Flowers Foods Inc

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    Consumer

    How Has Flowers Foods Stock Performed in 2018?

    As of July 30, Flowers Foods (FLO) stock had risen 5.6% to $20.39 on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Evaluating Flowers Foods’ Dividend Yield and Valuation

    Flowers Foods’ (FLO) quarterly dividend payout stands at $0.18 per share. The company last hiked its dividend by 5.9% in June.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Flowers Foods’ Q2 2018 EPS: Wall Street’s Projections

    Analysts expect Flowers Foods (FLO) to report adjusted EPS of $0.28 compared to its adjusted EPS of $0.24 in the same quarter last year.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    How Has Flowers Foods Stock Fared in 2018?

    As of May 4, 2018, Flowers Foods (FLO) stock price was trading at $22.34, a rise of 15.7% YTD (year-to-date).

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Analyzing Flowers Foods’ Valuation and Dividend Yield

    As of February 9, 2018, Flowers Foods (FLO) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price to earnings) multiple of 19.5x.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    What Affected Flowers Foods’ 4Q17 Margins?

    Flowers Foods (FLO) reported a fiscal 4Q17 gross margin of 47.7%, which fell 40 basis points from fiscal 4Q16.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    What’s Flowers Foods’ Sales Growth Strategy?

    At the 4Q17 earnings conference call, CEO Allen Shiver said that the company is focusing on enhancing its share in underpenetrated markets, improving the weak-performing snack business, innovation, and acquisitions.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    How Was Flowers Foods’ 4Q17 Sales Performance?

    Driven by strong demand for Dave’s Killer Bread, Flowers Foods (FLO) reported fiscal 4Q17 sales of $873.6, which easily beat the analysts’ estimate of $861 million.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Flowers Foods Stock Spikes after 4Q17 Results

    Flowers Foods’ (FLO) adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.17 and sales of $873.6 million in fiscal 4Q17 easily topped the analysts’ estimate of $0.15 and $861 million, respectively.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HanesBrands Plans to Sell Non-Core Businesses

    HanesBrands (HBI) reported fiscal 3Q16 net sales of $1.8 billion, a rise of 10.7% over net sales of $1.6 billion in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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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

    Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on December 15?

    On December 15, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples Index had slightly outperformed the S&P 500 Index and the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.49%, 0.39%, and -0.25%.

    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

    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    VF Corporation Appoints Steven E. Rendle as Its Future CEO

    VF Corporation (VFC) has a market cap of $22.8 billion. It fell by 2.6% to close at $54.71 per share on October 5, 2016.

    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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    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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    Consumer

    What Could Benefit J.M. Smucker’s 1Q17 Earnings?

    Analysts are expecting J.M. Smucker’s adjusted EPS to be $1.74 in fiscal 1Q17 compared to 1Q16 EPS of $1.32.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Monness Crespi Hardt Downgrades Vista Outdoor to ‘Neutral’

    Vista Outdoor (VSTO) has a market cap of $2.6 billion. It fell by 1.9% to close at $41.96 per share on August 12, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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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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    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

    Tyson’s 2016 Guidance Includes Synergies of Hillshire Brands Buy

    After a strong fiscal 2Q16, Tyson Foods (TSN) updated and raised its guidance for 2016. The company expects its Prepared Foods segment to benefit the most.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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

    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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    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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    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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    Mead Johnson Nutrition’s Stock Falls after 2Q16 Earnings

    On July 28, 2016, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) reported its financial results for 2Q16 and 1H16. The stock fell ~2% after the 2Q16 earnings announcement, with sales missing analysts’ estimates.

    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

    What Fueled Mondelez’s Margin Expansion in Fiscal 2Q16?

    For 2Q16, Mondelez’s delivered another strong quarter of margin expansion. The adjusted operating profit margin expanded 210 basis points to 15.2%.

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Basic Materials

    Flowers Foods Promotes Rieck to Vice President of Investor Relations

    Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market cap of $3.9 billion. It fell by 0.48% to close at $18.79 per share on July 12, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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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

    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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    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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    How Is General Mills Trading Compared to Key Moving Averages?

    On June 23, General Mills (GIS) closed at $66.77. It’s trading 8.2% above its 100-day moving average, 5.5% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.3% above its 20-day moving average.

    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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    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on May 18?

    On May 18, 2016, the S&P 500 slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and S&P Consumer Discretionary sectors as a whole.

    By Gabriel Kane
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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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    How Much Did Tyson Foods Return to Shareholders in Fiscal 2Q16?

    On May 5, Tyson Foods announced quarterly dividends of $0.15 per share on its Class A common stock and $0.14 per share on its Class B common stock.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    Analyzing ADM’s Balanced Capital Allocation Framework

    In 2016, Archer Daniels Midland’s priority is its balanced capital allocation framework. It started by selling a 50% interest in its Brazilian port in 2015.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did ADM’s Agricultural Services Segment Suffer in 1Q16?

    The Agricultural Services segment’s operating profit took a toll in the first quarter. It fell by $118 million from the quarter last year to $75 million.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    How Does Mead Johnson Compare to Key Moving Averages?

    On May 4, Mead Johnson closed at $84.87—9.5% above its 100-day moving average, 4.2% above its 50-day moving average, and 0.1% above its 20-day moving average.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Recommendations for Mead Johnson after Its 1Q16 Results

    Analysts’ ratings remain the same for Mead Johnson. Approximately 38% of the analysts still rate it a “buy,” 50% rate it a “hold,” and 12% rate it a “sell.”

