Hormel Foods Dividend yield

 Price  51.54
 Dividend  1.04
 Earnings  1.77
 Cash-flow  1.85
 Book value  12.89
 Equity  12.46

Hormel Foods is part of Food Producers business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Hormel Foods is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hormel Foods paid a total dividend of 562 million USD last year, for a market value of 27,832 millions (Market Cap 14,545 millions). Dividend per share of Hormel Foods is 1.04 USD, and his stock market price 51.54 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hormel Foods has a dividend yield of 2.02%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Hormel Foods dividend yield with other Food Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hormel Foods to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.04 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.02%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hormel Foods payout on ernings is currently 58.76%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Hormel Foods can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Hormel Foods is USD 1.85 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.04, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hormel Foods, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Food Producers sector companies.

Hormel Foods payout

Hormel Foods Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Hormel Foods Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hormel Foods showed a return of 8.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 7.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food Producers firms.

Hormel Foods stock and market return