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Ag Commodities, Companies Slapped Hard by Brexit Vote

As with commodity markets in energy and basic materials, the U.K. vote to abandon the European Union is taking a toll on agricultural commodities markets Friday morning. So far, at ...
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US Foods Given Upside by Analysts as Quiet Period Expires

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) found itself in a strange spot ahead of its initial public offering (IPO). The distributor and marketer of food and products and services in ...
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AdvancePierre Foods Adds More Info in Most Recent IPO Filing

AdvancePierre Foods has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing terms were given in the filing, ...
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What to Expect From Kroger Earnings

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates call for $0.69 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Does Whole Foods Face Systemic FDA Warnings?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is under fire by federal regulators after an inspection conducted back in February. By the looks of this, it could be tough for the ...
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A McDonald’s Menu Item With 1,880 Calories

Among the dozens of high-calorie items available on the McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) menu, at the top of the list is one with 1,880 calories. The 40-piece Chicken McNuggets has a ...
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Meet the Organics ETF — or Should It Be Called the Whole Foods ETF?

You have probably heard over the years that there is an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sector and theme you can imagine. Now you can add ...
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US Foods the Second Highest IPO of the Year

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) entered the market with this year’s second largest initial public offering (IPO). The company priced its 44.44 million shares at $23 per share, with an ...
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Yum Authorizes Huge Share Repurchase Plan

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) recently announced that its board of directors has approved a significant share repurchase plan for 2016. The board authorized a repurchase program up to $4.2 ...
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US Foods Gets Closer to IPO

U.S. Foods Holding filed an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 44.44 million shares ...
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Performance Food Group Files for Secondary Offering

Performance Food Group Co. (NYSE: PFGC) entered the market late last year in an initial public offering. The company now has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
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Amplify Snack Brands Gears Up for Secondary Offering

Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (NYSE: BETR) has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its secondary offering. The company came public in August ...
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Blue Buffalo Gears Up for Secondary Offering

Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (NASDAQ: BUFF) has registered an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. The company will offer 25 million ...
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US Foods Announces Potential Pricing for IPO

U.S. Foods Holding has registered an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 44.44 ...
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Jack in the Box Rises on Solid Earnings Beat

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. This company posted $0.85 in earnings per share (EPS) on $361.2 ...
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