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Diana Key

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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Mead Johnson’s Market Valuation in 2016

    As of January 12, Mead Johnson was trading at a higher multiple than Abbott Laboratories, XLP, and SPY but lower than Nestlé and Kraft Heinz.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    It Was a Festive Holiday Season for Signet Jewelers

    On January 7, 2016, Signet Jewelers (SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced its broad-based success in the holiday season with revenue of $1.9 billion.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Manitowoc’s spin-off create value for shareholders?

    According to Deutsche Bank, Manitowoc’s share could be worth between $23 and $28 if it separates its businesses.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    How does Manitowoc view the split?

    MTW expects its two newly formed companies to be consistent in capital structure and credit rating with that of Manitowoc.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    ValueAct Capital Ups Its Stake in Allison Transmission Holding

    Allison Transmission Holding and its subsidiaries design and manufacture commercial and defense fully automatic transmissions.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    AQR Capital increases stake in Intel

    Intel generated ~$5.7 billion in cash from operations. The company paid quarterly dividends of $1.1 billion and repurchased 122 million shares for $4.2 billion.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Farallon Capital sells stake in Yahoo!

    Farallon Capital Management sold its position in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) during the third quarter. The stock accounted for 3.39% of the fund’s total 2Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Why Sandell wants to revamp Brookdale’s board

    Sandell wants Brookdale to revamp its board because It has no director with real estate experience and lacks in independent shareholder representation.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Eminence Capital Reduces Position in Humana

    During the fourth quarter of 2014, Eminence Capital lowered its stake in Humana (HUM). The company accounted for 1.33% of the fund’s 4Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Earnings Report

    Highfields Capital exits its position in Broadcom

    Highfields Capital sold its position in BRCM in the third quarter. The position accounted for 1.66% of the fund’s 2Q14 portfolio. Broadcom makes semiconductors for wired and wireless communications.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mead Johnson’s Path forward in China—amid Challenges

    Because price discounting is common in China, Mead Johnson has so far not witnessed an increase in the consumption of its infant formula products there.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    JAB Aims to Rule the Global Coffee Market

    JAB is trying to build a powerhouse in the global coffee market to compete with the world’s leading coffee company, Nestle (NSRGY).

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Citadel Advisors Starts a New Position in Altera Corporation

    During 4Q14, Citadel Advisors started a new position in Altera Corporation (ALTR).

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Hershey’s Emphasis on Product Innovation

    Hershey plans to position dark chocolate as a lifestyle choice in the US. It has thus begun promoting its dark chocolate brands for specific consumption.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mead Johnson Plans to Focus on R&D to Support Innovations

    Mead Johnson follows a strategy of investments in innovation, having expanded its liquids portfolio and rolled out its key specialty formulas across Asia.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    B/E Aerospace spun off KLX business on activist push

    On December 17, 2014, B/E Aerospace completed its spin-off of KLX, Inc., from B/E Aerospace, and KLX started trading on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol KLXI.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weighing Kraft Heinz’s Strengths and Opportunities

    Kraft Heinz has a wide network of processing facilities and distribution centers, which allow it to supply fresh and high-quality products to customers.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Evaluating Kraft Heinz’s Core Business Strategies

    Kraft Heinz is focusing on core business practices, including ZBB (zero-based budgeting), revenue management, and MBO (management by objectives).

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Overview of Hershey, America’s Largest Chocolatier

    Hershey is the largest producer of chocolate in North America. It is a global leader in chocolate, sugar confectionery, and chocolate-related products.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Running down Mead Johnson’s Product Categories and Offerings

    Mead Johnson’s product portfolio addresses a broad range of nutritional needs for infants, children, and expecting and nursing mothers.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    State of the Jewelry Industry in 2015: Growth and Challenges

    Trends shaping the jewelry industry include Increasing demand for branded jewelry and an increased focus on e-commerce sales.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hershey’s Steps to Improve Suppliers Productivity and Conscious Sourcing

    Hershey has set a goal of sourcing 100% cocoa from certified cocoa farms. In fiscal 2014, it sourced 30% certified cocoa.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Infant Nutrition May Be the Fastest-Growing Packaged Food Market

    Zenith International estimates that infant nutrition will be the fastest-growing packaged foods market in five years, with an annual growth rate of 7%.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Eminence Capital raises its position in Xoom

    Increased mobile adoption of Xoom’s mobile products led Latin America revenue, which rose 48% YoY. Gross sending volume increased 29% YoY.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    AQR Capital initiated position in Bally Technologies Inc.

