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  • uploads///Archer Daniels Midlands Declining Performance
    Earnings Report

    Archer Daniels Midland Reports Another Disappointing Quarter

    In 3Q15, Archer Daniels Midland earned $684 million in operating profit, down $257 million from 3Q14. Its net revenue for the quarter was $16.6 billion.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Will Bunge’s Acquisitions Help Revive Its Segment Margins?

    Bunge North America, the North American operating segment of Bunge Limited (BG), announced that it had acquired Whole Harvest Foods.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    DA Davidson Rates Flowers Foods as ‘Neutral’

    Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $3.1 billion. It rose 0.74% to close at $14.97 per share on October 5, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Basic Materials

    Flowers Foods Declares Dividend of $0.16 per Share

    Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $3.2 billion. Its stock rose by 0.46% to close at $15.23 per share on August 19, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Stephens Reduces Flowers Foods’ Price Target to $14 per Share

    Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $3.1 billion. It fell by 0.67% to close at $14.85 per share on August 12, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Bunge’s Performance in 1Q16: A Strong Start to 2016

    Bunge started 2016 by beating earnings estimates by 78%. The adjusted EPS was ~1.41 for the first quarter—much higher than analysts’ estimates.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    How Did Flowers Foods Perform in Fiscal 2Q16?

    Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $3.3 billion. It fell by 9.0% to close at $16.15 per share on August 10, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Archer Daniels Midland Stock Gained since Its 4Q15 Earnings

    Archer Daniels Midland will report its fiscal 1Q16 results before the opening bell on May 3. The stock gained 23% since its 4Q15 earnings release.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Industrials

    A review of Frontline and its fleet

    Frontline Ltd. (FRO) is engaged mainly in the ownership or operation of oil tankers used to transport crude oil. It’s owned by Norwegian shipping magnate John Fredriksen.

    By Katie Dale
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    KeyBanc Capital Markets Upgrades Flowers Foods to ‘Overweight’

    Flowers Foods (FLO) reported fiscal 3Q16 sales of $918.8 million, a year-over-year rise of 3.8% over $885.3 million in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Pivotal Research Upgrades Flowers Foods to ‘Hold’

    Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $4.0 billion. It rose 13.3% to close at $19.30 per share on December 9, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Flowers Foods Perform in 3Q16?

    Price movement Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $3.3 billion. It rose 1.4% to close at $15.87 per share on November 9, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 4.1%, 5.5%, and -26.2%, respectively, on the same day. FLO is trading 3.4% above its 20-day moving average, 4.4% […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BorgWarner Declares Dividend of $0.14 Per Share

    Price movement BorgWarner (BWA) has a market cap of $7.4 billion. It fell 3.8% to close at $34.03 per share on November 9, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -2.1%, -4.3%, and -21.3%, respectively, on the same day. BWA is trading 2.6% below its 20-day moving average, 2.8% below […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Domtar Planning to Use Fluff Pulp in Manufacturing?

    Price movement Domtar (UFS) has a market cap of $2.3 billion. It fell 1.4% to close at $36.97 per share on September 23, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 4.5%, -1.2%, and 2.3%, respectively, on the same day. UFS is trading 0.49% above its 20-day moving average, 0.73% below […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Kraft Heinz: Why Did Its 2Q16 Earnings Rise 39%?

    Kraft Heinz’s adjusted EPS for fiscal 2Q16 was $0.85—an increase of 39% compared to $0.61 in fiscal 2Q15. The is due to 17% growth in the adjusted EBITDA.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Analysts’ Ratings of Mead Johnson Nutrition after 2Q16 Earnings

    On August 1, 2016, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) was trading at $87.72. After 2Q16 earnings, the average broker target price for Mead Johnson Nutrition increased by 4% to $94.90 from $91.0.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    What Benefited Tyson Foods’ Performance in 2Q16?

    Tyson reported its financial results for fiscal 2Q16 on May 9. Earnings continued the positive growth trend in the second quarter.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Why Did Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Earnings Rise 16% in 2Q16?

    In 2Q16, Mead Johnson Nutrition’s (MJN) EPS (earnings per share) increased 16% to $0.88, compared to $0.76 in 2Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Mead Johnson Nutrition Reports Higher Operating Profit for 2Q16

    For fiscal 2Q16, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) reported that its operating profit rose 10% compared to the prior year’s corresponding quarter to $230 million on a constant-currency basis.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    What Hurt Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Revenue in 2Q16?

    In 2Q16, Mead Johnson (MJN) reported a drop in revenue of ~9% to $942 million, compared to revenue of ~$1.0 billion in 2Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Which Categories Contributed to Mondelez’s Fiscal 2Q16 Performance?

    North America’s revenue rose 1% to $1.72 billion for 2Q16. Organic revenue grew 1%—aided by an increase in volume and mix.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    What Could Benefit Kraft Heinz’s Earnings in 2Q16?

    Analysts’ expectations for KHC’s earnings look optimistic for the rest of 2016. Its earnings are expected to rise by 70% and 44% in 3Q16 and 4Q16.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    What Challenged Archer Daniels Midland’s Results in 1Q16?

    Archer Daniels Midland didn’t have a great start to 2016. Earnings fell 45% YoY in the first quarter. The adjusted EPS came in around $0.42 for the first quarter.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Where Is Mead Johnson in Comparison to Key Moving Averages?

