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Hormel Foods: Stagnation

Apr. 10, 2023 7:03 AM ETHormel Foods Corporation (HRL)3 Comments


  • Hormel Foods has seen a few tough years with stagnating sales and declining earnings.
  • The company is off to a very soft start to 2023.
  • The premium multiple, deserved during the 2010s, no longer seems deserved here.
  • Lagging operating performance and higher interest rates make me cautious, despite continued share price stagnation.
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Hormel Foods To Purchase Skippy Peanut Butter From Unilever

Justin Sullivan

Shares of Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) have come down further which does not really surprise me, as I called shares "not too delicious" in the final days of 2022.

In that article I concluded that Hormel was a growth darling in

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Comments (3)

Real007 profile picture
Stagnation? Not really -- it's crumbled since Jim Cramer recommended it Nov 2022:

Dr. Tan profile picture
I like the concept of an acquisition in the Asian market. Even if it's starting as a minority interest.
smadadet profile picture
People always have to eat. Hormel is a safe stock in these uncertain times. Nothing China, Russia, the Fed, or bad weather does will have much affect on the company.
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