An Evaluation Of Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ: KHC) Prospects

After Hours

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KHC belongs to the Consumer Defensive sector of the NASDAQ while operating in the Packaged Foods industry. The current market capitalization of Kraft Heinz Co is $44.76B. A total of 7.16 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 8.37M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Onell Cory sold 14,289 shares of KHC for 34.62 per share on Mar 12 ’24. After the transaction, the Chief Omnich Sales & AEM Ofcr now owns 145,680 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 04 ’24, La Lande Rashida sold 16,209 shares at 35.02 per share. KHC shares that Chief Lgl & Corp Affairs Ofcr owns now total 166,954.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Patricio Miguel disposed of 131,500 shares on Jan 02 ’24 at a per-share price of $38.02. This resulted in the Director holding 992,049 shares of KHC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, La Lande Rashida sold 13,238 shares at $35.00 per share on Nov 24 ’23. Company shares held by the EVP, Global GC & CSCAO now total 153,494.


Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. Kraft Heinz Co pays an annual dividend of $1.60, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.34%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.95. KHC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/7/2024 when it declared a $0.40 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/29/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/29/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/30/2023. The KHC stock dividend was $0.40 per share in cash.

While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KHC has a high of $41.47 and a low of $30.68.

As of this writing, KHC has an earnings estimate of $0.69 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 16 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.72 per share and a lower estimate of $0.67. The company reported an EPS of $0.72 in the last quarter, which was 9.10% higher than expectations of $0.66.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. KHC’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $3.44B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $21.82B in debt and $9.06B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $40.66, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $49.45B.

Analysts Opinion

There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for KHC is Buy with a score of 3.89.

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