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 $32.1b
McCormick & Co. Inc. * MKC $20.5b
Campbell Soup Co. * CPB $12.6b
Lancaster Colony Corp. * LANC $4.24b
J&J Snack Foods Corp. * JJSF $3.42b
Treehouse Foods, Inc. * THS $3.19b
Sensient Technologies Corp. * SXT $2.79b
B&G Foods, Inc. * BGS $1.31b
Medifast Inc. * MED $1.22b
John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc. * JBSS $915m

Companies Who Named Kraft Heinz as a Peer

Company Ticker Market Cap
McDonalds Corp. MCD $163b
Philip Morris International Inc. PM $132b
Starbucks Corp. SBUX $116b
Linde PLC LIN $104b
Altria Group, Inc. MO $90.6b
Charter Communications, Inc. CHTR $88.3b
Mondelez International, Inc. MDLZ $79b
CVS Health Corp. CVS $75.6b
Fedex Corp. FDX $44.3b
Kraft Heinz Co. KHC $32.1b
* 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 3 3
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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