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Hormel Foods ROE %

: 13.54% (As of Jul. 2019)
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Return on equity is calculated as Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Net Income minus the preferred dividends paid) divided by its average Total Stockholders Equity over a certain period of time. Hormel Foods's annualized net income attributable to common stockholders for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2019 was $798 Mil. Hormel Foods's average Total Stockholders Equity over the quarter that ended in Jul. 2019 was $5,892 Mil. Therefore, Hormel Foods's annualized return on equity (ROE) for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2019 was 13.54%.

NYSE:HRL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.6   Max: 21.08
Current: 17.29

16.6
21.08

During the past 13 years, Hormel Foods's highest Return on Equity (ROE) was 21.08%. The lowest was 16.60%. And the median was 18.05%.

NYSE:HRL's ROE % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1542 Companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. NYSE:HRL: 17.29 )

Hormel Foods ROE % 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
ROE % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 17.43 18.05 21.08 18.05 19.21

Hormel Foods Quarterly Data
Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19
ROE % 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 15.75 19.02 17.09 19.48 13.54

Competitive Comparison
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Hormel Foods ROE % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Hormel Foods's ROE % falls into.



Hormel Foods ROE % Calculation

Hormel Foods's annualized Return on Equity (ROE) for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2018 is calculated as

ROE=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (A: Oct. 2018 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (A: Oct. 2017 )+Total Stockholders Equity (A: Oct. 2018 ))/ 2 )
=1012.14/( (4935.907+5600.811)/ 2 )
=1012.14/5268.359
=19.21 %

Hormel Foods's annualized Return on Equity (ROE) for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2019 is calculated as

ROE=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Q: Jul. 2019 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Apr. 2019 )+Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Jul. 2019 ))/ 2 )
=797.796/( (5897.336+5887.071)/ 2 )
=797.796/5892.2035
=13.54 %

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

In the calculation of annual return on equity, the net income attributable to common stockholders of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jul. 2019) net income attributable to common stockholders data. Return on Equity is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Hormel Foods  (NYSE:HRL) ROE % Explanation

Return on Equity (ROE) measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities). ROE shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. ROEs between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.

The factors that affect a company's Return on Equity (ROE) can be illustrated with the three-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %(Q: Jul. 2019 )
=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders/Total Stockholders Equity
=797.796/5892.2035
=(Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders / Revenue )*(Revenue / Total Assets)*(Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
=(797.796 / 9162.82)*(9162.82 / 7945.1605)*(7945.1605 / 5892.2035)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover*Equity Multiplier
=8.71 %*1.1533*1.3484
=ROA %*Equity Multiplier
=10.05 %*1.3484
=13.54 %

With this breakdown, it is clear that if a company grows its Net Profit Margin, its Asset Turnover, or its Leverage, it can grow its return on equity.

The factors that affect a company's Return on Equity (ROE) can also be illustrated with the five-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %(Q: Jul. 2019 )
=Net Income to Common Stockholder/Total Stockholders Equity
=797.796/5892.2035
=(NI to Com. Stockholder/Pre-Tax Income) * (Pre-Tax Income/Operating Income) * (Operating Income/Revenue) * (Revenue/Total Assets) * (Total Assets/Total Stockholders Equity)
= (797.796 / 1044) * (1044 / 1013.092) * (1013.092 / 9162.82) * (9162.82 / 7945.1605) * (7945.1605 / 5892.2035)
= Tax Burden * Interest Burden * Operating Margin % * Asset Turnover * Equity Multiplier
= 0.7642 * 1.0305 * 11.06 % * 1.1533 * 1.3484
=13.54 %

Note: The net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jul. 2019) net income attributable to common stockholders data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jul. 2019) revenue data. The same rule applies to Pre-Tax Income and Operating Income.

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


Be Aware

Net income attributable to common stockholders is used.

Because a company can increase its return on equity by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the equity multiplier when investing in high ROE companies. Like ROA %, ROE is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their ROEs can be extremely high.


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