
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About The Kraft Heinz
The Kraft Heinz Company is a food and beverage company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of food and beverage products, including condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee and other grocery products. The Company’s segments include the United States, Canada and Europe.
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