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    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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    Why Kellogg Didn’t Have a Good End to 2015

    For fiscal 2015, Kellogg’s reported net sales fell by 7.2%. The currency-neutral adjusted net sales rose by 1.2%. Sales fell for all of the segments in 4Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Archer Daniels Midland’s Priorities for 2016?

    In 2016, Archer Daniels Midland’s priority is its balanced capital allocation framework. It started by selling a 50% interest in its Brazilian port in 2015.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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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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    McCormick: Analysts’ Recommendations after Fiscal 1Q16 Earnings

    The average broker target price for McCormick & Company (MKC) has risen to $91.14 from $85.71. This is ~9% lower than the closing price of $99.75 on March 30.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    How Much Did McCormick Return to Shareholders in Fiscal 1Q16?

    McCormick & Company (MKC) has a dividend yield of 1.6% as of March 30, 2016. Management has raised the dividend at an average annual rate of 9.2% over five years.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    How Does General Mills Maintain Its Strong Margin Discipline?

    General Mills displayed a fifth consecutive quarter of operating margin expansion. The adjusted operating profit margin increased by 60 basis points to 15.9% compared to 15.3% in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    How Does McCormick Compare to Peers on Key Moving Averages?

    McCormick & Company (MKC) closed at $95.84 on March 23. It is trading 10% above its 100-day moving average, 7% above its 50-day moving average, and 2% above its 20-day moving average.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Flowers Foods and Deutsche Bank’s Share Repurchase Agreement

    Flowers Foods entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Deutsche Bank. It will repurchase an aggregate of $120 million of its common stock.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on March 16?

    On March 16, 2016, the S&P Consumer Discretionary slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples and the S&P 500 as a whole.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    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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    Reasons behind Campbell Soup’s Raised Guidance for Fiscal 2016

    One week before its fiscal 2Q16 earnings release, Campbell Soup (CPB) raised its earnings guidance for fiscal 2016. It’s based on better-than-expected results for the second quarter.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Tyson Foods Beat Earnings Estimates by 29% in Fiscal 1Q16

    Tyson Foods (TSN) reported its financial results for fiscal 1Q16 on February 5. The company recorded adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.15 for fiscal 1Q16. EPS rose by a huge margin of 49% compared to EPS of $0.77 in fiscal 1Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Analyzing J&J Snack Foods’ Fiscal 1Q16 Performance

    J&J Snack Foods (JJSF) sales for fiscal 1Q16 increased 5% to $222.8 million, from $212.8 million in the comparable quarter a year ago.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Ingredion’s Stock Rose 8.4% after Its Fiscal 4Q15 Earnings

    Ingredion (INGR) reported its fiscal 4Q15 results on January 28, 2016. The stock rose by 8.4% from the previous day and closed at $96.95.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    How Did Mead Johnson’s Stock React to the Fiscal 4Q15 Results?

    The stock rose 3% with the earnings beating estimates and revenue in line with estimates. Mead Johnson fell by ~10% in 2016 as of January 28, closing at $70.2.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Tyson Foods’s Revenue Is Expected to Fall 7% in Fiscal 1Q16

    Tyson Foods’s (TSN) revenue is expected to fall by 7.2% to $10.0 billion for fiscal 1Q16. Although positive, the revenue growth has been on a declining trend.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    McCormick Expects Its Sales to Grow in Fiscal 2015

    McCormick has a dividend yield of 2.0% as of January 21. Management has raised the dividend at an average annual rate of 9.2% over the last five years.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    McCormick and Peers Are Trading below Key Moving Averages

    As of January 21, McCormick closed at $80.0. It trades 4.4% below its 100-day moving average. Also, the stock price rose 1% in the last two months.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Ingredion to Report Its Fiscal 4Q15 Results in a Week

    Ingredion reacted positively to the strong fiscal 3Q15 results and rose by 2%, closing at $95.06 on October 29, 2015. The shares demonstrated a rising trend.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    General Mills’ Cost-Saving Initiatives

    General Mills (GIS) is now targeting $450 million in cumulative cost savings by fiscal 2017 and $500 million by fiscal 2018.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    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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    Moving Averages of Diamond Foods and Its Peers

    As of December 10, Diamond Foods closed at $38.6. The company has shown positive EPS growth in the last fiscal year, contributing to the stock price’s performance.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    What Do the Moving Averages of Diamond Foods and Peers Indicate?

    As of December 3, 2015, Diamond Foods closed at $39.8. It was trading 17.7% above its 100-day moving average and 9.2% above its 50-day moving average.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    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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    Campbell Soup: Fiscal 4Q15 Results Hurt by Weak Sales Volumes

    Campbell Soup’s fiscal 4Q15 results were affected by a fall in sales volume and weaker profit margins. Sales fell by 9% to $1.7 billion in fiscal 4Q15.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    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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    Pinnacle Foods’ Stock Reaction to Its Earnings Release

    Pinnacle Foods (PF) fell by 1.4% from $44.61 to $43.97 on October 29, the day of its third quarter earnings release. It closed at $43.62 on November 2.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    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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    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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    Will Archer Daniels Miss Consensus Estimates this Quarter?

    Archer Daniels Midland reported $0.6 as EPS in 2Q15, missing the analyst estimates by 8%. It reported EPS at $0.77 in 1Q15, beating estimates by 8%.

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