    On July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) closed at $91.38. That’s 9.3% above its 100-day moving average, 6.6% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.0% above its 20-day moving average.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    What Analysts Recommend for Mead Johnson ahead of 2Q16 Results

    As of July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) was trading at $91.38.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    How Is Mead Johnson Improving Its Product Portfolio in China?

    China accounts for around one-third of Mead Johnson’s global business.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    Why Are Analysts So Positive about General Mills?

    About 64% of analysts rate General Mills a “hold,” 18% rate it a “sell,” and 18% rate it a “buy.”

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Flowers Foods Made Changes in Its Management

    Flowers Foods fell by 1.8% to close at $18.55 per share on July 7. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.32%, 0.32%, and -12.2%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    How Much Did J.M. Smucker Return to Shareholders in Fiscal 2016?

    The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) returned $750 million worth of cash to its shareholders in fiscal 2016 in the form of dividends and share repurchases.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Consumer

    General Mills Declared Increased Dividend in Fiscal 4Q16

    With its fiscal 4Q16 earnings release, the General Mills board approved a quarterly dividend of $0.48 per share. It will be paid on August 1, 2016.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    What Could Cast a Shadow on ConAgra’s EPS in Fiscal 4Q16?

    Analysts expect ConAgra’s adjusted EPS to be $0.52 in fiscal 4Q16—compared to 4Q15 EPS of $0.59. It represents a decline of 12%.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Benefit J.M. Smucker’s 4Q16 Earnings?

    Analysts are expecting J.M. Smucker’s adjusted EPS to be $1.19 in fiscal 4Q16—compared to 4Q15 EPS of $0.98. It represents a tremendous rise of 21%.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Tyson Foods’ Updated Guidance for Fiscal 2016

    Tyson Foods expects to increase share repurchases under its share repurchase program. The company has repurchased ~3.0 million shares for $200 million so far in fiscal 3Q16.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Kraft Heinz: Why Did Its 1Q16 Earnings Rise 38%?

    Kraft Heinz reported fiscal 1Q16 net earnings of $1.1 billion—compared to net earnings of $617 million in 1Q15. The adjusted EPS for fiscal 1Q16 was $0.73.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Bunge’s Segments Contribute to Its 1Q16 Performance?

    The Agribusiness segment accounted for 70% of Bunge’s revenue in the first quarter with $6.2 billion in sales. However, it fell 20% year-over-year.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    What’s Kellogg’s 2020 Vision Strategy?

    Kellogg plans to return its “Kashi” brand to growth in 2016. It aims to lead in plant-based nutrition and win with “food forward” consumers.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    General Mills’ Fiscal 3Q16: Green Giant Divestiture Caused Sales Dip

    The Green Giant divestiture, along with continued foreign exchange headwinds, impacted the net sales of General Mills (GIS), as anticipated by the company.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Pinnacle’s 2016 Outlook, Update on Boulder Brands Acquisition

    Pinnacle Foods (PF) expects the adjusted diluted EPS (earnings per share) to be $2.08–$2.13. It includes the benefit of the Boulder Brands acquisition.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    General Mills’ Restructuring Initiatives for Its International Segment

    During fiscal 1Q16, General Mills (GIS) paid $34 million in cash related to restructuring projects. In fiscal 1Q16, the company approved “Project Compass.”

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    What Impacted General Mills’ Sales in Fiscal 1Q16?

    General Mills’ net sales for fiscal 1Q16 fell by 1% to $4.2 billion. The foreign currency exchange effect caused the growth to fall by five percentage points.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    What Affected Diamond Foods’ Declining Sales?

    Diamond Foods reported a fall in sales in fiscal 4Q15 of 7.9% compared to the same quarter in the prior fiscal year. It also reported net sales of $201.8 million.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Hormel Foods’ Earnings Beat Consensus Estimates in Fiscal 4Q15

    Hormel Foods (HRL) reported fiscal 4Q15 non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) net earnings of $187, an increase of 9%.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Post Holdings’ Revenue and Income Rise in Fiscal 4Q15

    After its fiscal 4Q15 earnings report, Post Holdings fell by 2.2% to close at $61.99 per share as of November 23, 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Flowers Foods Reports Mixed Results for 3Q15

    Flowers Foods has a market cap of $5.6 billion. Flowers Foods’ year-to-date price movement has been rising quarter-over-quarter in 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Will Kraft Heinz’s Earnings Beat Consensus Estimates?

    Kraft Heinz in 2Q15 reported diluted EPS of $0.92 compared to $0.80 for the same quarter last year due to costs related to the merger with Heinz and other costs.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Bunge’s Agribusiness Segment Contributed 71% to Net Sales in 3Q15

    Soybean processing in the US, Brazil, Argentina, and Europe were the largest contributors to Bunge’s oilseeds segment during the quarter.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Bunge’s Earnings Missed Consensus Estimates in 2Q15

    Bunge Limited (BG) reported earnings of $86 million and $0.51 per share in 2Q15. The results fell badly as per analyst’s estimates of $1.43.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Asia Segment Contributed 49% to Mead Johnson’s Sales in 3Q15

    On October 20, 2015, Mead Johnson’s board of directors approved a new share repurchase authorization of $1.5 billion of the company’s common stock.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Bunge Limited Management’s Expectations for the Second Half of 2015

    Bunge’s management mentioned that the company continues to make strides in driving greater efficiency through performance improvement initiatives.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    General Mills’ Restructuring Plans for Its International Segment

    In 1Q16, General Mills paid $34 million related to restructuring initiatives. The company expects to incur ~$71 million in other project-related costs.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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