Take This Into Account Before Investing in CAG

ConAgra Brands logged a -0.7% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $36.48 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.0%. CAG's trading volume is 485,554 compared to the stock's average volume of 4,344,068.

ConAgra Brands trades -13.71% away from its average analyst target price of $42.28 per share. The 14 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $37.0 to $46.0, and on average have given ConAgra Brands a rating of hold.

Anyone interested in buying CAG should be aware of the facts below:

  • ConAgra Brands's current price is 29.8% above its Graham number of $28.12, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • ConAgra Brands has moved 3.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 5.3%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 1.67, ConAgra Brands has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • CAG has a forward P/E ratio of 12.7 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $2.87 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.61 — a number near or below 1 signifying that ConAgra Brands is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.96 compared to its sector average of 4.29

  • Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer packaged goods food company in North America.

  • Based in Chicago, the company has 18,000 full time employees and a market cap of $17.4 Billion. ConAgra Brands currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.5%.

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