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No Re-IPO for Winn-Dixie

A form "RW" was filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) by a company named Southeastern Grocers LLC on Tuesday. While this might not sound like much to ...
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What Coke and Monster Mean for SodaStream

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), which already has a 16% stake in Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), announced Thursday it will purchase a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage Corp. ...
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Pollo Loco

Is Reality Setting in at El Pollo Loco?

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) was on fire after the grilled chicken franchise came public. Its $15.00 per share initial public offering rose to $19 and then kept ...
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Did Sprouts Sell Off Too Much on the Secondary Offering?

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM) reported earnings last week, and the stock managed to not keep falling. Then news broke on Monday night that Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: ...
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Can Chick-fil-A Take Coffee Sales from Starbucks and McDonald’s?

The process of buying your morning coffee has sure changed over the last generation. Companies have strived to beat each other on quality, and we wouldn't be fair to the ...
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Will Chiquita Get An Even Higher Bid?

The last time we checked on Chiquita Brands International Inc. (NYSE: CQB), it was preparing for a merger with Fyffes PLC. Yogi Berra once said, "It's deja vu all over ...
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What Happened to ADM Revenues?

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM) reported second-quarter 2014 earnings Tuesday. The agribusiness giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.77 on revenues of $21.49 billion. In the ...
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Will Labor Uprisings Deter New Restaurant Franchises or Hurt Sales?

The pressure for higher wages in low-cost labor has been front and center in the fast-food and casual dining industry. A recent ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ...
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Whole Foods’ Guidance Cut Takes an Ax to the Stock Price

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Wednesday evening. For the quarter, the high-ticket grocery store chain posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Kroger Multiple Expansion Over Walmart and Target

Making new Buy rating calls at brokerage firms has to be a bit of a challenge when the market is effectively at all-time highs. So, what would make Kroger Co. ...
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Tyson’s Shares Rise on Asset Sale, Outlook

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) have bounced around Monday morning as investors try to decide whether the company's earnings and its plans to issue more equity are good ...
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Pollo Loco

Is El Pollo Loco Riding Chipotle’s Wave?

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) had a very strong IPO debut on Friday, rising some 60% to close at $24.03 after selling 7.1 million shares at $15 per ...
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Tyson’s Plan to Issue New Equity Sinks Stock

Less than 90 minutes after reporting a pretty good quarter and a solid outlook, Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) said that it would sell 24 million shares of its Class ...
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Americans Stop Drinking Soda

Americans have become more conscious of the effects of what they drink and eat. This is particularly true with soda, a trend that is not good for branded soda companies, ...
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The Sweet Life: Chocolate at 3-Year High

Chocolate prices closed just short of $3,200 per metric ton last Friday, after rising to a three-year high of $3,284 on Thursday. The Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) announced the week ...
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