AllAnalyst Report
logoMorningstarNovember 24, 2020

Hormel Foods Corporation: Narrow-Moat Hormel Undoubtedly Thankful to Have Fiscal 2020 in the Rearview; Shares Over-Cooked

Symbols
HRL
Sector(s)
Consumer Defensive
Rating
Premium
Current Price
$45.41
Fair Value
Premium
Economic Moat
Premium
Stewardship
Premium
Summary

Hormel Foods is a protein-focused branded food company. Its brands include its namesake Hormel, Spam, Jennie-O, Dinty Moore, Applegate, Wholly Guacamole, and Skippy. The vast majority of the company’s revenue is U.S.-based: 62% U.S. retail, 31% U.S. food service, and 7% international. By product type, 19% of revenue is shelf-stable foods, 19% is poultry (branded and commodity), 57% is other perishable food, and 5% is other, primarily nutritional products. The company holds the number-one market position in turkey, shelf-stable meat, pepperoni, natural/organic deli meat, guacamole, and canned stew and the number-two position in bacon and peanut butter.

Premium
Subscribe to Yahoo Finance Premium for full access
Read the latest independent research including analyst forecasts, ratings on the US economy, and more. Get individual company and overall sector level recommendations.
Try Premium FREE

Analyst Profile

Rebecca Scheuneman

Equity Analyst
Rebecca Scheuneman is an equity analyst on the consumer team for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. She covers food manufacturers, food distributors, and North American grocers.Before joining Morningstar in 2018, Scheuneman spent more than eight years as an analyst/portfolio manager at Forester Capital Management, covering the consumer and healthcare sectors. Prior to that, she spent nearly 11 years covering the consumer and other sectors for Allstate Investments.Scheuneman holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from DePaul University. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.