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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.50
HRL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. HRL: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HRL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.73 Max: 11.17
Current: 2.5
0.14
11.17
Equity to Asset 0.68
HRL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. HRL: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HRL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.68
0.45
0.69
Interest Coverage 73.33
HRL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.04 vs. HRL: 73.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HRL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.74  Med: 17.68 Max: 122.27
Current: 73.33
9.74
122.27
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 9.07
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
12.24%
19.70%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.75
HRL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. HRL: 10.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.92  Med: 7.83 Max: 10
Current: 10.75
3.92
10
Net-margin (%) 6.96
HRL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. HRL: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.56  Med: 4.87 Max: 6.47
Current: 6.96
2.56
6.47
ROE (%) 18.11
HRL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. HRL: 18.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.46  Med: 17.25 Max: 19.85
Current: 18.11
10.46
19.85
ROA (%) 12.28
HRL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. HRL: 12.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.97  Med: 9.48 Max: 11.62
Current: 12.28
5.97
11.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.60
HRL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. HRL: 55.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 25.65  Med: 36.62 Max: 51.5
Current: 55.6
25.65
51.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
HRL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. HRL: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 6.90 Max: 11.6
Current: 5.9
2.7
11.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
HRL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. HRL: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 8.60 Max: 26
Current: 7.3
4.2
26
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
HRL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HRL: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 10.10 Max: 29.1
Current: 8.6
3.7
29.1
» HRL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

HRL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 148,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 955,700 sh (+27.39%)
Tom Russo 111,053 sh (+0.29%)
Chuck Royce 140,700 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 74,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 3,229,384 sh (-0.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 314,456 sh (-2.04%)
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Q4 2014

HRL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 121,465 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 51,824 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,948 sh (+238.36%)
Jim Simons 1,092,400 sh (+14.30%)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Bill Frels 3,170,734 sh (-1.82%)
Tom Russo 107,357 sh (-3.33%)
Jeremy Grantham 291,088 sh (-7.43%)
Chuck Royce 70,300 sh (-50.04%)
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Q1 2015

HRL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Bill Frels 3,171,082 sh (+0.01%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 120,778 sh (-0.57%)
Tom Russo 106,451 sh (-0.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 241,388 sh (-17.07%)
Chuck Royce 56,000 sh (-20.34%)
Jim Simons 447,900 sh (-59.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,300 sh (-66.75%)
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Q2 2015