    AQR Capital initiated a position in Bally Technologies during the third quarter of 2014 that accounts for 0.22% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Key Takeaways from ValueAct Capital’s 4Q14 Holdings

    ValueAct opts for long-term positions in companies that it believes are undervalued. With its significant stake, the fund works with the company to improve shareholder returns.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    TPG-Axon raises position in GNC Holdings

    In 3Q14, same-store sales—as measured on a product-only basis—decreased 6.9% in domestic company-owned stores, including GNC.com.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    How Manitowoc’s 3Q results reflect “muted demand environment”

    Manitowoc has a global footprint with presence in all major geographies and serves diversified end markets.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Glenview Capital lowers position in Crown Castle International

    In 4Q14, Glenview Capital lowered its position in Crown Castle (CCI). CCI accounts for 0.34% of the fund’s total 4Q14 portfolio, down from 3.40% in 3Q14.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Highlights of Eminence Capital’s 4Q14 Positions

    This article provides an overview of the notable positions that Eminence Capital traded during the fourth quarter of 2014.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Micron Technology’s Lower Position in Point72 Asset Management

    Point72 reduced its position in Micron Technology. It sold 4,792,200 shares during 4Q14. The shares accounted for 0.28% of the fund’s total 4Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    JAB to Challenge Nestle, Global Leader of Portioned Coffee Market

    JAB’s share in the global coffee market is estimated to reach approximately 20% with the addition of Keurig’s brands and products to its portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Sizing up Kraft Heinz’s SKU Rationalization Technique to Manage Inventory

    Heinz has been using an inventory management technique, SKU rationalization to focus on profitable growth, which helps improve sales and profitability.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tiffany’s Competitive Position: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

    Porter’s Five Forces model suggests that there are five forces that determine the attractiveness and long-term profitability of an industry or a sector.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Hershey’s High Market Valuation Relative to the S&P 500

    As of October 16, 2015, Hershey was trading at a PE multiple of 21.5x forward earnings, and its competitor Mondelez was trading at 23.6x forward earnings.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    Keurig Eyes Opportunity to Expand into Europe with JAB Deal

    After the deal is complete, Keurig may extend its business into Europe. JAB may distribute its premium brands and products in the US market.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Tiffany’s Largest Segment: The Americas

    Tiffany & Co.’s Americas segment includes sales from company-operated retail stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Hershey’s Customer Relationships and Initiatives

    Hershey is planning to stop using GMO sugar, milk from cows treated with growth hormones, artificial colors and flavors, and high fructose corn syrup.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Point72 Reduces Its Stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals

    Point72 reduced its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals by selling 924,400 shares. It held 132,300 Valeant shares. Valeant accounted for 0.13% of the fund’s 4Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    ValueAct Capital discloses activist stake in Baker Hughes

    Activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital declared a 5.1% stake in Baker Hughes in its 13D filing on January 15, 2015.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    ValueAct Capital Lowers Its Stake in CBRE Group

    CBRE Group reported 4Q14 revenue of $2.8 billion, an increase of 25% on a year-over-year (or YoY) basis.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Citadel Advisors Raises Position in United Technologies Corporation

    United Technologies Corporation (UTC) provides high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries worldwide.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hurdles in Tiffany’s Growth: Weaknesses and Threats

    Since it’s a luxury brand, Tiffany & Co.’s products are priced high, with no promotions. Thus, Tiffany products may be out of reach for many customers.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Every Investor Needs to Know about Kraft Heinz: A Series Overview

    The Kraft Heinz Company is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why China Is Such an Important Market for Hershey in 2015

    Hershey is the fastest-growing confectionery company in China, and Hershey expects China to become its second-largest market behind the US by 2017.

    By Diana Key
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    Financials

    Highfields Capital Management’s positions in 3Q14

    Highfields Capital Management LP is based in Boston. The fund was founded by Jonathon Jacobson in 1998. The fund’s US long portfolio declined slightly to $12.8 billion in the third quarter.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Manitowoc to spin off after activist pressure

    In its 8K filing with the SEC on January 29, Manitowoc announced that it will split its cranes and foodservice businesses.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Analyzing Eminence Capital’s 13G filings

    In 3Q14, Eminence Capital’s portfolio increased slightly to $6.83 billion, compared to $6.05 billion in the second quarter.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tiffany & Co. Is More Profitable than Its Competitors

    Since 2006, Tiffany’s margins have been on the higher side compared to its peers, including Signet Jewelers and Fossil, in the retail jewelry industry.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Mead Johnson’s Stock Performance in 2015

    As of January 6, Mead Johnson had a market cap of $15.4 billion. In 2015, MJN’s stock price dropped by 26.6% to $78.95.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tiffany Is Spending More on Marketing

    Tiffany has been increasing its advertising expenses. In fiscal 2015, it spent $284 million on advertising, marketing, and public and media relations.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Signet Jeweler’s Market Positioning in the Retail Jewelry Industry

    Total retail jewelry sales in the US grew at a CAGR of 4.4%, reaching $74.7 billion in 2014. Fine jewelry sales grew at a CAGR of 5%, reaching ~$69 billion.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Kraft Heinz’s Market Valuation

    As of December 24, 2015, Kraft Heinz was trading at a forward PE multiple of 27.4x, whereas General Mills was trading at 19.8x forward earnings.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Eminence Capital lowers stake in VCA Antech, Inc.

