Key Areas for Kraft Heinz Investors to Consider

Join us for a quick overview of Kraft Heinz, a Packaged Foods company whose shares moved 1.3% today. Here are some facts about the stock that should help you see the bigger picture:

  • Kraft Heinz has moved -11.2% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.6%

  • KHC has an average analyst rating of buy and is -5.0% away from its mean target price of $38.68 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $2.29

  • Kraft Heinz has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 16.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $3.21 and its forward P/E ratio is 11.4

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 0.9 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Kraft Heinz is part of the Consumer Staples sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 21.21 and an average P/B of 4.12

  • KHC has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of -3.0% and gross profit margins of 0.3%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $2.62 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • The Kraft Heinz Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets food and beverage products in North America and internationally. Its products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, and other grocery products under the Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Ore-Ida, Maxwell House, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Heinz, ABC, Master, Quero, Kraft, Golden Circle, Wattie's, Pudliszki, and Plasmon brands. It sells its products through its own sales organizations, as well as through independent brokers, agents, and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative, and independent grocery accounts; convenience, value, and club stores; pharmacies and drug stores; mass merchants; foodservice distributors; institutions, including hotels, restaurants, bakeries, hospitals, health care facilities, and government agencies; and online through various e-commerce platforms and retailers. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 1869 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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