- KRFT has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $335.6 million.
- KRFT has traded 2.3 million shares today.
- KRFT traded in a range 208.2% of the normal price range with a price range of $2.71.
- KRFT traded above its daily resistance level (quality: 5 days, meaning that the stock is crossing a resistance level set by the last 5 calendar days. The resistance price is defined by the Price - $0.01 at the time of the signal).
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Highlights from the ratings report include:
- Net operating cash flow has increased to $334.00 million or 33.06% when compared to the same quarter last year. Despite an increase in cash flow, KRAFT FOODS GROUP INC's cash flow growth rate is still lower than the industry average growth rate of 76.82%.
- Despite the weak revenue results, KRFT has outperformed against the industry average of 11.2%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly dropped by 0.2%. Weakness in the company's revenue seems to have hurt the bottom line, decreasing earnings per share.
- Compared to its closing price of one year ago, KRFT's share price has jumped by 47.87%, exceeding the performance of the broader market during that same time frame. Looking ahead, however, we cannot assume that the stock's past performance is going to drive future results. Quite to the contrary, its sharp appreciation over the last year is one of the factors that should prompt investors to seek better opportunities elsewhere.
- The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Food Products industry average. The net income has decreased by 16.4% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, dropping from $513.00 million to $429.00 million.
- The debt-to-equity ratio is very high at 2.22 and currently higher than the industry average, implying increased risk associated with the management of debt levels within the company. Along with this, the company manages to maintain a quick ratio of 0.49, which clearly demonstrates the inability to cover short-term cash needs.
- You can view the full Kraft Foods Group Ratings Report.
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