Comparison of Top Two Shares of the Day: Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC)

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL)

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) closed at $48.45 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.44%, whereas, it previously closed at $47.76. The company has a market capitalization of $25.8 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.81 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.35 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) produced diluted EPS of 1.8. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.85 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.45. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.85% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 3.2% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 10%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is at 26.99 while the forward p/e is at 26.2. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) stands at 2.72 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.37. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 134.3. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) are reported at 1.2 and 2.1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) stands at 12.2, 16.7 and 15.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is reported at 9.5 Billion with income of 978.8 Million. The outstanding shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) are 532.47 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 46.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.03 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is ticked at 48.2%, the figure is plummeted -0.14% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 41.09. The 52 week high of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) is placed at 48.01 and 52 week low is standing at 37.00.

Performance wise the shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) rose up 3.33% for the week, it also rise 6.6% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 15.96%. The shares increase 19.07% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) grew 11.38% for the yearly performance.

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC)

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) closed at $108.63 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.42%, whereas, it previously closed at $109.09. The company has a market capitalization of $7.32 Billion. The company traded shares of 318468 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 411.99 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) produced diluted EPS of 2.22. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 6.19 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.16. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -16.8, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 6.19% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 10.97% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 16.6%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) is at 48.95 while the forward p/e is at 17.56. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) stands at 2.52 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.48. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 32.77. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) are reported at 1.2 and 1.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) stands at 3.3, 9.3 and 6.4 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) is reported at 2.91 Billion with income of 149.8 Million. The outstanding shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) are 67.42 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 85.4 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.02 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -11.32% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 125.78. The 52 week high of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) is placed at 117.10 and 52 week low is standing at 93.88.

Performance wise the shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) fell down -0.26% for the week, it also fell -6.37% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 3.83%. The shares increase 3.58% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) grew 4.96% for the yearly performance.