The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Undervalued with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Kraft Heinz's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KHC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: KHC underperformed the US Food industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KHC underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kraft Heinz's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Kraft Heinz undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KHC ($26.88) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($82.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KHC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KHC is good value based on its PE Ratio (17x) compared to the Food industry average (25.5x).
PE vs Market: KHC is good value based on its PE Ratio (17x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KHC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KHC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Food industry average (2x).
How is Kraft Heinz forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KHC's forecast earnings growth (14.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: KHC's earnings (14.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KHC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: KHC's revenue (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KHC's revenue (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KHC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.9%).
How has Kraft Heinz performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KHC has a large one-off loss of $1.6B impacting its December 28 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KHC became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KHC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -17% per year.
Accelerating Growth: KHC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KHC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (-6.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KHC's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Kraft Heinz's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KHC's short term assets ($8.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: KHC's short term assets ($8.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($41.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KHC's debt to equity ratio (56.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KHC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 85.3% to 56.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KHC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.2%).
Interest Coverage: KHC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: KHC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: KHC's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
What is Kraft Heinz's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: KHC's dividend (5.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: KHC's dividend (5.95%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KHC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: KHC has only been paying a dividend for 4 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (101%), KHC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: KHC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Miguel Patricio (53yo)
Mr. Miguel Patricio has been the Chief Executive Officer of The Kraft Heinz Company since June 25, 2019 and has been its Interim President of U.S. Zone sincxe July 1, 2019. Mr. Patricio serves as Chief of ...
|Global Chief Financial Officer||0.4yrs||US$18.85m||0.0022% $728.9k|
|Senior VP||2.1yrs||US$5.80m||no data|
|CEO & Interim President of U.S. Zone||0.7yrs||no data||0.064% $21.2m|
|Head of U.S. Operations||1.1yrs||no data||0.00049% $160.9k|
|VP, Principal Accounting Officer & Global Controller||1.7yrs||no data||0.00017% $55.8k|
|Head of Global Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Sales||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Chief People Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Quality Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: KHC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Vice Chairman||4.6yrs||US$735.05k||0.012% $4.0m|
|Independent Director||4.6yrs||US$255.05k||0.00083% $272.5k|
|Independent Director||7.1yrs||US$235.10k||0.29% $94.0m|
|Independent Director||4.6yrs||US$235.05k||0.00035% $114.9k|
|Independent Director||6.7yrs||US$235.10k||0.0024% $794.5k|
|Independent Chairman||6.7yrs||US$395.05k||0.0029% $958.7k|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||US$207.55k||0.021% $6.9m|
|Independent Director||3.3yrs||US$235.10k||0.0012% $407.1k|
|Independent Director||0.7yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: KHC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Kraft Heinz Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Kraft Heinz Company
- Ticker: KHC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1869
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$32.831b
- Shares outstanding: 1.22b
- Website: https://www.kraftheinzcompany.com
Number of Employees
- The Kraft Heinz Company
- One PPG Place
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KHC||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2015|
|KHNZ||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2015|
|KHC *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||New Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jul 2015|
|KHNZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2015|
|KHC-U||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||New Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jul 2015|
|KHC||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jul 2015|
|KHC||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jul 2015|
|0JRV||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 2015|
|KHCB34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||EACH BDR REPR 1 COM USD0.01||BR||BRL||Sep 2015|
The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Its products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, and other grocery products, as well as infant and nutrition products. The company offers its products under the Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-OY, Cracker Barrel, Classico, McCafe, P’Tit Quebec, Tassimo, Plasmon, Pudliszki, Honig, HP, Benedicta, Karvan Cevitam, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie's, Glucon-D, and Complan names. It sells its products through its own sales organizations, as well as through independent brokers, agents, and distributors to convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, foodservice distributors and institutions, including hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as to chain, wholesale, cooperative, and independent grocery accounts. 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 headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/18 01:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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