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Conagra Brands [NYSE:CAG] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Conagra Brands been like?
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Conagra Brands's (NYSE:CAG) stock is 14.4% lower in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This means a -18.3% lower return over the period which puts the stock as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Conagra Brands?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 14 analysts that cover Conagra Brands's stock, the average rating is 3.8. This is a weighted average of 4 strong buys, 6 buys, 2 holds, 1 sells, 1 strong sells. This is 0.1 lower than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 2/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Conagra Brands's insider trading been over the past year?
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Conagra Brands insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 80.8% lower than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Conagra Brands's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


What is the ownership of Conagra Brands stock?
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For Conagra Brands, currently 90.7% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 8.4% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.9% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 3/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Conagra Brands stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for Conagra Brands has been 5.85% of the shares outstanding which is 284 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 4.81% of the shares outstanding which is 233 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 2/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Conagra Brands's revenue history been by year?
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Conagra Brands's revenue in the last 12 months ending 26 May 2019 is $9Bn. Conagra Brands's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Conagra Brands's free cash flow yield?
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Conagra Brands's free cash flow yield is 5.5% and has shrunk from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Conagra Brands 1 year ago was 4.0% and 3 years ago it was 6.2%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Conagra Brands's dividend payments been historically?
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Dividend Yield (%)
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Conagra Brands pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily decreasing over the past 4 years from $0.25 (dividend yield of 0.81%) to $0.213 today (yield of 0.73%).


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PE Ratio

What is Conagra Brands's PE ratio?
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Conagra Brands's PE ratio is 19.3x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $29.47. Conagra Brands's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 40% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 2/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Conagra Brands's PEG ratio?
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Conagra Brands's PEG ratio is 0.2x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 19.3x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.818%. This is more attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 1/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Conagra Brands's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Conagra Brands is 1.9x. This is cheaper than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 2.2x. The tea-score is 2/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Conagra Brands's free cash flow yield?
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Conagra Brands's free cash flow yield is 5.5% which is ranked 4.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $1Bn (as reported for the 12 months ending 26 May 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $14Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Conagra Brands's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Conagra Brands's return on investment (ROI)?
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Conagra Brands's return on investment is 12.1%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Conagra Brands's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
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Conagra Brands's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 1.3x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Conagra Brands's debt vs shareholder equity?
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Conagra Brands's debt to shareholder equity is 143.1%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Conagra Brands's dividend payout ratio?
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Conagra Brands's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 88.0%. This is in quintile 2 when measured against their comps.


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ESG score
What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Conagra Brands?

Conagra Brands's has a poor overall ESG rating of 59/100. Their competitors have a score between 42 and 76 with the average at 62.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Conagra Brands vs their competitors?
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ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Conagra Brands vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Conagra Brands is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Conagra Brands vs their challengers?
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What is the company description of Conagra Brands?
Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company in North America. The company operates through Grocery & Snacks, Refrigerated & Frozen, International, Foodservice, and Pinnacle Foods segments. The Grocery & Snacks segment primarily offers shelf stable food products in various retail channels in the United States.

Conagra Brands [NYSE:CAG] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Conagra Brands stock quote?

Conagra Brands (NYSE:CAG) hit a new 52-week high on 14 September 2018 at a price of $37.39 with 5,224,900 shares traded that day. This is 26.9% higher than than its current price of $29.47 and 82.4% higher than the 52-week low of $20.5 on 14 January 2019. Average daily volume traded has been 4 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Conagra Brands stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Conagra Brands stock were reached on 14 September 2018, 339 days ago at a price of $37.39. This equates to a market capitalisation of $18Bn. The highest price reached is 26.9% higher than the current price of $29.47 with a current market cap of $14Bn.

What is the beta of Conagra Brands stock?

Conagra Brands stock moves 1.3x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Conagra Brands (CAG) stock?

Conagra Brands's stock has an annual volatility of 38.2% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Conagra Brands's share buybacks been over the past year?

Conagra Brands is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 14.4% lower which is an underperformance of -18.3% vs the overall market. Conagra Brands still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Conagra Brands stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Conagra Brands with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Conagra Brands. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 20.6% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Conagra Brands beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Conagra Brands has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Conagra Brands's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Conagra Brands is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Conagra Brands's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Conagra Brands's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Conagra Brands's earnings per share (EPS)?

Conagra Brands's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Conagra Brands's dividend growth rate?

Conagra Brands's dividends have grown at 0.24% in the past year and an average growth of -3.70% over the past 4 years. This is lower then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Conagra Brands's dividend yield?

Conagra Brands's current dividend yield is 0.73%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.213 (the last payment which was on 29 July 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $29.47.

What is Conagra Brands's previous and next dividend date?

Conagra Brands's most recent dividend date was 29 July 2019 when the company paid $0.213 and the next dividend date is 28 October 2019 with an expected payment of $0.213.

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