Peer Group

Peer groups are used by companies to benchmark executive compensation and performance. Each company identifies its own peer group. Peer groups vary from company to company.

Peer Group

Company Ticker Market Cap
Kraft Heinz Co. KHC $35.1b
McCormick & Co. Inc. * MKC $20.5b
Campbell Soup Co. * CPB $12.6b
Lancaster Colony Corp. * LANC $4.09b
Treehouse Foods, Inc. * THS $3.32b
Sensient Technologies Corp. * SXT $3.09b
J&J Snack Foods Corp. * JJSF $2.99b
Medifast Inc. * MED $1.71b
B&G Foods, Inc. * BGS $1.43b
John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc. * JBSS $835m

Companies Who Named Kraft Heinz as a Peer

Company Ticker Market Cap
McDonalds Corp. MCD $151b
Philip Morris International Inc. PM $130b
Linde PLC LIN $98.6b
Altria Group, Inc. MO $96.2b
Starbucks Corp. SBUX $94.1b
Charter Communications, Inc. CHTR $82.9b
CVS Health Corp. CVS $74.5b
Mondelez International, Inc. MDLZ $74.4b
Fedex Corp. FDX $44.3b
Kraft Heinz Co. KHC $35.1b
* Suggested by Watchdog.


Peer Flag Comparison

The return to a company’s stock is not the only measure of executive performance. Ethics matter, and growth can quickly reverse and gains evaporate if a company’s accounting and financial reporting processes are not fundamentally sound and trustworthy. How does Kraft Heinz's accounting quality compare to its peer group?
Significant Litigation 4 2 3
Class Actions 6 3
Securities Law 7 2
External Pressures
Shareholder Activism 7 1 1
Cybersecurity 8 1
Management Review
CEO Changes 3 4 2
CFO Changes 3 4 2
Insider Sales 8 1
Auditor Assessment
Auditor Experience 9
Auditor Tenure 4 5
Audit Fees 3 6
Non-Audit Fees 5 4




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