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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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% […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What Analysts Recommend for Mead Johnson ahead of 2Q16 Results
As of July 15, 2016, Mead Johnson (MJN) was trading at $91.38.
How Is Mead Johnson Improving Its Product Portfolio in China?
China accounts for around one-third of Mead Johnson’s global business.
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.”
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%.
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.
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.
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%.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.