HRL Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the 'Global 2000 World's Best Employers' list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine's most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 'The 100 Best Corporate Citizens' list for 12 years in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement - Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ - to bring some of the world's most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe.

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Jeffrey Ettinger
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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
6 Apr 21 Murano Elsa A Common Stock Sell Dispose S No No 48.0601 6,000 288.36K 99,469
31 Mar 21 Smith Sally J Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 47.78 1,236.13 59.06K 50,584.828
31 Mar 21 White Steven Andrew Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 47.78 1,016.38 48.56K 49,921.11
31 Mar 21 Newlands William A Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 47.78 535.66 25.59K 14,497.15

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

42.5% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 642 635 +1.1%
Opened positions 83 70 +18.6%
Closed positions 76 45 +68.9%
Increased positions 238 223 +6.7%
Reduced positions 227 237 -4.2%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 10.7B 11.31B -5.4%
Total shares 229.56M 231.28M -0.7%
Total puts 904.2K 328.1K +175.6%
Total calls 977.5K 710.9K +37.5%
Total put/call ratio 0.9 0.5 +100.4%
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Vanguard 32.91M $1.53B -0.9%
BLK Blackrock 29.09M $1.36B -4.9%
STT State Street 26.04M $1.21B -1.0%
Capital International Investors 10.11M $471.3M -17.5%
Geode Capital Management 4.9M $228.02M +1.4%
PFG Principal Financial Group Inc - Registered Shares 4.56M $212.61M +7.4%
APG Asset Management 4.48M $208.61M +18.2%
Mairs & Power 4.25M $198.12M +2.4%
First Trust Advisors 4.2M $195.75M +200.2%
NTRS Northern Trust 3.95M $184.08M -5.1%
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Norges Bank 2.81M +2.81M NEW
First Trust Advisors 4.2M +2.8M +200.2%
Capital International Investors 10.11M -2.14M -17.5%
BLK Blackrock 29.09M -1.51M -4.9%
GS Goldman Sachs 1.12M -1.44M -56.3%
APG Asset Management 4.48M +690.03K +18.2%
WFC Wells Fargo & Co. 2.03M -568.36K -21.9%
Renaissance Technologies 2.72M -468.08K -14.7%
D. E. Shaw & Co. 11.12K -453.97K -97.6%
Two Sigma Advisers 1.84M +380.8K +26.1%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • The Company is a processor of branded and unbranded food products for retail, foodservice, deli, and commercial customers. At the beginning of fiscal 2019, the Company aligned all deli businesses, including the Jennie-O Turkey Store deli division, into Hormel Deli Solutions reporting within the Refrigerated Foods segment. In addition, the ingredients business was realigned from the Grocery Products segment to the Refrigerated Foods segment. Periods presented herein have been recast to reflect these changes. Periods presented have also been adjusted due to the adoption of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2017-07, Compensation - Retirement Benefits: Improving the Presentation of Net Periodic Pension Cost and Net Periodic Postretirement Benefit Cost (Topic 715). See Note A - Summary of Significant Accounting Policies for more information.
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