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Hormel Foods Shares Outstanding (EOP)

: 544 Mil (As of Jul. 2019)
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Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. Hormel Foods's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2019 was 544 Mil.

Hormel Foods's quarterly shares outstanding increased from Apr. 2019 (535 Mil) to Jul. 2019 (544 Mil). It means Hormel Foods issued new shares from Apr. 2019 to Jul. 2019 .

Hormel Foods's annual shares outstanding increased from Oct. 2017 (529 Mil) to Oct. 2018 (531 Mil). It means Hormel Foods issued new shares from Oct. 2017 to Oct. 2018 .


Hormel Foods Shares Outstanding (EOP) Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Hormel Foods Annual Data
Oct09 Oct10 Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18
Shares Outstanding (EOP) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 527.99 528.55 529.86 528.55 530.51

Hormel Foods Quarterly Data
Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19
Shares Outstanding (EOP) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 529.53 530.51 533.12 534.60 543.68

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Hormel Foods Shares Outstanding (EOP) Distribution

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Hormel Foods Shares Outstanding (EOP) Calculation

Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. They have voting rights and represent ownership in the corporation by the person that holds the shares. They should be distinguished from treasury shares, which are shares held by the corporation itself, having no exercisable rights.

Shares outstanding can be calculated as either basic or fully diluted. The fully diluted shares outstanding count includes diluting securities, such as options, warrants or convertibles.

Please note: GuruFocus named Shares Outstanding (EOP) is the shares for that end of period. It is usually used to calculate balance sheet related items, such as Book Value per Share, etc. While Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) and Shares Outstanding (Basic Average) are the weighted average shares over a period of time (a year, a quarter, or so). They are usually used to calculate income statement or cashflow statement related items, such as Earnings per Share (Diluted), etc.


Hormel Foods  (NYSE:HRL) Shares Outstanding (EOP) Explanation

A company may buy back shares or issue shares in any fiscal period. If a company buys back shares, we should observe that the total number of shares decline. If the company issues new shares, the number of shares outstanding increases.

If a company buys back shares, we should also observe negative number for Net Issuance of Stock in its cash flow statement. If a company issues shares, we will observe positive number of Net Issuance of Stock.

Usually the presence of treasury shares and a history of buyback are good indicators that company has competitive advantage. But studies have shown that companies usually buy back at wrong time. Buying back shares below its intrinsic value increases value for remaining shareholders. Buying back overvalued shares destroys value for existing shareholders.


Be Aware

Warren Buffett looks for consistency and upward long term trend. Because of share repurchase it is possible for net earnings trend to differ from EPS trend. He preferred net income over EPS. The companies with durable competitive advantage companies report higher % net earnings to total revenues.

Important: If a company is showing net earnings history greater than 20% on total revenues, it is probably benefiting from a long term competitive advantage.

If net earnings is less than 10%, likely to be in a highly competitive business.


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