    Eminence Capital lowered its position in VCA (WOOF) during 3Q14. The stock accounts for 1.95% of the total portfolio—down from 3.01% of the fund’s 2Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Point72 Asset Management begins position in Jones Energy

    Jones Energy is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production, and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mead Johnson’s Capacity Expansion Initiatives Aim to Support Global Growth

    At the end of fiscal 2014, Mead Johnson had nine in-house manufacturing plants around the world, with supply in more than 50 countries.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tiffany Faces Slower Growth in 2015

    Tiffany is experiencing the negative effects of the strong US dollar. The dollar’s continued strengthening may lead to slower growth for the jewelry market.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Why JANA Partners Considers CSC To Be Undervalued

    JANA Partners declared its increased stake in CSC, believing that the company is undervalued. JANA wants CSC to look for strategic alternatives.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Horseman Capital reduces its position in Newmont Mining

    Newmont Mining is one of the world’s largest gold producers and is the only gold company included in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    A must-know overview of Baker Hughes

    Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Pandora Media Is a New Position for Eminence Capital

    Eminence Capital initiated a position in Pandora Media (P) during the fourth quarter. Pandora shares accounted for 2.22% of the fund’s 4Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Signet Jewelers’ Core Strength: Exclusive Merchandise Offerings

    Signet Jewelers has taken on several merchandise initiatives in 2015. It expects its “Ever Us” offering to become a new trend in the jewelry industry.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hershey’s Capital Allocations for Capacity Expansion and Innovations

    Hershey reported revenues of $7.4 billion in fiscal 2014, compared to Nestle’s revenue of 91.9 billion. But Hershey is mainly into confectionery.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    TPG-Axon raises position with Monsanto

    Monsanto received USDA recommendations for deregulation for both Roundup Ready Xtend soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton.

    By Diana Key
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    Earnings Report

    Can Signet Jewelers’ Profitability Continue to Improve in 3Q16?

    In the previous quarter, Signet reported an increase in profitability. In 2Q16, Signet reported gross and operating margins of 34.8% and 7.2%, respectively.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    Appaloosa Management lowers stake in Google

    Google provides Internet-related services and products. These include advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    JANA’s Track Record As an Activist Investor

    Activist investor JANA Partners sold a 20% stake in the firm to Neuberger Berman’s Dyal Capital Partners. Dyal holds a passive interest in JANA Partners.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    How does Baker Hughes stack up against its industry peers?

    According to Barclays, BHI is “overweight” and it has set a price target of $65 for the company. KeyBanc gave Baker Hughes a “hold” rating.

    By Diana Key
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    Consumer

    Farallon Capital initiates position in Tim Hortons

    Farallon Capital Management started a new position in Tim Hortons Inc. (THI) during the third quarter of 2014. The position accounted for 2.62% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
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    Fund Managers

    How KLX Inc. compares to its peers

    KLX expects tax goodwill of $1.2 billion to provide cash tax savings of $254–$277 million for the next 15 years.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hurdles for Mead Johnson’s Growth: Weaknesses and Threats

    Mead Johnson invests very little in R&D—only 2.5% of its sales. By contrast, Nestlé and Abbott Laboratories spent 1.7% and 6.6%, respectively, on R&D.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weighing Mead Johnson’s Strengths and Opportunities in 2016

    Mead Johnson is known for its higher quality and responsible sourcing and has witnessed a high degree of brand loyalty and higher margins for its offerings.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Mead Johnson Rewards Its Shareholders

    Between fiscal 2010 and 2014, Mead Johnson returned $1.5 billion to its shareholders in the form of dividends and share repurchases.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Evaluating Mead Johnson’s Financials Compared with Competitors

    At the end of fiscal 2014, Mead Johnson Nutrition had a total debt of $1.5 billion. Almost all of the company’s debt is a long-term debt.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mead Johnson Plans to implement Zero-based Budgeting to Reduce Cost

    Mead Johnson also plans to implement zero-based-budgeting for simplification and standardization.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mead Johnson Has Big Opportunities for Growth in China

    In November, China ended its one-child policy. Euromonitor expects baby formula sales there to increase from $19.9 billion now to $40.6 billion in 2020.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Signet Jewelers’ Market Valuation

