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Author: Diana Key
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is a global leader in pediatric nutrition. The company has a portfolio of 70 products in more than 50 countries.
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.
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.
In 2Q16, Signet reported revenues of $1.4 billion, an increase of 15.1% YoY. Its adjusted EPS rose by 19.6% over the same period to $1.28.
Signet Jewelers operates through 100% owned subsidiaries with a presence in the US, the UK, and Canada. It has ~3,600 stores under various name brands.
On October 28, a definitive agreement for Snyder's-Lance to acquire Diamond Foods was entered. Snyder’s-Lance will acquire all outstanding shares of Diamond Foods.
Hershey is the largest producer of chocolate in North America. It is a global leader in chocolate, sugar confectionery, and chocolate-related products.