Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, cereal giant Kellogg (NYSE: K ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Kellogg's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Battle Creek, Mich. (1906)|
|Market Cap||$19.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$13.2 billion|
|Management||CEO John Bryant (since 2011)
CFO Ronald Dissinger (since 2010)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||61.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$460 million / $6.0 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92% of the 927 members who have rated Kellogg believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
It's a market perform. It's meant to hold the fort. However, if the market dips, there will be periods when this stock will show outperformance. Any earnings growth over 5-6% a year is a bonus. Also today's [price-to-earnings] 15.50 is slightly lower than historic P/E recently of past 5 years of around 18-19.
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