Cutting Edge Stock: Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)

Stockholders in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) have been crying into their Corn Flakes for years. Their investments have lost more than a third of their value in the last three years, while the rest of the stock market has boomed. Kellogg stock K, -0.26% which peaked at $87 in July 2016, is down to under $54 and recently touched a seven-year low after falling 6.4% just since the start of this year through Monday.

The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the K is 18.90%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the K is 90.70%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that K. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public.

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Institutional transactions is the amount of a Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the K is 0.37%.

A Consumer Goods sector firm, Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) stock went down -0.13% on Tuesday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $53.31 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 2.36 Million. The number of shares K stock currently held by all its shareholders are 342.00 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 338.11. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 2199.13 and K stock value has moved between $51.26 – 75.08 in last one year.

The Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)’s latest earnings date is 8/1/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is 32.90% and the profit margin is 8.60% and the stock has gained -6.49% in 2019 to date.

Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)’s monthly stock performance is -0.91%, the quarterly performance is -5.39%, the half year performance is calculated as -6.49%. The yearly performance of K is -23.70%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) weekly volatility is measured as 1.75% and monthly volatility measured as 1.71%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. K return on assets is 6.50%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is 42.60%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and K return on investment is 13.20%.

The price to earnings ratio is 15.90, price to sales ratio is 1.33, and price to book ratio is 7.19, price to cash per share ration is 67.03, price to free cash flow is 1072.47.

Analysts mean target price for Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is $58.12 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.90. The current share price indicates that stock is -28.90% away from its one year high and is moving 3.84% ahead of its 52-week low. K’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -3.34% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -5.25%.

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