Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. More Details
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Kellogg's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: K has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: K underperformed the US Food industry which returned 8.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: K underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kellogg's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Kellogg 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: K ($66.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($70.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: K is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: K is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.8x) compared to the US Food industry average (26.3x).
PE vs Market: K is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.8x) compared to the US market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: K is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: K is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the US Food industry average (2x).
How is Kellogg forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: K's forecast earnings growth (9.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: K's earnings (9.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: K's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: K's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: K's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: K's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (42.2%).
How has Kellogg performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: K has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: K's current net profit margins (8.1%) are higher than last year (6.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: K's earnings have grown by 16.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: K's earnings growth over the past year (25.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: K earnings growth over the past year (25.7%) exceeded the Food industry -6.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst K's Return on Equity (32.41%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Kellogg's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: K's short term assets ($4.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($5.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: K's short term assets ($4.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($9.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: K's debt to equity ratio (249%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: K's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 281.3% to 249% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: K's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.2%).
Interest Coverage: K's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.1x coverage).
What is Kellogg current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: K's dividend (3.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.64%).
High Dividend: K's dividend (3.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.68%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: K's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: K's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (71.4%), K's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: K's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (61.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Cahillane (55 yo)
Mr. Steven A. Cahillane, also known as Steve, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Kellogg Company since October 2, 2017 and has been its Chairman since March 16, 2018. Mr. Cahil ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD9.69M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP||1.25yrs||US$5.37m||0.012% |
|Vice Chairman of Corporate Development||4.75yrs||US$4.60m||0.017% |
|Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain||8.5yrs||US$4.08m||0.010% |
|Senior VP & President of Kellogg North America||7yrs||US$3.99m||0.0080% |
|VP, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||2.17yrs||no data||0.00035% |
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Planning||4.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Global Sales||5.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||4.33yrs||no data||0.0040% |
|Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs||4yrs||no data||no data|
|President of US Frozen Foods||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: K's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$310.00k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$260.00k||0.0036% |
|Non-Executive Director||20.25yrs||US$260.00k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$275.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.67yrs||US$280.00k||0.0054% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$260.00k||0.0029% |
|Independent Director||8yrs||US$280.00k||0.0066% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$277.97k||0.0017% |
|Independent Director||4.83yrs||US$260.00k||0.0040% |
|Independent Director||6.67yrs||US$275.00k||0.0054% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$277.97k||0.0017% |
Experienced Board: K's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: K insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kellogg Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kellogg Company
- Ticker: K
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1906
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$22.718b
- Shares outstanding: 342.92m
- Website: https://www.kelloggcompany.com
Number of Employees
- Kellogg Company
- One Kellogg Square
- Battle Creek
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|K||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|KEL||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|KEL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|K||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1968|
|0R1R||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|KELL||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|K *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1968|
|KEL||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|K1EL34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. The company operates through four segments: North America, Europe, Latin America, and As ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/21 00:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/20 00:00|
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