HRL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 1,156,200 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 56,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 120,249 sh (-0.44%)
Tom Russo 105,769 sh (-0.64%)
Bill Frels 3,117,022 sh (-1.70%)
Jeremy Grantham 234,588 sh (-2.82%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,300 sh (-31.75%)
Jim Simons 79,300 sh (-82.30%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.73
HRL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. HRL: 24.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HRL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.78  Med: 17.38 Max: 25.38
Current: 24.73
12.78
25.38
Forward P/E 21.32
HRL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. HRL: 21.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.10
HRL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. HRL: 25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HRL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.77  Med: 17.35 Max: 25.44
Current: 25.1
12.77
25.44
P/B 4.17
HRL's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. HRL: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HRL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.78  Med: 2.80 Max: 4.23
Current: 4.17
1.78
4.23
P/S 1.73
HRL's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. HRL: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HRL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.73
0.54
1.75
PFCF 20.99
HRL's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.16 vs. HRL: 20.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HRL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.31  Med: 21.01 Max: 33.72
Current: 20.99
10.31
33.72
POCF 17.83
HRL's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. HRL: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HRL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.56  Med: 14.81 Max: 23.31
Current: 17.83
8.56
23.31
EV-to-EBIT 15.23
HRL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. HRL: 15.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HRL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6  Med: 11.10 Max: 16.2
Current: 15.23
7.6
16.2
PEG 2.99
HRL's PEG is ranked lower than
54% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. HRL: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HRL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.10 Max: 3.46
Current: 2.99
1.36
3.46
Shiller P/E 31.10
HRL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. HRL: 31.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HRL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.15  Med: 21.07 Max: 31.46
Current: 31.1
13.15
31.46
Current Ratio 2.65
HRL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. HRL: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HRL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.23 Max: 3.25
Current: 2.65
1.67
3.25
Quick Ratio 1.54
HRL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. HRL: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HRL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.54
0.76
2.06
Days Inventory 48.27
HRL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.30 vs. HRL: 48.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HRL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.34  Med: 44.01 Max: 50.6
Current: 48.27
37.34
50.6
Days Sales Outstanding 22.23
HRL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 37.93 vs. HRL: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HRL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 20.29  Med: 23.44 Max: 32.33
Current: 22.23
20.29
32.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.56
HRL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. HRL: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HRL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.8
Current: 1.56
1.4
2.8
Dividend Payout 0.37
HRL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. HRL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HRL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.53
Current: 0.37
0.19
2.53
Dividend growth (3y) 16.20
HRL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. HRL: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 3.2  Med: 10.10 Max: 17.4
Current: 16.2
3.2
17.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.35
HRL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. HRL: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3  Med: 3.50 Max: 6.01
Current: 3.35
3
6.01
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
HRL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. HRL: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
HRL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.3  Med: 0.50 Max: 0
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 30.78
HRL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. HRL: 30.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
HRL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 10.65  Med: 20.11 Max: 911.5
Current: 30.78
10.65
911.5
Price/Tangible Book 7.77
HRL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HRL: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HRL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.62  Med: 4.11 Max: 7.79
Current: 7.77
2.62
7.79
Price/Projected FCF 1.86
HRL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. HRL: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HRL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.86
1.03
2.16
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.64
HRL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
52% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HRL: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.92
HRL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. HRL: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HRL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.74
Current: 1.92
0.6
1.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.25
HRL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HRL: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HRL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.33
Current: 3.25
0.8
3.33
Price/Graham Number 2.89
HRL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. HRL: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HRL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.26  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.89
1.26
2.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.58
HRL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. HRL: 6.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.2  Med: 9.00 Max: 13.1
Current: 6.58
6.2
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.67
HRL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. HRL: 10.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HRL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 9.3  Med: 12.40 Max: 14.2
Current: 10.67
9.3
14.2

Analyst Estimate

Oct15 Oct16
Revenue(Mil) 9,677 10,296
EPS($) 2.60 2.80
EPS without NRI($) 2.60 2.80

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:HO7.Germany,
Hormel Foods Corp is a Delaware corporation founded by George A. Hormel in 1891 in Austin, Minnesota, as George A. Hormel & Company. The Company name was changed to Hormel Foods Corporation on January 31, 1995. The Company is engaged in the production of a variety of meat and food products and the marketing of those products throughout the United States and internationally. Its business segments include grocery products, refrigerated foods, Jennie-O Turkey store (JOTS), specialty foods. The Company's products primarily consist of meat and other food products. The meat products are sold fresh, frozen, cured, smoked, cooked, and canned. Each segment makes up approximately the following percentage of segment sales: 45 percent of Grocery Products, 35 percent of Refrigerated Foods, 39 percent of JOTS, 42 percent of Specialty Foods and 26 percent of International & Other. The meat products are sold fresh, frozen, cured, smoked, cooked, and canned. The Company markets its products in various locations throughout the world. Some of the larger markets include Australia, Canada, China, England, Japan, Mexico, Micronesia, the Philippines, and South Korea. The Company competes with manufacturers of pork and turkey products, as well as national and regional producers of other meat and protein sources, such as beef, chicken, and fish. The Company's domestic competitors for its Refrigerated Foods segment in 2012 were Tyson Foods and Smithfield Foods; for its Grocery Products segment, ConAgra Foods, General Mills, and Campbell Soup Co.; and for JOTS, Cargill, Inc. and Butterball, LLC. There are numerous patents and trademarks that are important to the Company's business. The Company holds 53 U.S.-issued and six foreign patents.
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