Finder makes money from featured partners, but editorial opinions are our own. Advertiser Disclosure

How to buy Kellogg Company stock

Learn how to easily invest in Kellogg Company stock.

Kellogg Company is a packaged foods business based in the US. Kellogg Company shares (K) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kellogg Company employs 31,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Kellogg Company

  1. Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – K – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
Client disclaimer: US Brokerage services through eToro USA Securities Inc, member of FINRA, SIPC. Crypto assets through eToro USA LLC.

Kellogg Company stock price (NYSE: K)

Use our graph to track the performance of K stocks over time.

Kellogg Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-04.
Latest market close$71.78
52-week range$59.04 - $74.93
50-day moving average $69.76
200-day moving average $65.28
Wall St. target price$72.60
PE ratio 15.9866
Dividend yield $2.32 (3.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.49

Buy Kellogg Company shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
1 - 5 of 5
Name Product Asset types Stock trade fee Minimum deposit Signup bonus
Finder Award
eToro
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0
$10
$10
when you sign up and deposit $100
Trade stocks in the app or online with $0 commissions. Not available in NY, NV, MN, or TN.
Client disclaimer: US Brokerage services through eToro USA Securities Inc, member of FINRA, SIPC. Crypto assets through eToro USA LLC.
SoFi Invest
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0
$1
$10 - $100
when you open an account and place a first crypto trade of $50 - $5,000+
A free way to invest in most equities.
Tastyworks
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0
$0
$200 in US stocks
when you open and fund an account with min. $2,000 for 3+ mos.
Trade stocks, options, ETFs and futures on mobile or desktop with this advanced platform.
JPMorgan Self-Directed Investing
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs
$0
$0
$125 - $625
when you open and fund an account with $25,000 - $250,000+
INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE PRODUCTS ARE: NOT A DEPOSIT • NOT FDIC INSURED • NO BANK GUARANTEE • MAY LOSE VALUE
Axos Bank Self Directed Investing
Stocks
$0
$1,000
$150
when you open an account and deposit at least $1500.
loading

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Kellogg Company stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Kellogg Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $71.78 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) 1.28%
1 month (2022-06-02) 5.28%
3 months (2022-04-01) N/A
6 months (2022-01-05) 9.30%
1 year (2021-07-02) 12.12%
2 years (2020-07-02) 8.25%
3 years (2019-07-05) 28.71%
5 years (2017-07-05) 6.03%

Is Kellogg Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Kellogg Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kellogg Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Kellogg Company's P/E ratio

Kellogg Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Kellogg Company shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Kellogg Company's PEG ratio

Kellogg Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.1066. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Kellogg Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Kellogg Company's EBITDA

Kellogg Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.5 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kellogg Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kellogg Company financials

Revenue TTM $14.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.52%
Gross profit TTM $4.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.06%
Return on equity TTM 38.94%
Profit margin 10.81%
Book value $11.23
Market capitalisation $24.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Kellogg Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Kellogg Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Kellogg Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 25.56

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Kellogg Company's overall score of 25.56 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 43rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Kellogg Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Kellogg Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.88/100

Kellogg Company's environmental score of 5.88 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Kellogg Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Kellogg Company's social score

Social score: 15.33/100

Kellogg Company's social score of 15.33 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Kellogg Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Kellogg Company's governance score

Governance score: 5.35/100

Kellogg Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Kellogg Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Kellogg Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Kellogg Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Kellogg Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Kellogg Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 25.56
Total ESG percentile 42.52
Environmental score 5.88
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 15.33
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 5.35
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 2

Kellogg Company share dividends

56%

Dividend payout ratio: 55.77% of net profits

Recently Kellogg Company has paid out, on average, around 55.77% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.23% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kellogg Company shareholders could enjoy a 3.23% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kellogg Company's case, that would currently equate to about $2.32 per share.

Kellogg Company's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Kellogg Company's most recent dividend payout was on 14 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Kellogg Company's shares ever split?

Kellogg Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 24 August 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kellogg Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kellogg Company shares which in turn could have impacted Kellogg Company's share price.

Kellogg Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kellogg Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $59.0448 up to $74.9316. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Kellogg Company's is 0.4773. This would suggest that Kellogg Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kellogg Company overview

Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snacks and convenience foods. The company operates through four segments: North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Middle East Africa. Its principal products include crackers, crisps, savory snacks, toaster pastries, cereal bars, granola bars and bites, ready-to-eat cereals, frozen waffles, veggie foods, and noodles. The company offers its products under the Kellogg's, Cheez-It, Pringles, Austin, Parati, RXBAR, Kashi, Bear Naked, Eggo, Morningstar Farms, Choco Krispies, Crunchy Nut, Nutri-Grain, Special K, Squares, Zucaritas, Sucrilhos, Pop-Tarts, K-Time, Sunibrite, Split Stix, Be Natural, LCMs, Coco Pops, Frosties, Rice Krispies Squares, Kashi Go, Vector, Incogmeato, Veggitizers, and Gardenburger brand names. It sells its products to retailers through direct sales forces, as well as brokers and distributors. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Kellogg Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.187% of Kellogg Company shares are held by insiders and 87.401% by institutions.
How many people work for Kellogg Company?
Latest data suggests 31,000 work at Kellogg Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Kellogg Company?
Kellogg Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Kellogg Company based?
Kellogg Company's address is: One Kellogg Square, Battle Creek, MI, United States, 49016-3599
What is Kellogg Company's ISIN number?
Kellogg Company's international securities identification number is: US4878361082
What is Kellogg Company's CUSIP number?
Kellogg Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 487836108

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder.com provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and finder.com Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on finder.com are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site