    As of January 8, 2016, Signet Jewelers was trading at the highest forward PE multiple compared to its peers, including Tiffany and Fossil Group.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing the Financials of Mead Johnson, a Heavy Hitter in Pediatric Nutrition

    Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is a global leader in pediatric nutrition. The company has a portfolio of 70 products in more than 50 countries.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Signet Jewelers’ Ever Us Is Setting Trend for Jewelry Industry

    Signet launched a new collection called Ever Us in October 2015. It’s meant to meet the need for jewelry that represents the bond between two people.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hurdles in Kraft Heinz’s Growth: Weaknesses and Threats

    Frequent recalls not only affect the consumer satisfaction and brand image of Kraft Heinz’s products but also increases the cost factor.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Kraft Heinz Implements Zero-Based Budgeting to Reduce Costs

    3G Capital applied a ZBB approach, which starts from zero-base and analyzes every functional area for cost, to Heinz, after it acquired the firm in 2013.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Evaluating Kraft Heinz’s Financials against Its Biggest Competitors

    Kraft Heinz had a coverage ratio of 0.87x at the end of 3Q15, whereas McCormick & Company and Mondelēz had coverage ratios of 10.2x and 56.1x, respectively.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Kraft Heinz’s Great Brands Strategy

    Kraft Heinz is shifting its focus on advertising spending from non-working media to working media.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Kraft Heinz Focuses on Higher Margins and Superior Returns

    The two drivers of Kraft Heinz best-in-class margins have been its ZBB (zero-based budgeting) and its efficient manufacturing and distribution footprint.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Kraft Heinz’s Objective of Profitable Sales Growth

    Kraft Heinz plans to reinvest savings from cost initiatives into its brands and to refocus its strategic vision on innovation.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Kraft Heinz Plans to Invest More in Europe

    Kraft Heinz’s Europe segment generated the company’s highest margins, with an adjusted EBITDA margin of 37.1% in 3Q15.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Kraft Heinz Aims to Become an International Heavy Hitter

    Kraft Heinz could have the opportunity to improve its revenues by expanding into the untapped international market through the Heinz platform.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s on the Table with Kraft Heinz? Getting to Know the Company’s Product Offerings

    Kraft Heinz operates more than 200 brands in nearly 200 countries. Its eight iconic brands contribute more than $1 billion in sales apiece to total revenue.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Breaking down Kraft Heinz: A Segmental and Geographical Overview

    The US accounted for 67% of Kraft Heinz’s fiscal 2014 pro forma sales, with Canada and Europe each contributing 10% of total sales.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Key Analysis of the Kraft-Heinz Merger

    In early 2015, Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital designed the Kraft-Heinz merger by pairing the Kraft Foods Group with H. J. Heinz Company.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Kraft Heinz Company

    Kraft Heinz faces competition from a huge number of players in the food market, but product differentiation is low between its competitors.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Packaged Foods at the End of 2015: What’s Trending in the Industry?

    The global packaged foods market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% in 2015–2020, reaching ~$3 trillion. North America is the industry’s largest market.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Assessing Tiffany’s Market Valuation Relative to the S&P 500

    Tiffany is trading at a higher multiple than its peers Signet and Fossil and at a higher valuation relative to SPY and the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Overview of Tiffany’s Capital Allocations

    Tiffany’s capital expenditure was 5.8% of its sales in fiscal 2015. Signet Jewelers, Fossil, and Pandora had capex-to-sales ratios of 3.8%, 2.7%, and 2.4%.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weighing Tiffany’s Strengths and Opportunities

    In April 2015, Tiffany launched its vintage-inspired CT60 watch collection, considering the growth opportunities in the global luxury timepiece market.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    Keurig Green Mountain’s Fiscal 2015 Results: Sales Fell 4%

    Keurig saw a 23% decline in brewer sales, as sales volume fell by 12% and 16% in 4Q15 and fiscal 2015, respectively.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    What Challenges Has Keurig Green Mountain Been Facing?

    Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) has been facing struggles in the coffee market (XLP), as Keurig’s patent for K-Cup pods, the single-serve coffee containers, expired in September 2012.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weighing Tiffany’s Debt Burden and Leverage

    Tiffany had total debt of $1.1 billion on its balance sheet in fiscal 2015, which for the company ended on January 31, 2015.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    How Synergies from the Keurig-JAB Deal Will Benefit Both Players

    With the completion of the Keurig-JAB deal, JAB will get an opportunity to control the North American single-serve coffee market and may introduce its premium brands in the US market.

    By Diana Key
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    Miscellaneous

    JAB Holding Is Expanding Its Coffee Empire

    JAB owns controlling stakes in Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Caribou Coffee, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Espresso House, and Baresso Coffee.

    By Diana Key
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