Pilgrim’s Pride Corp (NASDAQ:PPC)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Cliffs, Cree, Salesforce.com, SunPower and More

Stocks were trading up handily ahead of the key unemployment and payrolls report on Friday morning. What is amazing is that investors keep proving over and over that they will buy oversold or overlooked ...
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10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2015

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and ...
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Tyson Wins Hillshire for $8.55 Billion

The bidding was fast and furious, and from the point of view of Hillshire Brands Inc. (NYSE: HSH), very satisfying. Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced Monday morning that it ...
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Hillshire Brands Bidding War: Patience Paying Off for Sara Lee Investors

It's been two years since the old Sara Lee business was broken up, but as the bidding war over Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) proves, there was a lot of pent ...
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Hillshire Gets a Sweetened Offer From Pilgrim’s Pride

Chicken processor and prepared-foods maker Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NYSE: PPC) raised its buyout offer for Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH) to $55 a share late Monday. The offer is all ...
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Pinnacle Foods in a Pickle Over Buyout Offer

Pity poor Pinnacle Foods (NYSE: PF). After receiving a buyout offer from Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) for $6.6 billion it was at the top of the world, with its shares hitting ...
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Playing Chicken: Tyson Raises Stakes in Bid for Hillshire

Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the nation's largest food-processing companies, has made an offer of $50 a share in cash for Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH), trumping Tuesday's ...
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Pilgrim’s Pride Makes Hostile Bid for Hillshire

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NASDAQ: PPC) has unveiled an unsolicited bid of about $6.4 billion to acquire food processor Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH). The offer includes an all-cash payment of ...
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Tyson Downgrade Brings Choked Chicken Margin Fears

It is not that frequent that an analyst downgrade sparks a 7% drop in a stock. That is why we are focusing on this big analyst downgrade in Tyson Foods ...
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Dole CEO Makes $1 Billion Offer for Food Company

Fruit and vegetable producer Dole Food Company Inc. (NYSE: DOLE) could be on its way to becoming a privately held company again. The company’s chairman and chief executive, David Murdock, ...
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Corn Brings the Death of Food Inflation

If you have been paying attention to consumer prices and producer prices of late, the drop in the price of oil and other energy related items has been keeping a ...
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Sanderson Farms Weighed Down by Macro Forces

Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) reported fourth-quarter and full fiscal 2012 results before markets opened this morning. The poultry processing firm reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.41 on ...
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U.S. Drought to Send Beef Prices Soaring (RRGB, WEN, MCD, RUTH, TSN, PPC, SFD)

The first official warning of food price increases due to the U.S. drought came last month, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast an increase of 2.5% to 3.5% for ...
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Smithfield to Import Brazilian Corn

The world’s largest producer of pork, Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) said today that it would begin importing corn from Brazil to use as feed for the company’s livestock. This ...
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Large American Companies Excluding Women And Minorities

There are still a few large American public companies that have kept women and minorities off of their boards. It must be hard to do in an age of activism ...
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