Hormel (NYSE:HRL) Unveils Higher Quarterly Profit – HRL, TSN, SFD, BRFS, PPC


Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) disclosed on Tuesday that its higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as losses in the firm’s hog operations were offset by profit increase in other parts of the business.

The seller of Spam canned ham, Hormel meats and Jennie-O turkeys reported that net income had surge to $132.6 million, or 49 cents a share, in the Q4 ended on Oct. 28 from $117.3M, or 43 cents a share, a year before.

The firm declared that its net sales surge to $2.17 billion from $2.10 billion. The firm estimates fiscal 2013 earnings of $1.90 to $2.00 a share.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) stock hit highest price at $31.00, beginning with a price of $31.00 and reported decreased -4.03% to $30.04 at 10:55AM EST with day range of $29.82-$31.00. The total market capitalization remained $7.90 billion, current volume was 628,150.00 shares lower than its average volume of 724,358.00 shares.

To check the Stocks ups and downs, HRL last week stock price volatility remained 1.87% and month was at 1.50%. HRL generated revenue of 8.16 billion in the following twelve months income of $484.76 million. The Company showed a positive 5.99% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 9.18%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 6.56%.

The HRL past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.01 and price to cash ratio remained 13.48. As far as if notice on other major contributors of similar sectors have sale ratio and price to cash ratio remained Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)’s P/S 0.20% P/C 8.18%, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)’s P/S 0.25% P/C 15.80%, BRF Brasil Foods SA (ADR) (NYSE:BRFS)’s P/S 1.27% P/C 12.27%, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NYSE:PPC)’s P/S 0.22% P/C 33.14%.


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