Hormel Foods The food production and marketing company is scheduled to report second-quarter results on May 23. Analysts, on average, expect earnings of 42 cents a share on revenue of $2.05 billion. "Management has put together a compelling argument for why investors are overestimating the company's exposure to volatility in the commodity markets and underestimating the potential for earnings growth off of 'peak' levels," Credit Suisse analysts wrote in an April 3 report. "But let's face it; these efforts have proven largely futile. The stock remains mired at P/E valuation below 9x." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2.1% Rated "A- (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's first-quarter gross profit margin decreased from the previous year. Hormel Foods has average liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 1.45, which shows the company can technically meet short-term cash needs. In the first quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 7.34% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $34.25.